ENTER AND VOTE

CALL FOR ENTRIES:

The contests below are now open for submissions.
When voting starts, the entry period will be over and no further images can be submitted.
Check back after the voting starts so you can vote for your favorite. You will have one week to review the images and submit your two votes.
Winners will be announced at the next SFUPS meeting.

REMEMBER:

  1. Only TWO (2) entries per person per month.
  2. RESIZE your images (1400 pixels on the long side)
  3. DO NOT include your name in the image title (Ex: What’s That Thing!)
  4. RENAME your file using your photo title, month and category. Do not use spaces or special characters.
    DO NOT include your name. (Ex: WhatsThatThing-JuneMastr)

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE PHOTO CONTEST RULES

CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE PHOTO SUBMISSION AND VOTING INSTRUCTIONS .pdf

CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE VIDEO SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS .pdf

JULY MASTERS CONTEST:

JULY CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

LIGHT & SHADOW – ANY LENS – Creative use of side or back lighting.

COMMENSALISM – ANY LENS – Two different animals that normally live together where one or both benefit but neither is harmed. Example: clownfish & anemone, remora & fish, shrimp & urchin, blind shrimp & goby. NO cleaning stations.

AUGUST MASTERS CONTEST:

AUGUST CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

FRAMED – ANY LENS – Best composition with a natural element or manmade structure framing your subject on at least three sides.

OUT OF THE DARKNESS – ANY LENS – Any subject against a black background. Can be shot in the day or night. Effect should be created in camera, not in post processing. NO Black Water images. Snoots are allowed.

SEPTEMBER MASTERS CONTEST:

SEPTEMBER CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

BLUE BACKGROUND MACRO – MACRO – Macro subject with an open exposure to produce a blue background.

RULE OF THIRDS – ANY LENS – Best composition using the rule of thirds. Subject matter and lens choice are open. Compose in camera, not by cropping afterwards. No more than 10% cropping allowed.You can learn about the Rule of Thirds HERE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_thirds