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.
- Only TWO (2) entries per person per month.
- RESIZE your images (1400 pixels on the long side)
- DO NOT include your name in the image title (Ex: What’s That Thing!)
- 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)
FEBRUARY MASTERS CONTEST:
FEBRUARY CHALLENGERS CONTEST:
BEAUTIFUL BACKGROUNDS BY NATURE – ANY LENS – Isolate a subject against a beautiful natural background (sponge or soft coral for example). Background to be natural and not colored by a slate or other artificial lights. No open water blue or black backgrounds.
UGLY BUT BEAUTIFUL – ANY LENS – Dedicated to those animals with an ugly face but beautiful as subjects. Composition is key.
MARCH MASTERS CONTEST:
MARCH CHALLENGERS CONTEST:
PIPEFISH & PIPEHORSES – ANY LENS – A uniquely difficult animal to get a good shot of. NO seahorses. NO sea dragons from Australia.
HELLO/GOODBYE – ANY LENS – Any marine creature appearing to be waving hello or good-bye.
APRIL MASTERS CONTEST:
APRIL CHALLENGERS CONTEST:
FACING AWAY – ANY LENS – Show us your best butt shot, but make it a good one where the creature is looking on to something – making the most of a butt shot – non human of course – contemplative.
DIAGONAL COMPOSITION – ANY LENS – Wide angle or macro composition showing use of diagonal lines to draw your eye through the image.