Photo Competition

Frog Dive Photo Comp 2015

 

The Frog Dive 2015 Photo competition is here!

 

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Want to show off your fantastic underwater photography skills? Well we want to see them! And at the same time, give you the chance to win yourself a Scuba Pro Everdry Dry Suit valued at $1299 RRP.

The Frog Dive 2015 Photo comp will start Monday 1st March, 2015 and you will have two months to submit your best underwater photo, with entries closing 1st May, 2015.

The initial finalists will be selected based on voting, with the winner being chosen by a panel of qualified judges.

 

How to enter

To enter, find your best underwater photograph – either overseas or locally and prepare it to send to us. Email us your submission, with the full name of the photographer and a description of the subject and where it was taken to Willoughby@frogdive.com.au. Then be sure to follow us on both Instagram (@Frogdive) and Facebook (@Frog Dive Sydney) so that you can see and vote for your entry. Be sure to get your family and friends voting to increase your chances of making it into the finals. You can also peruse the other submissions and suss out the competition through Facebook or Instagram.

 

Judging

Judging will be done in two stages.

A selection of 8 finalists will be chosen based on a voting system. Votes will be tallied over both social media platforms – Instagram via #FDphotocomp2015 and Facebook “Frog Dive Photo Comp 2015 album”. This final tally will be counted at midday on Friday 15th May, 2015. To ensure you make it into the top 8, get your family and friends voting.

The finalist’s entries will then be assessed by a panel of judges who will be judging the photos based on subject, composition and technical quality.

The winner will be announced on Friday 22nd May at 6pm. All entrants are welcome to join us for a drink and the announcement of the Frog Dive Photo Competition 2015.

 

Frog Dive Photo Comp

Frog Dive Photo Comp Entries 2012

Judges

Mike Ball & Graham Willis

 

Prizes

First prize: Scuba Pro Everdry dry suit – RRP $1299.00

Two runners up: $100 Gift voucher for Frog Dive Willoughby

Important Dates

Monday 1st March, 2015, 9am – Entries Open

Friday 1st May, 2015, 5pm – Entries Close

Friday 15th May, 2015, 5pm – All public voting closes

Friday 22nd May, 2015, 6pm – Winners Announced

Judging criteria

  1. Subject: interest, originality, impact, message, respect for marine life, photographic challenge, etc… (Weighting 33.3%)
  2. Composition: framing, harmony, leading lines, orientation, viewpoint, separation (background/subject), etc… (Weighting 33.3%)
  3. Technical quality: contrast, exposure and lighting, color (white balance), focus, sharpness, clarity, etc… (Weighting 33.3%)

 

Terms and Conditions

Frog Dive Photo Comp 2015 Terms & Conditions