|Mt Photographics Cup||Underwater New Zealand Only|
|Harold Davis Trophy||Topside photo|
|Lester McNeil Memorial Trophy||Unspoilt New Zealand|
|Carters Photographic Cup||Club/Group Photo|
|Warwick Fensom Trophy||‘Dive Sport’|
|Lois Hemsley Trophy||Macro|
|Kim Taylor Trophy||Globetrotter International|
|Gail Bingham Trophy||Photomontage|
|Mantra Shield||Supreme Underwater Photo|
|Ian Sherwood Trophy Marine Related Video|
PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION DEFINITIONS
|Mt Photographics Underwater||Taken in NZ waters only|
|Harold Davis Topside||can be taken anywhere in the world on any subject.|
|Lester McNeil Unspoilt New Zealand||man-made objects may feature in the photo but must not be the main subject.|
|Carters Club Group||is a photo of two or more club members. Can be taken anywhere in the world.|
|Warwick Fensom Dive Sport||Above or below water of scuba
diving/freediving activities eg trophy fish. Can be taken anywhere in the world.
|Lois Hemsley Macro||Underwater only. Can be taken anywhere in the
|Kim Taylor Globetrotter||Underwater only. Overseas only.|
|Ian Sherwood Video: Marine Related||Above or below the water.
Worldwide. Maximum 3 minutes. Supply on USB stick. Soundtrack can’t be subject to copyright unless proof of payment is supplied. Videographers name must not appear.
|Gail Bingham Photomontage||Marine related. A4 size. Composed of
maximum 5 images, all taken by the entrant. No ‘outside’ imaging to be
added. Photographer must have 5 original images present. Trophy only.
Definition of photomontage: the process and the result of making a composite photography by joining two or more photos into an illusion of an unreal subject through the use of image-editing software. This is called ‘compositing’, or commonly known as ‘photo-shopping’.
|Competition runs over a 12 month period from 01 April to 31 March.|
|Contestants must compose the photograph and trigger the camera or set any automatic process themselves.|
|All photos to be prints only. No slides.|
|Prints to be unframed and no larger than 15cm x 20cm (6in x 8in)|
|No imaging to be added or removed from photos. (Exception – Photomontage may be edited within the rules of that category)|
|Contestants may enter a maximum of two photos per category.|
|Only one in each category will count towards trophies and prizes.|
|Amateur photographers only.|
|Judging of each category will be by members present at the Prizegiving by secret ballot.|
|Top 3 photos will be retained by the club.|
|Marineland Cup – Conchology|
|Shells to be recovered from New Zealand Ocean or beaches in the 12 months
prior to the Prizegiving.
|Trophy and prize for winner only.|
|Maximum 2 shells entered per person.|
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