MMUC PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION RULES
|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|
|Mantra Shield||Supreme Underwater Photo|
|Ian Sherwood Trophy||Marine Related Video|
|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.|
PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION DEFINITIONS
|Mt Photographics Underwater||Taken in NZ waters only.|
|Harold Davis Topside||May be taken anywhere in the world on any subject.|
|Lester McNeil Unspoiled New Zealand||Above water only. No man-made objects or people may feature in the photo.|
|Carters Club Group||Two or more club members. Can be taken anywhere in the world.|
|Warwick Fensom Dive Sport||Must feature one or more people participating in an above or underwater scuba /free-diving activity, eg trophy fish. May be taken anywhere in the world.|
|Lois Hemsley Macro||Underwater only. Can be taken anywhere in the world.|
|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.
|Mantra Trophy||Top underwater photo overall.
Voted by show of hands.