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UW PHOTO AND VIDEO SHOOTOUT 2017 Uw Photo And Video Shootout 2017

Dive and Dive 2017 UW photo and video Shootout


                          Wide Angle (2 nights accommodation /4 dives, transport to-from airport, guide services ALBA Dive Resort Bali)

                          Macro /Super Macro (Double Boat dive Redboats)

                           Amateurs (1 night in Penthouse accommodation/4 dives plus guide package Tulumben wreck divers)

                          Fish ($75 Dinner and drinks voucher Friars Café plus Maria Munns book on Perfecting Compact Cameras UW)

                          Free divers (1 year subscription to Dive Log)

                          Video (Deepblu Recreational dive computer)

                          Portfolio-5 photos submitted (Aqualung prize  TBA )


Cost: Non Refundable if cancelled after the 10th, October, 2017,

$150.00  (2 dives on Redboats – dive sites are Ex HMAS Canberra and a Reef Dive)


Payment to be made to Dive and Dive by  First Come First Serve Basis until booked out .

This Competions closes for bookings on the 10th, October, 2017 – you will be dealt a random number – this is your entry number for competition

Dinner and drinks post dive from 7:00 pm at the Participant Costs.

Email: peter@diveanddive.com.au or call 97690145 to book spot (max 20 Participants)

 The Amateurs category: was especially created for beginners, only compact digital camera system owners can participate in this category. Images taken with DSLR or Mirrorless systems cannot be submitted to this category


Wide Angle: An image featuring a wide angle composition and/or captured with a wide angle lens should be submitted to this category


Portfolio: The portfolio should feature diversity, creativity, attractive subjects and unique, fine photography techniques. These can be either 5 standalone impressive images with respect to composition, subject, idea, creativity and photography techniques, or 5 images created together


Macro/super macro: an image featuring a macro/super macro composition and taken with a macro/super macro lens should be submitted to this category.


Free diver: 1 image of a Free diver or taken by a free diver (no SCUBA, breath hold diving standalone)


Fish: 3 images that should introduce creativity, aesthetics, originality, technical control of the media, creative lighting and an innovative approach towards the essence of a fish – these images must be of different fish and their lives


Video  a video clip: up to 150 seconds taken during the 2 boat dives. The theme of the video clip is open and can be set according to the videographers choice. 60% of the video clip must be shot underwater. Photographers may be assisted by a film crew that takes part in editing, filming and directing the video. Video clips submitted may include a soundtrack, headings, credits, textual elements and other features. All elements will be accounted as part of the maximum video duration.


Registering to the competition automatically implies the photographer’s agreement and acceptance of all competition rules as set and stated by the competition production below. 

The decisions made by the jury panel are final in all aspects of the competition and may not be challenged.



General Rules for 2017 Shoot-out!


 Use of Photographs

 By enrolling the competition, participants agree that the submitted photos and videos in all categories may be used or reproduced for the media coverage of this event and for the promotion of future competitions in all media channels, including TV, Internet, written publications and more.

 Competition organizers reserve the right to make use of images and videos submitted to the competition for the purpose of publishing a competition album, calendars, and any other use that promotes future competitions or found useful by the production.

 Submitted materials shall indefinitely remain in the producers' archives without the requirement of further permission for usage.

 Submission of materials and participation in the competition entails an automatic acceptance of all the above.

 Use of images as described above will require no additional written or verbal permissions from the photographer.


Personal Safety

 Participants are responsible for their own safety and for the proper use of their diving and photography equipment. Divers must dive within the limits of their own dive certification level and according to the local diving regulations (remember to bring your dive certification and diving insurance along). Competition organizers and sponsors do not accept responsibility for the safety of participants during their diving activity, nor do they accept responsibility for any damage to personal equipment that may occur as a result of diving activities. Dive Safely