Oyster Diving's 2017-18 Underwater Photo Competition
Win an Amazing Shark Diving Holiday to the Red Sea in August 2018
Open to entries WORLDWIDE and unlimited entries per person*
It’s time to get diving because we are searching for the ultimate diving snap! Do you like diving and capturing incredible pictures of captivating marine life? Then this competition is for you!
The winning photograph will be judged by non other than Paul Colley, Chairman of the British Society of Underwater Photographers and owner/ director pcuw photography ltd, he recently pioneered remote control underwater photography techniques that featured on BBC TV. He is an accomplished expedition diver and book author who holds a Civil Aviation Licence for aerial drone photography. With a strong pedigree in serious photography competitions, he has achieved major category wins in Underwater Photographer of the Year and the British Wildlife Photography Awards. He regularly judges photography competitions at regional, national and international levels. You can view his website here www.mpcolley.com
Details of this trip of a lifetime can be found in our overseas diving holidays.
Need we say more?
Capture the beauty of the world’s marine life, shipwrecks, corals and much more to be in with a chance of winning our grand holiday prize! Strap on your snorkel and get diving!
Deadline: June 2018
*Terms and Conditions
Entrants must be 18 years or older at the time of entry, are eligible to apply. Only one image per person, per week is accepted. All contact information submitted by the entrant must be true and correct. Online submissions must be submitted by the authorised account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry.
All submissions must be the property of the sender and the team at Oyster Diving are not eligible for any lost, late, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, illegible, or misdirected entries.
Only non-commercial work may be submitted. Entries may not contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition messages, illegal material, or material that violates the rights of third parties. Entries may not include confidential information, trade secrets, trademarks or copyrighted material belonging to any person or entity other than the entrant absent a suitable license or permission agreement, proof of which is required. Entries containing any forbidden matter that is deemed inappropriate by the competition judges, will be disqualified.
Post processing images is allowed. This includes global adjustments to exposure, contrast, burning, dodging, cropping, sharpening, noise reduction and tone. Minor cleaning of images is permitted, including the removal of backscatter, dust and scratches. HDR, panoramas, focus stacking or other techniques that involve using multiple images taken at the same time and place is also allowed.
Adding, removing or moving animals, people, plants or other objects is not allowed. All images should accurately represent the subject matter and nature. Images that appear to be overly processed may be disqualified at the judges’ discretion.
General Rules and Limitations
By entering this competition, you represent and warrant that:
1. Your entry is your own original work
2. You have the legal right to convey the below-identified rights in your entry to Sponsor.
By entering, you grant to Oyster Diving a limited, non-exclusive, worldwide license to reproduce and republish your entry, along with your name and likeness, in any and all media, solely for the purpose of promoting the Content or future related contests by Oyster Diving, without further permission, notice or compensation (except where prohibited by law).
By participating in the Contest, you agree to release Oyster Diving and its companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of any prize.
Oyster Diving is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, or other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the Contest, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of prizes, in any Contest-related materials, or that may limit prize fulfilment or a participant’s ability to enter the content. Oyster Diving reserves the right to amend these official rules and to disqualify permanently from the contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules.
To be considered valid this competition needs to receive at least 50 entries. Any less and we will have to forfeit the competition.
By entering this competition, you agree that the information you provide may be sent to promotional partners of Oyster Diving. You may be contacted by Oyster Diving and/or promotional partners with future promotional offers. Best of luck!
Non UK Entrants
Any winner of the competition who resides outside of the UK, must be at the designated meeting place in Heathrow or Gatwick at the agreed time and date for the flight to Egypt, or, at the designated meeting place in Egypt.