International Underwater Photo Competition in Cayo Guillermo, Cuba

MARLIN S.A., Marinas and Water Sports Business Group, invites through the Havanatur Tour Operator and with the guidance of the Cuban Federation of Underwater Activities (FCAS), to the International Underwater Photo Competition “FOTOSUB 2015”, that will be held in Cayo Guillermo, Cuba, since april 29 to may 2.

“FOTOSUB 2015” is an open competition. The main purpose of this competition is the selection and presentation of the submarine flora and fauna photos that will be taken during the days of competition. Photographers and models who meet the requisites of the competition may participate in the “FOTOSUB 2015”.

The 5 categories for the individual classification are:    

– Fish: Fish photo involving nice attitudes of these creatures.

– Environment: a wide angle photo without any diver, showing the beauty of the natural underwater environment including fauna and flora.

– Environment with diver: a wide angle photo including diver who may be the assistant, colored lights and half pictures are allowed in this category.

– Close up: a macro photo of all subjects except fish or the theme of the competition as the main subject. Details of fish or of the theme are not accepted in this category.

– Close up with a theme: each competition will have a subject or theme representative of the location.

Program

April 29:

– Arrival in Cayo Guillermo.

– Transfer to Hotel. Welcoming Cocktail. Accreditation.

– Lunch.

– Technical Meeting

– Opening Ceremony. Welcoming Dinner.

April 30:

06:00-07:00 Breakfast at the Hotel.

07:30 Transfer to the Marina.

08:00 Departure of boats to the diving sites. Professional activities including two adaptation dives. Lunch on the boats.

16:00 Return to the Marina.

17:00 Transfer to the hotel.

20:00 Dinner at the hotel.

May 1:

06:00-07:00 Breakfast at the hotel.

07:30 Transfer to the Marina.

08:00 Departure of boats for diving sites. Professional activities including two competition dives. Lunch on the boats.

16:00 Return to the Marina.

17:00 Transfer to the hotel.

20:00 Dinner at the hotel.

May 2:

06:00-07:00 Breakfast at the hotel.

07:30 Transfer to the Marina.

08:00 Departure of boats for diving sites. Professional activities including two competition dives. Lunch on the boats.

18:00 Selection of images by the competitors.

20:00 Meeting with the Jury.

20:00 Dinner at the hotel.

May 3:

07:00 Submission of images to the Jury for the contest. Jury deliberation.

11:30 Official Prize Awarding Ceremony and Closing Gala.

13:30 Lunch at the hotel.

18:00 Return to countries.

Prizes

“FOTOSUB 2015” will be a digital photography event and will award a total of 17 prizes.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in the different categories and a grand prize for whoever scores the most points by category: Grand Champion of the event and Best Model.

A single contestant may win various prizes, including Grand Champion.

For registration applications or for more information, please contact the Travel Agency Ecotur, official host of “FOTOSUB 2015”.

 

 

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