International Underwater Photo and Video Competition In Güímar
Now in its sixth year, the international photo competition Open Fotosub Tenerife Güímar 2015 is open for entries from now till 21 October 2015.
Held in Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, the theme for this year's
competition, as always, is 'Güímar Underwater'. In recent years, the
coastal strip of Güímar has evolved into one of the largest and most
famous dive sites of Tenerife.
To be eligible, all photo and video entries must be taken between October 23rd and November 8th at prescribed diving spots.
Underwater photographers and videographers at all levels – from
amateurs to professionals – from all over the world are welcome to
There are four categories: 'Photography for Professionals',
'Photography for Beginners' (compact camera), 'Video' and the new
category of 'Action Cam'. Entrants for the last category would be given an editing program 'Fastcut' free of charge by the company MAGIX, with the condition that the participants use Fastcut to edit their video entry.
Interested? Head to the competition website where downloadable
registration forms as well as more information in different languages
can be found. Entry fees are 40 Euros for professionals and 20 Euros
for amateurs and beginners. In addition to cash awards of up to 300
Euros, there are also prizes like regulators, dive computers and fins
from the main sponsor Mares. Another main sponsor is SSI.
The photo competition is hosted and organised by Ecological Divers Tenerife and its technical director Frank Pocze.