The first SNUPS photo shoot out is to be held at three venues in the Philippines. These are: Anilao from May 20-24, Dauin from May 27-31 and Cebu from June 3-7 all this year. This is the first year of what is planned to be an annual competition, and the use of three venues will allow the marine biodiversity of the Philippines to be showcased.
SNUPS re offering a discounted early entry for the event, and this is available now.
1st SNUPS Philippine Competition – SPLASH-NUDI Underwater Photo Shoot
Dive and shoot in the Philippines at Anilao – May 20-24, Dauin – May 27-31 and Cebu – June 3-7, 2011 to win over USD 15,000 worth of underwater photo gear and many much more!
SNUPS is a yearly underwater photo and video competition where on its first year, it will take place in three unique locations around the Philippines. Namely, Anilao (Batangas) known globally for having the one of the most diverse species of nudibranchs and macro life, Dauin (Negros Oriental) known for the marine sanctuary of Apo Island and Cebu home of the thresher sharks (Malapascua, Moalboal & Tingo) and the sardine run (Moalboal).
As the center of marine biodiversity located at the heart of the coral triangle, the Philippines is praised for being a world-class SCUBA diving paradise, providing a rich experience for underwater photographers.
It is the intension of SNUPS to be the anchor event for Philippine underwater imaging competitions where set standards on diver shooting etiquettes, pre & post dive proper handling of imaging gear by dive staff and photo-video diver friendly dive resorts. The results of the competition will showcase the splendor of our oceans, which will provide the opportunity for other divers and non-divers alike to gain awareness on the importance of environmental conservation.
Inevitably, it is also an event that fosters the development and recognition of one’s underwater photo or video talents that will provide a stepping-stone to further a career in underwater imaging.
SNUPS is a yearly underwater photo and video competition organized by Splash Underwater Imaging, Inc. The event is done in cooperation with the Network of Underwater Digital Imagers (NUDI), an underwater photography club based in Manila.
Visit the SNUPS website to know more about the competition or register to join.