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#1 LanceG

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Posted 02 December 2014 - 06:16 AM

JANUARY 2015 THEME Due Date for Submission is Friday before the Monday meeting.

Two or more of a kind

Description: Two or more of the same critter or fish

Detail – Two or more corresponding critters or fish, similar in form, matched or associated

FEBUARY 2015 THEME

Toothy

Description: A critter’s or fish’s teeth are seen in the shot.

Detail – Must be able to see critter’s or fish’s teeth or something that

Appears to be teeth.

MARCH 2015 THEME

Eels

Description: They are pretty easy to spot. Think “snakes with gills”.

Detail - Morays, snake, garden, etc.

APRIL 2015 THEME

Gobies, Blennies, Jaw fish, Triple fins

Description: You will need your fish id book for this theme

Detail – This theme gives you up to 4 possible choices of fish families. So

come on and submit a photograph or two to the contest.

MAY 2015 THEME

Long and thin - fish or critters

Description: Anything that is characterized by long, thin lines.

Detail – Can be fish, invertebrates, or even non-living.

JUNE 2015 THEME

Patterns

Description: A consistent, characteristic form, style, or traits or features.

Detail – This theme gives you the chance to think outside the box or not.

JULY 2015 THEME

Reef scenes with diver or divers

Description: The title pretty well covers your subject for this month

Detail – Includes snorkelers or swimmers. Must include a reef somewhere in the shot too.

AUGUST 2015 THEME

Natural light

Description: The shot’s primary light is the sun.

Detail – Natural lighting or sunlight. Not the beer brand.

SEPTEMBER 2015 THEME

Unusual Shapes

Description: Something is unusually shaped.

Detail – Something that does not follow an expected pattern or is irregular shaped. Another theme that allows you to be more creative.

OCTOBER 2015 THEME

Cephalopods

Description: octopi, squid, cuttlefish

Detail – Cephalopods are a sub-group of the phylum Mollusca (i.e., mollusks). However, we’re not looking for snails or clams this month.

Limit your entries to our friends:

NOVEMBER 2015 THEME

Night Life

Description: Creatures that come out at night.

Detail – Any critter that usually only appears during the night time. This should not include sleeping parrot fish

DECEMBER 2015 THEME

Best of HUPS and Creative

Detail – First place winners from each month's Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced categories will be entered automatically for judging. The Creative category lets you enter anything you want as long as you do the photography and any special editing.


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