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
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
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
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
Description: The shot’s primary light is the sun.
Detail – Natural lighting or sunlight. Not the beer brand.
SEPTEMBER 2015 THEME
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
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
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.