Announcing the SoCal Shootout

SoCal Shootout 2014 on Wetpixel.

The 2014 SoCal Shootout will be held from 12 to 14 September. Geographically, images have to be captured “in the Pacific Ocean anywhere south of Pt. Conception to north of the Mexican border to be eligible”. There are multiple entry categories.

Press release

Bluewater Photo’s 4th Annual SoCal Shootout

September 12-14th, 2014 • Over $14,000 worth of prizes

Bluewater Photo is excited to announce the 4th annual SoCal Shootout, happening September 12-14th, 2014. This weekend long competition brings together underwater photographers of all levels throughout Southern California. Starting Friday morning and spanning through Sunday night, photographers have the opportunity to shoot photos in the Pacific Ocean anywhere south of Pt. Conception to north of the Mexican border to be eligible. Entry is only $40 for 8 photos, 3 videos or a mix of the two. Please see the website for complete information and rules.

Fabulous Prizes!

Grand prize sponsors include the Rocio del Mar with a liveaboard trip to the Sea of Cortez, Sea & Sea Underwater Imaging with several YS-D1 strobes and Bluewater Travel with several dive travel certificates.

Gold level sponsors are The Cortez Club with a 4 night dive package for two including lodging at La Concha resort, Recsea with an RX100 III camera housing package, and Maluku Divers with a 4 night diving package.

Silver level sponsors include iTorch dive lights, Channel Islands Dive Adventures, Light & Motion, Ikelite, Subgear, Watershot, Beneath the Surface, and Ultralight Controls Systems.

Categories for Everyone!

This contest is designed for photographers of all levels with a variety of categories to enter including separate categories for compact camera shooters. Entrants are encouraged to enter in a variety of categories for better opportunities to win! New for 2014 is a second video category, “Edited Video” which allows entrants to enter a more finished video narrative with multiple edited shots and allows the addition of a music or other audio track. Visit the website for more information or contact Kelli.