Win an Aggressor Adventures Liveaboard Trip With DIVE's Big Shot Underwater Photo Competition

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Time for another of our Big Shot Underwater Photo Competitions. This time around we're doing eels - and everybody loves eels - because if it's got lots of teeth and it lives in a reef, it's a moray

In our latest DIVE Big Shot underwater photography competition, we're asking readers to submit pictures of eels. Eels are great subjects because they often look quite terrifying with their wide-open mouths and big, sharp, pointy teeth but really they're just misunderstood. Also – very worthwhile mentioning – there are about 800 species of eel and rather a lot of them are not morays! The best pictures from the photo competition will be published in the Summer 2021 print and digital issue of DIVE Magazine, and the overall winner will win a trip aboard the Belize Aggressor III.

To enter the competition, tag up to ten of your best eel photos on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter with the hashtag #DIVEsBigShotEelsplus you must make sure DIVE and Aggressor Adventures are tagged with the usernames as listed in competition rules – and fill out the Gleam module below. Take a look at the moderated gallery of entries at the foot of the article to get an idea of the standard of photography required.

The deadline for entries is midnight (GMT) on 31 May 2021. The competition will be judged by DIVE's publisher Graeme Gourlay, DIVE's World Editor Douglas David Seifert and long-standing DIVE contributor Steve Jones. The Summer print issue featuring the judge's favourite shots will be available in July. The overall winner of the competition will win a free place for one person for seven nights diving onboard the Belize Aggressor III (flights not included).

We will request hi-res, 300dpi copies of any images we want to include in the final round of judging - please make sure you have these before entering.

 

How to Enter:
  1. Tag your best eel photos on your Instagram, Facebook or Twitter feeds with #DIVEsBigShotEels
  2. Tag Aggressor and DIVE using the social media tags below
  3. On a shared computer, you may need to logout of the competition: gleam logout button
  4. Select which channel you're uploading from and choose your picture
  5. That's it! Note that the photos are moderated so may take up to 24 hours to appear in the gallery.
  6. You can submit a maximum of 10 pictures to the competition.

Important Information - please read!

  • Please read the terms and conditions carefully before entering.
  • You must be the original photographer and copyright holder of the picture you submit.
  • To be eligible to win the liveaboard trip and feature in the magazine, you must have immediate access to a hi-resolution original of your picture and be able to send it to us at short notice.
  • After entering, you will receive an e-mail asking if you wish to subscribe to our free, weekly newsletter. You're under no obligation to do so, but we'd really appreciate it if you did. You can unsubscribe at any time, and we won't share your details with any third party without asking you first.
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DIVE’s BIG SHOT Photography Competition Terms and Conditions

DIVE’s BIG SHOT EELS Photography Competition Terms and Conditions

By entering this competition; entrants agree to be bound by these rules.

The competition opens on 20 April 2021 at 12:00 and closes 31 May 2021 at 23:59

Twenty images from the entrants will be selected by the judges to be published in the Summer 2021 issue of DIVE. One image will be selected as the overall winner by the judges and the overall winner will receive an Aggressor Adventures liveaboard trip to Belize onboard the Belize Aggressor III.

The judges’ decision is final; no correspondence will be entered into.

The prize is a week’s trip for one person aboard the Belize Aggressor III on dates to be agreed with the Aggressor Fleet.

Local taxes, visas, health requirements and travel insurance are the responsibility of the prize winner.

Flights are not included; prize winners are responsible for their own transport to and from Belize.

All entrants submitting a photograph that is selected for publication will receive one year’s digital subscription to DIVE Magazine.

All entrants will receive an e-mail asking if they wish to subscribe to our free, weekly newsletter. It's entirely optional, can be unsubscribed from at any time without penalty, and no data will be shared with any third party without express consent.

Prizes are non-transferable, and there is no cash alternative.

DIVE Magazine, and all partners involved cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the competition or as a result of accepting any prize.

Entrants agree on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (‘Released Parties’) to release, defend and hold harmless DIVE magazine and Aggressor Adventures, and any partner involved, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, expenses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, claims and demands whatsoever against Released Parties arising out of or in connection with entrant’s participation, acceptance and use or misuse of any prize, including any travel-related activities.

All the photography must be the work of the entrant and the entrants must have full rights for the use of any photograph. All images must be available in high resolution (300 dpi minimum) and must be supplied as a JPEG file on request.

The entrants agree to give DIVE magazine non-exclusive rights to submissions of photographs for the purposes of promotion of the competition in print and online.

The laws of England and Wales govern this agreement.

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