Categories

(On-Line Competition Categories)

  1. Nurdoğan Özkaya Kemer Underwater Nature Photography Competition:
    Nurdogan Özkaya was one of the first scuba divers and underwater photographers of Turkey. Özkaya, who passed away in 1997, devoted his life to the underwater photography and beauties of Marmara Sea.
    In this category, competitors can join with any camera of their choice. There is no restriction on lenses or filters.
    Photographs have to take in last three (2018-2021) years at the coast of Kemer/Antalya. Competitors can join with 5 selected photos in JPG format and minimum 5 mb. size. Photos captured from the films cannot be accepted. Each photo has to name with the name of the competitor/Year/Region/Deep/photo number. Photos have to send via Wetransfer until 14 May 2021.
  2. Emre Omur Kemer Underwater Short Film Competition:
    Emre Omur is one of the firsts in underwater photography and video imaging. Omur, whose work on the underwater world of many countries has been published in domestic and foreign media, has been a role model for young photographers.
    Competitors in this category may use any kind of video cameras in Digital format. Durations of the films can be between 2-5 minutes. There are no technical restrictions but formats can be MP4 or MOV in HD. Music of the films have to without copyright problem. Each competitor can join with max. 2 films. Films have to take in last three years (2018-2021) at the coast of Kemer/Antalya. Name of the competitors, locations and the deep have to note under of the image or at end of the film. Please send them via Wetransfer to email address below of the text until 14 May 2021.
  3. Jale Inan Kemer Underwater Archaeology Photography Competition:
    Prof. Jale Inan, who was one of the first archaeologists of Turkey, was born in 1914 in Istanbul. Inan, who was sent abroad by Ataturk to receive an education in archeology, conducted the digs in Side and Perge and trained hundreds of Turkish archaeologists. She also contributed to the establishment of the Antalya and Side museums. Inan passed away in January 2001. Today hundreds of archaeology students and researches benefit follow her track and benefit from the library of Antalya museum, to which she donated her books.
    In this category, competitors can join with any camera of their choice. There is no restriction on lenses or filters. The main criteria in the evaluation are that the objects whose images have been taken are those with archaeological value. Touching, moving or removing the archaeological objects are the primary reasons for disqualification. Photographs have to take in last three years (2018-2021) at the coast of Kemer/Antalya. Competitors can join with 5 selected photos in JPG format and minimum 5 mb. size. Photos captured from the films cannot be accepted. Each photo has to name with the name of the competitor/Year/Region/Deep/photo number. Photos have to send via Wetransfer until 14 May 2021.
  4. Ekrem Akurgal Kemer Underwater Archaeology Short Film Competition:
    Prof. Ekrem Akurgal, who is one of the most well-known researchers in archaeology, was born in 1911. Akurgal, who was one of the pioneers of the Turkish Archaeology, has trained countless students, founded and contributed to the foundations of institutions for education in archaeology. Prof. Akurgal also holed honorary memberships in various domestic and foreign institutions. He passed away in 2002.
    Competitors in this category may use any kind of video cameras in Digital format. Durations of the films can be between 2-5 minutes. There are no technical restrictions but formats can be MP4 or MOV in HD. Music of the films have to without copyright problem. Each competitor can join with max. 2 films. Films have to take in last three years (2018-2021) at the coast of Kemer/Antalya. Name of the competitors, locations and the deep have to note under of the image or at end of the film. The main criteria in the evaluation are that the objects have to have archaeological value. Touching, moving or removing the archaeological objects are the primary reasons for disqualification. Please send them via Wetransfer to email address below of the text until 14 May 2021.
  5. Haluk Cecan Mediterranean Tropic Live Photographs Competition:
    Haluk Cecan was a famous Turkish underwater film maker. His best character and satisfactions are always great example for young underwater photographers and videographers. He had more than 50 international awards from the festivals of all over the world. He passed away at 8 February of 2007.
    Conditions of the photographs and films are same to other categories. Please send them via Wetransfer to email address below of the text until 14 May 2021.
  6. International Mediterranean Underwater Photography Competition (Nature and Archaeology):
    Photographs with the theme of nature or archaeology taken on whole Mediterranean Coastline from East to West from North to South will be evaluated.
    In this category, competitors can join with any camera of their choice. There is no restriction on lenses or filters. The main criteria in the evaluation are that the objects whose images have been taken are those with archaeological value or nature theme. Touching, moving or removing the archaeological objects are the primary reasons for disqualification. Photographs have to take in last three years (2018-2021) at the coast of whole Mediterranean. Competitors can join with 5 selected photos in JPG format and minimum 5 mb. size. Photos captured from the films cannot be accepted. Each photo has to name with the name of the competitor/Year/Region/Deep/photo number. Photos have to send via WeTransfer until 14 May 2021.
  7. International Mediterranean Underwater Short Film Competition (Nature and Archaeology):
    Videos with the theme of nature or archaeology taken on whole Mediterranean Coastline from East to West from North to South will be evaluated.
    Competitors in this category may use any kind of video cameras in Digital format. Durations of the films can be between 2-5 minutes. There are no technical restrictions but formats can be MP4 or MOV in HD. Music of the films have to without copyright problem. Each competitor can join with max. 2 films. Films have to take in last three years (2018-2021) at the coast of whole Mediterranean. Name of the competitors, locations and the deep have to note under of the image or at end of the film. The main criteria in the evaluation are that the objects have to have archaeological value or nature theme. Touching, moving or removing the archaeological objects are the primary reasons for disqualification. Please send them via WeTransfer to email address below of the text until 14 May 2021.
  8. EUIFA Youth and Environment Award
    Works exhibited under the categories of imaging competitions organized under the Kemer Underwater Days will be awarded with a Youth and / or Environment Prize of the European Underwater Imaging Festivals Association, one or both of which Jury Committees deem appropriate.
  9. METİN Pehlivaner “Turkish Underwater Archaeology Contribution Award”
    Antalya Museum Director Metin Pehlivaner is the person who started archaeological underwater studies together with the Turkish archaeologist and archeology students on the Antalya Coast. Every year on behalf of him is awarded to people or organizations who contribute to this field in our country. This decision makes a different committee of archaeologist’s academicians decide.

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