We are looking for an amazing photo of a diver exploring South Australian waters.

SDFSA is designing a new marquee to be used for the Science Alive! Exhibition at the Adelaide showgrounds later this year; and for other events like the opening of the 2020/2021 dive season late November/December. We want the back canvas panel of the tent to be one giant image of a diver or divers – 3 metres by 3 metres.

So we are running a competition! The best photo (selected by the SDFSA Committee) will be the photo on our marquee!


  1. The photo can be a jetty, reef, wreck or cave dive – anything that shows one or more divers in action, enjoying the beauty of our unique southern environment.
  2. Doesn’t matter when it was taken.
  3. Anyone anywhere is eligible to submit – you don’t have to be a South Australian resident, but the photo must have been taken in South Australian waters.
  4. Because of the size the photo will be enlarged to, the file should be 10mb jpg format (landscape orientation: note that the printer will adjust the image for laser printing on a square canvas 3mX3m). We will also consider smaller files if the printer thinks they will work.
  5. Permission from the diver(s) in the photograph must be available for the winning photo. Not needed at the time of the submission, but a written acceptance of the use of the diver’s image will be required for the chosen photo.
  6. No cost to enter. You can submit up to three photos.


  • Free promotion (and bragging rights)! The winning photographer will be able to place her/his wordmark in a visible location on the enlarged image for credit and promotion.
  • SDFSA will arrange for a print enlargement (A2) of the photo to be delivered to the winning photographer.

How to enter:

  • Email your photos to comms@sdfsa.net. If it is a large file, please compress or send a smaller version, with details on the file size of the original.
  • Include your first and last name, and the general location of the photo (eg, Edithburgh jetty).

 If you aren’t yet a member of SDFSA, it would be great if you could take the time to join the Federation as well! Membership is free – go to https://sdfsa.net/membership-form/ to sign up.

And be sure to share this competition with all your mates!

Competition closes June 30.