We have a love of being in water. In our baths, swimming pools, lakes and along our coastlines. Brave folk jump in icy water, and swear to its benefits, and the explorers grab a snorkel or scuba kit, and dive below the surface to enter a different world altogether. We’re looking for images of people in water, or under it, so not images where people are on the water, for example windsurfing, on a paddleboard or a boat.
This Premium Contest is worth 1.5x the standard points towards your Leaderboard ranking. It’s Expert-judged AND crowd-rated, with your score from each combined. Find out more about ranking points here. Our Experts are some of the world’s finest photographers, who select the best images, and provide valuable feedback to help you improve.
Every photo submitted will be available for the crowd to rate once the submissions period has ended. You can see all the images uploaded to a contest, but will need to rate them to see how they’re ranked once the rating period begins.
Some contests on Photocrowd also have a judge. After the submission period closes the judge chooses their favourite images and writes some image reviews. The crowd and judge results will be announced on the same day.
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