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March 2014 Photo Contest

Classified under the scientific name, Syngnathidae, this family of fish includes seahorses, pipefish, and seadragons.  Beautiful, aloof, and sometimes awkward, these highly photographic critters are truly some of the most beloved, tiny treasures of the animal kingdom.   So enter your three best images for a chance to win an FG16 Housing for a Canon Powershot G16 (over $700 value), courtesy of Fantasea.

Entering is easy: use our simple image uploading system to enter an image or select a picture from one of your existing DPG galleries. You can enter up to three images per contest; and best of all, it’s totally FREE! 

A full set of rules and guidelines is available here

The deadline for entering this month's contest is March 31, 11:59 PST

More about the Fantasea FG16 Housing for Canon Powershot G16

The FG16 Housing, specially designed for the Canon PowerShot G16, meets the same high and professional standards of function, style and durability as previously found in popular and successful Fantasea F series Housings (FG15, FP7100 and FP7000). It is ergonomically designed, fully functional and features easy-to-use, clearly labeled controls. This shock resistant housing protects your G16 camera from damaging elements including water, sand, dust, snow, ice and pollutants.

The FG16 has been successfully depth tested to 80 meters (240 ft.) and is certified to a maximum depth of 60 meters (200 ft.), which is well beyond the 40 meter (130 ft.) dive limit of most compact housings. The FG16 Housing is supported by a complete accessory line, including wide angle and macro lenses. Additional accessories include a variety of color correction filters and lighting sets, which enable photographers to further enhance the quality of their images and videos.

FG16 Housing Feature Highlights:

• Depth rated to 60m/200 feet

• Ergonomic design

• Full access to all camera controls & functions with clearly marked controls

• Shock resistant

• Double O-ring seal

• Special mount for lighting accessories

• Removable double fiber optic cable connection

• Removable flash diffuser

• Easy and secure installation of camera

• Removable anti-glare hood for the LCD screen

• Specially designed hand strap

• Protective lens cover

• BONUS - leak detector for increased confidence

• Dedicated video control button for easy video filming in any shooting mode

• Compatible with a wide range of underwater photo accessories

• Manufacturer's warranty included

Further information can be found on www.canondive.com and www.fantasea.com


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