Your photos can help LegaSea

We need your help because just one photo from you could save us from writing 1000 words. Yet we want to tell everyone about our wonderful marine environment, and how important it is that we look after it for the generations to follow.

Our coastline and the wildlife that lives within it is under threat from over exploitation, bulk harvesting methods and poor appreciation of the value it provides for all New Zealanders.

As we work on activities to rebuild abundant fish life, we often need great images to remind people just how special and rewarding the sea around us is.

That’s why we would like you to send us your best photos to give us a hand to tell it how it is. It’s an awesome way for you to support us.

So while you are out there enjoying your holidays this summer please spare a thought for LegaSea and send us your best snaps.

We want photos of the following:

  1. Scenic coastal shots on and off the water.
  2. Marine life in their natural environment
      Underwater, on the water, fish, mammals, birds or crustaceans.
  3. People preparing and eating kai moana
        Filleting, smoking, cooking, eating, using the whole fish. 
  4. Lifestyle shots
        Diving, fishing, camping by the sea. Enjoying our coastline and beaches.
  5. Things that aren’t right
         Dumped fish, pollution, abandoned nets.

Please, avoid sending us trophy shots of you or your friends holding up the very impressive kingfish or snapper just caught! We know you enjoy your fishing so let’s focus on other images that capture the essence of the day out.

This is not a photo competition but we will be looking for those ‘special’ shots or moments in each of the 5 categories above. We will be giving away some great prizes for adults and young photographers under 14. When you send in your photo/s make sure you tell us your age and a little bit about the photo. And be sure to send them in as high resolution photos.

Send your photos by email, dropbox, WeTransfer, Google or OneDrive to:
Photos@legasea.co.nz

Please note: Any photos submitted become the property of LegaSea to use in campaigns, online and newsletters. Credit will be given where practical; mostly in the format of LegaSea/your first name. your last name.

Examples:

1 – Scenic coastal shots on and off the water.

 2 – Marine life in their natural environment
– underwater, on the water, fish, mammals, birds or crustaceans.

3 – People preparing and eating kai moana
– filleting, smoking, cooking, eating, using the whole fish.

4 – Lifestyle shots
– diving, fishing, camping by the sea. Enjoying our coastline and beaches.

5 – Things that aren’t right
– dumped fish, pollution, abandoned nets.