Every Dive Counts
Community Contest

Help us map the Ocean!

Grab your Paralenz camera, dive in, and share your favorite videos via the Paralenz App. Not only can you win fantastic prizes, but every dive shared helps us and our scientific partners to map and protect the Ocean.

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Every Dive Counts
Community Contest

Help us map the Ocean!

Grab your Paralenz camera, dive in, and share your favorite videos via the Paralenz App. Not only can you win fantastic prizes, but every dive shared helps us and our scientific partners to map and protect the Ocean.

How do I enter the contest?

01

Record a dive with a Paralenz camera and download the Paralenz app to create a profile.

Download the free Paralenz app

02

Transfer your dive recordings to the Paralenz app and create a story using your favorite clips.

How do I create a story?

03

Our jury will pick three winners who will receive a prize package kindly sponsored by Aqualung and Apeks.

What are the prices?

How do I enter the contest?

01

Record a dive with a Paralenz camera and download the Paralenz app to create a profile.

Download the free Paralenz app

02

Transfer your dive recordings to the Paralenz app and create a story using your favorite clips.

How do I create a story?

03

Our jury will pick three winners who will receive a prize package kindly sponsored by Aqualung and Apeks.

What are the prices?

How to create a story in the Paralenz app?

The Paralenz app is available for free in the App Store and Google Play Store. If you already have the app, please make sure to update to the latest version.

Create a story of your dive between February 1 – March 31, 2022.

A story needs to contain at least 4 clips to qualify as an entry.

One story counts as one entry. Multiple entries are possible.

The winners will be announced and contacted in April 2022.

Create a story of your dive between February 1 – March 31, 2022.

A story needs to contain at least 4 clips to qualify as an entry.

One story counts as one entry. Multiple entries are possible.

The winners will be announced and contacted in April 2022.

What is the Paralenz app?

To put it short, the Paralenz app is nothing less than the perfect dive buddy to your Paralenz camera!

  • Organize all your dive recordings with extra insights in one media library
  • Share your dives with a worldwide community of divers, researchers, and conservationists on TheOceanBase.
  • Browse through dive videos from around the world and get inspired

The Paralenz app is available for free in the App Store and Google Play Store. If you already have the app, please make sure to update to the latest version.

What is the Paralenz app?

To put it short, the Paralenz app is nothing less than the perfect dive buddy to your Paralenz camera!

  • Organize all your dive recordings with extra insights in one media library
  • Share your dives with a worldwide community of divers, researchers, and conservationists on TheOceanBase.
  • Browse through dive videos from around the world and get inspired

The Paralenz app is available for free in the App Store and Google Play Store. If you already have the app, please make sure to update to the latest version.

What is TheOceanBase?


TheOceanBase is the heart of the Paralenz app, an interactive Ocean map entirely made up of dive videos from our community.


Every dive you share turns into a dot on TheOceanBase. A dot represents both the visual and factual state* of the Ocean at the time of your dive. This means, that with every dive you share, you're helping us and our scientific partners to map and protect the Ocean.

*Every Paralenz camera automatically collects real-time data during your dive: depth, temperature, location, and conductivity.

How to create a story

If you don't have your dives in the App, go to "Camera transfer" and use our cloud-uploader for the fast transfer of your footage

Tap on a dive of your choice under “My Page

Select a media file and tap “Create Story”

Swipe through the timeline(s) and tap the  “+” symbol to create a clip

Your story needs to consists of at least 4 clips

Tap on "Share story" to create your story

From Camera to App

If you own a Paralenz Vaquita:

The fastest and easiest way to do this is to use our web uploader.

1. For fast transfer of dives, use our web uploader. In the Paralenz App, My Page, tap on the camera icon and "send link" to your email.

2. Connect the camera with the computer via the USB cable provided. Open Finder/Explorer and drag and drop the DCIM folder into the web uploader. Your dives will now be in the App.

If you have Rented a Paralenz camera:

Just log in to the Paralenz App with the same email you have used for your rental and all your footage will be visible and stored in the cloud.

Meet the jury

Photo credit: Jean-Benoit Cyr

JILL HEINERTH is a Canadian cave diver, underwater explorer, writer, photographer, and filmmaker. She is a veteran of over thirty years of filming, photography, and exploration on projects in submerged caves around the world. She has made TV series, consulted on movies, written several books, and is a frequent corporate keynote speaker.

Jill will select the three best submissions based on creativity and skill.

Contest Prizes

In partnership with / sponsored by Aqualung and Apeks

01

Aqualung i330R Dive Computer

The i330R is the ideal choice for advanced divers who love exploring the world and need to rely on their dive computers anywhere they are. Thanks to its bright color screen, readable even in sunlight and its rechargeable battery, it won’t let you down.

You will also receive a $50 Gift Card for the Paralenz web shop.

02

Apeks Lifeline Ascend 30m

The Apeks Lifeline Ascend 30m Reel is a tough ratchet reel with a rubberised handle and over-sized parts so that you can use the reel everywhere. Built to be tough, the Ascend Reel is made from reinforced materials with Stainless Steel anchor points and Aluminium handle.

You will also receive a $50 Gift Card for the Paralenz web shop.

03

Aqualung Seaflare Mini

Reveal the colors of the deep with a SEAFLARE dive light. Even at shallow depths, warm colors are filtered by the water and the underwater scenery can often look just blue or green.

You will also receive a $50 Gift Card for the Paralenz web shop.

Aqualung Seaflare Mini

Contest Prizes

In partnership with / sponsored by Aqualung and Apeks

01

Aqualung i330R Dive Computer

The i330R is the ideal choice for advanced divers who love exploring the world and need to rely on their dive computers anywhere they are. Thanks to its bright color screen, readable even in sunlight and its rechargeable battery, it won’t let you down.

You will also receive a $50 Gift Card for the Paralenz web shop.

02

Apeks Lifeline Ascend 30m

The Apeks Lifeline Ascend 30m Reel is a tough ratchet reel with a rubberised handle and over-sized parts so that you can use the reel everywhere. Built to be tough, the Ascend Reel is made from reinforced materials with Stainless Steel anchor points and Aluminium handle.

You will also receive a $50 Gift Card for the Paralenz web shop.

03

Aqualung Seaflare Mini

Aqualung Seaflare Mini

Reveal the colors of the deep with a SEAFLARE dive light. Even at shallow depths, warm colors are filtered by the water and the underwater scenery can often look just blue or green.

You will also receive a $50 Gift Card for the Paralenz web shop.