The Novice Portfolio is open to all members who have not won:
- Previous WAUPS competitions including Image of the Year, Rottnest day dive overall winner, Portfolio, PIXELS overall winner
- or won/placed in a major underwater photography competition.
A portfolio consists of 6 images placed on a black background that work well together. It is judged annually in November and is sponsored by Perth Scuba.
Previous winners include:
2014 – Hayley Fairbrother (see all winners and entries here)
2013 – Sue Myburgh (see all the winners and entries here)
2012 – Marjon Phur (see all winners and entries here)