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Do you feel confident in your photo-editing skills? How about your photo-doctoring skills? If so, you'll enjoy competing in the TechPowerUp! Image Editing Contest. Sponsored by forum members, who co-operate in a club known as the "Photoshop User Clubhouse", the prizes are quite impressive. You could win the professional version of Futuremark's latest benchmarking suite, 3Dmark06. Or, if you're really good at image editing/doctoring, you could win a full legal copy of "TuneUp Utilities 2007". Please have all entries in by April 21st, 2007. You must be a registered techPowerUp! forum member to participate in this contest. There is no cost to register for techPowerUp! forums or this contest.

If you decide to enter, there are three categories you can enter under.
  • humorous (Something that evokes happiness or laughter)
  • Technological (Something to do with technology, the internet, hardware, etc)
  • Conceptual (Sending out a strong message to the audience about an issue in our world)

Once you've decided what you want to submit your entry under, please consider these requirements for your image.
  • If you have manipulated an image either taken by you or 'borrowed' off the internet, please include that original, unedited image with your submission.
  • If you conducted the work in Photoshop you must provide the original .PSD file with ALL layers intact. Do not merge your layers.
  • All works MUST be at least 1280 x 1024 Pixels

Your entries will be given points for meeting the following criteria.
3 Points - Does it meet the purpose of its creation
(eg if the image is intended to be funny, does it make the judges laugh/smile).

2 Points - Is the edit realistic?.

2 Points - If you are voted via poll as the highest rated work submitted.

1 Point - For achieving 2nd or 3rd place via Poll voting

1 Point - Originality/Taking Image Editing to a whole new level.

1 Point - Is your edit mood evoking?
The contest will be judged by the sponsors of this contest, the Photoshop User Clubhouse.

Source: techPowerUp! Forums
 
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Unfortunately, I have no creative bones in my body... I wish I did though, sounds like a great contest.
 

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Ah, was thinking that it would be incredibly hard with just a mouse, although you sill need the talent. Something which I lack.
 

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Seems like something up Zeks alley :)