Photo Edit Contest, 300k Grand Prize (in Contests)


Street November 9 2007 11:55 PM EST

Whoever can do the "best" job of editing the photo below wins 300k. 2nd place gets 100k. Use whatever program(s) you want, photoshop, paint, gimp, kai's power goo, anything goes. There are no limits on how much or how little editing you have to do, but if all you do is change it to black and white you don't have a great chance of winning. Don't expect a prize if you just add every effect in the list to the picture, either. There are no specific criteria, I'll just pick whichever edits I like the best, so be creative and artistic. Don't hesitate to crop out big chunks of it, resize it, stretch it, skew it, just make sure I can tell its the same photo after you're done with it. The picture is one of me snowboarding last season. The picture imbedded in this thread is a smaller version, below it is a link to the original version which I recommend you use for the actual editing since its 4 times bigger, giving you more to work with.

Here's the (huge) full size image.

QBOddBird November 10 2007 12:04 AM EST

When's the deadline - or just whenever you see one you really like?

Street November 10 2007 12:04 AM EST

http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/3654/method1ez7.jpg
^ original image
Incorporate any other photos you want into the edit, make sure there's still a recognizeable chunk of mine in it. It should still mainly be a picture of me snowboarding, but you can put it in front of a cooler background.

Street November 10 2007 12:05 AM EST

haha I overlooked a lot of stuff because I just kinda made the contest up as I typed it...how about the deadline is......10 days from now, at this exact time.

Street November 10 2007 12:11 AM EST

One last thing: Enter as many edits as you want. You won't get both prizes though. If the 2 best submissions come from the same person, I'll give them the 300k and the 100k goes to whoever comes in 2nd place, not whichever entry comes in 2nd place.

FailBoat[SG] November 10 2007 2:07 AM EST



Best I could do.

Slashundhack [We Forge Our Own Stuff] November 10 2007 2:29 AM EST

1st try....Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

Slashundhack [We Forge Our Own Stuff] November 10 2007 4:18 AM EST

2nd try....Image Hosted by ImageShack.us.....I just used 2 xero filters on it.

Flamey November 10 2007 4:20 AM EST

That looks pretty cool, Slash.

Uniden November 11 2007 12:02 AM EST

i have a picture but how do i post it???

Flamey November 11 2007 12:41 AM EST

upload it to a hosting site like Photobucket.com or Tinypic.com.

Uniden November 11 2007 2:11 AM EST

http://s228.photobucket.com/albums/ee90/cinnsye/?action=view&current=method2.jpg

Mountain Duel

zeaderan November 11 2007 6:55 AM EST

Slashundhack [We Forge Our Own Stuff] November 11 2007 11:24 AM EST

3rd try....Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

Slashundhack [We Forge Our Own Stuff] November 13 2007 10:21 PM EST

Last one....Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

Armageddon November 14 2007 8:16 PM EST

pokemon stadium :D

BluBBen November 15 2007 3:39 AM EST

The last one looks great slash!

Aargh [Closer to the Stars] November 15 2007 2:37 PM EST

I went a little overboard on the illumination effect on the mountain, but apart from that I think it looks ok. Sorry about your friend though, he didn't make it back alive. :P

webdude November 16 2007 6:36 AM EST

webdude November 16 2007 7:03 AM EST

webdude November 17 2007 2:38 AM EST

cookie dough November 18 2007 9:53 AM EST

nice webdude

drudge November 19 2007 3:59 PM EST

i vote 1 for webdude's, "Jon Stewarts Interpretation of a Carnage Blender Forum Contest".

nice work.

Street November 19 2007 5:32 PM EST

Hey. Sorry about being a little late on the contest but we stopped paying the internet bill and had to switch to a different ISP. I'm figuring out winners and sending prizes now.

Street November 20 2007 1:57 AM EST

First place goes to Aargh for this: http://img442.imageshack.us/img442/6497/explosionyn8.jpg


2nd place is webdude for this: http://netmeltdown.com/cb/contest4.jpg


Sending prizes now, thanks for participating guys, and sorry again for the lateness.

Aargh [Closer to the Stars] November 20 2007 4:45 AM EST

I believe the correct term here is "w00t!" =P

Thanks!
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