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PRESS RELEASE: The Plugin Site announces the PhotoWiz Contest 2004
October 4, 2004 - The Plugin Site (www.thepluginsite.com) is proud to announce the PhotoWiz Contest 2004, which is running from October 1 to December 31, 2004. This contest is dedicated to all creatively minded photographers. It offers them the possibility to present the best samples of their work to the public and win a lot of exciting prizes. Everyone is invited to submit his or her photos to this contest.
The PhotoWiz Contest is conducted in three steps. Every month there will be a new topic for which people can post their photos. In October 2004 participants are allowed to send in their "Best Photo", in November 2004 we will be looking for the "Best Photo Composition" and in December 2004 the "Best Photo Correction" will be reward. At the end of each month a jury will select the best contributions.
A total of 66 prizes worth more than $6400 are offered to the winners. The 16 best images of each of the three contest topics will receive a prize. Additionally the 16 best participants across all contest topics will get an extra prize. The three best participants will even get a PhotoWiz Gold, Silver and Bronze certificate. Additionally the two images that receive the least points from the jury will get a consolation prize.
Here is a list of available prizes: JASC Paint Shop Pro 9, JASC Paint Shop Pro Studio, JASC Paint Shop Pro Photo Album, Cerious Thumbs Plus, nik Color Efex Pro 2.0 Complete, nik Sharpener Pro! Complete, Auto FX Mystical Tint Tone and Color, Auto FX Mystical Lighting, Extensis Mask Pro, LizardTech Genuine Fractals, Subscriptions to the Digital Photography Techniques Magazine, DigitalFilmTools 55mm, Reindeer Graphics Optipix, Kodak DIGITAL GEM Professional, ABSoft Neat Image Pro+, ThePluginSite ColorWasher and FocalBlade.
The Contest Gallery
The PhotoWiz Contest 2004 page is located at http://thepluginsite.com/gallery/photowiz2004/ . An interactive contest gallery, which displays the images right after the participants uploaded them, is available at the same URL. Visitors of the Contest Gallery can view the submitted images and add their comments. All contest participants are advised to carefully read the contest rules available at the Contest web page.
The Plugin Site is developing freeware and commercial software, but also offers web content about Photoshop-compatible plugins. Our web site offers dozens of software reviews, features the most complete directory of Photoshop plugins, operates a large discussion board as well as search engine and conducts popular graphics contests. We also publish The Plugin Newsletter, which is read by almost 90,000 people worldwide. We also contribute articles to Graphics.com and the Digital Photography Techniques magazine. With more than 300,000 monthly visitors our web site is the most popular web site about Photoshop plugins according to Alexa.com.
(First posted on Monday, October 4, 2004 at 11:36 EDT)