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PRESS RELEASE: Call for Entries--The 2006 O'Reilly Photoshop Cook-Off Contest:
All-Star Judges Includes Katrin Eismann, Deke McClelland, Bert Monroy,
Eddie Tapp, Vincent Versace, and more
SEBASTOPOL, Calif. -- O'Reilly Media today announced The 2006 O‚Reilly
Photoshop Cook-Off, a contest featuring eighteen top Photoshop experts
as judges--including Mikkel Aaland, Katrin Eismann, Harris Fogel, Tim
Grey, Deke McClelland, Bert Monroy, Eddie Tapp, Vincent Versace, and
John Beardsworth, among others. O'Reilly is aiming to inspire creativity
and discover new and promising talent from the ranks of the 4,000,000
plus Photoshop users. The winners will be recognized with awards and
fabulous prizes which will be presented at an event at PhotoPlus Expo in
New York on November 2, 2006.
To view the all-star panel of judges, go to:
Sponsors to date include: Adobe, Creative Pro, Digital Photo
Pro, Flickr, Graphics.com, Gretag Macbeth, iView Multimedia,
Imaginginfo.com, Imaging Resource, iStock Photo, Lensbabies, Lowepro,
Lynda.com, Nik Software, "Outdoor Photographer," Pantone, "PC Photo,"
Photos.com, Photoshopsupport.com, "Professional Photographer,"
"Rangefinder," Shutterstock, Software Cinema, Total Training,
Wetzel & Company.
Educators, students, and interested parties:
Download a flyer (PDF format) to post and/or pass out at workshops,
schools, and events.
For more information on contest details and rules, visit:
- Submission deadline is August 15, 2006
- All entries must be created using recipes from one or more of the five
O‚Reilly Photoshop Cookbooks: "Photoshop Retouching Cookbook for Digital
Photographers," "Photoshop Blending Modes Cookbook for Digital
Photographers," "Photoshop Photo Effects Cookbook," "Photoshop Filter
Effects Encyclopedia," and/or "Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook"
- No purchase required; sample recipes are available for download:
- Winners will be announced on November 2, at a special awards ceremony
to be held at Photo Plus Expo in New York
- No entry fee
- Legal U.S. residents only
About O'Reilly Media
For over 25 years, O'Reilly Media has illuminated the spaces where
innovation, creativity, and technology converge. Nowhere is this more
exciting than in the rapidly expanding sphere of creative media,
specifically digital photography, graphics, video, audio, and
illustration. From in-depth tutorials and comprehensive references to
techniques cookbooks and creative guides, O'Reilly connects you to the
technologies -- and the leading experts -- in print, online, and in person.
(First posted on Monday, May 15, 2006 at 19:07 EDT)