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PRESS RELEASE: Digital Photo Scrapbook Design Contest With $10,000 In Prizes
Official "2006 Adobe Photoshop Elements Techniques Scrappy Awards" Contest
Tampa, FL - June 8, 2006 - In just 23 days the "2006 Scrappy Awards," ( http://www.photoshopelementsuser.com/scrappyawards ) the first scrapbook design contest held exclusively for Adobe Photoshop Elements users, will stop accepting entries. The deadline for entries is 12:00 midnight EST, June 30, 2006.
"This is an excellent opportunity for digital scrapbookers to showcase their best work and hopefully win some of the most cutting-edge tools out there," said Matt Kloskowski, editor-in-chief of Adobe Photoshop Elements Techniques. "Then the winners can use those tools to create more funky and fantastic scrapbook designs."
The "2006 Scrappy Awards" contest is free to enter. Entrants may submit a single digital scrapbook page created in Adobe Photoshop Elements in any of ten categories: Sports, Holiday, Patriotic, Wedding, Graduation, Family, Love/Romance, Travel, Baby, and Pet. Although digital scrapbookers may enter multiple categories, they may only submit one page design per category.
Winners will be selected - one each from 10 categories - to receive a prize package worth approximately $800. In addition, one Best of Show winner will be awarded a prize package worth approximately $2,600. All totaled, there are $10,000 in sponsor prizes from industry giants like Adobe®, Wacom®, B+H Photo-Video-Audio, ColorVision, iStockphoto®, Peachpit Press, and more. Plus, each winning design will be published in the Adobe Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter and on its companion website.
Winners will be announced September 8, 2006 on ( http://www.photoshopelementsuser.com ). Official "2006 Adobe Photoshop Elements Techniques Scrappy Awards" contest rules and entry information are available at ( http://www.photoshopelementsuser.com/scrappyawards ).
About the Organizer of the Scrappy Awards, Adobe Photoshop Elements Techniques Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter is published eight times a year by the same creative team that produces Photoshop User and Layers magazines. Along with its companion website, ( http://www.photoshopelementsuser.com/ ), Adobe Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter teaches digital photographers, scrapbookers, and hobbyists how easy it is to edit, color correct, and enhance their digital photos using Adobe Photoshop Elements software.
(First posted on Friday, June 9, 2006 at 08:11 EDT)