Photo Maniupulation - Art Winners

The Fall 2005 contest is completed! The lucky Grand Prize winner received an 8.0 megapixel digital camera and accessories worth $650, Tool Factory software worth up to $200, and a Digital Camera Basics book.

Here are the winning entries: 1 | 2 | 3


Makayla, Age 16 from California
Title: The Lost Kid
Caption: "This is an ode to all the children lost in Katrina."

Click to enlarge - Notice that every image in the hair is made up of Katrina disaster photos. The judges were fascinated by this image!

The second and third prize winners each received Tool Factory software and a book.


Steve, Age 16 from Wisconsin
Title: Frog in Stained Glass
Caption: "A very green frog, with a stained glass gradient transparency background, that is very unusual to the eye."

Click to enlarge this image. It is stunning at full screen! See more fantastic images from Steve in the runner-up entries. Steve entered a stream of high-quality images in the contest.


Ruben, Age 18 from Texas
Title: Enter Lee Generals
Caption: "For my art I took photos of my school. Then I put them together to create my image. To start, I used (eraser) to take the roof off of a hall. Then I used a sky for a background. On the floor of the hall, I added two paintings from my school. I had to adjust the size and shape of them before I put them in place. For this, I went to (Edit, Transform, Scale and Skew). Then I placed our mascott to the background. Finally I added a light at the end of the hall. I went to (Filter, Render and Lens Flare). To finish I made a few adjustmetns to make it look more realistic and night."

Click to enlarge and explore the details in the overlays. This was one of the best used of leading lines amongst the entries. The composition and use of color is excellent.

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