News in Pictures, March 23 - 29
15 entries - contest ended 3/30/2015

Create images of something that happened in the news during March 23 - 29, 2015. The submission span for this weekly "News in pictures" contest are open for the whole 7 days - Monday through Sunday, followed by a day for voting (next Monday). Now you can chop and submit news as soon as it happens, without waiting for a weekend. News in Pictures contest now has double jackpots: 1st place: $10, 2nd place: $6, 3rd place: $4, 4th place: $2.
In the Creator's Comments, it is mandatory to link to a news story. You should use this format to make a link: [URL="http://SomeNewsSite.com"] news title[/URL]
Keep the BLACK as is, replace GREEN with the link, and replace the RED with the news story title.
( Themepost image credit: CNN )

Earth Hour
23 entries - contest ended 3/29/2015

This Saturday, March 28, people and businesses around the world will participate in Earth Hour 2015, turning off their lights at 8:30 p.m. local time. Earth Hour tradition was established by the World Wildlife Fund in 2007 as a way to bring attention to energy consumption, sustainability, and climate change issues. This year, participants in over 7000 cities in 156 countries countries will darken homes, skyscrapers, and landmarks around the world.
Let's see what would happen if Earth Hour went more global by turning lights off in the famous movies and paintings. In this contest, give night theme to famous paintings and movie posters. You are welcome to change the movie titles to reflect the night theme. Please don't use only brightness adjustment or filters, put more effort in your work by adding moon light, changing backgrounds, adding a lit candle, etc. A good example of an entry for this contest would be Forrest Gump movie poster showing Forrest Gump sitting on a bench holding a candle in the moonlight. Many thanks to lucianomorelli for the themepost.

Jeremy Clarkson's new job
14 entries - contest ended 3/28/2015

BBC has just sacked their biggest global star, Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson, following his "unprovoked physical and verbal attack" on a colleague. BBC director general Tony Hall said the decision was a difficult one, but Clarkson crossed the line and there was no other way through it. Clarkson joined Top Gear in 1988 when it was a dull and unpopular car programme and turned it into the most popular factual TV show in the world with the global audience of 350 million.
Show what new job offers Jeremy Clarkson may (or may not) accept, and what products and services he may promote now.

Ballet Legs
15 entries - contest ended 3/26/2015

Modern (contemporary) ballet is getting increasingly popular these days. Contemporary ballet combines classical ballet with modern dance, and is often based on modern plays - take Edward Scissorhands ballet for example.
Take any person and swap his legs for the legs of ballet dancer, similar to how it's done in this example. Feel free to use politicians, celebrities, movie or painting characters to give them ballet legs. As Bee Gees once said they "should be dancing!" Many thanks to lucianomorelli for the themepost.

Freak Show
22 entries - contest ended 3/25/2015

It's the Freak Show time of the week... Get your whips ready and get the freaking circus started! In this contest you can photoshop and exhibit anything you wish (standard site rules still apply). This is basically a weekly exhibition of your creative works with no "contest restrictions". Many thanks to PixJockey for the themepost.

President Obama and Kim Jong-Un Impersonators
20 entries - contest ended 3/24/2015

Who could have thought that one day Barack Obama would be happily walking hand in hand with Kim Jong-Un? Well, folks, this day has finally come, according to the today's stock photo. Have at it!
Photoshop this photo of President Obama and Kim Jong-Un impersonators any way you wish.

News in Pictures, March 16 - 22
14 entries - contest ended 3/23/2015

Create images of something that happened in the news during March 16 - 22, 2015. The submission span for this weekly "News in pictures" contest are open for the whole 7 days - Monday through Sunday, followed by a day for voting (next Monday). Now you can chop and submit news as soon as it happens, without waiting for a weekend. News in Pictures contest now has double jackpots: 1st place: $10, 2nd place: $6, 3rd place: $4, 4th place: $2.
In the Creator's Comments, it is mandatory to link to a news story. You should use this format to make a link: [URL="http://SomeNewsSite.com"] news title[/URL]
Keep the BLACK as is, replace GREEN with the link, and replace the RED with the news story title.
( Themepost image credit: Reuters )

Freak Show
18 entries - contest started 3/29/2015 8:00:00 AM

It's the Freak Show time of the week... Get your whips ready and get the freaking circus started! In this contest you can photoshop and exhibit anything you wish (standard site rules still apply). This is basically a weekly exhibition of your creative works with no "contest restrictions". Many thanks to pcrdds for the themepost.

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