The Winners Of The Robocop Retouching Contest Announced


We had hundreds of entries to my Robocop retouching contest that was announced a few weeks back. You can see the grand prize winner and all of the honorable mentions on There were some really awesome ones.

Announcing The Amazing Robocop Retouching Contest! Win Prizes!


The Contest As you may have seen on Fstoppers or on this blog, I did one of my dream shoots with an actor wearing an original style Robocop costume along with his replica of the OCP Robocop police Taurus. The Robo suit is actually made from original molds used to create the actual costume used […]

Framed Awards – I’m A Finalist In The “Best Commercial Photographer” Category

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  I’m a finalist in the [F]ramed awards as one of the “best commercial photographers” Its a contest where you are nominated by other photographers from blank ballots. Thanks for those that nominated me! Vote for me if you feel I am deserving of it! You can go here to vote: Shout out to some […]

Jumping Joe – Retouching Contest Winner


Thank you for everyone’s patience. The time has come to announce the winner of the Jumping Joe retouching contest and who will receive the Nik Color Efex Pro 4 software! I had a lot of really hilarious and awesome entries. As you may recall, folks had an opportunity to download an unedited file shot by my […]

Photo Retouching Contest Time – Jumping Joe And Win Free Stuff

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It’s contest time again! You may recall this image above from a shoot I did with my Phase One a few weeks back (click the hyperlink to see behind the scenes and video). Snag my buddy Joe in the image above and put him in some crazy places or situations. Serious or funny, doesn’t matter to […]

The Winner Of The Winston Retouching Contest

Winston 3 - Entry by Marina Brocal Sanchez

With 252 votes, Marina Brocal Sanchez of Spain is the winner of my Winston retouching contest. Her prize is the new OnOne Plug-in Software Perfect Photo Suite 6. Thank you to our contest sponsor onOne Software! Thank you to everyone that voted. It was a heated battle for awhile and really loved going through the creative entries. In […]

Winston Retouching Contest Finalists – Choose Your Winner Of OnOne Software

Winston 5 - Entry by: Nathan Smith

Thank you to everyone that entered in to my retouching contest this past week for a chance to win the new OnOne Plug-in Software Perfect Photo Suite 6. I got some hilarious entries. Now here is your chance to have your peers vote on your entry. Here are my top picks (in no particular order) after the […]

Fun Retouching Contest! Win “Perfect Photo Suite 6″ By OnOne Software


The time has come again kids for another fun retouching contest. You may recall my last couple of contests (here & here). This one I am holding in honor of my beloved Boxer, Winston Churchill, who I had to put to sleep on Halloween this year. I wanted to honor my little guy by using […]

*Contest Results* Photoshop Retouching Contest Sponsored By Nik Software – “Post Apocalypse Nora”

Entry by Lorimar Esque

Finally! The day has come to announce the winners of my second photoshop retouching contest (see the original post here). Thanks again to the Nik Software Team for donating our great prizes and for being judges in the contest. Remember, the grand prize winner will receive Nik Software’s “Complete Collection Ultimate Edition” which is their bundle of […]

Nik Software Sponsored Photoshop Retouching Contest v2 – “Post Apocalypse Nora”


LINK TO THE ORIGINAL HIGH RESOLUTION FILE CONTEST RESULTS ANNOUNCED! CLICK HERE! You guys may remember my first retouching contest a few weeks back, which was a smashing success and we got some awesome entries. One of my corporate sponsors (and makers of software I use daily), Nik Software, has stepped forward and offered to […]

The Next Photoshop Retouching Contest Will Be Announced On Friday – New Great Prize!

I am working with one of my new corporate sponsors, Nik Software, to arrange for a really cool BIG prize for my next photoshop retouching contest. I will be announcing the new photo, contest details, and the awesome prize THIS Friday (9am East Coast) March 25. Keep your eyes peeled to the blog. Like I […]

LIGHTING DIAGRAM REVEALED: Guess My Lighting Setup – Bank Vault Portrait Edition


Been playing crazy catch up with my busy shooting schedule. Finally, here are the results to how I lit the above photo from the original post a couple of weeks back: Canon 5D Mark 2 with Canon 24-70 2.8L lens set to 48mm. 1/200 a second at f/13. ISO 200 The main light was a socked […]

Robots On The Move – Photoshop Retouching Contest Results

Entry by Scott Barman. Click image to see full-sized slightly not safe for work image. Red boxes added for your safety and comedic effect.

  As you may recall, I announced that I was having my first photoshop retouching contest a week and a half ago. This contest went incredibly-well and got some great entries from around the globe that ranged from amazing to hilarious (see above). Great job everyone and look for the next contest coming soon! You […]

Photoshop Retouching Contest! Robots On The Move


LINK TO ORIGINAL FILE (contest completed) Inspired by my good buddy Zach Jopling, I have decided to do a photoshop contest using my new robot image that I just shot. Here is the deal: You have 1 week. Deadline is 11:59PM February 23, 2011 to submit your images. You can either email me (douglas [at] […]