Photo Retouching

Submitting the entries: Each participant will sign up and upload the entry to the Intranet and will be able to check that the entry has been uploaded correctly.

Photo retouching is a technique, process and result of modifying the characteristics of an image using some type of digital tool that makes it possible to obtain another modified image.

We bring you the reference photo, which should appear in the final retouching, for the photo retouching competition of this edition of Euskal Encounter. Xanti Rodriguez that will visit us to be part of the jury of the Digital Art competitions, has given one of his photographs as a base resource for the retouching. Also brings us an example of what we can do with the magic of Photoshop.

THEME: Ama Lurra (Mother Earth)

Foto Original
Foto Retocada

You can retouch these images using any type of design program (Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand, Corel Paint Shop Pro, etc.)

And use in addition to the provided as reference, any own image or stock free of copyright or of any kind of right.

Maximum resolution: 1280x1024
Allowed formats: PNG (recommended) and GIF.

The author must include a minimum number of 5 previous working stages, and used images. The steps must be named this way: if the drawing is titled GOGO.PNG, the steps will be named GOGO01.PNG, GOGO02.PNG... GOGO10.PNG and GOGO11.PNG if including 10 steps, where GOGO01.PNG is the original photograph and GOGO11.PNG is the finished entry. 

The previous steps will be shown to the jury and the public.

The sketches will be delivered along with TWO .txt files in a compressed file (ZIP):
-ONE with the details of the participant (Name, surname and telephone number).
-THE OTHER with a brief explanation (maximum three lines) of the programs and techniques used.

Only one entry per author will be allowed.

The presentation of the works will be carried out under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs use licence, even when the author indicates a different usage licence or none at all. 
The works must be original and free of royalties. In addition, they must not have participated previously in any another contest.

A professional jury appointed by the organisation will evaluate the works submitted based on their technique, originality and artistic quality and eventually they may possibly declare the competition void if they deem that the quality of the works is insufficient. 
The jury's decision is final.

The general rules will apply along with these rules.

Participation in the competition implies acceptance of its rules.

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