Photoshop Photo Contest Launched by Photoshop World and ViewBug

  Photoshop Photo Contest Launched by Photoshop World and ViewBug

 Contest is Open Until Feb. 28^th – Winners Announced Live on The Grid March

Business Wire

TAMPA, Fla. -- February 13, 2013

Organizers of the Adobe-sponsored Photoshop World Conference & Expo, have
launched a Photoshop® Photo Contest with ViewBug (a premier photo contest
site), in anticipation of the upcoming April conference and to inspire the
creative use of photography and Photoshop. The contest is free to enter, and
participants are to submit photos that represent dreams, hopes and fantasy by
midnight, Thurs., Feb. 28^th.

Winners will be selected by Scott Kelby, president of the National Association
of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP),, creator and host of The
Grid, and Photoshop World technical director along with Matt Kloskowski,
education director for NAPP, Photoshop and Lightroom instructor, Photoshop Guy
and co-host of The Grid.

Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski will be judging the winning entries live on
The Grid during the March 6th show at 4:00pm ET. The Grid is a live talk show
all about photography, Photoshop and other industry-related topics. Viewers
are encouraged to participate in the show via the live blog at or
via Twitter by adding #TheGridLive to their tweets.

One Grand Prize winner receives an all-expense paid trip to Photoshop World in
Orlando, April 17-19, including flight (North America only), hotel, 3-day
conference pass and ticket to After-Hours Party. The Grand Prize winner also
receives a one-year membership to NAPP, a one-year subscription to, and will be recognized during the opening ceremony at
Photoshop World. The winner’s work will also be published in a future issue of
Photoshop User magazine.

The contest will also award three first place and 10 runners up winners. Prize
details at

“We are very excited to work with Scott Kelby to encourage creativity through
photography and Photoshop during this very special contest for Photoshop
World,“ said Ori Gruttin, ViewBug co-founder.

About Photoshop World

The Photoshop World Conference & Expo is the official convention of the
National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and the largest Adobe
Photoshop and photography event in the world. The three-day conference
features over 100 classes taught by 35 of industry’s most creative and
talented Photoshop, photography, and lighting experts. Its two-day Expo is
packed with exhibits from leading hardware and software companies as well as
major retailers. For more information about Photoshop World Conference & Expo

About ViewBug

ViewBug is an online photo contest community providing an opportunity for
photographers to share photos with chances to win prizes. ViewBug gives
everyone an opportunity to be discovered. Unlike other photography
competitions, ViewBug makes the photography contests fun and social by
providing prizes by the best brands in the industry and including the most
influential photographers as judges. Participants can also help judges select
winners with a social media voting tool. A fast-growing company, ViewBug is
based in San Diego with business development partners in Las Vega and San

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NAPP/Photoshop World
Mary Laurinaitis, 813-433-5005, Ext. 162
Ori Gruttin, Co-founder
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