Official Contest Rules
'Tis the season for sparkles, glitter and all things colourful!

Beautiful Bokeh Contest Stamp by FantasyStock
Deadline: 31st January 2011

  • Entries must be photographed bokeh textures.
  • Entries must comply with deviantART's policies.
  • Entries must be newly created for this contest.
  • Entries must follow the stock image guidelines in faq809.
  • Entries must clearly state or link to where users can find stock usage rules.
  • Entries are unlimited.

There will be prizes for first and second place winners in each category:
  • Second Place Prizes: dA Buttons and a 6 month premium membership to deviantART.
That's three camera bags, three sets of buttons, and four and a half years worth of subscriptions that will be awarded to the winners!

What Is Bokeh?

Bokeh is a type of photography that captures points of light that appear out of focus and blurred. It's a popular style in dA's textures gallery, and it can be quite beautiful when it's done right.

Examples of Bokeh Stock Textures
:thumb112581759: Glitter Bokeh Texture Pack by xKimJoanneStock Bokeh Pack 4 Preview by joannastar-stock

Bokeh Tutorials

Make your own Bokeh-without PS by RED47 Bokeh in Macro Shots Tutorial by Jules1983 How to make bokeh by KatherineDavis

Groups of Interest
  • iBokeh for those who love bokeh and it's magic.
  • Made-in-Bokeh focused on bokeh photography and photo manipulation.
  • QBokeh to gather the most beautiful pictures with bokeh.
  • Texturize resources for photoshop, paintshop, gimp, etc.

Now that you hopefully know about the contest, what bokeh photography is and how it's done, please come join in the fun...

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Deviants, be shiny!!

Happy holidays from your resources gallery mods!
shelldevil & FantasyStock

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