First Photoshop Elements Digital Scrapbook Design Contest Launches with Over $10,000 In Prizes

Official “2006 Scrappy Awards” Contest Call for Entries.

Tampa, FL, April 27, 2006 --( For thousands of digital scrapbookers looking to show off their creative work, the newly launched “2006 Scrappy Awards” design contest sponsored by Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter, is the event of the year to enter. The “2006 Scrappy Awards” ( is the first scrapbook design contest held exclusively for Photoshop® Elements users offering over $10,000 in sponsor prizes from industry giants like Adobe®, Wacom®, B+H Photo-Video-Audio, ColorVision, iStockphoto®, Peachpit Press, and more.

“This is an excellent opportunity for digital scrapbookers to showcase their best work and hopefully win some of the most cutting-edge tools out there,” said Matt Kloskowski, editor-in-chief of Photoshop Elements Techniques. “Then the winners can use those tools to create more funky and fantastic scrapbook designs.”

The “2006 Scrappy Awards” contest is free to enter. Entrants may submit a single digital scrapbook page created in Photoshop Elements in any of ten categories: Sports, Holiday, Patriotic, Wedding, Graduation, Family, Love/Romance, Travel, Baby, and Pet. Although digital scrapbookers may enter multiple categories, they may only submit one page design per category. 10 winners will be selected – one from each category – and awarded a prize package worth approximately $800. In addition, one Best of Show winner will be awarded a prize package worth approximately $2600. Each winning design will be published in Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter and on its companion website.

The deadline for entries is 12:00 midnight EST, June 30, 2006. Winners will be announced September 8, 2006 on ( Official contest rules and entry information are available at (

About the Organizer of the Scrappy Awards, Photoshop Elements Techniques
Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter is published eight times a year by the same creative team that produces Photoshop User and Layers magazines. Along with its companion website, (, Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter teaches digital photographers, scrapbookers, and hobbyists how easy it is to edit, color correct, and enhance their digital photos using Adobe Photoshop Elements software.


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Carmen Annillo
Managing Editor, Photoshop Elements Techniques