10-01-2015, 01:03 PM
Halloween Costume Ball 2015
2015 Talk Budgies Forum
Halloween Costume Ball
The Halloween festivities are open to ALL pets
Halloween is just around the corner!!
This contest gives everybirdie a chance to show off YOUR very best ghoulish creations
There are THREE categories you can enter
Category # 1 -Edited/Photoshopped Photos
Show us your pet’s costume using a Photoshopped picture that YOU create
The photo does not
have to be recent
Older photos are
eligible for this competition
If you don’t have Photoshop, there are several of free online photo imaging editing sites
you can join to create a Photoshopped effect
Photobucket, Picasa, Blingee and others offer these tools,
so use your imagination to create the BEST Halloween costume for our party!
Category # 2 - Animations
For this category you can let your creativity and imagination SOAR!
You may enter ONE photo in EACH category
Staff members (other than the staff members who help to judge) are allowed to enter
Category # 3 -Natural Photos
Please make sure that your pet is a willing participant if you choose to enter a natural photo
We would love to see our members dressed up in costume as well
You can be in the photo with your pet(s) should you so choose
Post your photos on this thread
Judges may post non-competitive pictures so
everyone has the opportunity to join in the fun!
Three prizes will be awarded in each category
1st prize 200 karma points and a one year Supporting Membership subscription or an extension to an existing membership
2nd prize 100 karma points and a six month Supporting Membership subscription or an extension to an existing membership
3rd prize 75 karma points and a three month Supporting Membership subscription or an extension to an existing membership
Submissions will be judged with the following criteria in mind
Overall Quality: Your photo should be clear and sharp -- not blurred or out of focus
Photo Size: Make sure the size of your photo is large enough to be viewed by everyone
Preferred Size: 640 x 480 pixelsNo thumbnail attachments will be accepted as entries for this contest so please do NOT submit thumbnails as these drive the judges batty!
Creativity: This is MUST for ALL categories
Let your imagination take flight. . . don’t be afraid to let the SPIRITS inspire you
The Costume Ball starts now and doors remain open until 7:00 PM E.T. October 27th.
The judges will then gather to cast their spells
(ahem, excuse me....votes
Winners will be announced on (or before)
Halloween, October 31st
Last edited by FaeryBee; 10-25-2015 at 04:24 PM.