Summer Photo and Digital Art Contest

Summer Photo and Digital Art Contest

Submit your photos, digital art or graphic design images of your favorite summer moments.

Aug 16th 2016 - Aug 31st 2016

Win a great software package including PaintShop Pro Ultimate and ParticleShop!

PaintShop Pro X9 Ultimate

Take your photography to new levels with Corel PaintShop Pro X9 Ultimate—including a faster, easier PaintShop Pro and an exclusive bonus collection of premium software: Corel AfterShot 3, Perfectly Clear 2 SE and Corel Live Screen Capture.


Create one-of- a-kind effects with ParticleShop, the powerful brush plugin for PhotoShop, PaintShop Pro and CorelDRAW. Artistically enhance your photos and designs with strokes of genius.

We will be awarding a software package including PaintShop Pro X9 Ultimate and ParticleShop to the top 3 entries with the highest number of votes as of 11:59pm ET on August 31, 2016.

Thank you for entering the Summer Photo and Digital Art contest. The contest is now closed to new entries and votes. The winners will be announced shortly.

Here are some things to keep in mind when entering the Summer photo and digital art contest. You can download a PDF copy of the Official Contest Rules for more details.

  1. Make sure your photo or image is under 5 MB, and is in JPEG or PNG format.
  2. You may enter as many times as you like.
  3. You can only vote ONCE for each photo or image, including your own.


Need some help creating your contest entry?

The Discovery Center is full of useful tutorials that cover everything from the basics of getting started to advanced effects and techniques. Here’s a sample of what you will find.

Photo Editing Tutorials

How to Touch Up Summer Photos



How to Create a Selective Color Effect



Digital Art Tutorials

Textures and Stencils for Photo Artists



How to Use ParticleShop



Graphics Tutorials

Working with Transparencies



Creating Sun and Light Effects