Share your skills in our Halloween photo editing challenge!  Use any image editor you like to spookify your images, and create a Step-by-Step Instructable to teach the rest of us how you made it happen.

We've teamed up with the free online image editor Pixlr this Halloween to find the best Halloween-themed photo-editing Instructables.  We're giving away two iPads for Instructables with images featuring creepy people or a spooky scene, and 10 runners-up will win an Eye-Fi wireless memory card.

Project Requirements:
-  submit a Step-by-Step Instructable (video and photo Instructables will not be accepted)
-  demonstrate a Halloween themed photo manipulation
-  include a before and after image
- include in-process screenshots and tool descriptions so others can repeat your process
- any photo editing tool is eligible

Don't have photo editing software? Try the free online image editor Pixlr, and start creating your challenge entry now!

Ready to start? Click here!

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to US, Canada (excluding Quebec), UK, and Australia . Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PDT, October 17, 2011.

The Halloween Photo Editing Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (2)

Two Grand Prize winner will be awarded an Apple iPad 2 and an Instructables prize pack. One Grand Prize winner will be selected for the best Instructable with an image of a spooky scene (people are small or incidental if present), and one grand prize winner will be selected for best Instructable with a creepy image featuring people.

First Prize (10)

Ten first prize winners will receive an Eye-Fi wireless 4GB memory card.

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Sep 26, 2011 and Oct 17, 2011 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Halloween Photo Editing Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.