Share your skills in our Halloween photo editing challenge. We're teaming up with the free online image editor Pixlr to bring you another Halloween-themed photo-editing contest! Create a Step-by-Step Instructable documenting your photo editing process from start to finish using any image editor you like. We're giving away some amazing prizes! The best photo edit using any image editor will receive an Olympus EP2 and the best photo edit using Pixlr will receive an iPad 2.

Project Requirements Step-by-Step Instructables only Must be a halloween themed photo edit Your tutorial must include a before and after photo of your edit Any photo editing tool is acceptable (be sure to explicitly state which tool you've used) To be eligible for the Pixlr prize you must include a screen shot of you editing your image in Pixlr

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia,  Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, and Denmark<. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, October 16, 2012.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The Halloween Photo Editing Contest with Pixlr is closed.

Grand Prize

10 Prizes

Grand Prize

One Grand Prize winner will receive one Olympus EP-2 digital camera. Winner will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.

Judges Prize

One Pixlr Judges Prize winner will receive one 16GB iPad 2 (black) w/ wifi. Winners will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.

First Prize

Three First Prize winners will receive one iPod Touch 4th Generation, 8GB, Retina Display, HD Video Recording. Winners will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.

Runner Up Prize

Five Runner Up winners will receive one GorillaPad original. Winners will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.
How It Works

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 17, 2012 and Oct 16, 2012 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Halloween Photo Editing Contest with Pixlr. 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.