The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) has
announced a call for entries for its 4th annual Photoshop User Awards
( competition held exclusively for
Adobe Photoshop users worldwide.

“The Photoshop User Awards provides Photoshop artists, photographers,
and designers from around the world an exceptional opportunity to
gain international recognition, celebrate their best work, and share
their vision and creativity with the worldwide Photoshop community,”
says Scott Kelby, president of NAPP.

Winners will be chosen in 11 categories with one Best of Show grand
prizewinner receiving a dream assignment to Barcelona, Spain to
create a future cover of Photoshop User magazine, the official
publication of NAPP. The trip to Barcelona includes airfare, hotel
accommodations, hotel transfers, and daily expenses for five days for
the winner and an assistant of their choice.

Winning images in each of the 11 categories will appear in a special
issue of (I)Photoshop User(/I) magazine, and each winner will also
receive a prize package courtesy of these sponsors — Adobe ,
Peachpit Press , Mpix , Kelby Training , Layers magazine , and NAPP
— valued at US$2,500.
The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 12 midnight
(Eastern) Each entrant may submit up to three pieces for
consideration. The entry fee is $35 per piece, or $25 per piece for
members of NAPP. Winners will be announced on or about Feb. 1, 2009.