Win Filter Forge Photoshop Plugin [updated]

Recently, I won from online giveaway a fantastic photoshop plugin, it has been a great addition to my collection as I loved photography and photomanipulation. Filter Forge – A plugin for Adobe Photoshop that allows you to build your own filters, provide ease of manipulating images and photographs that definitely is captivating to the eyes.

And this time it is time for you my beloved readers to experience and have the chance to own a Filter Forge license. But this time let’s do it in a different way. As usual, no purchase is necessary for this contest. Read on…

What is Filter Forge?

Filter Forge is a versatile Photoshop plugin which lets both novice and expert users create a wide variety of realistic and abstract textures and effects. Users can take instant advantage of over 7714 free community-created filters in the online filter library, or create their own filters in the visual filter editor by assembling them from components such as blurs, gradients, color adjustments, noises, distortions, or blends – without writing a single line of code.


1. You can create your own filters. Filter Forge comes with a visual node-based editor allowing you to create your own filters – textures, effects, distortions, backgrounds, frames, you name it. All filters automatically support 16- and 32-bit modes in Photoshop, real-world HDRI lighting, bump and normal maps, huge resolutions, and most filters can be seamlessly tiled.

2. You get free access to 7714 user-created filters. Anyone can contribute their textures and effects to the online filter collection so it grows with every submitted filter. This means the more people use Filter Forge, the better it gets.

3. Contributors get Filter Forge for free. You submit filters, they get popular with the users, we send you a free copy of Filter Forge. Sounds simple but don’t expect a giveaway, you will have to earn it.

More features…

The Prize

One lucky winner will be selected to have a license of Filter Forge.

How To Win Your Filter Forge License?

Step 1: Download a free copy of Filter Forge and install it.

Step 2. Choose any photo of your own and apply your favorite filter, you can also use on your projects your up to now – photomanipulation for example.

Step 3: Send your final output to – JPEG format and a maximum of 1000px on the longest side. Include your name and filter/s being used.

The contest start today and it will ends on December 16, 2010. Every entry that are submitted will be added on this post. I will choose the lucky winner with the deserving entry.

The announcement of winner should have been done last December 16, unfortunately I was in bed for the past days because of fever.

There are 4 entries with this contest.


Old photo by Ronald Khan

Dreamy by Kirk Nathan

Grunge by creative junkies

Grunge by Noel Pascua

This contest is not about photography, it is how you will come up with a stunning output using the Filter Forge plugin. By a quick glance to all the entries and even you go again for a second scan. The grunge touch by creative junkies is the winner for me.

Congratulations to creative junkies – representative from Filter Forge will contact you on how you can avail of your prize.

Mars Cureg

Web designer by profession, photography hobbyist, T-shirt lover, design blog founder, gamer. Socially and physically awkward, lack of social skills, struggles to communicate with anyone who doesn't have a keyboard. Willing to walk to get to the promised land. Photo and video freelancer, SEO. Check out more on my Google+

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  • ChayaChitra Photography

    I will try this. This should be fun.

  • web

    Really useful plugin for me, thanks for posting it!!..

  • palaboy

    w0w ! i should win this!

  • rod rodriguez

    Hmmn, looks promising, I’ll take a whack at it and hopefully get the price 😀

  • the guitar effect seems nice