In one of our earlier contests, your goal was to make a subject appear from behind a bush. In this contest, we're taking this idea one step further. Your goal is to create the illusion of a third dimension in your photo by making items pop out of a frame. This effect is often referred to as the 'out of bounds' effect. It's easy to learn, but demands creativity to create an original piece that hasn't been done 1000 times before!

The 2D 'frame' can be anything you like. Literally a photo frame, a mobile phone, or even a hole in the wall. The items popping out can be one or many.

We had a similar contest on Pxleyes 6 years ago, called Out of bounds 2. Make sure to check it out to get inspiration.

If you don't know where to start, have a look at these excellent tutorials that explain how to achieve this effect:

Good luck!

PS: Try to vote on every entry, the more votes we get, the more accurate the rankings will be. Also, when you see something on someone's entry that can be improved, let them know. That way, we can learn new skills from each other!

PS 2: Ideas for future contests can be submitted here. The best ideas will be picked and turned into a contest. Make sure to clearly define the rules and objectives of the contest.

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If you have any questions/suggestions/comments about this contest, reply to this comment!

Good luck! πŸ‘‡

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Beware of cars driving through your ipad. Source files : Also used dust particle and broken glass brushes from Brusheezy.

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Chit-chat in the village created by Zizounai

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