I’m addicted to my camera, if you haven’t noticed. I love trying to capture the moments of our everyday lives. And, although of course the quality of my pictures doesn’t come close, the expressions and “naturalness” of my photos are often much better than would be captured in a photo studio, mainly because my kid is always going to be more comfortable with me than any photographer.

So, I take my pictures, then I use my minimal Photoshop talents to try and “fix” my lack of photography skills, which some may argue just mess them up more.

So I was pretty excited when I heard the idea behind a new site called Editingg: with very easy user interface and affordable pricing, they will take your home photos and make them look like they were professionally made.

They can remove distracting objects, blur the backgrounds to make the foreground stand out more prominently, deblur a photo, touchup and enhance faces, and in general make those edits that really make your photo stand out.

They have three levels of service – Basic for $6.99, Premium for $14.99, and Advanced for $24.99, depending on what you want done to your photo. After editing, they just send the photo file back to you, and it is yours to print or publish as you like with no copyrights involved, unlike professional photography.

Editingg has given me two packages of 5 Premium edits each to give away to two of you!!! Each package is worth $75, and is a great way to enhance your photos.

To show their capabilities, they took a few of my photos and worked their magic.

I loved this photo, but it is washed out and the background is too prominent:IMG_9125

When I tried to edit it myself, I ended up over-exposing Ali’s face by over-brightening the picture:

Editingg took the photo and made it perfectly balanced: a faded out background, Ali’s eyes bright, and her coloring as it naturally should be.

This family photo was taken of us at Easter, but it was very shadowy. No matter how hard I tried to edit it, I couldn’t get rid of the shadows without messing something else up:

I LOVE the version from Editingg – SUCH an improvement!! 270b_2

I’ve always loved this pose and expression on Ali, but my refrigerator and messy dining room table always stood out to me more than Ali:
Editingg blurred the background, fixed the coloring, and made her image stand out much more prominently:

I’m really impressed with their work, and know you will be too!!!

If you would like to win one of two packages of 5 photo edits from Editingg, simply comment here to enter!

You can earn up to four extra entries if you:

  • Follow Editingg on Twitter
  • Tweet, blog, OR Facebook about this giveaway. If you tweet, please tweet the following: “I just entered to win free professional photo touchups from @editingg! http://bit.ly/editingg “
  • Subscribe to OR Follow my blog
  • Follow me on Twitter OR Facebook

(be sure to leave separate comments for your extra entries.)

Best of luck! This giveaway is open until Monday, August 2nd. The two winners will be randomly selected and posted on my giveaway winners page on Tuesday, August 3rd.

Disclosure: Editingg edited four photos for me for review purposes. I received no other compensation for this giveaway. As always, my opinions are always my own.

80 thoughts on “Turn Your Photos Into Masterpieces – Giveaway!

  1. What they did to that family Easter photo is a definite editing WOW!

    (And of course, the beautiful family helped greatly too ;-)

  2. Where do you find all this cool stuff? How fun! I've been thinking I should just try to shoot Boo's six month pictures myself…maybe with this I could get something I really like!

  3. And I subscribe to your blog…although I'm not smart enough to figure out the google reader. Haha. But I don't read that many blogs anyway, just the ones on my lists.

  4. Wow. That's pretty awesome. My camera is less than thrilling when it takes a photo so this would be cool.

  5. This is such a wonderful product for those of us who are to lazy to learn about photoshop. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  6. I follow you on my Google reader. You are quite the funny writer. Thanks for making me laugh.

  7. I would love to win this! They did an awesome job on the family picture! I have a B&W of Ethan that I've always wanted to get touched up. I'll be using them even if I don't win!

  8. This is just what I have been looking for. I just took my son's senior pictures and have been trying to photoshop them but they are still not looking like I want them to. Please enter me in….. I can't believe my son is a senior. Take lots of pictures the time goes by so quick.

  9. I'm a horrible picture taker..like I'm being totally HONEST! I love the Easter picture…I thought how could they make that better? But, somehow it got even more beautiful. Awesome!! That thing could be a life changer for me.

    And, I must say, Birmingham is beautiful and seems very cool. My youngest (who is 22) is dating someone who has the possibility of (when he gets a promotion) someday perhaps moving there. At first, I was mortified as I seem to have children that just cannot stay put and are adventurous to say the least.

    Then, I thought of you. :) I thought if my baby doll ever moves to Birmingham, I already know someone. BTW, they aren't even engaged yet. But, I'm already just reviewing my options.
    P.S. Glad my RACHEL is HOME!!!!!

  10. Hi, My name is Tasha and I just started following your blog, which I love:) Please enter me in the drawing, yours picks turned out so well, Thanks

  11. I just found your blog today and am more than happy to follow it, even if it weren't for the entry. Thanks for making me laugh!

  12. this is quite impressive. I would love to have the chance to have a flawless picture of my daughter… (even though she is perfect the way she is :)

  13. I would love to use this for family photos. I used my wedding picture for a poster and had a really hard time editing it the way I wanted to. vidomich(at)yahoo(dot)com

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