Language :

How to Participate


Calling for Rescue!

Find your photo too plain and boring? Upload the photo and let the PhotoDirector community do a makeover!

Tips on addressing your transformation request!
  1. State clearly what changes you want to make.
    • Good Example: Turn my picture into a battle scene
    • Bad Example: Make my picture look good!
      • Editing criteria is too broad! Outcome may not fulfill your request
  2. Stay within reasonable parameters
    • Good Example: Make my photo look like it was taken from an action film!
    • Bad Example: Make my blurry photo clear and focused
      • It can't be done!
  3. Be creative, let others decide how interesting your photo can be!
* for all photo submissions, the format must be in JPEG/JPG format and under 3 megabites in size

Rescue a Shot!

Want to show us how proficient your PhotoDirector skills are? Select a photo from the gallery
and edit away!

Tips on making the best edit!
  1. Follow the transformation request provided by the original photo submittor
  2. Changing the colors or background is a start, but try exploring more functions! Be creative in the ways you edit!
  3. Take a stab at photos that have already been edited, can you make it even better?
* for all photo submissions, the format must be in JPEG/JPG format and under 3 megabites in size
* all photos submitted must only be edited by CyberLink PhotoDirector. All entries edited by other softwares will be rejected

‘Like’ or ‘Share’ a picture!

Just submitted a plain shot and want others to edit? Rescued a photo and want your friends to know? 'Like' or 'Share' it with your friends on Facebook and challenge them to take a stab at editing it too!


1. The Goodbye Plain Shots is sponsored by CyberLink Corporation ("Sponsor"), and is open only to participants who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and have reached the age of majority in their home states at the time of entry (“Entrant”).
2. Participants must submit or create a photo based on the rules and using CyberLink PhotoDirector. Using CyberLink PhotoDirector trial versions is acceptable.

Terms & Conditions

1. CyberLink provides this online platform for participants to edit and submit photos using PhotoDirector. For both original photos and edited submissions, the participant must be the original creator of the photo and must have obtained the necessary permissions for the inclusion of copyrighted images. By submitting an original or edited photo, the participant thereby states that he/she have all copy rights and ownership of the photo. CyberLink is not responsible for any legal consequences led by any infringements of the rights of privacy and publicity, copyright, trademarks or intellectual property rights of any person or organization in the photos uploaded by the participant.
2. Photos may not contain libelous, sexually explicit, harmful, discriminating, disparaging or other inappropriate content.
3. If the participant uses any material or elements in the photos that are subject to the rights of a third party, the participant holds sole responsibility in obtaining the necessary consents from such party to enable CyberLink in using and showcasing the photo and all contents (including but not limiting to logos, names, trademarks seen in the photo).
4. The participant permits CyberLink to publish his/her photos on the Goodbye Plain Shots page. For clarity, the participant retain ownership rights in his/her photo. However, by submitting a photo, the participant allows others to edit the photo by using CyberLink PhotoDirector and he/she hereby grant CyberLink a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, license to use, reproduce, distribute, and prepare derivative works of the photos in connection with CyberLink PhotoDirector and DirectorZone´s services. CyberLink reserves all right to use all photos submitted by the participant for marketing and promotional use. "
5. CyberLink reserves the right to refuse any entry in its sole discretion. No entry may contain unlawful, obscene or objectionable material. CyberLink also reserves the right at any time to remove or disqualify any photo when it believes in its sole discretion that the participant has: (i) infringed any third party's copyright and/or other property and/or personal right; (ii) does not comply with these event rules; (iii) failed to obtain the necessary consents as set out in these terms and conditions.
6. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, script, macro, or any other automated means or similar entry methods or agents for voting is not permitted and will result in the disqualification of all votes received through that method.
7. All submissions will be reviewed as far as possible for content before being published or judged; however, such review does not relieve you from responsibility for compliance with all these rules.
8. You shall indemnify CyberLink, or the related companies and employees from all claims that any commercial, advertising, presentation, Web content, or other material submitted to CyberLink that infringes the rights of others work or a third party’s work contained in any submission.
9. You agree that CyberLink shall not be liable for any claims, costs, liabilities, damages, expenses and losses arising out of (i) CyberLink's use of the photo; (ii) the your participation in Goodbye Plain Shots; (iii) technical failures of any kind including but not limited to problems or delays arising from software, websites or equipment malfunctions or computer viruses; (iv) any events outside CyberLink's reasonable control including damages to persons or property. If there is any applicable law which does not allow the above disclaimer then parties must follow it.
10. Disputes under this Agreement shall be governed by Taiwan law excluding provisions about conflicting laws and the Parties agree they will submit disputes to the courts of Taipei, Taiwan.
11. Where there is any collection of personally identifiable information of the participants for registration or other legitimate purposes, such as name, address, email and phone number for example, then such data will be handled in accordance with the CyberLink [Privacy Policy] also available at
12. By participating in Goodbye Plain Shots, the participant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions as stated.