If you love an image (whether it's yours or someone else's) and want to make sure others get a chance to see it, you can “feature” it by choosing the “Spotlight” button.
When an image is Spotlighted, it receives enhanced visibility in premium spots throughout the site. Spotlighted images are rotated through these higher-visibility positions to ensure the best opportunity for the images to be seen by JPG users.
If you see a great photo that would make a perfect entry for one of our Shoot Out photo contests but it was uploaded by another user, now you can enter that photo in the contest and, if it wins, you get to share in the contest winnings.
Like a photo editor, if you've got an eye for great work, find it and submit it to a contest. If it wins, since you staked the entry fee, you'll take home part of the prize (the rest, of course, goes to the member who shot the image).
Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!
Photo license: © All rights reserved
I'm grateful I took hold of the moment to take pictures a few months ago. Had I not I would not have this memory frozen in time.
This is Ibbey, his name is short for "itty bit". 13 years ago on Christmas day he was under our Christmas tree with a red bow taped to his body. Originally intended to be a gift to our children, Ibbey quickly became my little buddy. He was so small when we got him, hence the name. However, he did not stay "itty bit" for long, at 20 lbs, he was a big cat.
Perched on my shoulder, he went with me where I went. Followed me when not on my shoulder. Found his sleeping spot above my head and woke me sometimes in the morning, with a little bite on the head. When I was sad, he would come running to me and lay with me while I cried. Reaching his paw out and stroke my face, as if to dry my tears. When I was in pain, he would lay with me. Close by my side and purr as if to say "it's going to be alright, I'm here". From the other side of the house, he would hear me call his name and never hesitated to come running to be by me side. If I had to go away, he would lay in my suitcase as if to protest my leaving him. Mr. Personality Plus, that was Ibbey. For 13 years, Ibbey and I were buddies.
Never before have I experienced a cat like Ibbey and doubt I ever will again. He's gone to sleep for the last time. I will sorely miss him.
Goodbye my sweet Ibbey, my little buddy. I will miss you.
Please Login or Sign Up
Login or Sign Up
Need contest credits? Get 'em here!
Payments are processed by PayPal and you will be automatically forwarded to PayPal to complete your transaction. It may take a few minutes after you complete your transaction for you contest credits to update. We will send an email to your registered email address once we have received a successful transaction from PayPal and updated you credits.
Select a Shoot Out contest credit package below.