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What is a romoshop?

Romoshop is popular form of Brazilian Internet art :-)  Artists take a  photograph and modify it to make it funny.  The source picture is usually manipulated with the program Adobe Photoshop.  The resulting image is referred to as a romoshop.  Mixed Martial Arts related subjects are traditionally the preferred theme for many romoshop artists.

How do I register a user account?

Click the "Create an Account" link on the top right hand of the screen.  Follow the screen prompts until your account is created.  A confirmation email will be sent to you.

I have some romoshops.  How can I add them to the romoshop database?

You must login to the website before you can upload your romoshops.  Click on "GALLERY" on the top menu.  Click the "user panel" link on the top of the page.  Click the "New Picture" button.

Enter a title for your romoshop.  Enter some key words describing the romoshop in the description field.  The description field is used when searching the gallery so make sure you choose keywords that will help others find the romoshop easily.  Select a romoshop category to add your photo to.  If you don't see a category that fits, please select "other."

Browse your computer for the image.  If the image is transparent or an animated .png/gif file, check the "transparent or animated picture files" box.

Click on upload.  Your image will show up in the romoshop gallery once it has been approved by an Administrator.

I found a great picture.  How do I submit it to be used for a romoshop contest?

Crop out the picture and save as a .png file.

You must login to the website before you can upload the source picture.  Click on "GALLERY" on the top menu.  Click the "user panel" link on the top of the page.  Click the "New Picture" button.

Enter a title for the source picture.  Enter some key words describing the picture in the description field.  The description field is used when searching the gallery so make sure you choose keywords that will help others find the picture  easily.  Select "source picture submissions" from the category field.

Browse your computer for the image.  If the image is transparent or an animated .png/gif file, check the "transparent or animated picture files" box.

Click on upload.  Your image will be considered for a future romoshop contest.

I would like to create a romoshop.  Where can I find available source images?

Click on "ROMOSHOP THIS" on the top menu.  This page contains the image for the current romoshop contest.  Right click and "save as" to save the image to your computer.  Use your favorite photo editing software to create your romoshop and upload it to the correct category.  We also suggest you put your screen name on the image itself.  This way you will always be known as the author regardless of where the picture ends up.

Did you create all these romoshops?

This gallery consists of images that are freely available on the internet and uploaded by members.  We take no credit for creating any of these masterpieces.  We have simply organized them so they are available in one location for your enjoyment.

I found a romoshop that I created in the database.  How can I get credit for my work?

Please contact us so we can show you as the author of the romoshop.  Be sure to include the name you want credit to be given to and a link to the romoshop page.

What type of romoshop images are allowed?

Romoshops or source images containing nudity or drugs will not be allowed.  Try to use your best judgement.  But generally, if the romoshop contains content that is not safe to view at work, it will probably not get approved by an Administrator.

 
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