#Executives and #FestiveSurprise2015 Snapmatic Winners

Posted on January 13 2016, 1:28pm | Author: R* X | Filed Under: Social Club, Games

Presenting the winning Snapmatics from both the Executives & Other Criminals and the Festive Surprise 2015 photo contest challenges. Pampered moments on luxury Yachts, VIPs and Bodyguards acting the part, stunning shots of the new Declasse Mamba Sports Classic - and of course inspired holiday season snaps of bad Santas, Gingerbread Men and moments of wintry magic were all on photogenic display. Congratulations to all the winning photographers who take home GTA$1M in prize money for each snap.


DRAGON by Ming_666F

Japanese player, Ming_666F brings some distinctly Eastern flavor to this #Executives shot. With the golden dragons of the Oriental Theatre setting the scene, Ming_666F showcases some opulent threads from Executives & Other Criminals. The well-accessorized, golden Heavy Revolver and the stylish Syndicate Leader VIP suit and complementary Bodyguard outfit complete the look.

by Joelbor

Beautifully and artfully composed, Joelbor's majestic shot captures the serenity of the moment as a diver takes a dip off the Yacht bow. With the hazy setting of Del Perro Pier and a vast golden sky in the background, this snap is postcard perfect.

by Sariska

And now for a Yacht shot of the more action-packed variety. Sariska showcases the flipside of Yacht ownership, as two pirates approach on a Speedophile as part of the Piracy Prevention VIP and Bodyguard mode. Sariska's opted for a Dutch tilt to lend extra energy to this action shot, with the flag and moon on the right side balancing the composition perfectly. 

PORTOLA DR by _-Chy-_

Showing off the Declasse Mamba, _-Chy-_'s artistic use of a dreamy Portola Drive backdrop - complete with palm fronds and the high-rise skyline - and soft, smoky complimentary lighting emphasizes the classic curves of the car beautifully.  

PAZIFIK by StrohhutDLuffy

This one looks truly art gallery ready. StrohhutDLuffy and associate are caught frozen in time as they bail out, mid-air from the new Declasse Mamba. Masterful use of focus, filter, composition and color.


by KiinGSTeR

KiinGSTeR's Gingerbread Man is about to get a little extra frosting in this well-timed snap, comically capitalizing on his 2015 edition grimace.

CHIMNEY SWEEP by quaid86

Titled “Chimney Sweep”, quaid86's Santa makes a hasty getaway after dropping an explosive stocking stuffer down the chimney for one naughty Los Santos resident.

by _-Chy-_

This Snapmatic depicting the wonderment of a girl seeing snow for the first time is just sweet. _-Chy-_ has never won a Snapmatic contest before but today has made lightning strike twice, with another winning shot. _-Chy-_ revealed a bit of the BTS artistry behind this seemingly simple snap: “Director Mode, Editor, and a lot of patience with catching the snowflake in the right position while matching the exact timing of the player action expression.”

by CodeBre4ker

On, Blitzen! Another bad Santa is poised to make spirits bright on Christmas night in Los Santos.

by EddieLTU

EddieLTU's clever “Got Milk?” of Gingerbread Man trying to avoid being served up as Santa’s Christmas Night milk and cookies treat is undeniably cute. There were so many other fun Festive Surprise 2015 mask Snaps as well that it was very hard to choose just 5, so a special shout out to some honorable mentions along those lines such as missNxkolette for her “Are You Ready to Be Served?” unwitting Christmas turkey dinner guest and monkdogg69 for his gangster “Straight Outta the Oven!” Gingerbread Man among many others.

Finally, congratulations are also in order to the winners of the Executives & Other Criminals Social Club Event Weekend Sweepstakes prize packs: solid_snake_X, JudgmentDay86STARZTVlill-bad-boy and ipodipad. Stay tuned to the Rockstar Newswire for future opportunities to win Rockstar and GTAV gear and collectibles.

The GTA Online Festive Surprise 2015
The Executives & Other Criminals Event Weekend 
GTA Online: Executives and Other Criminals Now Available

  • R*Eon January 15 2016, 5:55pmFlag
    Hi all,

    Great to see all the love for the winning Snapmatics in the comments and congratulations again to the winners.

    To @Fpimp_dm36, @Felin31_CO, @TacticsWizard and others asking about platforms, please note that the winning snaps were not exclusively taken on PC but also from PlayStation and Xbox consoles as well including the stellar PS4 and XB1 shots above taken by @MING_666F @Sariska @KiinGSTeR and @quaid86. We always make sure to check out all the entries from all platforms so rest assured everyone's given a fair shot!

    To @Phoenix447 and others, there will definitely be opportunities for bonus RP and GTA$ coming up, make sure to stay tuned here at the Newswire for announcements.
  • Mikaveli85on March 6 2016, 4:57amReplyFlag
    how do i start executives?
    • xxmr50calon February 14 2016, 10:21amReplyFlag
      Rockstar?Can u do something new for the unfortunate peeps that have current gen.
    • ggggtyy6766on February 13 2016, 3:56amReplyFlag
      • Biker1203on February 7 2016, 10:26amReplyFlag
        when is the velentine coming ou
        • haRry_H_13on January 30 2016, 12:14pmReplyFlag
          not bad I like the Santa one the most it looks sick!!!!!
          • BobbyZedoaryon January 26 2016, 11:23pmReplyFlag
            Chy's is amazing!
            • TR_RAPTORon January 22 2016, 1:33amReplyFlag
              The bailing from Mamba one is in UNDERWATER, not in air.
              • SkyyQueenon January 21 2016, 11:37pmReplyFlag
                Omg i'm friends with chy!
              • VaBoss23on January 18 2016, 8:41amReplyFlag
                someone invite me to there ps4 crew thats bout getting money and be online plz im almost level 200
              • selrhynoon January 16 2016, 9:08pmReplyFlag
                Awesome snaps
                • TacticsWizardon January 16 2016, 6:21pmReplyFlag
                  Thanks R*E.
                  Anyway, here is one of mine:
                  • UndeadAlcaneon January 16 2016, 6:13pmReplyFlag
                    Seeing -Chy-'s photo makes me lose my dream of creating a beautiful female character.
                  • Egorka599on January 16 2016, 6:06pmReplyFlag
                    • FRXmaVeon January 16 2016, 8:30amReplyFlag
                      Well theyre all nice, but In my opinion they should just Count Snaps, who are really snaps, not cuted out Video pics...
                      • FRXmaVeon January 16 2016, 8:32amReplyFlag
                        @FRXmaVe Its even harder to do, not just making a film and cut the best out.
                      • StrohhutDLuffyon January 17 2016, 10:01amReplyFlag
                        @FRXmaVe but this is the fun part. thanks to that you can make more epic pictures. there are less borders :)
                      • FRXmaVeon January 17 2016, 10:09amReplyFlag
                        @StrohhutDLuffy ya ure right but R* have to tell this to :) dont get me wrong ure "pics" and stuff are great just a guess.
                    • JoHnnY-Btmon January 16 2016, 2:46amReplyFlag
                      Rockstar should actually stop this bull contest.. because only pc players are getting picked!

                      Its in this case it is a hoax
                      • TacticsWizardon January 15 2016, 2:35pmReplyFlag
                        Photo rendered from a PS4.
                        Not even close in resolution to the winner's photos.
                        • .Ansleron January 15 2016, 4:36pmReplyFlag
                          @TacticsWizard Yep, all the winners are PC players because consoles don't stand a chance when it comes to high quality images.
                      • Gaming-LVon January 15 2016, 1:45pmReplyFlag
                        Nice photos! I have a question is there a vip crew active? Looking for a crew with rich people.
                      • SMELLADANKon January 15 2016, 1:19pmReplyFlag
                        Good stuff, but how is Gary Jules : Mad World not in this game?
                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N3N1MlvVc4 Enjoy!
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