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Hey, sweets! I wish to get a Super Group and more points for future Contests; anything will make a difference! I have set up a point donation widget on my page to collect points to helps to get Super group!

All who donate will get a feature here in the group.


And, like always... We are looking for some contributers

:heart:Requirements:heart::

-Must be active (We really need people who are going to be here most days of the week)
- Must have experience as a contributer or collector in other groups.
- Must be willing to follow any and all guidelines to accepting/declining work

If you are up to the challenge then please send a note to the group or to me.


Thanks to all :heart:; :iconlalivalmont:

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Group Info

This group is about showcasing the many forms of photography regardless of popularity. We strive to show the best of the best base on skill. Thus finding the beauty in photography.
Group
Founded 13 Years ago
Jan 28, 2007

Location
Global

Group Focus
Art Collection

3,930 Members
3,399 Watchers
110,360 Pageviews
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Beautiful Owner


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Beautiful Co-Owner


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Beautiful Contributers


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Rules


To Join you need to hit the button that says "Join this group"

To Submit you have to 1 be a member of this group and 2 you have to hit "contribute to gallery"


*Updated as of October 21 2011*

:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:Submitting Guidelines:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:

:bulletblue: Members are allow to submit photos.
:bulletyellow: You may submit 1 photographs per week. Sunday being the begining of the week and Saturday being the end. Anymore then 1 submitted during this period will be declined.
:bulletblue: We accept photography from all levels. We do have guidelines which are listed below.
:bulletyellow: Please do not submit stock photography, we had let the go in the past but now we are making this a rule, week are an art photography group not a stock club. *Exception to this rule is that some artistic stock maybe accepted. It will be looked at and they will either be accepted or declined. This will be dealt with by the founder who is both a photographer and stock photographer.
:bulletblue: All submissions will be approved by any members of staff.
:bulletyellow: Please do not submit repeats of a photo the has the same subjects, one for a series is enough, we don't want to see the same of one particular subject.
:bulletblue: Please do not submit photomanipulations or any digital works. This also includes works that have had brushes used on them.
:bulletyellow: You now need three votes for the photo to be accepted
:bulletblue: We have changed the quality of what will be accepted. We will no longer be accepting snap shots or my space shots. Anything with extreme blur or too much grain won't be accepted. *Intentional blur, like bokeh or motion blurs will be accepted.
:bulletyellow: Photos must have some artistic value to it, which is why random snap shots are not going to be accepted. (Subject matter is a the difference between just a photo and an amazing photo.)
:buttetblue: Please submit you own work not someone elses. You can suggest someone elses work for a favorite, but please make sure the work you are submitting to the group is your own.
:bulletyellow: Post your creative and best works, don't post similar repeats. We want to see beautiful photos. That's what this group mainly judges on.

:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:Suggesting Favorites Guidelines:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:

:bulletyellow: Members and Non - Members may suggest 2 favorites per day.
:bulletblue: You cannot suggest your work for a favorite it must be someone elses work.
:bulletyellow: If you suggest your own work it will be declined without reason.

FAQ

Why was I declined Membership?
We don't often decline memberships, but if we see that you have no deviations we might decline it.

Why was my work declined?
This has been the hardest thing to do, declining work, this group strives to show the best of our members and for this we have certain guidelines. We don't put these in to be unfair or unjust, we are only trying to find the best work. We don' want to clog the gallery with works that may not be your best.
Also feel free to ask in the comment section of the work submitted box thingy if you think we have declined your by mistake.

What are these guidelines then?
We have a few things that we deem unacceptable for this group. We don't want to see things that are extremely comon, like nature don't be offened if we decline an average flower, we see many flowers submitted and some of them are just average shots, we want to see you put more into it take the flower and make it more like macro it, take from different angles, etc. We don't like seeing much of the same thing so try not to submit another photo from the same series of photos. We don't accept photos that are to blur (not from intentional blur) or photos that extreme noise (take from a low quailty camera or cellphone), we as asked that you don't submit random snapshots, this isn't a snapshot gallery this is an artsty one. We do accept staged photography but make sure it is artsy.

Do you accept gore and nudity?
This is a testy subject, I know many groups don't allow either, but our group does allow to a certain extent. We don't mind if you submit gore, but please don't submit hate work or racist. When in comes to nudity, we do accept some, we don't however accept pornographic works or works we feel are high unaccepted base on them be rather degrating.

Do you accept photomanipulations or mixed media?
No we don't! This is a photography club so digital works have no place here, there are many groups out there that deal with digital art so join them if you do photomanip not here.

Why has no one commented on why my work was declined?
The reason is mainly because the photos submit don't meet our guidelines, which you are meant to read before submitting, and the other reason is most of are not use to doing it cause we are still fairly new to this. That why this FAQ has been brought in. If you have read through here and still don't have an answer then only then ask us. We will try to answer the best we can but please don't get upset with us. We all have different standards of what we think is acceptable, and that is why we have a voting system of 3 votes.

I joined as a co-founder or contributer why was declined or just moved to member?
We aren't accepting co-founders. We have to decide on exeperience to see if you are acceptable to be a contributer. If you aren't deem as either then you are just going to be added as a member.

Gallery Folders

Featured
Lights in Paris by NessaPalmer
At Your Side by Anelgim
cinnamon.II by Altingfest
Submissions 2015
Over the Edge by SomeponyBrony
Fairy Dreamer by ZandyPop
Torcazas by Negros
Waiting a new day by microbiologist
Submissions 2014
In Medio Umbrae Mortis by Alvirdimus
Clouds|Moon|Sunset by Sugar-Sugar-Bee
Villa Epecuen - 30 by Negros
Submissions 2013
Quaver by MariannaInsomnia
Voyage to Lilliput Continues by alexgphoto
Waterfall by EllieFragile
Roses are spring by Ilman-Lintu
Submissions 2012
Once Upon A Time... by FedericaDN
Esmee by Azzeria
Yury's heritage by JanneO
Lady Me by Mishkina
Submissions 2011
Nous ne serons jamais une seule momie... by lalivalmont
109 by lalivalmont
spring by lalivalmont
Jeg Hater Deg by Morphine-Cloud
Submissions for September 2010
bye bye by bohemianlor
Almost got it... by TsukiLion
Winter in Copenhagen by mariamism
Viola no.1 by dadikr2nice
Submissions for August
Mackenzie Country by Niv24
sunset rc-italy by Impl69sioN
Elen by simxa
The Eye Of The Tiger by ScHoKoKeKsChEn
Submissions 2010
Butterfly by kattiany
Tea time by kattiany
Hagia Sophia Interior by thesolitary
6. Break Away by QnSansNom
Submissions for July
Swan by Flyxer15
Breakable by KayleighJune
Dreams by DaughterOfTheRain
Spherise it by smaragdus21
Submissions for June
The Way by MutedDreams
Submissions for May 2010
yellow dreams 10 by ru-illuzionist
Sumissions for April 2010
Down.. by Aerohana
Submissions for February 2010
Sunset Home by Amerabian
Submissions for March 2010
Do you have food? by escaped-emotions
Submissions for January 2010
upside down by si-n
Submissions 2009
green jewellery by KiaraBlackPhotograph

Favourites

LegsEmporium LegsShots111 by LegsEmporium LegsEmporium LegsShots111 :iconlegsemporium:LegsEmporium 22 2 r e b o r n II ~ by lalivalmont r e b o r n II ~ :iconlalivalmont:lalivalmont 25 0 r e b o r n ~ by lalivalmont r e b o r n ~ :iconlalivalmont:lalivalmont 26 2 red flowers. by lalivalmont red flowers. :iconlalivalmont:lalivalmont 20 2 o u t s i d e ~ by lalivalmont o u t s i d e ~ :iconlalivalmont:lalivalmont 6 1 Stuff...part. II by aurelianno1990 Stuff...part. II :iconaurelianno1990:aurelianno1990 1 0 Hear 'O' Gold by Commoncreatures Hear 'O' Gold :iconcommoncreatures:Commoncreatures 3 0 Now you're caught... by FedericaDN Now you're caught... :iconfedericadn:FedericaDN 177 31 And they say that a hero can save us. by Freyja90 And they say that a hero can save us. :iconfreyja90:Freyja90 430 20 Feelings by Freyja90 Feelings :iconfreyja90:Freyja90 56 5 Veronique by Louis8301 Veronique :iconlouis8301:Louis8301 14 3 Red Vampire by Elisanth Red Vampire :iconelisanth:Elisanth 484 71 Face the purple by Elisanth Face the purple :iconelisanth:Elisanth 360 44 Claretcup 2 by faziarizvi Claretcup 2 :iconfaziarizvi:faziarizvi 27 5 Mr. Eagleman by uygaronder Mr. Eagleman :iconuygaronder:uygaronder 20 1

Affiliates

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Collections

Featured
LegsEmporium LegsShots111 by LegsEmporium
Untitled by ratinrage
r e b o r n II ~ by lalivalmont
r e b o r n ~ by lalivalmont
People and Portraits
Dancer in the dark by ideea
- Snow Red - by Anathematixs
ode to fall by Zaratops
Paris by zemotion
Nature - Flowers and Plants
Gazania by la-niebla
Shimmer of rays and water by Bluesun84
What The Rain Left Behind by kaboomachu
Scent of Woman by Amersill
Water Droplets
R a i n    d r o p by Miss-Photo
Falling Drops by Lord-Dip
Nature - Animals
Ahh soo grasshopper by BeautifulDragon322
Red-Shouldered Hawk II by padawan71
Mind by Amersill
Norwegian Forest Cat3 by fiamen
Nature
Sky's The Limit II by CanndleBurn
Going in Blind by CanndleBurn
Test of Time by starrysurrealism
As Autumn Turns To Winter by iwishmewerekool
Statues and Monuments
temptation by stupid-clever-stupid
Conceptual
It's not too late . .. by light-from-Emirates
Rainy day by addy-ack
bare and hidden by lintu-reve
These tranquil shores by equinoxe7
Abstract
Memories by bibliofila
Shadow Play by angelicexplosion
Landscape
Take Me Away From Me by starrysurrealism
Until the end of time by CanndleBurn
My own peace of mind 02 by equinoxe7
Still Life
Dolls and figurines
Wandering by BlackRoosje
Skies
sunset in istanbul by matricaria72
Architecture
Royal Ontario Museum by rh89
Waterscapes
Fotoracconto - Momenti rubati by Amersill
Places
Macro
colors of a flame by little-billie
Urban Rural
Rise by CanndleBurn
Transportation
route 69 by chris214
Miscellaneous
Do you have the courage? by Kor-x3
Sports
Riders before the storm by fiamen
Military
Tribute For A Fallen Warrior by thingsarelookingup
Street
Age - Love is ageless by Amersill
Food
Lemon and Saffron Cheesecake by neongeisha
Artistic Nude
Horror and Macabre
Concerts and Musicians
Duo by mijnnaamis

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:icont1sup:
T1sup Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2019
Quite obviously, the whole deviantArt is collapsing -- which is a great pity.
And the administrators do not seem to care much.
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lunedelles Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2018
thanks
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slecocqphotography Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2017  Professional Photographer
Dead Group
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skywalkerdesign Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Dead Group!?
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fannfoto Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thank you very much for the request
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:iconratinrage:
ratinrage Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:wave: thank you very much for accepting me :)
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:iconlalivalmont:
lalivalmont Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Student Photographer
u're welcome :hug:
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ratinrage Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
 :iconhappydayplz: :hug:
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NB-Photo Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Is your group still active? All my submissions since May or June have expired? It would be very sad.
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