As part of projecteducate, this is the first of several interviews being posted this week dealing with photography groups. Today's topic: Ball-Jointed-Dolls
1)Could you briefly summarize your group's mission, so to speak?
The goal of our group is to bring the art of BJD photography closer to people who might have never heard of BJDs before and show them that there is more to BJD photography than showing off a pretty doll.
[The following quote is a direct copy of the group's mission statement]
"While the BJD hobby includes various different 'side-hobbies' such as painting, customizing, sculpting, etc. this group focuses on the artistic photography aspect. We do not judge photos by the looks of the doll, but by the artistic value of the photo itself. Just like when photographing a human model, different aspects such as lighting, posing, composition, creativity, originality, etc. should be kept in mind and proven in t