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August Contest: People and Portraits

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 11:00 AM
Hello, CRPhotography members!

I'm on fire!

I'm very glad to present to all of you
the photography category 
that will be spotlighted during the month, and for this eighth month of 2016, which will be: 
People and Portraits.

If you entered July's contest, be aware that the winners will be
announced in the middle of August!
(and thx all for your participation! :) (Smile))

Heart So... What's the theme?

  • People and Portraits, here on DeviantART is all about the photography of people, from the most academic to creative ways of portraiture.
                   Bullet; BlueArtistic Nude : Photographies artistically focusing on the human body (parts or                                      entirely).              
                   Bullet; BlueBody Art : Photographies of the human body as support for creative artworks.
                   Bullet; BlueClassic Portraits : Photographies in which lighting will be captured through classical                                  rules.
                   Bullet; BlueCosplay: photographies of cosplayers wearing costumes and accessories representing a                            character.
                   Bullet; BlueEmotive Portraits : portrait photography which captures, creates or evokes an                                      emotional outpouring..
                   Bullet; BlueExpressive : Photographies that express a feeling or a mood. 
                   Bullet; BlueFashion Portraits : Photography which is devoted to displaying clothing and other                                  fashion items.                
                   Bullet; BlueFetish Portraits : Photographies which will depict the erotism a person receives from a                            physical object, or from a specific "setting" or situation.
                   Bullet; BlueGlamour Portraits : Photographies in which the subjects are portrayed in sometimes                              erotic poses, ranging from fully clothed to nude.
                   Bullet; BlueInfants and children: Photographies wherin a child or children are the main subject.
                   Bullet; BlueOther : Photographies of all other possible type of portraiture.
                   Bullet; BluePin up: Photographies of old-fashioned pretty girls, though modern outfits now also                                  count but with some vintage aspects.
                   Bullet; BlueSelf-Portraits : Photographies of those very amazing moments of weddings.
                   Bullet; BlueSpontaneous portraits : Photographies shot of spontaneous moments or instants, most                            of them very candidly.
                   Bullet; BlueWeddings : Photographies in which the wedding is the main subject.

  • Some examples are:

after it rains by Zaratops Lover+Fighter by slumberdoll  Bucktooth Is In Love by iKate 
wed by Hudyakov Gone. by zemotion  Hindsight by JaimeIbarra
Fifth Guardian by densha-otoko  Forgotten Fairytales by zemotion  Redemption by zemotion
+098 by DessicatedAngel  Axent Wear Crowd Funding! by yuumei  Poppy girl by demony 

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Diptych by armene

Pure Morning by FurtiveLungs  Takes the sea by CaitlinWorthington  Alice's World by dkokdemir

  • Check out the group's gallery and get inspired: this gallery countains very inspiring amazing photojournalistic shots.Love

  • You can check out also these useful journals with shots, tips and features to introduce you to this category and some beautiful examples throughout excellent curated journals.

Inspire - Self Portraits 07The most inspiring self-portraits of 2007.
For those of you that have tried, you'll know that self-portraiture isn't easy. Being a self-portrait photographer in the past, I understand what's involved in getting that perfect shot.
What's even more inspiring is the fact these artists probably took 50+ shots to capture that shot in the way they want.
Artists have created self-portraits for years in various mediums, to look up history and information on self portraiture go here ->
I am featuring this news article to show you some of the most inspiring selfs of 2007. I hope this inspires or encourages you to try self-portraits for the new year!
The photographs represent my opinion on what I've found inspiring this year. Some are popular, some are very unknown.

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  People and Portraits Exposed #1Sometimes it's difficult to know where best to place your People & Portraiture Photography. Along with my fellow general photography CVs I've started to look into what defines the various People & Portraiture Galleries on deviantART - and we've noticed a real inconsistency with what photographers classify as emotive/spontaneous/self portraits and so on. Hopefully this weekly series of articles will help to change that, and challenge those of us who are unsure - to think outside the box when categorizing our work.
Classic Portraits

Emotive Portraits

Expressive Portraits

Hannes by fal-nameDaydreaming v.3 by bwaworga
Infants & Children
  Photography Interviews: People and PortraitsWelcome to an interview of the amazingly talented People and Portrait photographers: M0THart, livingloudphoto, Ceecore, PorcelainPoet, Dapicture and DanOstergren. We hope you will enjoy the insight this interview might provide you on People and Portrait photography, and each of their personal experiences and views.
Could you please introduce yourself to us? Are you a hobbyist or a professional portrait photographer? How long have you been doing this? What type of portrait photography is your area of expertise?
I am Marta, I am an Italian photographer now based in Paris. I am a professional photographer, mainly a fashion photographer, even if I love working on my artistic projects and portraits. I started during high school, but I can say i'm really working since 5-6 years.
Hi there, my name is Tim Cavadini and I’m a self taught semi professional photographer living and studying (material sciences) in Vienna. A lot of photography

Heart How to enter?

  • As this is a People and Portraits contest, your submission should be located in one of DA's People and Portraits galleries.

  • Please make sure that the photograph you submit was specifically taken for the contest in AUGUST and is uploaded to DeviantArt in AUGUST 2016 (too :) (Smile)).

  • We would appreciate it if you mention in the artist's comments that it is an entry for the CRPhotography contest!

  • DEADLINE is: Wednesday 31rst August at 11:59 am PST. Then the admins of the group will judge the entries and we'll let you know who the winners are with another journal entry in the following month.

Heart What are the prizes?

There will be three winners, and each of them will receive a 3 month Core Membership!
Winners will receive their prizes within the two first weeks of the following month.

Heart Spread the word!

If you can contribute to the prizes we'll truly appreciate it! 
You can help by offering features, points, llamas...
Help us spread the word: Fave this article, share it with your friends... The more the better!
And don't hesitate to contact us if you have any doubts or problems submitting your entry! Hug

Enjoy and have fun! Share with us your love for Photography! 

Add a Comment:
Iskaeldt Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2016
I'd like to enter the contest; unfortunately I can't submit my entry, cause it would exceed the per-folder limit (but I didn't submit anything to it) :<

So my entry is:
MarinaCoric Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2016  Professional
I tried submitting to the contest's folder but there was a problem/error. Then I just submitted it to August 2016 folder... :shrug:
MarinaCoric Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2016  Professional
I tried submitting to the contest's folder but there was a problem/error. Then I just submitted it to August 2016 folder... :shrug:
hosagu Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Moved to the contest folder ;) Check and lemme know if it's all good dear M :blackrose:
MarinaCoric Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2016  Professional
Great, thank you! :hug:
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