RULES OF SUBMISSION
Please only submit your photo to the correct folder or it will be declined if it is added to the wrong folder. If you submitted to a wrong folder by accident withdraw your submission.
Show good technique, depth of field, lighting, sharpness of focus, etc.
Photos must be artistic, snapshots will be declined.
Over manipulated photos will be declined.
Photos are generally declined because:
There are faults with the photo (excessive amounts of noise, being blurry, over or under exposed, poor colour, or simply poor quality) or they have been submitted to the wrong folder.
Art thieves are not tolerated in the group.
Please be patient, it may take some time for your submission to be accepted.
If your photo has been declined, and an admin hasn't explained why, please read the rules again. If you still cannot find why your photo has been declined then contact us for explanation.
Photos in Featured folder must have good technique, quality and a little something to it to be in this folder.
Only photos with animals! People may be in the photograph, but the main focus has to be a living animal. Insects also go in this folder, unless it's a clear close-up and belongs in the macro folder. No dead animals or toys or anything like that. Only color photos.
Plants and Flowers:
Here you submit flower photos, or other plants. Leaves, roots, fungi and algae go into Other Nature. Only color photos.
Many people submit their Other Nature photos to plants and flowers, but actually leaves, mushrooms and such go into this folder. Nature photos that don't belong in Plants and Flowers or Landscape folder belong in this folder. Only color photos.
Landscape, Waterscape, Skyscape:
All scapy photos are going in this folder, but no black & white or HDR. They have their own folders. Every photo showing a large amount of land, water or sky belongs here.
Any photo with a human or more people in focus belongs here. Only color photos.
Close-up photography, usually of very small subjects The motive is clearly in focus and the background is out of focus.
Photographs of still objects and motives, most often food, drink, dolls and flower arrangement.
Black and White:
Absolutely ALL black and white photography.
All photos with buildings, houses, architecture in it. Only color photos.
Photos taken using High Dynamic Range imaging, a technique used to reproduce a greater dynamic range of luminosity.
Simply photos with a sense of humor.
All other. Also photos with different subjects in focus.