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Welcome on #Compelling-Photos!


Hello, dear members of :iconcompelling-photos:! :dummy:


We want you to know that we do not accept every picture here. Think about your submissions and only submit your best ones. That's why we reduced our
submission limit to 1 deviation per week.

Second, READ about what picture belongs to what folder! Pictures not being submitted to the right folder will be declined!


:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Featured:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Our 'Featured'-folder is not a 'well, I do not know where to submit to.. I'll submit to Featured'-folder.
Our featured-folder is for the best of the best. So please do only submit your pictures if you really think your picture is worth it!

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Surreal:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Pictures submitted to the surreal-folder are on the crossover of reality and surrealism.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Animals:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
As the name says it, pictures submitted to this folder contain animals.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Nature:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Nature pictures can be landscapes, waterscapes, sky pictures, flowers, trees etc.
It's widely spread.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Conceptual:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Important: Some people submit a flower picture and say 'the birth of life'. That's not a great concept. We search for well-executed concepts.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Macro:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
We do not look at the official macro guidelines ("The classical definition is that the image projected on the "film plane" (i.e., film or a digital sensor) is close to the same size as the subject." wikipedia.org) which means that also 1:4 or 1:2 pictures can be a macro shot.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:People and Portraits:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Everything concerning people photography is welcome here.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Still Life:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Same as 'People and Portraits', but only with Still Life. That can be fruits, necklaces, clocks, etc.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Mature Content:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Pictures which are signed as 'Mature Content Pictures' (no matter if +18 or lower) MUST be submitted to this folder. No matter if it has got a concept or is monochrome or is square. It has to go there.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:Others:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:
Submissions to this folder do not fit into the other folders.

:new:

We abolished the "Square"- and "Monochrome"-folders, because they were quite confusing.






If you are unsure about where to submit to: Look at our gallery.

Submitting to the right folder does not mean that your picture is automatically approved!
We have got a high level and want to exhibit only the best ones.
But please do not feel offended if a picture of yours is declined. Ask why it has been declined and we'll try to give you a little feedback.
When you're asking about why your picture got declined:
*Be polite!
*Ask with a full sentence.
*No commands like "Tell me why".

*Please also remember that we have a lot of pictures to look at everyday (most of them are not accepted) so don't spam the group with questions if all your pictures are declined.


Have a great day! :heart:

dragonfly-oli, founder of Compelling-Photos

A GEORGEOUS feature!

Journal Entry: Fri Jun 13, 2014, 3:16 AM


This feature is for the deviants I suggested a DD for which got accepted!


___ by windrides
Summer by Khomenko
The Morning XXVIII by Freggoboy
Ant carry ant by melvynyeo
Railway station by jericho1405
dead by 7Redhotz
5 minute sunlight by tayaiv
Breathless by llemonthyme
autumn impressions4 by agatafotografia
Upside-Down by RamDam-Project
Spring III by photoMick
2 by natur-mystik
Where there's muck there's Brassica's. by Cluke111
Barrio de pescadores by NiraGonzalez
C-up Waker by laura242
Begonian Waves by o-BlueMoon-o
Cache cache ... by julie-rc
haze by drunkMoon
glass by SabrinaCichy
Spiral by electron-otaku
If I was red. by Wesche
Corrugated by daisicalolliwog
Lake in squares. by incredi
Abstract by insolitus85
untitled by SaphoPhotographics
The Silence of the Lambs by nurtanrioven
furry mouth by XSini
hope by arbebuk
-Turning above hills- by Janek-Sedlar
Mused by randyrakhmadany
Lost man by MichelRajkovic
Carpathians by eugene-kukulka
waters by AncaCernoschi
The light of your darkness. by immugraah
058 by AlexNagiPhotography
$ 9.99 by HectorPineda
SomeArchy II by Pierre-Lagarde
elusion by ABXeye
Deer at Sunset by slatkatajna
linger by alterOFnotion
Gotta Get Stung By Idea Bee by goRillA-iNK
Egg-stra Yoke by Stridsberg
le marche by Lisa-Schneider
time by Megson


Love, Oli! :heart:

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:iconmj-magic:
mj-magic Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014
Thank you so much for accepting my photo! :heart:
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:iconjennystokes:
jennystokes Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thanks for declining my photos with no reason given.
Bye!
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ha-rat-kiri Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:wave: ty for accepting me :)
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Mrs-Durden Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Your group was mentioned in this journal: mrs-durden.deviantart.com/jour…

Just thought I'd let you know :D

Regards
Nina
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prettyflour Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Greetings!

Prettyflour here from :iconstunningphotography: 

We are hosting a contest and are asking our affiliates to help us with prizes. We were wondering of there is any chance your group would be willing to do a Feature for our winners?

Anything you could do to help would be greatly appreciated!
Thank you for your time!
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