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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!

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!

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

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

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

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.

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." 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.

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


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:

OliviaMichalski, founder of Compelling-Photos

Awesome photography XIV

Journal Entry: Wed Jun 15, 2016, 1:13 AM

Lean back and enjoy this feature of exceptional pictures. :love:

June by Healzo
Elegy For A Lost World IV by EmilStojekSunrise in Marmorosy. Carpathians, Ukraine by Sergey-Ryzhkov
Misty Plains of Bagan by DrewHopper
Triumph of daisies by TrichardsenAnduin II by JanPusdrowski
Rush Hour by aFeinPhoto-comTree of Life by da-phil
The Way Back by WatashiwaKOdesu
Good night - Egyptian goose(Alopochen aegyptiacus) by PhotoDragonBird-Pilgrimage over the god's sanctuary- by Janek-Sedlar
Habronattus americanus by ColinHuttonPhotoPrehistoric Trunks by CitizenFresh
Red Giant by JoniNiemelaCLiMAX 244 by GregorKerle
We are like caterpillars.. by MaaykeKlaver
Short-eared owl - Spread your wings by JestePhotographyLoveseat by Northstar76
When the sun touch your heart by Janek-SedlarAs Above by ChadRouthier
Straw sunset by NorbertKocsisThe Road Ahead by Miguel-Santos
Gold and pink by marrgit
Flowercrown by dark-cayden
*** by TarasovLadybird pupa (Illeis cf. koebelei) by melvynyeo
*** by TarasovFeel The Quiet Light Fade by NicolasAlexanderOtto
7437 III by immugraahLaura by Ddenisee
Black And White by Phoenixstamatis
Morning mist by DeingeL
Altis - Spring in Scotland by AenkillNo Strings Attached by Jordan-Roberts
Meet the Family by zoldszorny
Warm light by Floreina-Photography
Left Behind by porbitalHoneymoon by rosaarvensis
Secret path in the mist by MirachRavaiaGetting Lost by MarcoHeisler
Flowering by Oer-Wout
Blue Lightning by Pierre-LagardeLoving Light by Oer-Wout
La danseuse... by Ikonokl4stmy mind drifts by funkichkn
King and queen by Lion-Redmich
Moonrise Kingdom II by bordaSoft Dreams by EyeOfTheKat
Ethereal by TheanimalparadeHamnoy by Klarens-photography
Got ya by Dorreel
Journey into the mystery garden by Janek-SedlarMorning Glory by borda
Mirror, Mirror... by JulianRad
Bellis perennis by MaaykeKlaver
La Glorieuse... by Ikonokl4stElegy For A Lost World III by EmilStojek
Forest Ghost by Wolfskuss
Mighty Wehlnadel by da-phil
dandelions by MaairaKornblume im Juni by Lain-AwakeAtNight
Crystal Wings by BugulNozSpring VIII by shadddow
The castle on the coast by LordLJCornellPhotosThe Luminous Landscape XXV. by realityDream
Lava Leaf by WillTC
Golden Princess Lagoon by Nightmare-vLise by sollenafotografie
Is there anyone ? by Berlin-Steglitz
The whisper of spring by MilenaKaliasWald #74 by HeikoGerlicher
gaze by billlet-doux

Please share your love with these artists! :love:
If you liked it, please leave a comment and a favourite. :onfire: :giggle:

Thank you very much and have a nice day! :rose:

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JessVillanueva Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Is this group still active?
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KatiUnique Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2016   General Artist
Many Thanks for accepting me :rose:
rongiveans Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2015  Professional Photographer
It is hard to be an active member when you let my deviations expire or decline without reason after several very polite requests .  They do not treat folks kindly here.  find another group that is friendly.
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OliverKis Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Im always declined here.I think my camera is not expensive enough for this group.:D (Big Grin) 
Teighlan Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for accepting me! :-)
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