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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:

dragonfly-oli, founder of Compelling-Photos

Recent awesome art - a feature

Journal Entry: Mon Aug 11, 2014, 6:24 AM

Enjoy this package of awesomeness!

My flower garden by mirazuBrave Heart by Chaerul-Umam
White Clover by NitrokAlien Plant by Nitrok
Embryo by Phoenixstamatisanyone's ghost by curlytops
... by AngiriasIn the Silence II by MikkoLagerstedt
2014 - 25  Fluffy by W0LLEE S C A P E by A2Matos
Lexx by StacyDJourney Home by JJcanvas
Bench by MatthiasHaltenhofMorning dreams by diensilver
Wasp (TBD) by AlHabshiJuly Lights by bagirushka
Ocean Memories by arefin03Peace and quiet II by JPawlak
Icelandic Highlands Sunset by BakistoDQD by duongquocdinh
Hestia-Goddess of the hearth by flycatcher263Thanks for the memories by tayaiv
Tuuletin by juhkuWaiting for my valentine by fitrido
rising dragon by thuynganIMG 5013-1 -fused by snomanda
Demon by algenpflegermaleficent. by Lady2
Maggie by ElenaSaiConversation by Hengki24
Untitled by MartaSyrko... by absentii
The Spiders Web by fistfulofneuronsLighting Eva by EdgarBerg
*********** by Vladimir-SerovOrigami Panda Family by FoldedWilderness
Take that away! by TiefenschaerfeMystery07 by polyaray
Magic by fiixxcurles by spasib0
Brody by KiwiTakeFlightArgus. by YannickDellapina
The girl by yavuzselimturanJean-Paul-91 by Sblourg
Little Ant by BokehLightCalimani Mountains, Rhododendron flowers by BerarAdrian
Proxy Creek by by Frozen-photo
Our hearts will fly by augenblickwinkelDouble by LyraWhite
Wanderer by dionn-kSnowy Tales by markborbely
back again by msnessixthe spooks that remain unpainted. by Camiloo
The Golden Hour by PeterixLangisjor by Alex37
Greeting Summer by torasenfotoself by varya666
Diatas singgasana sepi by fitridoFollow the circle by diensilver

I hope you enjoyed it. If you did so, I would love to receive a little favourite from you :heart: This encourages me to continue the feature series!

Thank you :heart:

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

Just thought I'd let you know :D

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prettyflour Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

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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