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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 XII

Journal Entry: Thu May 12, 2016, 1:53 PM

Enjoy the 12th edition of my photography feature series! :onfire:

Reverie by arefin03
El ultimo rayo de luz by manursCommon Toad - Bufo bufo by Mendipman
*** by Alexey-ArgentumOn the top by KristynaKvapilova
Yosemite Valley Fog I by aFeinPhoto-com*** by Tarasov
Rain Is Coming by soulofautumn87
...bohinj IV... by roblfc1892Spring Snail by Goldzwerg
Short Eared Owl - Look out below by JestePhotographyDresden Historic District by hessbeck-fotografix
Floh in Huxel by valentina-86
Cloud Surfing by PiecesOfAnsley
Phidippus pius by ColinHuttonPhotoSweet Dreams by Wolfskuss
Maren by aufzehengehenJagged by AntonioGouveia
...hallstatt XVII... by roblfc1892
Cat in wood anemone by PebelsPast memories XII by EmilStojek
*** by Tarasov
In the Open by Neutron2KContention by Trichardsen
Gotham by manurs
Coiruso by vamosver
.: B e n e v o l e n t :. by Nariscuss
Brother Koi by vamosverTowards freedom by Rontolo
Unknown Germany pt. CLXXXX by TheChosenPesssimistOberlin Fire by porbital
October by NellekeFire! by MarinaCoric
Lovely by KristynaKvapilovaDon't eat me by shadowfoxcreative
Eveil matutinal... by Ikonokl4st
Past memories X by EmilStojekCotton Candy by PiecesOfAnsley
About spring... by marrgitLipotriches ceratina by melvynyeo
Feel Alive by JustinDeRosa
Klang Retro by Tb--PhotographyAube... by Ikonokl4st
Rio by KristynaKvapilovaLiving in peace by manurs
Paper wasp by ColinHuttonPhoto
follow her heart by DanHechoPestka the Australian Shepherd by Aenkill
Sweat Bee in a Sour Grass Flower by dalantech
...bled XLVII... by roblfc1892laghi di fusine IX by roblfc1892
*** by Tarasov
Kyra by MikeMonaghanPhotoSonnenaufgang by Lain-AwakeAtNight
High Tide by Voyager-A
Dream (re-edit) by Trichardsen68. Green by FrancescaDelfino
The Enchanted Castle by RobertoBertero
Grazing Exmoore pony mare by AlesGolaSlumber in Senja by Trichardsen
Karolina by 13noiseHomestead by Laanscapes
Refreshment... by JulianRad
Green Moth (finally posed) :) by Kisarisary
Coming to Rest by NicoFroehberg... by BaxiaArt
Cinnamon by kuzminphotoAdagio... by Ikonokl4st
Suri by WolfskussSea of Dreams by Alexey-Argentum
1443 by Les-Piccolo
lost and found by cloe-patraPast memories V by EmilStojek
electronic rain by BelcyrPiotr
Rue by DanOstergrenAutumn Moods in April by Nelleke
Ural owl by chriskaulaEfflorescence... by Ikonokl4st
...misurina IX... by roblfc1892
light game by M0THart
Archor by mldzzSchachbrettblume by mescamesh
Prancing pony by AlesGolaThe flaming torch by matthieu-parmentier
Silence by Floreina-Photography
Touch of spring by KristynaKvapilova
Warty leaf beetle by ColinHuttonPhotoSpring by Khomenko
Do not go gentle by BorboletraDisapparate by Nelleke
...waterfall in dolomiti IV... by roblfc1892Hello Wkend! by thrumyeye
Bastei 13 by MatthiasHaltenhofRedheads spring by emuciss
*** by MariaBabintseva
Spring little flower by valiunicSunset by MariaBabintseva
Lonely Catkin by WeissglutFairytales by MaaykeKlaver
Somewhere Down The Road by Northstar76

I hope you liked it. :aww: If you did, please leave a comment or a fave to let me know! 
And also support all the wonderful artists, they need your love! :hug:

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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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