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Welcome To Beginner's Photography!

Welcome To the :iconbeginnersphotography: group:

All members are automatically accepted.

:megaphone:Submission Rules PLEASE READ:

If your submission is declined it's not our fault! Check you're submitting into the right folder. And don't leave the group just because your photo has been declined! It's a very childish decision, all you have to do is: ask! And we tell you why your photo(s) is/are rejected.

:bulletgreen: When you submit, please make sure that you submit to the right folder, or your submissions will be rejected!

:bulletred: 3 photos per week.

:bulletgreen: Please don't submit multiple photos of very similar shots. ie. a shot of an object and then another slightly different shot of the same thing.

:bulletred: You can't submit into the Featured, but don't worry! We'll choose the best photos from the galleries in every month! So do your best and submit your best works in the other folders!

:bulletgreen: You are allowed to post mature content, BUT it has to be tasteful. If you submit an image that is NOT tasteful, it will be removed immediately. Repeat violators will be booted.

:bulletred: Please remember to keep artistic photo quality in mind when submitting. We want to see art, not high school myspace photos. Submit what you think is your best work!

:bulletgreen: DO NOT SUBMIT HEAVILY EDITED PHOTOS!!! HDR will be accepted, but photos edited with photoshop or anything else are rejected! We want to see naturalistic photos.

:bulletred: DO NOT SUBMIT PHOTOS MADE WITH CELLPHONE!!! This is a group for amateurs, but taking photos with phones is not art! We want to see artistic photos with quality.

Here are the rules about the folders:

:bulletorange:General Gallery:: please submit photos here which are show us the everyday-life(such as: food, habits, sports, buildings, sculptures, cars, memorial parks, cathedrals, churches, old houses...etc), but NOT nature, flowers, animals, landscapes, water scapes, sky scapes, anything about nature.

:bulletorange:Macros: any macro-photo(submit the close-ups into other galleries, this one is for macro photos).

:bulletorange:People: photos about people, about people's emotions...(love, hate, wrath.. etc), but NOT about animals and nature.

:bulletorange:Nature: photos about the nature for example the seasons and into this gallery you can submit macros(water drops, snow drops, fire, trees, grass, but NOT land- or water-scape and NOT flowers and fruits).

:bulletorange:Water scapes: photos which are show the water's beauty, rivers and lakes, waterfalls and tarns(we can't accept photos in this gallery macros and close-ups and landscapes).

:bulletorange:Landscapes: fields, mountains, volcanoes, valleys, but NOT water scape!(the submit term of 'Water scapes' gallery is also effective here, we can't accept macros in this folder)

:bulletorange:Flowers and Fruits: it's simple, anything about flowers and fruits(you can submit macros and close-ups into this folder, but keep in mind: the photos must show flowers/fruits)

:bulletorange:Animals: pictures about animals, cats, dogs, birds, reptiles, but NOT insects(such as butterflies bugs, dragonflies, etc...) This photos can be macros and close-ups.

:bulletorange:Insects: bugs, butterflies, dragonflies and etc, but NOT mammals, birds or reptiles. This photos can be macros and close-ups.


Reasons for rejected Submissions:

:thumbsdown: Submissions lack any form of artistic quality.

:thumbsdown: It was submitted to the wrong gallery (in which case you will be notified and you may re-submit your photo to the correct gallery).

:thumbsdown: Your photo contains explicit/mature content that is NOT tasteful.

:thumbsdown: You have already submitted more than 3 a week.

:megaphone: If you have any questions, send the group a note!

Gallery Folders

Group Info

Though we're named "Beginners," we are open to all people of all experiences. This is a group first and foremost geared to the appreciation of photography in all it's forms. This is a group for everyone, with two main purposes:

-For amateur photographers to grow and learn.
-For all photographers and photography lovers to share their work and to appreciate the work of others.
Founded 5 Years ago
Jan 20, 2010


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Hello everyone! Thank you again for such great participation in this month's theme round!

Before we announce the 'Featured' picks let's talk about our new theme for August! Drum roll please! For the month of August our theme will be Warm Colors! So let's stir that creative pot and see what everyone can come up with as their artistic interpretation of Warm Colors! Just keep in mind that all members are allowed two submissions into the Theme folder.

The Co-Founders have decided and here are our picks for July's 'Rainbow' theme. You will find the following pictures in the Featured folder! Nice work all around!

And Him. by MonPhoto Submitted by :iconmonphoto:

Red Firework by THI5-I5-MaDnEs5 Submitted by :iconthi5-i5-madnes5:

Afternoon Weather on the Island by DuchesseOfDusk Submitted by :iconduchesseofdusk:

Again great work and we look forward to this months submissions for Warm Colors!
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KathrynEllis Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks for adding me! I'm at a point where I need to get out and talk to a wider range of photographers.  I have so little confidence to post my work!  Check out my website! Thanks!!…
baybeehh Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for accepting my picture :hug:
onehungrypotter Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Student Photographer
you're very welcome :)
JDNight Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Student Filmographer
What would be the best folder to submit street photography to? General or People? I'm a little confused...
MaddyBunny Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
It really depends on the photograph and the subject in it. If there's mostly people as the focus, I'd submit it to people. If not, it fits under General Gallery. :)
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