The Power of Simplicity (Photos of objects, 1 or 2)

Simplistic objects. Photography only. No humans. No greeting cards. No Tee's

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About This Group

Only the top quality will be accepted
Host will not engage in explanations for why work is not accepted.

Repeated offenders will be removed from the group
Members must self-moderate before the hosts do the final moderation!
Don’t submit every new work, we only want the very best.
- Don’t re-submit rejected work. 
- Don’t enter more than one version of the same image.

This group is for simplistic artwork with the subject being an object or two.
Close-up and macro on a blurred background of one object or two.

The primary theme of our group is tangible objects with shallow depth of field.
People who like minimalistic work should join.
Artwork allowed will be photographs only. No images with writing on them will be allowed, such as greeting cards. No iPhone/iPad covers allowed. Submit your photos in the image form only.

What we want:
Shallow depth of field.
Simplistic objects : 1 or 2 objects.
Simplistic flower shots.
Simplistic DETAILS of buildings. (No WHOLE buildings)

What we don’t want:
1- No Images with the NSFW filter.
2- No photographs of people.
3- No photographs of animals or insects.
4- No whole buildings. A section of a building or a detail will be allowed if the hosts deem it simplistic enough.
5- No trees or forest or scapes: landscapes, skyscapes or clouds, seascapes: water surfaces (if they are in very slow motion they look like a hard surface they will be allowed)
6- No Over editing or processing.
7- No photos of the moon will be allowed.
8- No greeting cards with wording
9- No images of paintings or graffiti or peeling paint or rust
10- Do we have to add : In focus? Only the top quality will be accepted.
11- No rotten food or damaged food, fruits, vegetables.
12- New rule: The work you upload must be yours.

- The hosts will use her discretion when accepting photos that fall within our guidelines.
- Images will be rejected if there is too much background noise (disturbing objects from the subject). Ask yourself: does it look ‘busy’ or not. We don’t want busy looking photographs.

- Please don’t submit several shots of the same object. Choose your best one and submit that.

- Please: NO heavily post-edited or manipulated photographs. We will accept textured photographs but if the image no longer looks like a photograph, it will not be accepted.


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