The People Avenue is the place to meet real people. As the name says: the focus of the group is on human beings, in all it's facets. We are a photography-ONLY group.
GENERAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINESS
- ONLY submit photographs with PEOPLE as the main focus.
- Submissions must be of good quality and composition. WE GO FOR QUALITY INSTEAD OF QUANTITY! So, only submit your best
- - ALL PICTURES NEED A MINIMUM OF 600PX FOR THE NARROWEST SIDES. OTHERWISE THEY WILL BE DECLINED. (the reason? we can't judge them properly).
have a minimum px size of 600px for the narrowest sides.
- Photos are welcome in b/w and color, digital or analog.
- Extensive (dA) watermarks or disturbing elements in a photo are not acceptable. They will be declined for that reason. You can add our own signature instead on a non-disturbing place.
- Over-manipulated photographs are discouraged here. HDR, and similar darkroom techniques, diptych to multi-panel images and some textures are accepted as long as it looks photographic and realistic and embodies good quality, composition and artistry.
- We don’t like our Folders to be overflowed with numbers of similar pictures of one member. Therefore we only accept one (1) image in the same series of shots.
- Photographs that have less than 600px on any of the sides, may get more negative votes. It’s hard to judge such an image.
- Human silhouettes may acceptable IF it embodies good quality, composition, artistic feeling and aspiration.
How many photo’s are you allowed to submit?
- Suggestions to Favourites: two (2).
- All submissions need 3 positive votes before accepted and must be submitted into the correct folders.
Our main folders are:
DA categories: Fashion, Glamour, Self-portraits, Classic, Emotive and Pin ups.
CHILDREN AND INFANTS
The legal definition of "child" generally refers to a minor, otherwise known as a person younger than the age of majority.
STREET PHOTOGRAPHY – PHOTOJOURNALISM – URBAN & RURAL PORTRAITS
This folder is for all photo’s that belongs in the following categories:
- Street Photography
- Urban and Rural Portraits
- (all accepted images will also be added to these sub-folders)
More info here: Street Photography
PHOTOJOURNALISM: is a particular form of journalism (the collecting, editing, and presenting of news material for publication or broadcast) that creates images in order to tell a news story.
Urban and RURAL Portraits : NO images of buildings, rural/city environment without the focus on people.
CANDID STREET PORTRAITURE AND SPONTANEOUS PORTRAITS
Candid Street Portraiture is a sub-category of Street Photography.
Street portraits may not be widely accepted as street photography? I choose to disagree. I think street portraiture is one of the most powerful forms of street photographs, ever. Robinwong Source
This folder is for:
- CONCEPTUAL: Contemporary artistic representations of a specific concept or idea.
Don’t forget that it MUST be People-related. Otherwise it will be declined.
What is not allowed:
- Blurry/out-of-focus/soft images.
- Horror, macabre and shocking images.
- Racism, hate or discrimination in any form.
- Embarrassing photo's of people.
- nudity in all forms.
- Suggesting to favorite must NOT be your own work. If so, it will be declined.
It would be great if you'd join us. Join-request are now automatically approved.
Of course you are also welcome to WATCH our group, if you like us and want to learn all about people photography, before you join us or you simply want to enjoy what's in our folders. Please do