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Wednesday Feature - New Fetish images!Today's feature is a selection of new images in the Fetish gallery that caught my eye!
Celebrating Diversity #15I enjoyed doing my last Celebrating Diversity article so much I decided to do another one!!! Have you looked at another gallery than your usual today????
Fire's Edge by SerenityinChainsCorpse de Ballet by aka-photography-uk
Nyx-inspired Commission by v-couture-boutiqueCarved Ostrich egg - 'Africa' by eggdoodlerRed + Gold Renaissance IV by paedess
Celebrating Diversity #1-14 found here:
September-October Art Nude and Fetish link roundupA quick link round up of all the things I've got going on for Art Nude photography and Fetish photography these months.
Going on RIGHT NOW!
Do YOU have anything that should be in here? Let me know!
Undiscovered Art Nudes and Fetish portraits!Today's feature makes use of the new "Undiscovered" browse feature!
Check it out!
Photoshoot June 13, 2013 by capturedguy
Dakota by ChrisSinn
morning 6 by Alice-Lain
Untitled by alekyte
nude by TheArtofChurchwell
Play me by Markuk61
Pemberton 6547 Edit Edit by elafonisia
Black Widow Spider. by Forever-Fetish
Celebrating Diversity #28Today's Celebrating Diveristy feature is a collection of 10 things I find beautiful. Enjoy!
Project Educate - AN - Shot of Color ChallengeFor Project Educate Art Nude week this year, we're going to do a short challenge/contest. Your goal is to take an art nude image that uses color as a main feature.
Starts: Now! (July 16th, 2012)
Ends: Saturday, July 21st, 2012, 12:00pm PST
How to enter
This is open to any new, or existing deviations. Sorry, this contest is only open to photography submissions. Submit your entry to deviantART in Photography - People & Portraits – Artistic Nude portraits and submit it to the “Shot of Color” gallery at projecteducate. One entry per person!
Due to the nature of this contest you must be 18 or older to enter.
Also, please follow all of dA's rules and policies regarding Mature Content, found here
There will b
Project Educate: Fetish - YOUR Fetish ContestFor projecteducate Fetish week this year, we're going to do a short challenge/contest. Your goal is to take an image documenting -your- fetish.
Starts: Now! (April 16th, 2012)
Ends: April 21st, 2012, 12:00pm PST
How to enter
This is open to any new, or existing deviations. Sorry, this contest is only open to photography submissions. Submit your entry to deviantART in Photography - People & Portraits – Fetish portraits and submit it to the “YOUR Fetish” gallery at projecteducate. One entry per person!
Due to the nature of this contest you must be 18 or older to enter.
Also, please follow all of dA's Mature Content policy rules, found here.
There will be a Prize for the shot that does a great job of showcasing you
Incendiary Intent Fundraiser!As you all may, or may not know, I'm very into Burning Man. I run our theme camp Incendiary Intent every year, and this will be our 4th year out on the playa!
But this year, we need your help! So we've set up an Indieagogo campaign which you can find
Your contributions would be deeply appreciated and used for all sorts of awesome things, which you can see more of here on dA over at Incendiary-Intent
If you can't contribute, please, share the word! Spread it around to all your friends!
CR Newsletter - July/AugustTable of Contents
1. Thank You!
2. Daily Deviations and Groups
3. Volunteer Openings
4. Share Your Opinions
5. Community Projects
6. Official Contests
7 Project Educate 2011/2012
8. Art History Project
9. News from the Chats and Forums
10. News from the Galleries
1. Thank You!
I'd like to take a moment to issue a very important "THANK YOU" to YOU! The deviantART Community. On the heels of our 12th Birthday, I've looked back at the projects that my team have undertaken and realized that in the last year, especially, the deviantART community has stepped up and helped to make projects like projecteducate and ArtHistoryProject successful. Without your contributions, interest, faves, feedback and participation, projects like these would go no where. I'm looking forward to more community interaction and participation projects and am always open to your feedback regarding projects or endeavors you'd li
Community Relations Update - FebruaryHi and welcome to the Community Relations update for deviantART Related of this month!
The dA Related Community
In preparation for this article, I've been collecting bits and pieces from the dA Related community, and looking back over what I collected... man am I proud of you guys Seeing it all together like this makes you realise how active and passionate this relatively small community can be! Here's my selection of what's been going on in and around February
There was a Critique Chat in :#eCSSited: - click the link for the recap! :#CommunityProjects: also had a chat event about Community Projects and dA Related.#deviantART-Related wants your com
Thank You MollindaPlease head over to Mollinda and thank her, and maybe cry a bit at her, for doing the most amazing job looking after the Traditional Art gallery
Photography Troubleshooting: BackgroundsThis series of articles aims to answer the questions of Photographers on deviantART who have burning issues with their cameras. Have an issue? Leave a comment at the end of the article and we'll do our best to help you figure out the answer. Additionally if you have information that could help someone out - let us know!
"From when I used to do photography what I struggled with most was the backgrounds, I wanted to focus in on the objects and then I'd take it to my tutors and they'd go "it's nice but the background is your desk, or your bookshelf" Unless I'm shooting on an infinity curve I struggle to 'see' appropriate backgrounds for my set up..." FionaCreates
"Hi FionaCreates, backgrounds can either be a part of the photograph or apart from it (I'm quite pleased with what I did there ).
Many still life images, particularly in a 'studio' o
PE - Exploring Urban & Rural
Project Educate: Architecture and Urban & Rural Photography Week
Urban & Rural Photography Explored
Hi there and welcome to another Project Educate article! Today we will focus on Architecture Photography. By using examples of great architecture photography, I hope to clarify what the function of each subcategory is.
Urban & rural photography, found as photography subcategory Photography > Urban & Rural, is photography focusing on the entire area rather than an individual building or structure (like with Architecture). It is described by deviantART as; "Urban and rural photography focuses on the whole area or location, rather than the individual elements within."
It's divided into seven categories; City Life, Cityscapes & Skylines, Country Life, Gardens, Parks & Cemeteries, Industrial, Urban Exploration and Miscellaneous.
The City Life subcategory focu
Photography Weekly: Edition Thirty FourPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedD
"One Signature is worth a thousand implied tones..."
-Charles Swan -
In the news this week there has been a spotlight on Karren Brady, a photographer who has won a copyright ruling. The news article itself is interesting but the cautions that it turfs up for the future and current generations of photographers are slightly more concerning. The general feeling that has started to develop is that if you have assistance with setting up a shot, making a scene, posing a model and making up a person for example, those people may well have rights to your work. This is also being debated with regards to post-production and if you get somebody else to edit your work. What are your thoughts on this? And when attributing this to the deviantART community, what
Project Educate: Permission to Photograph People Permission to Photograph People
It's a tough topic and one that most of us like to shy away from rather than embrace, but the honest truth is that the shots of people that you get - the best kind - are the ones that are candid, journalistic or spontaneous. That usually means asking permission afterwards, or not asking permission at all - which can appear quite odd, to some. One of my biggest concerns and anxieties is having my camera out in public. I recently went to a beach, of all places, and was shooting the coastline when a horrible feeling crept over me and I realised that there were lots of people around and that I was invading, a little bit, on their privacy. These guidelines are useful for shooting on the street, at public gatherings and events and at more formal occasions such as weddings.
If the person is going to be the main subject of your photo - then it's kind to ask permission, get perm
The International Cheetah Day Challenge This day is over, you can no longer submit to this category.
Tuesday 4th is International Cheetah Day.
To help spread awareness of this endangered species, we're encouraging you all to submit cheetah-related art on this day.
For this day only, a special "International Cheetah Day" category will be open.
Submit to this category here
Prey in sight by darkSoul4Life
Any form of art goes! So long as it's somehow cheetah-related.
Catwalk by clippercarrillo Little Cheetah by AllesiaTheHedge :thumb32488
People + Portraits Photography Talent SpotlightKendra-Paige has been on deviantART for over eight years now and has made a strong mark on the people and portraits gallery especially with her fashion work. Her kit consists of a Canon 5D Mark II and a Canon EF 85mm 1.2L II lens using various other lenses and focal lengths but repeatedly gravitating towards the 85mm. She uses a combination of lightroom and photoshop to post-process her work although she keeps her editing as minimal as possible as she doesn't enjoy the post-processing bit of photography!
Why did you choose people as a photographical interest?
I have always found people to be fascinating, and I have a particular interest in expressions and eyes. The eyes tend to be the focal point in a lot of my work, and typically dictate the image. Aside from this, it’s the collaborative effort that I enjoy in portraiture. When you take images of animals and nature, there is only so much control you have with the subject - a lot of it is luck
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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Lilyas has dedicated herself to making our community a brighter place with her vibrant artwork and infectious enthusiasm for interacting with others in our community. It has certainly paid off, as many deviants flock to her page on a daily basis to let her know how much of an inspiration she is. We absolutely agree, and couldn't let all that hard work go without recognition, so it's with great pride that we bestow the Deviousness Award for March 2014, to ... Read More