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pieceoflace photography ADMIN April 14, 2012
WELCOME ! ! ! The main purpose of this group is not necessarily to make new friends, but to share high quality photos and to achieve a more technical and artistic perfection in nature photography.

Only "invited" photos can be posted. Uninvited photos or those of less than desired quality or merit will be rejected . While not required, please take the time to comment on at least one of your fellow contributor's photos using the comment code below....thank you.

Group Description

For butterflies, please check out our sister group Butterflies' Elegance...

Butterflies' Elegance

Fantastic Insects was created to collect high quality insect images!
We are seeking images of insects and spiders in their natural environment! Please do not submit photographs of pets, zoo animals, landscapes, buildings, humans, domestic or captive animals of any kind.

Do you have a high quality image which you feel deserves an invite, please post the image to our Need an invite??? in group discussion!


Photos must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the group:

1) An insect must be the main subject of the photo and must be alive. It may be eating a dead insect. It must be apparent that it is a photo of an insect.

2) The quality of the photo must be excellent. Generally, the image should be in focus, sharp, and have an interesting composition and good pose, Even if an insect is endangered or unique, the image must still be of good quality and the insect the main focus.

3) The photo cannot be a photo or scan of a painting, sculpture, etc. It must be a photo that you have taken. Anyone posting someone else's photo to the group will be banned from the group.

4) Since this is a public group, please avoid violence, human nudity, or anything that could be considered offensive.

5) Photos may be rejected if they are in bad taste, are inappropriate for the group, or are not of good quality.


To Invite someones picture, please copy and past the code between the lines


<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/709467@N24/"><img src="https://farm4.static.flickr.com/3076/2470799520_fc71436c19_o.gif" alt="green jumper invite" /></a>
<b>Congratulations !
This Fantastic Insect Image is invited to be displayed and to join our Group <a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/709467@N24/"><b>Fantastic Insect Photography ( Invite only )</b></a>


This should look like:

green jumper invite
Congratulations !
This Fantastic Insect Image is invited to be displayed and to join our Group
Fantastic Insect Photography ( Invite only )

To leave a comment on a picture, please copy and past the code between the lines


<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/709467@N24/"><img src="https://farm3.static.flickr.com/3074/2472024210_ee9afdbc44_o.gif" alt="green fly award" /></a>
<b>Congratulations !
This truly is a Fantastic Insect Photograph !
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/709467@N24/"><b>Fantastic Insect Photography (Invite only) </b></a>


This should look like :

green fly award
Congratulations !
This truly is a Fantastic Insect Photograph !
Fantastic Insect Photography ( Invite only )


Fantastic Insect Photography (Invite only, post 1/comment 2). Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr

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I'm sorry, but only invited images may be posted in the Fantastic Insect Group. If you would like this great photo to be invited, please post in in our "Need an Invite" thread. Thank you.


Group Rules

Group Rules:

- High quality photos of insects and spiders only. Please do not submit photographs of pets, zoo animals, Visit our Fantastic Wildlife group here landscapes, building, humans, captive and domestic animals of any kind.

- Post only photos that have a proper invitation! (Comment script is not considered as a proper invitation).

- Please tag your photo/s FantasticInsect

- No nudity or pornographic content please. We would like to keep this group safe even for young, aspiring photographers!

- Please copy/paste the comment code into your comments (you can find it on the group's home page). It would be nice if everyone could leave a nice comment along with the comment code. Let's create a quality and fun group and let people know that we appreciate their work with kind comments and not just by pasting a comment code!

- Do not give awards to yourself or invite your own photos.

- No re-dipping to acquire more comments/awards, meaning once your photo is in the pool you cannot remove and re-post it!

- Comments with rude and offensive language will be deleted, posters of such comment will receive *one warning*, repeat offenders will be banned from group! Let's keep this group friendly, educational and encouraging!

- If you think your photo deserves an invite/award you can post your photos in the Need an invite??? thread.

- Admins and Moderators are not to be blocked!!

- We reserve the right to remove any photo not meeting quality standards or subject matter of this group.

Please read photo requirements on the group's front page!

Let's all just have some fun and enjoy eachothers work! :)

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe, Moderate
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