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Ol' Wizard MEMBER August 4, 2013

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Group Description

This group accepts landscape images, taken by you, with an application of textures resulting in high quality, artistic compositions. Images that have been altered with "painterly" programs, such as Topaz, are not preferred. Landscape is a general term that includes rural scenes, seascapes, cityscapes, etc. No portraits, macros, or fantasy images are acceptable. Only photos with textures are accepted, no painting or design.

A word about texture art: The addition of textures in post-processing is meant to enhance the quality of a photograph by way of aesthetic and dramatic appeal. Simply adding texture to an image is not sufficient. The texture must add that "something special" which takes an image to another level. Textures can make a good image outstanding. However, textures may not necessarily improve a bad image simply by their application. The art is to know how much texturing to apply and to deftly blend the elements together.

If your image has not been accepted to this pool after your submission, it may be due to one or more of the following reasons:

1. There is no texture applied to it in post-processing.
2. The texture is not prominent enough.
3. The photo has been altered with a "painterly" program.
4. Your image is not of sufficient artistic quality.
5. The composition is excessively bland or banal.
6. Your image is not a landscape shot and may therefore be more appropriate for one of my other texture-related pools (see below).

Thank you to "Daniel Schoumakers" for permission to use the image for the group icon. You can find it at: www.flickr.com/photos/daniel_photos/3375102899/

Thank you to " tkblize " for permission to use the image for the comment banner. You can find it at: www.flickr.com/photos/11166459@N04/2997484032/

Please comment on one or more images you see in this pool. Comments are not obligatory, but they are very appreciated by members, and they do increase the visibility of this group! Comment on as many images as you like, and as far into the pool as you wish!

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<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/landscapetextures/"> <img src="https://farm4.static.flickr.com/3621/3296569631_2aa9c52b75_o.jpg" width="334" height="150" /> </a>
<b>Seen In: </b> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/landscapetextures/"> The Textured Landscape (Quality Texturing Only)</a>

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Seen In: The Textured Landscape (Quality Texturing Only)

Please feel free to invite images to this pool. But keep in mind that this group only accepts the highest quality works. I am very picky about submissions. I am not saying this to dissuade you but rather to urge you to use a most discriminating eye! It is a good idea to browse this pool before sending out invites.

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<a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/landscapetextures/"> <img src="https://farm4.static.flickr.com/3446/3405509765_f2b333fa78.jpg" width="334" height="150" /> </a>
<b>You are invited to submit your great image to: </b> <a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/landscapetextures/">The Textured Landscape (Quality Texturing Only)</a>

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You are invited to submit your great image to: The Textured Landscape (Quality Texturing Only)


*** Groups by Ol’ Wizard ***

I have the pleasure of administrating some of the best groups on flickr. The focus throughout is quality rather than quantity.

Please join those groups you find most interesting…

Mystical & Fantasy Groups:

Alternate Realities (Surreal & Mystical Images)

People Who Look Like Angels, Fairies or Elves

Saintly & Serene People

Winged Fantasies (Where Angels & Fairies Fly)

~ The Incredible Lightness of Being ~

Texture Groups:

The Texture of People (Painterly Quality Only)

The Texture of Things (Animals, Plants, Still Lifes & Objects)

The Textured Landscape (Painterly Quality Only)

Other Groups:

Masterpieces of Portrait Art

Striking Beauty

Thank you for your support!


Additional Info

  • Members can post 4 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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