Photography Help and Share

Welcome to Photography Help & Share.

Rules –

(1) FAIR TREATMENT – Please be as considerate to others as you expect others to be to you.
NOT ALLOWED - Bashing of styles, techniques, and types of photography and photo editing.
NOT ALLOWED - Bashing of brands, models, and versions of photo equipment and accessories. (ZERO TOLERANCE)
(2) GEAR TALK IS ALLOWED. This can include most anything INCLUDING how a piece works, how to use it and what to purchase for a specific reason.
(3) PHOTOS ALLOWED/NOT ALLOWED. Allowed: implied nudes, dark or horror images, composites and railway images. NOT ALLOWED – political, violence (blood and gore), violations of human rights, hateful images or those that you have not created. DAILY UPLOAD LIMIT TO 5 IMAGES PER 24 HOURS. This includes uploading the same photo repeatedly. Each upload counts as 1 photo.
(4) CRITIQUES – When providing critique be respectful but be honest... DO NOT ATTACK THE POSTER. When receiving critique DO NOT GET DEFENSIVE. We are artists and all have different tastes.
(5) EDITING TALK IS ALLOWED – we are opening the talk of how to edit. DO NOT DOWNLOAD AND RE-EDIT WITHOUT EXPLICIT (BY NAME) PERMISSION FROM COPYRIGHT HOLDER IN THE COMMENTS!
(6) SELF PROMOTION – You can now post a link to your business page, site or blog so long as it to highlight your work. You may include details about ebooks, videos or workshops that you are the producer of. NO REQUESTS TO LIKE YOUR PAGE.
(7) REQUESTS FOR MEET-UPS OR MODELS – these are prohibited!
(8) NO BUSINESS TALK – legal advice, taxes, government, copyright, registration guidance, insurance, marketing, or how to price. (RULE OF THUMB: Image creation = Allowed. Monetizing photography = Not allowed).
(9) TOPICS NOT ALLOWED: Religion, politics, re-sharing of articles from other sites - You may link to educational articles in response to questions in the comments of that post.
(10) NO BUY / SALE POSTS: The buying or selling of goods and services is strictly prohibited.
(11) REMOVAL OF POSTS or COMMENTS – We don't have time to notify everyone that they have broken a rule. If your post or comment is in violation of a rule it will be deleted without warning or fanfare. If your post or comment is deleted check the rules and if you still have questions please contact an admin.
(12) REMOVAL FROM THE GROUP – The admin reserves the right to permanently remove members who are abusive, a general nuisance, disrespectful, or trolls.