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Welcome to #ZooPhotographers

Though a relatively new group, there are some initial ground rules that you should follow.

Submission Rules
Everyone is allocated a submission limit of 1 deviation to each folder each day, this may change in the future, but for now I consider it reasonable for a new group. Also we expect photos to be of a certain quality, not an unreasonable level but good, clear focus and some talent present, not a phone-snap.

What's NOT accepted:
• Humans in photos. (at all, even a body part like a hand, finger, etc.)
• Wild animals (this is a zoo/reserve photography group)
• Dead animals (with the exception of prey being fed)
• Blurry images
• Grainy images
• Near identical images (i.e. two images submitted of the same shot, just the tiniest change present)
• Big, over the top watermarks/copyright. A stamp is ok, but it should not take up more than 1/8 of the image and not be directly on the focus point unless subtle.
• Vulgar content - mistreated animals and sexual content (i.e. mating) is not allowed.
• You must be a member to submit content.
• Submit your shot into the right folder or it will be declined.
• No visible bars, glass reflections and try to avoid artificial backgrounds (i.e. painted walls with mock scenery, more bars), this is acceptable if the background is out of focus.
• Though we are a photography group, hyper-realistic animal drawings/artworks will be considered, but the standards will be high.
• Dogs/cats/hamsters/domesticated animals of all kinds are not accepted, this page is for wild animals in captivity.
• If you wish to know why your submission was declined please send us a note.

If you are confused regarding which folder your image goes into please read this thread for definitions of each group and examples of animals: click.


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Note: We are no longer looking for any additional staff for the time being, however exceptional applicants will always be considered! Once the group has grown we will be on the look out for further contributors.
As promised the three winners of the Sea Animal Portraits Contest by :iconanimalsoftheworld: get a feature from us. So let's go.

First place: Shadow-and-Flame-86

Dark Pup Portrait by Shadow-and-Flame-86

Second place: fatboygotsick

Turtle by fatboygotsick

Third place: Kriloner

Spread your wings! by Kriloner
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ratinrage Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
:wave: thanks so much for accepting me :)
KrisVlad Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014   Photographer
Hey gang!

This is one of my most favorite groups on this community. May be one of the contributions/gallery helpers?

I'd appreciate it and would love to help.

wolfenphotography Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I've sent you an invite. It seems that I am the only one who supports the help is really appreciated because I'm busy, too.
Blackwolf-Kuzoku Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for accepting my request.
AnimalPhotographer Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Can I submit something even with the  deviantART  watermark or is that too much?
wolfenphotography Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Yes, you can. Sorry for the late reply.
DeeOtter Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Just thought I'd let you guys know, while looking for a folder to submit to I noticed just a few animals who didn't look like they were in the right folder.
Meerkats are not rodents and a few polar bear pictures ended up in the 'other' folder.
wolfenphotography Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for noticing :heart: I hope it's right now :3
DeeOtter Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're very welcome :D
sylverface Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for accepting me =D
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