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As it's summer, and all the butterflies are out, i'd like to take the time to remind you about submission rules, and reasons, if any, why you're work wasn't accepted. At the end of this entry, are a few detailed Q&A's to why they might have been denied. If you have any more questions please feel free to send a note to the club account.

Feel free to submit anything you're unsure about.

Thanks, Gothic-Enchantress

:bulletred: To submit artwork, first you must join the group. After this, go on the groups homepage and there will be a big banner at the top with a 'submit' button. Just click that, then choose what to submit.

:bulletred: You can only submit three deviations a week to the group.

:bulletred: Below are the reasons for not accepting your artwork:
        :bulletpurple: The main subject is not representitive of the club i.e. doesn't contain a butterfly/moth/caterpillar subject
           :bulletpurple: The artwork is blurry/not focused on the main subject
           :bulletpurple:  A large watermark, which spoils the image
       :bulletpurple: Bad overall quality of the photograph
    :bulletpurple: Extremely over-edited

These are, like i said, rough guidelines, and they only correspond to photographs. Beyond this, it's up to the specific moderator at the time to choose whether or not it should be submitted.

Why wasn't my photograph accepted?
This could be due to a number of things.

Too blurry - If an image isn't focused very well on the subject, the picture won't be submitted. Please note, this is the main reason for pcitures to be rejected.

Ugly watermark - The dA watermark as you know, covers a large part of the picture, and usually covers the main subject. But saying this, we don't reject pictures just because they have the watermark. If the watermark isn't too visable, and doesn't disrupt the picture, then it will be accepted. It's always a good idea to create you're own watermark, as then you can control the size and the type displayed. Please note - if the watermark is visable on the small view, it won't be submitted.

Manipulated - If the photo is too manipulated, as in, it has very un-natural colours, too contrasted etc, it won't be submitted.

Surely you want as many pictures as you can get?
At butterflys-forever we want to promote quality, not quantity. There is, however, a group who are trying to get as many butterflies as possible, so if you have lots and lots to offer, it's always a good place to start Million-Butterflies

Why wasn't my drawing accepted?
Like the photographs, we try to keep the standard tip-top. This category tends to be down to the admins preference.
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kiew1 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the moth request!!
kiew1 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the request! :) (Smile) 
Lillypop420 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Thanks for letting me be a part of your group!
Etoile67 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
Thank you for accepting!
Glenn0o7 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012   Photographer
Thank you for letting me join :)
GreeNPErson-29 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
Thank you for accepting me into your group. ^.^
euphoricmadness Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Not clear enough?
Bizkit66 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist
Hi, you say edited may not be accepted so i thaught best to ask if this one would be [link] ? Thanks for your time :hug:
Gothic-Enchantress Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hey, thanks for your comment. I would be inclined to say no to this one - as well as it being manip'd, the butterfly isn't that clear. We of course will welcome any others you have, and if you need help, i'm usually around :)
Bizkit66 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Hobbyist
Thanks for taking a look for me.. it was far away when i took the pic of it, so its pixilated a bit, thats why i added to the background.. have a great day :hug:
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