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True Macro Guidelines and Submission Rules

Welcome to True-Macro where our sensors love it lifesize !

We are a group dedicated to true macro photography, which starts at a minimum magnification of 1:1.

We aim to to collect only the highest quality macro photographs of all possible subjects and to provide guidelines and tutorials about macro photography. Browse the gallery folders for more information - each of them contains a description.

Member submission guidelines

:bulletpink: Subject/part of subject must have at least magnification of 1:1 if taken with dedicated macro equipment
:bulletpink: Scene of which photo was taken cannot have been larger than 24x36 mm in reality if taken with macro/super macro mode of compact cameras!
:bulletpink: 1 submission per folder per week is allowed
:bulletpink: Submissions are subject to approval - 2 votes for yes are necessary to make it to the galleries.
:bulletpink: We do accept human macro, but we will NOT allow mature content.
:bulletpink: Photos must show detail and be in focus .
:bulletpink: Photos must have a good composition!
:bulletpink: Photos must not be noisy/grainy or blurry.
:bulletpink: Photos must not be smaller than 600 px
:bulletpink: Photos must NOT have a huge distracting watermark
:bulletpink: Please submit only your best photos

Please do not feel offended if your submission gets declined.

:bulletpink: If you repeatedly submit apparent non macro photos to this group , such as landscapes or street signs , you will be removed from our member list.

:bulletpink: We are always happy to provide feedback, just make sure you ask under the submitted

If you have any question, tip, concern send a note to the group!

Gallery Folders



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Aenea-Jones Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Why did you decline Tulip [WP] by Aenea-Jones ?
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VampireKetsuki Dec 30, 2013  Student Photographer
I've been thinking... why is it called "Macro"? Macro means large... wouldn't it be micro?
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noorieyuri May 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Please vote if you love the photo!! <3

Thanks so much for including my photo! :)
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Fioarti May 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
[link] seeeee :3
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