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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



:bulletred:You can now submit 3 images a week to each folder

:bulletred: I have extended the expire to 2 weeks so it will give us more time to vote on your work , sorry for all your expired works

:bulletred: I have changed it to one vote needed to accept a submission to try and get this group moving again :)

Thank you to new and old members
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    Joined Jan 24, 2016, 3:35:03 AM
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    Joined Nov 11, 2015, 7:23:45 AM
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Nakophoto Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2015  Student Photographer
Thank you for accepting me to this amazing group! :heart:
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Kisarisary Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:bow: thanks a lot for accepting my request for membership :D
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Aenea-Jones Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Why did you decline Tulip [WP] by Aenea-Jones ?
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VampireKetsuki Featured By Owner 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 Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Please vote if you love the photo!! <3

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