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:bulletblack: Welcome :bulletblack:

#art-nu is dedicated to the female nude in photography.

The purpose here is to build reference galleries for PHOTOGRAPHERS and MODELS in such a way that that they may spark new ideas and hopefully inspires us to go and create something above and beyond.

With that in mind, images are grouped by similarity (theme, style, location). The hope is that this will draw attention difference among them, the different approaches photographers and models have taken under similar circumstances - and so raise our awareness of what appeals and why.

The STUDIO galleries, for example, are divided in to pose-specific folders (standing, sitting, lying, etc.) and also according to how the shot was framed (full, medium, portrait, detail). Most of our other gallery folders focus just on location.



:bulletblack: The Name :bulletblack:

Looking at the different genres that can be applied to nude photography, for example, Art Nude, Expressive, Fashion, Fetish, Glamour, etc, this group's name "art-nu" should not be read as implying Art Nudes, but rather be read as the arguably more genre-neutral "artistically crafted nudes".

Our galleries span across all genres, showing how different photographers and different models have used similar scenes / settings / poses and reinterpreted them. It is exactly those genre defining elements (with or without shoes) that are often the tools used to differentiate one shot (art nude urban) from another (fetish urban).

In our pursuit here of inspiration, the focus at art-nu will remain on the creativity and artistic mastery of the craft.



:bulletblack: The Rules :bulletblack:

1) Anyone (whether member or not) can submit four images per month to the art-nu "Favourites" folder. These submissions are automatically approved. This folder will periodically be scanned by admins for contenders and is a great way to draw our attention to work and to artists you believe should be represented in the art-nu galleries.

2) Members can submit up to four images per month to the group. These submissions get voted on by the admins. Members can also add four images per month to the Favourites folder.

3) Admins can submit an unlimited number of images per month to the group (not their own). These also get voted on. Admins can add two automatically approved images to the art-nu gallery called "Admin Submissions".

4) All submissions require at least two YES votes by the art-nu admin panel to be accepted and two NO votes to be rejected. The selection/approval process is guided primarily by how it will complement the gallery, as well as how good a photo is.



:bulletblack: Membership :bulletblack:

We are closed for membership applications. Our focus at art-nu is on the galleries (archiving), not the devWatch updates (promoting). You should not want to join us if your interest is simply to promote your work.

However, you don't have to be a member to add deviations to the art-nu Favourites folder. This folder will periodically be scanned by admins for contenders and is a great way to draw attention to work and artists you believe should be represented in the art-nu galleries.

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Favourites

Shade from a plants by MurzilkaMuller
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Shade from a plants :iconmurzilkamuller:MurzilkaMuller 153 26
geometric girl by vlknkvncsy
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geometric girl :iconvlknkvncsy:vlknkvncsy 30 5
Untitled by JanMurphyPhoto
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Untitled :iconjanmurphyphoto:JanMurphyPhoto 12 0
Kandy Kummings 23 by ESLB-Photography
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Kandy Kummings 23 :iconeslb-photography:ESLB-Photography 95 0
Rowan Emerson 5 by ESLB-Photography
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Rowan Emerson 5 :iconeslb-photography:ESLB-Photography 142 13
Pigeon 12 by ESLB-Photography
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Pigeon 12 :iconeslb-photography:ESLB-Photography 71 7
Vex Voir 95 by ESLB-Photography
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Vex Voir 95 :iconeslb-photography:ESLB-Photography 128 4
Netuska 14 by ESLB-Photography
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Netuska 14 :iconeslb-photography:ESLB-Photography 85 9
Rowan Emerson 6 by ESLB-Photography
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Rowan Emerson 6 :iconeslb-photography:ESLB-Photography 140 3
Pigeon 14-17 by ESLB-Photography
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Pigeon 14-17 :iconeslb-photography:ESLB-Photography 98 6
LIGHTNING FOR THE RAIN - I by kevissimo
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LIGHTNING FOR THE RAIN - I :iconkevissimo:kevissimo 48 9
You draw it by PokerMenteur
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You draw it :iconpokermenteur:PokerMenteur 11 12
Tb 12 by marsellus-longus
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Tb 12 :iconmarsellus-longus:marsellus-longus 80 5
In a rainy day'''''''''''' by caiusaugustus
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In a rainy day'''''''''''' :iconcaiusaugustus:caiusaugustus 534 31
Did you know that you don't have to be a member to submit deviations to the art-nu Favourites folder? This folder will periodically be scanned by admins for contenders and is a great way to draw attention to work and artists you believe should be represented in the art-nu galleries.

(This is a trial. If this feature gets abused or the quality of work submitted is overwhelmingly low, we'll remove this again.)

Thank you for participating!

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AlainetAtsuko Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2017  New Deviant Student Photographer
"Sorry! Join requests are closed at this time." No, I disagree! 
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bribesdemoi Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
This is really an amazing group of the highest quality. Two thumbs up for all of you, admins, photographers, models.
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ajrwolf Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thank you!
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IridescentStardust Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I just wanna say
I love how all the poses I've seen submitted aren't just "Oh hey I'm standing around naked." It's more like "GOD DAMMIT I'M NAKED AND I'M BEING A BADASS, OKAY?"
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ajrwolf Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Haha, glad you approve! :)
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soullsurfer Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Student Photographer
Hello.
I'd like to be part of this group and contribute with some of my work.
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