Welcome to AUGUST 2012’s Top Submissions of Unframed-Nature.Thank you for being here whether you are a Member yet or not!
We welcome you and your support!
Since the beginning of January 2012, we’ve grown over 1,000 Members!
That means, in about 9 months, we’ve grown an average of over 100 Members a month!
So, a GRAND Welcome to ALL of Our NEW MEMBERS!
Thank you to our loyal Members who have been submitting to our Group for a long time now. Without you, we wouldn’t be here.
Thank you to ALL the Members who voted on this monthly event! We completely appreciate you supporting your Group in this particular way. It is so generous of you to take the time to VOTE! You are fabulous!!
Let’s continue to submit our own BEST QUALITY work, enjoy it, improve upon it, enjoy the work of others, and Nature in general. It’s what it’s all about-
combining our art with our love of Nature, and coming together under that commonality!
Without further ado...Please Enjoy The Voted Top Submissions of AUGUST 2012.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL SELECTED IN AUGUST.
Each section/folder has a small group, at the VERY TOP
, where those had received just slightly more votes. These will be moved to the Featured Folder.
The others are in no particular order.]
From: Birds, Invertebrates, Aquatics, Amphibians, Reptiles
From: Wild Animals
From: Domestic MAMMALS
From: Nature Much Closer
From: All ‘Scapes
RE-Featured From: “The Group’s Donors’ Folder”
To be Copied to the Featured Folder...
Spirit of the LandI am the landTriumph of Light over Darkness
I am the stone
I am its breath
I am its bone
I am the song
brought with the wind
but never seen
I am the spark
in the lakes eyes
The arms of trees
And wings of night
As old as hills
As deep as sea
by =Brian-B-PhotographyCalm Waters 2
by *SilkenWindsDancing within the Flames
by *cindy1701dWest Virginian Stream
by *coffeenoirMandarin Beauty
by ~LueDschaRain droplets
by *EnallaSt Martin's Caves
by =Brian-B-PhotographyIridescent Blooms
by ~hoshitsu Our Group’s MEMBERS of THE MONTH
Thank you to these long time fabulous Members who have been loyal to our Group in various ways- submitting their work, plus voting each month, and supporting our Group in many other ways, too. We are very grateful to them for all they do and for being a fantastic part of our Group here!
*RavingEagleMedia Give Peace a Chance Choker ~Orange/Gold~
by *RavingEagleMediaMacro Lily 1
by *RavingEagleMediaLone Flower
by *Deb-e-annHappy Valentine
by *Deb-e-annFriday Rose 058
by *Deb-e-annIn a Blue Vase
by *Deb-e-ann Our Group’s MOST Recent Donors of POINTS Wet Rose II
by *PhotopathicaIf I had Wings to Fly...
by *PhotopathicaPurple Petals
by *Photopathica For The Love Of Cats 10
by *SilkenWinds Stream
by *CarolynYMAlmond Blossom in Oil
by *CarolynYMOrange Cheeks
by *CarolynYMGalloping Horses in Oil
by *CarolynYMFlowers and Pottery
by *CarolynYMPeach Trees in Blossom
by *CarolynYM Coneflowers
by *bewilderedconfused Who is there!
by *JocelyneRSad Eyes
by *JocelyneRMum Squirrel Resting at Last
by *JocelyneROrange Gazania
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Our Group’s NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS! Our Group’s SEPTEMBER THEME: "Reflections in Nature"
OPENED: SEPTEMBER 1st - IN PROGRESS!
CLOSES: SEPTEMBER 30th
along with our 5 regular monthly folders.
About TWO WEEKS LEFT!
Read for the RULES
, right inside THE SUBMITTING FOLDER:[link] PRIZES
1st - 125
& Big Feature
2nd - 75
& Big Feature
Two Runners Up - 20
EACH, and Feature
All from #Unframed-Nature
Anyone promoting this September Theme/Mini-Contest, is appreciated.
Thank you to:
[If I've forgotten anyone, it's because I didn't know you were promoting it to begin with,
or also maybe I did know, but I forgot to make a note of it. Sorry.
Please let me know, if you are promoting it, thanks.
]Our Group’s Upcoming THEMES
September - "Reflections in Nature" [See above!]
October - NONE
November - NONE
December - Not sure if there will be one... Our Group's NEXT BIG CONTEST
October - An Autumn Theme!
It will likely be about FIVE WEEKS LONG, and start on Oct. 1st...
This is why there will be NO THEMES in Oct. or Nov. Our NEXT GROUP News Article, will be the details of our upcoming Autumn Contest! SuperGroup renewal is in December! POINTS
We DO kindly ask for POINTS
for our group, due to our upcoming events.
such as the BIG ITEMS coming up for the REST OF 2012:
Our annual Autumn Contest.
SuperGroup renewal in December.
We don't want to be rushed at the END of the year, when it's time to renew for SuperGroup.
Plus, we do hold Monthly Themes, most [not all] months, and they are treated as Mini-Contest, with a small amount of Points, from the Group.The Widget is HERE:
YES, We have a NEW COLLECTING ACCOUNT!! Any and ALL Donations would be HIGHLY appreciated...
THANK YOU SO MUCH, in advance, for helping us with these goals.
You will read at ~Unframed-Nature-PTS how you will be recognized and rewarded for your kind generosity!Our Group to Consider NEW ADMINS.! TAKE NOTE!
We are well passed 3,000 Members now.
There have been a couple of Group News Articles mentioning the reasons we have need to invite a couple or few new Admins., to our Current Admin. Team.
If you are interested in being a part of our wonderful Admin. Team at #Unframed-Nature
Please read and fill out this application form: Administrator Application for Unframed-Nature
We have already had a couple people show interest by filling out complete applications.
We will continue to keep the application open, for a while longer.
Send your application to me, Tea, `TeaPhotography
in a NOTE!
Thank you in advance for wanting to help out #Unframed-Nature
in this way. CHECK OUT THIS FOLDER: “Featured News and Journals of 2012”
Updated TOTAL FAQ sheet, with regard to the RULES about this Folder, HERE: [link]
[Scroll, to under the other regular folder descriptions... ]Or,
for your convenience, I have placed the RULES to this folder, INSIDE the folder, itself, HERE: [link]
It is also possible, Admins., will request some News and Journals, that follow along these lines. UPDATE:
So far, this folder is being used quite successfully! Group Reminders
We are an ALL-Media Group, but NOT
all Subjects. MUST be ALL Nature-Related. Read more inside the LINK provided just below.
DO submit your BEST QUALITY work- we are NOT
an elitist group, but we DO
want your best quality, please! Do NOT
Submit to the “Group DONORS’ Folder”, as it is being used for Group Donors. DO
Submit Birds, Etc. to the folder labeled WITH Birds, Etc., even though most birds are considered “Wild”...
We are MORE strict
in 2012, than in 2011, with Architecture and will NOT
be allowing nearly as much... We have certain restrictions with humans, bridges, BOATS
, etc., as well.
If you have NOT read the COMPLETE “New Folder Descriptions and Rules” feel FREE to do so by going HERE: [link]
. SCROLL to that section. OR
Rules for each Folder, are right inside
Folder, for your convenience. Affiliate Groups’ NEWS & CONTESTS AFFILIATE GROUPS LOOKING FOR ADMINS.!
My other and much smaller group of #WolfyDeviants
has had some very good and interesting changes!
However, we currently have NO Contributors, and we would like to have at least one, ideally two.
Then note ME, `TeaPhotography directly
and we can go from there!
is an awesome wonderful Group!
It’s where “Wishes Can Come True!”
So if you have a dA wish, come check us out!
We also hold and participate in a variety of special and positive activities...
such as: “Tuesday Treats” Tuesday Treats: Wild Times
and: “Wonderful Wednesday”Wonderful Wednesday
which then gets featured to, weekly to: “WishingWell Weekly”WishingWell Weekly
and our monthly event, which gets updated: "Nomination Station"The Noms: September (Self-Appreciation Month) UPD!
is a positive group spinning the world of dA NEWS your way!
Simply JOIN, to find out what’s going on in the dA world around YOU!
We, our group, of #Unframed-Nature
has been featured with them a couple times,
among so many wonderful things reported here... It’s a work of heart.
The latest: August 25th Edition:DevNews 17th Edition, 2012.
Please keep your eyes
out for the NEXT one.
a group that’s all HEART! “Promoting Positivity”
This group supports positive initiatives and projects around dA,
as well as a variety of positive art and artists. It is a helpful and kind group.
Recent awesome articles, about great stuff!(Sept) Self Appreciation Month
by `LostKittenI LOVE: Now Closed
by #deviantHEARTHeart Art Submissions Open!
is hosting a BIG and Year-Long Community Project called: “Art for Trees”
Read about this wonderful and worthy project HERE:Art for Trees - project
The FOUNDER of the above Affiliate Group,
who is also a very good friend and support to our group HERE,
is hosting a really fun and wonderful GAME here on dA, and you could
in her POINTS POOL!
Check out the Article about it HERE:sifro. - solve the codes and win points!
It's awesome! So finally, FEEL FREE to participate.
is a wonderful compassionate group, wanting to make a difference!
If you care about animals, as I know
SO many of our own Members here
this IS the group for you!
This group is based on the cause of primarily the protection of DOLPHINS!Please READ MORE:A pod of Pilot whales are in the cove..
by #Seaofsadness-SOSJapan Dolphins Day 2012
by #Seaofsadness-SOSThe Targeted Dolphins in Taiji Dolphin hunts..
by #Seaofsadness-SOSAnd then consider joining!
Not only will you be a part of a great group,
but at the same time you will part of a VERY worthy cause!
is holding a
with the theme: Birds in Weather
Please READ all about it HERE:Birds in Weather Contest
And consider joining the contest!
It will be wonderful!
is a completely awesome group!
It's about helping to run things more smoothly here on dA!
Recent Articles:Presenting Projects: #Artcrossing
by ^ValaSedaiPresenting Projects: Art for Trees
is a fantastic pet group!
Recent Article:AC Week 4 & The Shelter Project 2nd Anniversar
by #PetPicksAC Week 5 + Top Submissions AUGUST
Consider joining this warm, friendly, and active group.
Also, they are still looking forward to becoming a SuperGroup.
Feel free to donate POINTS
to help them with this:
is a great group if you love dogs!
Their latest article:StarGroups and "DOGS AT PLAY" Feature!
We hope you'll join! WINNERS of AFFILIATES' CONTESTS
Winners of Mini-Contest: "BIG CATS- CLOSE ENCOUNTERS" FIRST
with: Night stalker black and white
by *rasberry6 Runner-Up
with: Sleeping tyger
by ~ArtiaWolf Honourable Mentions
with: Beautiful Tiger
with: Tiger Eye
by *AnnemiekedWCONGRATS TO ALL!!Thank you for your attention to our wonderful Affiliates.
Thank you ALL,
Members and hard working Admins. alike!
We, at #Unframed-Nature
wish you a SUPER rest of SEPTEMBER!
We look forward to seeing more of your sensational submissions,
during the rest of September.