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[Discussion] Photography Section Rules and Regulations

2016-09-26 20:39:28
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Photography Section is one of the most important sections of Mi Community. It has been made specifically for all who are passionate towards Photography. It's the best platform for you to show off your skills in the most preferred and prestigious yet creative manner.This section helps you realize the inner photographer in you. It is a platform where you can share what you have clicked with your xiaomi devices with other Mi Fans.
As the Section is being so greatful and serving for us, it's our duty to keep it healthy and Awesome.
In case if you're New to Mi Community, be sure to check this out Mi Community India Rules and Guidelines first

Here are the section rules that should be followed fairly throughout by Everyone :

1) Device Name

The images  captured with xiaomi devices only should be shared. Every thread should have mention made on Device / Xiaomi Smartphone used. If such mandatory information is not there, the thread will be immidiatelty taken down without notice.

2) To make use of Decent Language : English
English is preferable for better interaction, communication and easy
understanding by all. Wether while replying, making a thread or posting albums, in the titles, comment while ratings etc should be in English.

3) To be Informative and proper Threads
Adding up a few pictures in a thread should not be called a proper Album. Depicting and relating the pictures you uploaded with words, captions or with pleasant phrases or sentences which gives a good impression to the Viewer should be followed. An Album should have at least 4 photos.
It it thus recommended to give pleasant introduction about your thread. The thread should have information on camera model (xiaomi smartphone model), situation, camera app used, approaches and techniques used, tips and tricks etc ( if you want to relate any)

4) To be Creative
Creativity is writing , to communicate clearly, to express yourself fully and to be more empathetic is required. The following notes can be essential if you want to be creative :
A Catchy title .  Eg: Not like Redmi Note 7 Clicks , but Symmetrical Pathways or Mesmerising Patterns etc. Gibberish title threads will be taken down.
Caption or Description : Try to give captions, appropriate description or phrases for each and every picture you upload. Objectionable content will be removed
Clearity of Subject : Always be clear of on which subject or theme are you making the thread. Clear and soothy content is welcomed. Blurry images, random clicks etc will be removed.

5) Make threads Attractive
Making use of the Advanced Mode is highly recommended in order to make sentences more colorful , hightlight points or use quotes.
Following basic formatting Should be surely considered :
- Font size and colour
- Content and Pictures Alignment
For Instance, Center alignment is preferable for pictures
- Use of universal highlighters as Bold/Italic/Underline in order to highlight key points of the content
- Use of hyperlinks if you want to attach any link
For instance, link for any previous thread/album/tutorial or of a app you want to recommend everyone

6) Not to spam the peaceful environment
Creating unnecessary threads/albums or off topic posts not related to this section or to reply anonymously and non-meaningful comments comes under Spamming. This will be dealt with severly. Spammers who post downloaded pics, ads, objectionable contents will be warned or his/her Mi ID can also be banned.

7) No Nudity, Profanity, Racism and Swear words :
Such acts will be taken seriously and will be dealt accordingly. It's better not to and refrain yourself from making any such move in the section. Do n
ot insult or disrespect anyone or any community. Don't post too religious post or that may result in objection from others, care others' fellings too while making threads. Making derogative comments about any activity or event going on in the section will not be entertained. Disrespectful acts or lame joke cackers will be dealt accordingly. Warning will be issued in such scenario without any second chance. In Serious cases, users will be banned .

8) Sales , Advertising and Promotion:
Under any circumstances, users are not allowed to post advertising links or to promote any kind of association. You sholud not beg for votes or share your social IDs. Such posts will be deleted without notice and a warning will be issued straight away as well as the violation will be recorded. In Serious cases, spammers will be banned as soon as possible

9) Originality is what the concern here.
Users are welcome to post anything they liked but cheating or any kind of copy paste materials will not be entertained.
For Instance, If you like a online
tutorial and want to share it, do not copy paste it entirely. Write on your own but give the source link at the end of the thread for reference only . For Album sub section 3rd party images, screenshots, downloaded pics etc will not be entertained.

10) Do not post Irrelevant Polls or Discussions.
Discussions or polls made should be meaningful enough to make sense. For Instance, Which camera is Better? - with no other description or content. Such threads will be deleted immediately. Polls Should not be in exercise for more than 6 Days.

11) Recognization of threads and appreciation
Threads should contain preferably 4 or more pictures with relevant description. Threads or Albums having information on Exif data,  skills required,  neat and clear presentation etc will be stamped Pretty, Dope, Excellent... as per the situation

12) Making Sensible Threads
Any Thread that Contains repeated pics Or full of Selfies will be considered as duplicate post or spamming or off topic and will be deleted immediately. So we recommend you to upload the photo only once. Try to post meaningful photos that showcases your photography skills. Selfie and threads involving persons sholud have relevant story behind the pictures or situations. Consent of the person should be taken (declaration can be include about consent taken) before posting. Avoid selfies which are objectionable to the person or photos which is driven by motive of hatred or defamation. Such will be dealt with severly.

You may refer this thread to understand How To Make An Album Thread Properly . The purpose of this thread is to give users an idea about basic things that is required to make an perfect album thread.

Note : Any kind of misbehavior, rough attitude, personal attacks, abusing, use of foul language, promotion of unauthorized propoganda or illegal content will be dealt accordingly. Threads will be deleted, user will be warned or banned.

Highlights about different categories/types of the forum and How to make good use of them

This Sub type category will only be used by Mi Officials, Admins or Moderators. Users are requested not to post anything there. Unnecessary threads will be moderated,  moved or deleted.

This category is meant to share and enhance your knowledge about every aspect of Photography. If you got any specific tips to share, you are welcomed to post them under this category. Proper step by step process and illustrations should be there with focus on xiaomi device only. Avoid external links as far as possible. Do not post Album threads/ Photos here.

This category is meant for friendly discussion, debates or polls on relevant and genuine topics. If you got any query or doubts, any questions related to Photography or the section, feel free to postunder this category. Do not post ads or  
threads unrelated  to photography

The most busy, most viewed and important category of this section is Album sub section. If you have clicked pictures, selfies, groupies etc you can post here following album criterias. Make use of this category type as much as you can. Do not forget to include device name and required numbers of photos also try to provide proper title (
gibberish title threads will be taken down)

If you have got any query, Pm Section Moderators.

And In case you want to be in touch with us and other photographers or Followers the section throughout, you may head up and join Mi Photography Club . The Club already have got more than 1K+  passionate active members who uses Xiaomi Smartphones for photography.

Mi Photography Club
Direct link to join the group :-

Important Note : If there's any requirement, the above rules and regulations maye be retouched as per the recommendation of the Mi Community Photography Management Team.


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parag purkar | from app


really informative, i like mi photography section because of his simplicity and originality based encouragement for fans
2016-09-26 21:07:29
Thanks bro for updating it with necessary rules.
2016-09-26 21:31:06
Really informative . Thanks for sharing
2016-09-26 21:31:12
thanks for sharing
2016-09-26 21:50:25
It was really necessary... Thanks for bringing it instantly
2016-09-26 23:31:33
Edited by ram0209 at 2016-09-27 12:28 PM

Perfect thread to follow the instructions before we start over. Thanks for sharing this thread Gagzz. Let's commit to build this photography section a healthy and disciplined section of Mi Community! Thanks to Gagzz & Rajat for the support and effort. Let's respect them and follow the rules & regulations :)
2016-09-27 12:27:14
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satya1223 | from app


thanks for guidelines
2016-09-27 17:50:52
My favourite section in Mi community
2016-09-27 19:18:13

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shahkaran76 | from app


woahh....tgats cool
2016-09-27 20:52:55
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