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Group idea - admins sought

Journal Entry: Sat Feb 8, 2014, 4:48 AM
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I'm looking for a handful of people that would help me run a group. Curious? Read further.

I've recently quit admin position in TheBestEquine, because other admins where hopelessly idle and approval process was set in a way which made it impossible to approve anything without their aid. I regret the death of the group (unless a miracle happens, I don't think it will rejuvenate anyway), since I really liked its idea - we have a lot of animal groups, but most of them have either automatic or very benevolent approval. I thus have to sieve through hundreds of deviations to find the few good ones. The groups that aim for very high standards are, on the other hand, not animal oriented. I'd like to start a group TheBestAnimals (or something similar) that would aim to create a digest of animal artwork on DA, so that a watcher would only get a few pictures a day, but could expect they'd be worth looking at.
Now why am I writing about it rather then going ahead - I know that I have my busy moments and wouldn't want the group to suffer the same fate as TheBestEquine. Furthermore, if I'm to include non-photography media, I could use artists focusing on these to help me select the best works. 
I'm definitely not going to run the group alone (I don't think it would work), so the point of this journal is to find out if there are any people who'd be willing to help me. 

What I seek:
People who are online decently often (two or three times a week minimum)
People with decent grasp on given media (no, you don't have to be Michelangello)

What I offer:
More work
Feeling that you're helping to run a successful group (eventually... maybe... :))

If the wonderful benefits persuaded you and you'd like to try, please send me a note with information if you have any experience with groups (are/have been running one), what sort of media/pictures you like and perhaps a few pictures you'd consider a good pick for "the best". If I get enough responses to fill an admin team, a new group will be born. If not... well, I'll probably focus on more watcher features :)

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How do you feel about nonanimal pictures in my gallery? 

10 deviants said It's enriching/welcome change to see an artistic nude or portrait
9 deviants said I'd rather just see animal photography on this account
5 deviants said I don't really care, I'll just ignore anything non-animal


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Kayla-Larrise Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I featured your image here :aww:
Wolfling01 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you.
Paintwick Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your photographies are really awesome! The colours are so amazing! :clap:
Could we use them as a reference for drawings if we credit you in the description, or not?
Anyway even if we can't, your work is really impressive!
Wolfling01 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
if you credit me and send me a link when the drawing is done, you're free to use any of the photos as reference.
Paintwick Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ok, thank you very much!! :)
nune76238 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014
I'm somewhat interested in helping with this, group. Though I'm fairly young and have little experience, if any at all, people have to start somewhere, and I'm interested in photography and things that fall along in that line of art. It doesn't really bother me if I'm not accepted, personally it's just something I thought of trying out.
Wolfling01 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
The group is currently on hold, since I realized I don't have time for anything, even my photos are posted erratically. I will keep it in mind in case I get more free though.
nune76238 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Ok, I'll keep that in mind. :)
RavenWay Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave
crazcat Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Where do you find all of the animals you take pictures of? I'm intrigued...
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