We’ve drafted these guidelines to ensure that everyone using Picturk has a fun and enjoyable time and a positive experience. We advise that you read and abide by the following community guidelines.
In two words - be nice. Treat others as you would like others to treat you.
Competing in photography competitions is a sure fire way to improve your photographic skills, test your ability, and get feedback from your peers. Go on, give it a go!
Picturk is a community of many types of people, who all have the right to feel comfortable and who may not think what you think, believe what you believe or see what you see. So, be polite and respectful in your interactions with others on Picturk.
Respect the copyright of others. This means don't steal photos that other people have created and pass them off as your own.
Feedback's part of the experience, and when done with respect, can be a great way to make friends, share stories and make your time on Picturk more fulfilling. So leave comments, and Like photographs. Contributors will appreciate your feedback.
Chances are, someone could benefit from your knowledge, opinions, or personal experiences. Sharing what you know is one of many ways you can make a positive contribution to the community.
See the world through others’ eyes, participate, find your muse, and expand your horizons!
People who cross the line – and do any of these don’ts - will have their accounts terminated.
Picturk is forum for showcasing your work – the photos you create not other peoples. Don’t upload photo’s that you haven’t created!
If we find you doing that, your account will be deleted and we'll take appropriate action, which may include reporting you to the authorities.
Picturk is not a venue for you to harass, abuse, impersonate, or intimidate others. If we receive a valid complaint about your conduct, we’ll send you one warning and then delete your account.
You know the guy. Don't be that guy.
If we find you using your account to host graphic elements of web page designs, logos, icons, and other non-photographic elements on other web sites, we’ll send you one warning and then delete your account.
If we find you engaging in commercial activity, we’ll send you one warning and then delete your account.
You will see all sorts of things on Picturk, some of which may offend you. If you are offended by a photo you can either click away or you can tell us about it by clicking on the "Report Abuse" link at the bottom of the page. Note: Please report from the specific page that the offensive content appears—this gives us information we need to take action.
If you see photos or videos that you’ve created on Picturk, don't panic. This is probably just a misunderstanding and not malicious. Please click on the “Notice of Infringement” link at the bottom of the page and we will take it from there. Note: Please report from the specific page that the photo appears—this gives us information we need to take action.