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Nude photography? by Chuchan-Riella Nude photography? by Chuchan-Riella
Simple. But true.

Please, I ask you, why do photographs of naked women always get Daily Deviations? It upsets me, because there are so many more art pieces out there that are not getting the recognition they deserve. Why? Because people love staring at naked women. DeviantART is NOT the place for that. You could look up a site with naked women by the tons within 10 seconds by using a search engine like google.

Another thing, a photograph of a naked person, and its automatically art. A drawing of a naked person, and its enough to get you banned from DA. Fair? No.

I'll bet you anything that if you scroll down right now to the DD's you see either a minus sign for mature content:nudity or a naked person, and if you dont, if you actually click on the DD button, there will be a nude photograph somewhere by the top of the page.

"artists" who do nude photography have thousands and thousands of page views and watchers. Whereas the people who are REALLY original, really have talent, get very little recognition. I could take a photograph of myself naked right now, post it on DA, and get 100+ favs just like that.

Photography can be very original. It can be very creative. but when its just a naked male or female laying on the ground, sitting in a weird pose, etc., its not very artistic. The photographer is trying to make it seem like there is a message behind it, like it symbolizes something, but more often then not, its just a weird perspective on an overly used subject.


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Sorry about this long rant -_-'

I'm temporarily allowing comments... please use respectfully
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:iconmegzwills:
MegzWills Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Student General Artist
A petition has been made for it: www.change.org/p/deviantart-ke…
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HashSlingingSlushie Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
7 years later and I'm still agreeing.
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Iaminactive Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Actually. 

I think you'll find "Anime desu" artists with 0% creativity actually are the most popular then those who do photography.
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sharkiefangirl Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
dA is becoming a porn site...
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Gross-Gemini Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Hasn't it always been? I mean this place has been full of fetish art since the moment it was made so. :v
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sharkiefangirl Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No.
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Gross-Gemini Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015
I don't know what parts of DA you've been in then. :v
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Seumda Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nude doesn't mean porn....
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sharkiefangirl Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There are others who know what I mean.
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cat11144 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes it is art, and second I know there are artist with little watchers, but non the less it is still art. I like males better than females but I still look at nude art so don't complaine
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wdnest Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Professional Writer
I totally agree with this stamp and your statement. I always see nude or semi nude here and dont understand why particular pics are not taken down. This is not that type of site. Its creepy. Congrats on making the stamp - they should tighten the rules for nudes.
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Crimsonoid Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
And im sick of only female nudes everywhere.
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cat11144 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I support nice male nude photos and maybe a girl or two unless she's fat
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cat11144 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Who's up for a good Yaoi video?
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JimmyTwoTimes2K9 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I understand how you feel, though I'm a fan of nude art and all (though I used some photos to get ideas for nude drawings of Daria Morgendorffer and Jane Lane, two girls who I love to death) and you know what, you're right, I should look up nude art somewhere else, like google for instance.
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XDatura Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Student Photographer
Wah.
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XDatura Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Student Photographer
Furthermore; who are you to determine what is and isn't art? The human body IS art; it is a mass of organs, muscle, and skeleton that completes itself and while everyone has one- not everyone has the balls to pose nude.

Don't trash nude models; and I mean ACTUAL nude models who don't spread leg and spread ass cheek like some skanks on this site; because believe it or not there is an art behind the female and male form- whether you like it or not.

Sorry; I know this is your opinion, but I'm entitled to mine as well.
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Unseen-reality Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I agree with you, nice way of putting things. The human body in its most natural form is art, there's no denying it. Besides, in college art classes you're required to draw the nude form; it's beautiful.
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XDatura Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Student Photographer
Thanks. Just how I feel about it. If nudity is that bad they wouldn't make us draw it in art school. Nuff said. Someone is just angry they can't get the views that nudes do.
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siliki Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013
oh no there are pictures of GASP!!!!!! naked women that are not doing anything sexual in the slightest WHAT AN ABOMINATION!!! now excuse me while i fap to my naked yaoi boy porn :)
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cfowler7 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like nude art that doesn't show the bits, like hiding it behind a leg or clothling. That's soft nude. However when I search stuff like 'butterfly' you get a woman spreading her legs with her privates open to the camera with the title butterfly. Some nude pictures look like people have stood in front of a timer camera because they was bord.
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livefor-anime Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
there are kids from 13 years older or younger on DA they dont have to see this!'
when one person forgets to set the mature filture on! i dont want to think of it!
and second wise: some nude art you can better post on a porn site or something ! 'BUT some other nute art you can call ART and somethimes not!
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Brent7 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
Idiot, Deviant ALLOWS this, who are you to say otherwise? Just because *you* dont think its art, doesnt mean those who run deviantart agree with you.

There are lots of things here that discust me, these things are not 'art" but we decide what is and what isnt, if you dont like something, turn your mature filter on and be done with it. Deviantart isnt going to change for you or me or anyone else, get over it.
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UniversalKiwi Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I think you're exaggerating a bit here. I don't see a lot of nudes on the front page or featured in the daily deviations. This sounds a lot like the "deviantAnime" complaint. It's okay that you're sick of nudes, but they're not "everywhere" like some people make it sound.
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KissThePlanetGoodbye Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The nude pictures don't bother me so much as 2 things :

1. "...a photograph of a naked person, and its automatically art. A drawing of a naked person, and its enough to get you banned from DA. Fair? No."

and
2. Where are all the naked men??!! The male anatomy is a gorgeous body too! haha
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ArTRefugiuM Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012   Traditional Artist
I totally agree with you.
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NikkiXKaila Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
There's nothing wrong with nudity :/ It's natural and it CAN be artistic. Just because it's a naked person doesn't mean it's not artistic or original.
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ToTheLifeBoats Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nudity is beautiful and natural, it is NOT pornography
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Samyosho Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Student Digital Artist
i love you...just thought you should know that...
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Colbatros Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Student Writer
You clearly don't understand the meaning of 'artistic nude'.

I've seen gorgeous, and I mean realy gorgeous, artistic nude photography. In fact, it's a lot more artistic than some shit people draw on deviantART.

And from that description, you should seem upset because they pageviews and watchers you wish you had.
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Blender-Madness Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, there are perverts everywhere. But nude photography is an art. Posing nude for a picture is a great way to express certain ideas, themes and emotions.

But I guess not everyone agrees. But you'd really have to be a model or model photographer to understand what this is like.
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MlleKohaku Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Seeing nude photography isn't as annoying as seeing nothing but it. I went scrolling though the photography category awhile ago and saw more naked people than anything else. Seriously? Take a picture of a freaking tree or something, will you?
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SakuraWarrirorGirl Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I agree. Woman should stop posting nude photo's of themselve's that's a dangerous thing to do actually,what if some psycho saw them and tried to find the woman huh?
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Edaim Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't like anything with nudes, whether a drawing or a photography. I don't think it's art. Draw beautiful things not naked men or women. Photograph the beauty of this world not naked men or women.

Those so-called models, they sell their body for money and other stuff like views/faves. Where is your dignity? None. So pathetic.
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MapleBrilliantine Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011
You do not think naked people are beautiful? The beauty of the nude figure is celebrated in many cultures from the West to East, and The Bible references this beauty over and over again in its passages. It is demeaning to a human to identify their natural body with sex. If you look at a naked person and only think of sex, you have serious problems.
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Edaim Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know about the beauty of human body and I appreciate it. However, I don't like drawing or photographing a naked person and call it art.

And when I see a naked person I look away immediately because I think it's not appropriate to see whether it's a photograph or a drawing.
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Shade-SilverWing Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I sooooo agree! ...Espacially on the point with drawings of naked persons getting banned, but not photos...
I had a picture in my gallery of Naruto, Sasuke and Sai in Sexy-no-Jutsu pose, like we could see similar once in the original manga (there it was only Sasuke and Sai). I didn't show the "important parts", though....
And can you guess what happened? The picture was deleted, because it was claimed as child porn! CHILD PORN!! I don't know what dumbass decided over this, but he should have considered this: he indirectly made the mangaka Kishimoto guilty of drawing child pornograpy....
And regarding the nudity photos...there are soooo many close up photos of vaginas around here, where you can't even tell, if the model really is an adult....but hey, that's okay then? O.o

Seriously, I gave up understanding this....
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ynne-black Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011  Student General Artist
I have to say I TOTALLY agree...
But what's the worst? When akreon and his (?) friend talked with dA people about this, they didn't resolve it, so dA will become regular porn site and no one is going to stop it! I hoped that akreon and the another one will try to resolve THIS, but they didn't.....
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jupka96 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011
I AGREE!!!!
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SelkiePhotography Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I know what you mean. I mean, if it's actually an artistic photograph with a real meaning behind it and there's more to it than just a naked person, then that's fine.
But when it's just a picture of a naked person and the picture is just edited to look artistic, then that's un called for and isn't art. it's what I like to call Pretty Pornography.
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diexhard Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011
I agree. I'm tired of seeing nude pictures on this site. There are plenty other sites out there for that. I'm not saying it's not art...my big toe can be considered art...but I think this site should have it's limits, because it's starting to go to the dogs.
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diexhard Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011
Sorry, I already commented on this a while ago and totally forgot.
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horsedog Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011  Professional General Artist
You really haven't seen very much photographic art, have you?

....please note that I'm not trying to be offensive... but artists who use photography as an art form ARE artists, in every sense as the painter is. And if you've been to art school recently, you may also notice that many classes participate twice a week in nude photographic and nude painting/sculpture/whatever else. The nude form is all over art history--seriously, if you are a serious artist, you can't escape it.

Why?

Because the human form attracts the artistic eye just as frequently as it attracts the porno eye...yeah, sometimes you could say they go hand in hand, but you know what you like and...so what?
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Oh my god I love you.
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Haupia Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011  Student Photographer
This. (:
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Spamusubi Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011
I like nicely done/artistic nude photography.

And I'd like to try and dabble into it when I'm older. :D
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Invaderbleach2 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011
I agree. SOMETIMES a picture can be really good and have nudity, but we don't want a huge picture of your boobs/penis/vagina/ass or anything of combining them -______-
If you need to post that..... Mature content tag it
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ShariCampbell Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, sometimes nudity can be USED IN A PICTURE, but having that the WHOLE thing, I just (mostly) don't get it.
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NinjaFoxsBuddy Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Why the hell do people ACTUALLY take and then post pictures of themselves naked?!? :disbelief: It's weird. And gross. And sickens normal people with morals.
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diexhard Featured By Owner May 14, 2011
I agree. I do think that nude art is art, but more often than not (WAY more often than not) the pictures aren't like for the meaning. I think that there should remain a place for nude art on this site, but the people who are taking the pictures should take more time to make sure that the meaning is clear...so that it doesn't come off as just a 'look at me, give me your attention, tell me I'm hot' picture.
(I do think comments should be disabled. After every comment (no matter what kind) there seems to be some sort of argument or bashing.)
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