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hylander1993 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I've seen my fair share of rants about the issue of sexual content and what people seem to consider art on this site but it seems this one seems to have gotten a lot of attention for some reason.  In all honestly what is and isn't considered art is really an opinion.  If you go to any art museum you'll see a lot of strange and different things.  Time and effort have absolutely nothing to do with it.  I could work on something my whole life and never get nearly as much attention as say a photo someone snapped on a casual stroll through the woods.  It's all up to what the viewer wants to see.  Obviously things like this are popping up more frequently because more viewers want to see this kind of art, so don't blame the artist for posting it, blame society for liking it.
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MelodyGlow Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree with you but this is not unique in any way.
I don't understand the purpose of this post, besides the fact to serve as a fantasy.
its true everything is considered art, I just think this would be more suited to a senior dating site or rash cream advertisement.
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hylander1993 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Ha, agreed.  It's definitely something you'd sooner see for some advertisement than hanging on someones wall.
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Kuro-Nekyu Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Student General Artist
ILLUMINATI?
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Someone PLEASE start a petition for DeviantArt to STOP encouraging this disgusting behavior and to ban photos like this. KIDS use this site for crying out loud, I NEVER see any good art featured due to all this over-sexualized garbage! I click on self-portraits, deviantID's, other, etc. And there is always some kind of repulsive slutty photo in the "more from DeviantArt" section. This is so disrespectful against women, it's basically sexism, NO ONE deserves to be portrayed like that. Please have some respect and put a stop to this trash now! THIS IS NOT ART!
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lewdi Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015
I'm surprised you're commenting one THIS particular deviation.... when there is MUCH worse stuff on this website.
........Like my art for example.
Beautiful and Sick by lewdi  
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SnaypaMan Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
XD
I like ur disgusting art))
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Granted, that is a very vulgar photo, but it HAS a mature tag. At least you have enough respect to have it on there, so people know in advance it's going to be mature content.
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Mr-Mikemc Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  New member
You don't need to BAN HAMMER, just mark as mature Content. Although she is wearing just as much clothing here as a day at the beach, even more-so. Bikini's don't have any material covering the legs at all!
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I tried that... Again, and again, and again... And it NEVER works.

Check it out this photo I've posted, this is proof that this site is just getting worst.

manoffaith777.deviantart.com/a…

Could you take it and post it to your page with the description? It'll help spread the message on what's going on, and DeviantArt will have no choice but to do something about it.
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MelodyGlow Featured By Owner Edited Mar 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
exactly!
what is the point of this pic anyway?
most of the world certainly has underwear.
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Tell me about it, and it gets worst... Check it out this photo I've posted, this is proof that this site is just getting worst.

manoffaith777.deviantart.com/a…

Could you take it and post it to your page with the description? It'll help spread the message on what's going on, and DeviantArt will have no choice but to do something about it.
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Ekkezakkusu Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good point
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Agreed!
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SLawsonDesigns Featured By Owner Edited Mar 25, 2015  Professional General Artist
The thing is, artwork like this is NOTHING new. Through my former joint-account Steffauri516, I've been on this site for nearly 12 years, and for that duration of time, pieces like this have always been here. –– What you're worried about is an entirely parental issue [as far as the concern for children seeing it goes] If you're an adult, and joined this site as an adult, you may not know about the "mature content blocks," which literally, places a gray box and a symbol over the entire piece with a written warning that the content is not appropriate for the age of the account holder to view. You cannot change your birthday once you've joined, and you cannot disable them, they automatically disable once the account holder's 18th birthday rolls around. So deviantART isn't being careless about the matter, in fact they've gone to great lengths to stop issues like that from arising, and now, you can't even post a piece to this site unless you specify it as "mature" or "general." –– If some kid happens to circumnavigate this system and find an image like this, first of all, so what? I mean this is sensual but it's hardly pornography...Also, the fault lies with the parents. Parents these days are too lazy to get off their asses and monitor what types of media their youngsters are taking in, and when they finally get caught, the parent blames the source instead of the child for being a little sneak, or themselves for being negligent. This site is well known and has been around long enough for parents to do some research, with abundant sources, and decide whether or not they'll allow access to their children. 

As far as the sexism bit goes, I have to respectfully disagree. The holder of this account [and many others like it, though not all] IS a woman. Most of these photos are of her, her girlfriend, or models who have agreed to shoot with her. No person, or on the subject of sexism, no man has forced her to take these pictures. She has made the conscious choice as an adult with free will to represent herself this way. It is a celebration of a part of the artist's body that she is clearly proud of and wants to make the subject of her work. In my mind, there's nothing wrong with any person; man, woman, fat, thin, black, white, etc. wanting to celebrate the body they have and love. If you don't want to see things like this, that's fine, you can filter the content here based on your interests, you know. And if you happen to glance over on the "recently added" or "more from dA" categories and see images like this that don't appeal to you, don't click them! –– I'm sorry, but deviantART has been around for awhile, it has set rules and guidelines for what is and isn't allowed here, what category it goes in, etc. and ultimately YOU have control over your own account and what gets favorited, followed, and so forth. We can't just allow one group of people to decide what gets posted on this site and ignore what everyone else here wants: it's all about personal responsibility. I mean seriously, there are MUCH worse things that get posted on deviantART than panty shots and erotic photography. There are TONS of pieces lurking in the shadows centered around such "child-friendly" subjects as: KKK fan clubs, racial supremacy, Nazi/Neo-Nazi pride, posts & artwork advocating for violence against gay people, pro ana and pro mia, furry fetishes, sexual artwork featuring underaged characters, politics, rape pieces, etc. Now, as a decent human being, I can't stand any of that crap, but I know it's not my place to tell people what they can and can't post here because it isn't my site, so you know what I do? I ignore it! I leave it alone, or, I don't go searching for it in the first place. 

Now, your last bit, "THIS IS NOT ART!" Kind of gets to me. Who are you, or anyone else for that matter, to declare what definitively is and isn't art? –– Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Just as I pointed out above, there are many, many things on this site that I would love to see taken down because I find them abhorrent or disagreeable with my values; but that doesn't mean in any sense that they are not art in their own right. There are a lot of drawings posted by kids on here that are hastily done on pieces of scrap notebook paper or on the front of a journal that I'm sure they're proud of...am I then allowed to comment on their work and tell them that it isn't art simply because it's not up to the caliber of art that I usually add to my favorites? Or a picture of someone's pet? Or...a picture of someone in their underwear! Art is whatever the artist wants it to be. Of course, certain people's "art" isn't going to always register with your views or mine, but that doesn't mean that someone gets to tell you that your work doesn't hold up its own value as art. –– Speaking of art, I noticed on your gallery page that you have a few "meme quotes" about values of your own. [posting them to this site is considered art theft in the guidelines because they are not your work: you can't take images from the internet or elsewhere that you have no legal right to use, or that you didn't produce, so you may want to remove them before they get reported, just so you know for the future!] So I kind of get the feeling that you're so against the sexual nature of this post due to your religious beliefs, which is fine, but like I said, you keep your beliefs in your own house, so to speak. You cannot ethically be the voice for an entire website with millions of members, and ergo millions of opinions on what does and doesn't make art. 
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah... Did you read my comment or my username? I never once mentioned my faith in that comment, but despite that, although I respect your opinion, DeviantArt is STILL shoving this down peoples throats.

Check it out this photo I've posted, this is proof that this site is just getting worst.

manoffaith777.deviantart.com/a…

Could you take it and post it to your page with the description? It'll help spread the message on what's going on, and DeviantArt will have no choice but to do something about it.
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SLawsonDesigns Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Professional General Artist
Well here's the thing, deviantART's staff/moderators are in no way responsible for what gets posted on the 'featured' page...we are. –– The 'featured' page isn't a hand-picked roster of pieces [like Daily Deviations] the category showcases artwork that's been getting the most attention most recently [favorites, group features, comments, critiques, views etc.] Whenever a piece receives high volumes of one or more forms of these attentions from the users of the site, it gains a 'featured' or popular status so that other people can jump on the bandwagon and check it out. Random, mostly unknown work doesn't just make it to the 'featured' category with no favorites or comments simply because a moderator deems it so, it's on us, the users who beef up its presence by giving it lots of attention. 

So in reality, deviantART itself/the staff is not at fault here in the slightest. As I mentioned in a previous comment, so many things on this site are more heavily controlled by its users than we realize. Truthfully, you and I are helping this piece gain even more attention by posting comments on it, believe it or not. 

Also, I want to point out [because I did check out the link you sent me] that your argument seems very one-sided. You see women posting risqué photos of themselves as being low-brow, trashy, and subject to objectification. On one side of the argument, you're right. When only sexy photos of women, especially if they're photos largely showcasing one 'type' of woman, it can lead to all kinds of confidence issues, as well as feeding men the idea that the ideal woman must fit a sometimes unrealistic plethora of criteria. But that is not the case 100% of the time. –– On the opposite side, this couldn't be further from the truth. Some women [and men...there are PLENTY of dick-pics and erotic photos of men here, so why is that not an issue as well?] like to take photos of themselves, or model for another's work in the nude or nearly so because they enjoy their bodies and treat the work they're featured in as a tribute to the aesthetics of themselves that they most enjoy. And why shouldn't people love and celebrate their bodies? You and the woman in this photo might celebrate your bodies differently, but neither way is inherently wrong. Everyone does things differently; some people are totally comfortable representing themselves more sexually, some are not. It's about the ADULT making the conscious choice whether or not to do so.

I mean I don't agree with all the negative hype over images like this, nor do I fawn over them like they're the most amazing pieces ever, but if this is a cause that you really believe in, spread the word. And start by not giving pieces you don't agree with views, comments, favorites, etc. because those stats DO add up. The higher the stats/the more attention, the bigger the likelihood of the piece landing in the 'featured' section. 
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer

That is understandable, and I get all the points you made, but you don't find it strange that ALL that's being featured are racy photos? That's all I'm seeing in the "more from deviantArt section" some of these pictures aren't even popular or good quality, they're just completely random, and none of them are art.

It's just gotten so serious, and it's horrible because there was a time when the site wasn't like this. It was genuine, and it was always about the artists and REAL art. Now it's just about unfiltered sexual stuff that isn't even art.

Even if this site isn't sexist, it still feels like sexism, and with the pictures without mature tags, it doesn't feel right, and I just think that something needs to change. I'm not saying the models are bad, I'm just saying that there is much better work out there that could be featured. And if the admins aren't at fault, there NEEDS to be a system put in that filters out every sexual related photo with a mature tag.

It's just something that this site needs, it's a must.

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SLawsonDesigns Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Professional General Artist
Haha! Alright, the reason why such risqué photos get the droves of attention they do and subsequently land themselves into the featured section, is because there are tons of teenagers [boys and girls] on this site. Really! That's one of the reasons; anywhere some teenage boy [or girl] can look up something 'sexy' and inconspicuous [you know, not something on an actual porn website] they'll do it. XD

About the mature tags though, maybe the pictures do have them, but due to your age, they are unblocked and thus don't show up for you. Way back when [I've been a member since 2003 through my old account Steffauri516] if you remember, regardless of your age you used to have to manually unblock the mature blocks on images once your age permitted you to see them. Now, the site is sophisticatedly coded enough to allow the blocks and memos to fade away with the user's 18th birthday. And you can't change your birth year once you've signed up, so it's either wait until your 18th rolls around, or if you're desperate enough, make a fake account. –– The thing is, the whole 'think of the children' bit just comes off as a trite excuse to me. It's about personal and parental responsibility. It isn't my job to censor my art [or anyone else's] based on the thought that someone's child might see it. If a child or teen is too irresponsible or too naive to be trusted alone with the internet, it's up to the parent to monitor what sites they are visiting, and, if necessary employ child blocks. Nowadays to me it's inexcusable for parents not to do this, as it's become easier than ever with the evolution of technology! A parent no longer needs to contact their service provider, or sign up for an un-customizable protection plan, the power to add or delete whatever blocks you wish is at your fingertips on the phone, remote, keyboard, etc. It's just laziness; parents would rather blame the source than deal with the 'daunting' task of disciplining their children for their disobedience. 

Now, your last bit, "REAL art. Now it's just about unfiltered sexual stuff that isn't even art." Kind of gets to me. No one person has the place or right to declare what definitively is and isn't art. –– Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Just as I pointed out to someone else on this thread, there are many, many things on this site that I would love to see taken down because I find them abhorrent or disagreeable with my values; but that doesn't mean in any sense that they are not art in their own right. There are a lot of drawings posted by kids on here that are hastily done on pieces of scrap notebook paper or on the front of a journal that I'm sure they're proud of...am I then allowed to comment on their work and tell them that it isn't art simply because it's not up to the caliber of art that I usually add to my favorites? Or a picture of someone's pet? Or...a picture of someone in their underwear! Art is whatever the artist wants it to be. Of course, certain people's "art" isn't going to always register with your views or mine, but that doesn't mean that someone gets to tell you that your work doesn't hold up its own value as art. –– For example, one thing that I personally can't stand is the overabundance of fan art on this site. I like [some] fan art, but for the most part I find it unimpressive as a professional artist due to the fact that all it really amounts to is one artist redrawing someone else's creation. No complex creative process involved, no real decision making [the character's aesthetics have already been decided for you by the original creator] and so on. I've always thought, even when I did fan art myself, that there ought to be a sister-site where the fan art could go so it would no longer take attention away from original work. But just because I have these feelings, it doesn't make the work any less a piece of art, especially in the eyes of someone with a completely opposite opinion. 
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Damion-88 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
I obviously concur.  :)
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SirCassie Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well said. :clap:
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mhrocks231 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
You're exactly right, my friend.
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Agreed! Check it out this photo I've posted, this is proof that this site is just getting worst.

manoffaith777.deviantart.com/a…

Could you take it and post it to your page with the description? It'll help spread the message on what's going on, and DeviantArt will have no choice but to do something about it.
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mhrocks231 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015
I will.  :) (Smile) 
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Good!
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Damion-88 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
   I've been part of this site for ten years. Has it evolved?  Sure it has. It a good way?  Probably not so much.  But that is an unfortunate - but natural - byproduct of a website who's popularity and user-ship both grow exponentially.
 
   I'd also like to see accounts that simply steal and repost other people's work banned.  And how about hypocritical accounts such as yours that don't actually contribute any art - but merely use commenting on other people's work as a platform to espouse their own moral or political views?

   At any rate - at its core - the DeviantArt site is still about art, and freedom of expression. It's not for children as Sloth and SirCassie pointed out. 

   As far as what is or isn't art?  That's a debate that has obviously been ensuing for generations and will not be resolved anytime soon.  I am just grateful that we don't need to adhere to any one person's definition - and particularly grateful that it isn't yours, or that of the institution that you claim to represent.
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
You can say what you want, but I have proof to back up my claims. Check it out this photo I've posted, this is proof that this site is just getting worst.

manoffaith777.deviantart.com/a…

Could you take it and post it to your page with the description? It'll help spread the message on what's going on, and DeviantArt will have no choice but to do something about it.
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Ask-The-SP10113 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  New member Student Writer
The only thing I'd say is, the above photograph is art, I will not deny that. It is truly a form of erotic art; but as a person who enjoys the truly vividly artistic area of dA, I personally don't enjoy my face being graced with this sight when I login. 
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MelodyGlow Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree with you but this is not unique in any way.
I don't understand the purpose of this post, besides the fact to serve as a fantasy.
its true everything is considered art, I just think this would be more suited to a senior dating site or rash cream advertisement.
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Damion-88 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
I completely agree. It's not art I prefer, but art nonetheless by someone's definition. 
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Mortquitamort Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You should visit the Catholic Christian site and you'll see it's filled with announcements of Garbage too.

So plsss... don't try arguing at this site by posting sexual arts, because negating the nudism is like Negating you're a Human.

Or... are you a Cyber-AI ??? 
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Did you ignore my comment and just read my username? Come on, you're smarter than that.

And I'm not a Cyber-AI, I'm someone that respects women and hates seeing them portrayed as sex objects. Check it out this photo I've posted, this is proof that this site is just getting worst.

manoffaith777.deviantart.com/a…

Could you take it and post it to your page with the description? It'll help spread the message on what's going on, and DeviantArt will have no choice but to do something about it.
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Mortquitamort Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Sexual deviancers ...hahahahaha  " devian-cers " .......

Devian..." cers " .....

O..O

<..<
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o-Enide-o Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
Sadly deviantart isfull of garbage of all types...
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I know, and it sucks because it's making this entire site in general look like a joke. :hmm:
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o-Enide-o Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
Also now it happens that all is considered "art"... when not all is art
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sloth-on-a-pedestal Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
as much as i agree that i don't really enjoy seeing this in the more from DeviantArt, kids shouldn't really be using this site in the first place and it's fetish art which is technically allowed here.
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah, but the reality is, more kids/teens use this site than we think, and some of those pictures I've clicked on, I've actually seen racy photos recommended to me on THEIR photos. I feel that kids have every right to share their art on this site because art is good. But fetish stuff, mature tags aren't enough anymore, this site needs adult sections for them, or those photos should all be taken down and put on modelling sites.
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SirCassie Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"I feel that kids have every right to share their art on this site"

Those aren't the rules, if a child who is not the permitted age to be here then it's simply a
parental issue. There's no excuse for it, parents should be watching their kids better, and since
this is a site that does allow fetishes and such a parent should actually watch their child as
they surf the net so freely. Many things are allowed here, if someone has an issue with that there are other art
sites for artists that have stricter rules, changing the rules and "banning" existing images or deleting people's 
images is not a right or efficient course of action and using the excuse "a child may see this" is a lame reason. 
A child simply using Google search can easily find pornography links and images that are way worse than anything
you could find on this site. That is why you put parental locks on a computer or actually watch your child 
as they browse the net, and if they are using the site you should check their rules and polices and see if you are even 
okay with them to begin with. 
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Damion-88 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
Dude... Hello... it's called "DEVIANT" art...   Was that not a clue for you?  Maybe you should find an artistic site more appropriate to your philosophy instead of trying to convert a site.
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xXSnk-FanaticXx Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
honey , no.  vwv
you people and your sexism are the reason as to why it ' converted ' into what it is now, dear. n w n
if you wish to talk down to people as if dA has always been like this, please humor me and give proper evidence.
thank you.
u v u ~~
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Damion-88 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
I would be happy to respond to this (I assume it's directed at me) statement - but I genuinely don't understand the nature of your comment, to what the "this" in your last sentence refers, or how what I said was sexist... 
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firemario116 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
This, as in pictures of naked women with no actual artistic value all over the front page. Deviantart was once a place for actual art and photography actually being appreciated, now all deviantart is, is naked women with no artistic value besides being "famous" on deviantart.
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Damion-88 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
I concur. I just think if we start leaving it up to specific individuals (especially those guided by their own biased "faith") to decide what does or doesn't go on DeviantArt - it's going to be a sticky road. 
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SLawsonDesigns Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Professional General Artist
So...this isn't art but the bevies of hackneyed Naruto fan art and furry crap are masterpieces?

As I stated in response to another individual, no one person [or group] has a place or a right to definitively declare what is and isn't art. That's for the individual to decide. You don't think this is art? Okay, cool, but that doesn't make your opinion the 'right' one or the superior one in comparison to what others might think of it. –– Also, the site itself does't 'push' these images, the reason why certain works make it to the featured page are either because they were recently added, or, because they're getting a lot of attention. And that's not the fault of the site itself, that's on the members helping the piece rack up lots of views and comments. 
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firemario116 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
But if you could please go ask the artists of the "furry crap" how long it took them to draw their art. Then ask this person for a truthful response of how long it took them to take a picture of their panties.


Also I do agree that it is mainly the people that favorite and give more attention to these people.. Also I don't want to bash on just this person because I've saw people who try even less.
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SLawsonDesigns Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Professional General Artist
Photography is not as cut-and-dry as some people [mostly people inexperienced with it] think. Getting a quality shot isn't just aiming a camera and hoping it turns out okay. You have to consider the time of day and the weather for the proper natural lighting, what kind of internal lighting to use and at which angles to use on the model[s] –– and doing so in a precise way that makes sense with the natural light, what type of lenses to use to get the best focus and on the correct areas, final touches and digital editing to perfect everything seamlessly, among other things...Photography is a legitimate art form. Whether you like the picture or not, you cannot deny that there's a great deal more planning that goes into this specific photo than someone simply taking a selfie on your phone. It is a process.

I understand where you're coming from, and to an extent I agree, but every piece is different. For all I know, this photo could've taken as much time from start to finish for this artist as a digital painting could have for me. –– The detail and intricacy of a piece is totally secondary to the skill level of the artists in question. There are many artists here who could paint something that takes me 12 hours to complete in less than half that time with the same quality results, if not better, and I could do the same against someone whose work maybe takes a day. It's all about skill. Who knows, maybe this shot was effortless, maybe it took one shot and a few minor tweaks, we don't know so it's not our place to declare what the artist did or didn't do. The only thing you can do is ask her! 
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
You don't understand, it's because of photos like this that women in general are doubting themselves and looking down on their bodies. It's disrespectful, and it's sexism due to the fact DeviantArt is pushing it so hard. You don't find that strange?
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Damion-88 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
What I find strange is that you've attributed a broad social issue to a very specific example. I also find it interesting that at the same time you make a whole host of assumptions that include (but are not limited to) -  women in general doubt themselves and look down on their bodies, it is sexism even if voluntary, it's disrespectful rather than admiration, and that DeviantArt pushes it when it's posted by users and referenced using algorithms. 
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ManOfFaith777 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Okay, then what do you call this?

manoffaith777.deviantart.com/a…

This is all I see being featured, and none of them have mature tags. If they did, it wouldn't bother me, but they don't. Your thoughts?
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