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PurplePort is an inclusive community

This means we support members of all skill ranges, from complete newbies to professionals with decades of experience.

We’d like to see a range of your work for all new members, preferably around 15 photos, but you can initially upload lots more photos, create albums, and have a lot of fun showing off what great work you have done. We'd love to see it.

For new photographers, we want you to show us your best efforts in photography, not just your holiday snaps. We’d like to see your photos of people too.

For new models, we like to see some simple and clear photos of you, along the lines of those shown here (just ask a friend to take some on your phone), as well as any previous modelling photos you might have, and of course, some fun photos showing how versatile you are.

For studios, we definitely want to see photos of your studio without models.

For retouchers, we would like to see before/after or progress shots.

Please note

  • We review every account.
  • While your account is pending review, we limit your site access to only your account
  • Please see our image upload guidelines.
  • Please only apply if you are serious and are willing to upload photos demonstrating the very best of your work.

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We review accounts almost every day, and it usually takes less than 24hrs before one of our team has reviewed your account, but we often take weekends off, so please bear with us.

We're very excited to have you as a member of our growing creative community :-)