Code of Conduct

Welcome to John Mak Photography! We have established the following Code of Conduct to ensure a positive, respectful, and inclusive environment for all our users. By using our website, you agree to abide by these guidelines. Failure to comply may result in suspension or ban from our community.

1. Respectful Communication

Be respectful and courteous – Treat all members with kindness and consideration. Avoid personal attacks, harassment, and offensive language.

Constructive criticism – When giving feedback, be constructive and positive. Offer suggestions and encouragement rather than harsh criticism.

2. Inclusivity and Diversity

Promote inclusivity – Embrace diversity and ensure everyone feels welcome regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or background.

Avoid discrimination – Do not engage in or promote discriminatory behavior or language.

3. Sharing Content

Original work – Share only your original photography. Respect intellectual property rights and not post or use others’ work without proper attribution and permission.

Relevant content – Ensure that all shared content is relevant to photography. Irrelevant or off-topic content may be removed.

4. Privacy and Confidentiality

Respect privacy – Do not share personal information of other members without their consent. Avoid posting any content that violates someone’s privacy.

Confidential information – Do not share confidential or proprietary information that you do not have the right to disclose.

5. Safe and Supportive Environment

Safe space – Create a safe and supportive environment for all members to learn and share their passion for photography.

Report issues – If you encounter any behavior that violates this Code of Conduct, report it to the website moderators immediately.

6. Professionalism

Maintain professionalism –  Interact with others in a professional manner, especially in discussions, critiques, and collaborations.

Spam and self-promotion – Avoid spamming or excessive self-promotion. Contribute to the community genuinely and meaningfully.

7. Compliance with Laws and Regulations

Legal compliance – Adhere to all applicable laws and regulations while using the website.

Prohibited content – Do not share any content that is illegal, harmful, or violates the terms of service of this website.

8. Moderation

Moderator authority – Respect the authority of website moderators. They have the right to remove content or take action against any user who violates this Code of Conduct.

Appeals –  If you believe a moderator’s decision is unjust, you may appeal by contacting the website administration with your concerns.

9. Continuous Improvement

Feedback – We are committed to continuously improving our community. Provide feedback and suggestions to help us maintain a positive environment for everyone.


By participating in John Mak Photography, you agree to follow this Code of Conduct. Together, we can build a supportive and inspiring community for all photography enthusiasts and learners.

Thank you for being a part of our community!

John Mak Photography