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Photography Forum | Dark rejection query
I have just had these rejected for "dark". From what I can see the subject is well lit, albeit against a black cloud. There was rain approaching from the north & it was underlit by a low Sun.
They appear well lit on both screens I checked on. Appreciate any comments.
Dare I say it, but I do detect that the bar has been raised slightly over the past few weeks when it comes to the application of screening criteria on P-M and whilst this, in itself, may not be a bad thing, I suspect that it may lead to a number of contributors deciding that it's no longer worth the bother of uploading their pics - which would be a shame, especially bearing in mind that this is, after all, supposed to be a hobby.
Perhaps Dan would care to comment?
The trouble is that none of us really knows for certain what they are and how they are intended to be applied. Dan's 'photography' article provides a basic insight, but, I suspect, was written some time ago and would, perhaps, benefit from being expanded upon in a number of areas.
A good point, well made and, in the same way that aviation photography is supposed to be a hobby (for most of us), screening will always be a voluntary pastime that is, by its very nature, purely subjective.
Dare I say it, but I do detect that the bar has been raised slightly over the past few weeks when it comes to the application of screening criteria on P-M
I haven't noticed any changes in screening over the past few weeks to be honest, although the two shots above do seem fine for me.
Was about to re-instate to the screening queue the shots above but I see they've now been accepted!
Thanks for the comments on the photos.
One item I do think this highlights is that what looks good on one screen can look quite different on another screen. I have noticed this when looking at photos on different PCs, and it can be quite tricky to find a balance which will look good on any screen.
TBH, the screeners on here are the most reasonable I have encountered on any aircraft photo site, and it must be said that they do a good balanced job. I hope my original post didn't come across as a "bash the screener" message, it certainly wasn't the intention, more puzzlement at the rejection.
Dan, the photos that have no been accepted did have their exposures increased slightly from the original RAW images in light of the original rejections.
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