When I wrote that I couldn't tell how good the pictures were I was stating my frustrations with using the laptop and not my desktop. As a screener you, I'm sure, have access to how many photos I have submitted since Jan. 11th. Since then I have had over two hundred acceptances on the site and I would guess probably 30 to 40 rejecttions, most for bad angle, dirty, bad info, and a few softs.
Using the laptop to post process the pics is not optimal. I miss my 21" monitor which gives me a really crystal clear view of the picture before I submit it, a much better view than on the laptop. Those rejections for dirty were probably because of this. Those little dust spots are almost impossible to see if the display isn't angled exactly right. And, on the laptop, I'm using Photoshop to post process. Photoshop is an excellent program of course, but it's not the easiest and the quickest to use and work with.
So, when I wrote that I didn't know how good they were I didn't mean to imply that I was just submitting stuff that was either hit or miss. What I have submitted I have believed for the most part would be accepted by the site and I have been proven right by the acceptance/rejection rates that I've gotten. Most of the rejections I've received, btw, were corrected and resubmitted and accepted.
So, you're not working that hard for nothing. There is a reason. And, btw, the screeners have been doing an excellent job over the past month. Most of my pictures have been processed and accepted within 24 hours. Some were even accepted during the same session I was submitting them (to my amazement).
Keep up the good work.