I'm (obviously) a Newbie in getting photos accepted.
I waited 2 weeks to get my very first picture screened, and it got rejected for 3 reasons.
Here's the picture:
1. it is not centered (too much empty space around?)
Do they want me to cut it back to 16:9? But ok, I see. The aircraft is probably a bit lower than center. No worries, I can correct that. Where I am not sure is how important is that the pic stays at 4:3? I personally don't like 16:9 pics - so where is the limit in cutting empty space off?
2. it is too grainy
Erm..ok. I can see some grain in there, yes. But if I compress it down to the size (quality, size) it will be shown on the website it is just as grainy as a lot of recently accepted pictures (i compared, e.g. http://www.airliners.net/photo/Cessna-337G-Super/1373036/L/)
3. it is too dark
There is just a ....WHAT???
They said the screener is in training and if I have any concerns that he is not doing his work properly I should contact blablabla....
But I don't want to bitch around and anyway, at first I have to find out where the problem with this picture is. Maybe it is true that it is a s*** photograph? I didn't think so, I liked it.. but anyway, I'm looking forward to your answers!
[Edited 2008-07-24 03:32:18]