The prio window is open for 24h, counting from the moment the first photo is accepted. This goes for any photo that qualifies for priority screening. For the EK special, I understand that it's the first daytime photo, but we've never really made an exception for daytime vs. nighttime photos as far as I know. Hence they got deprioritized. There were 4 other daytime before yours was screened and all 4 got depriotized (2 of from yesterday). So unless I'm missing something we aren't using a double standard on this.
When we deprioritze photos, we are are unable to leave a comment for the uploader. In fact, the only way we can leave a message for the uploader is when we reject a photo with a personal (ticking the 'personal' box always triggers a rejection unfortunately). However, I'm happy to answer in a thread like this or when you shoot us an E-mail with the same question.
I think I screened (depriotized) one of your photos and it looked a bit soft, but fine for the rest. Let me know if you have any further questions.
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