You got a rejection reason and I suppose it is ip rights. There is (at least) one logo visible on one of the ships. Logos need to be photoshoped out!
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Thanks for the reply. The rejection reason was technical issues, so I don't think it was the logo.
(...) so I don't think it was the logo.
So that will be next!
Saturation is a tick too much, contrast to less and the ramming people are problematic: too dark because of the water reflection. But if you lighten them up, they may be recognisable and you need a model release. I'm also not quite sure about the trees. They seam to be washed out, but as you did not post the original quality picture, I can't say if that is also present in the original file. And may be you also need a slight colour correction.
Hello, I think the white balance is a bit out. Perhaps a bit too yellow. The water has a yellowish cast to it. So, decrease the colour temp - take out some yellow and increase the tint just a wee bit. Also, contrast can be increased a bit. And decrease the highlights a bit. I doubt you'll need a model release for the canoers, I think they are too small to be a problem. I don't think they need to be lightened up, a silhouette form is fine - I think.
Take out the logo on the boat as well. I don't think the trees are a problem either. The main issue I think is the white balance.
Changes are very subtle.
Thank you very much - your comments are very helpful. I'll give it a go and resubmit as I like the picture.