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Help to understand the rejection

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Sep 28, 2023 Sep 28, 2023

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Hello,

someone can help me to understand the reason of reject for this image?

I suppose the overexposure in the houses to the right of image.

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Participant , Sep 28, 2023 Sep 28, 2023

Yes, overexposure and a lot of stains in the water that could have been cleaned

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Community Expert , Sep 28, 2023 Sep 28, 2023

With a quick glance around the photo at 100% view, I noticed quite a few imperfections.  

  • There are both areas that are too light and too dark in the photo that should be evened out.
  • There are sensor spots and artefacts in the sky.
  • As already noted, there is debris in the water that should be cloned out.  There are also sensor spots on the water.
  • The buildings on the right are overexposed, soft in focus, and the vertical lines of the house are noticeably skewed.  The auto vertical geometry corr
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Community Expert , Sep 28, 2023 Sep 28, 2023

The sky is a bit overexposed, and the shadows are a bit underexposed. You would also have to remove the sign on what appears to be a hotel on the far right in order to avoid an IP rejection. 

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Yes, overexposure and a lot of stains in the water that could have been cleaned

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With a quick glance around the photo at 100% view, I noticed quite a few imperfections.  

  • There are both areas that are too light and too dark in the photo that should be evened out.
  • There are sensor spots and artefacts in the sky.
  • As already noted, there is debris in the water that should be cloned out.  There are also sensor spots on the water.
  • The buildings on the right are overexposed, soft in focus, and the vertical lines of the house are noticeably skewed.  The auto vertical geometry correction in Lightroom fixed this.
  • I know this is a sunrise/sunset photo, but I think the white balance needs some tweaking.  I found the colors more pleasing with a slight shift towards magenta and a bit cooler.  That may be personal taste though.

 

I hope this perspective helps.  Cheers!


George F, Fine Art Landscape Photographer

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The sky is a bit overexposed, and the shadows are a bit underexposed. You would also have to remove the sign on what appears to be a hotel on the far right in order to avoid an IP rejection. 

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I suppose the refusal reason was quality issues? The right is overexposed, and there are sensor stains.

IMG_1569.jpeg

 

What about IP? Builing at the right!

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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