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I do not understand - Rejected image

New Here ,
Feb 22, 2021 Feb 22, 2021

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I truly do not understand.  I submitted an illustration of an American flag, designed on textured paper.  It is the first and only American flag design that I have submitted thus far.  Yet the submission was rejected because it was too "similar to previous images that I had submitted."  How is that even possible, when it is the ONLY American flag design that I have ever submitted?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 22, 2021 Feb 22, 2021

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Fellow users have no idea what you have submitted.  Adobe Stock already have 4+ million flags.  So you have stiff competition in this category.  To be accepted, it needs to be something really special.

https://stock.adobe.com/search?k=flag

 

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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New Here ,
Feb 22, 2021 Feb 22, 2021

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Indeed, there are many "flag" photos and illustrations on the site.  However, that is not the reason which was given for my rejection.  The reason was not - We already have so many "flag" photos and illustrations that we do not want yours.  Rather, the reason was - "Unfortunately, during our review we found that it's similar to another image(s) YOU'VE [emphasis added by me] already uploaded, so we can't accept it into our collection."  Here is my problem - I myself have not uploaded any other "flag" photos or illustrations of any kind whatsoever at all.  This was my very first one.  So, how is the reason for rejection valid?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 22, 2021 Feb 22, 2021

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I don't know.  Reviewers are humans afterall, not robots.  Resumit it. Maybe another reviewer will look at it differently.

 

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Thank you for the advice.  In time I probably will do just that.

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