Old 07-07-2015, 06:15 PM   #1
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The rejection is a little annoying,as I waited over an hour to capture this scene with the sun out -

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It's not strong sun,but it is sun.Worth an appeal ?
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Old 07-07-2015, 06:33 PM   #2
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I thought cloudy day overcast was all the rage on RP as of late?

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I would not appeal as is, however, you could attempt to darken the sky and bring out more detail as there IS blue sky and clouds in there.

Either go with "Shadows and highlights" filter or HDR and back it down, or layer it over the original and blend or find a graduated neutral density filter in your editing program.

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Old 07-07-2015, 09:50 PM   #3
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I thought cloudy day overcast was all the rage on RP as of late?

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I would not appeal as is, however, you could attempt to darken the sky and bring out more detail as there IS blue sky and clouds in there.

Either go with "Shadows and highlights" filter or HDR and back it down, or layer it over the original and blend or find a graduated neutral density filter in your editing program.

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I think there are a number of issues, cloudy being only one. The composition is not bad, but it is not that interesting either. The fence in the foreground detracts, including the wire netting creating a distracting pattern. And to offset the cloudy bright conditions you seem to have pumped up the saturation a bit (too much). All that being said, it easily might have been accepted if the moon had been in a different phase, or if the screener had had something different for lunch. But having been rejected, I doubt that an appeal would be successful. Post it on Flickr and go on to the next one.
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Old 07-08-2015, 02:36 PM   #5
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Decided to give up on this one,and go with a later shot in the sequence -

[photid=537666]

seems to have done the trick !! Thanks for the advice guys.
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Old 07-08-2015, 02:38 PM   #6
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I guess that should be -

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let's see if that works.
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Figured someone would make that distinction, so....
(From today)

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