Pentax Gallery

Jack Davis jdavisf8 at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 15 09:09:14 EST 2007


The "slant" may tend to reflect the ratio of submissions. The
acceptance, as a percentage of offerings, is an unknown. 

Jack
--- Bruce Dayton <bkdayton at daytonphoto.com> wrote:

> Here are the current counts for the categories:
> Abstract - 283
> B&W - 292
> Cityscape/Urban - 466
> Documentary - 295
> Food - 67
> Glamour/Fashion - 38
> Landscapes - 907
> Lifestyle - 189
> Macro - 464
> Nature - 1077
> Portraiture - 327
> Sports/Action - 123
> Travel - 474
> Wildlife - 446
> 
> Yeah, when you look at the actual numbers, I agree with Paul, there
> is
> a very definite slant.
> 
> -- 
> Bruce
> 
> 
> Friday, December 14, 2007, 7:25:14 PM, you wrote:
> 
> pcn> I don't know why it would be the case either, but
> pcn> observation suggests that only landscapes have a fair chance of
> pcn> acceptance. I'm okay with that. Perhaps the judges feel they
> need
> pcn> more of that genre. But I do believe it's very difficult to
> score
> pcn> in some categories. 
> pcn> Paul
> pcn>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> pcn> From: Jack Davis <jdavisf8 at yahoo.com>
> >> I don't know why that would be the case, but there is no question
> that
> >> you're in a position to realistically assess the work you're
> offering
> >> and have the experience and detachment needed to objectively judge
> its
> >> merits.
> >> Naive it may be, but while there is no question the bar has been
> >> raised, I feel it remains level. 
> >> 
> >> Jack
> >> --- pnstenquist at comcast.net wrote:
> >> 
> >> > I was better than a quick rejection, but I doubt that you could
> get
> >> > it accepted. I don't think it's what they're looking for. Fair?
> Maybe
> >> > not, but that seems to be the way things are.
> >> > Paul
> >> >  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> >> > From: Bruce Dayton <bkdayton at daytonphoto.com>
> >> > > I may do that - my reason to ask here is to see if most people
> also
> >> > > feel it should have been rejected or not.  If most do, then it
> >> > isn't
> >> > > worth resubmitting and I learn something more about my photos.
>  For
> >> > > this one, I felt it was better than a quick rejection - but
> maybe
> >> > I'm
> >> > > wrong.
> >> > > 
> >> > > -- 
> >> > > Bruce
> >> > > 
> >> > > 
> >> > > Friday, December 14, 2007, 4:28:48 PM, you wrote:
> >> > > 
> >> > > JD> Remember my speedy rejection whine awhile back?
> >> > > JD> I contacted Carolyn who said that she had, also, had a one
> day
> >> > > JD> rejection, was going to re-submit her image and suggested
> I do
> >> > the
> >> > > JD> same. She stated that there had been some voting "issues"
> >> > during that
> >> > > JD> particular time. I did re-submit my image and it was
> ultimately
> >> > > JD> accepted for the gallery in about a week. 
> >> > > JD> You might re-submit your image.(?)
> >> > > 
> >> > > JD> Jack
> >> > > JD> --- Bruce Dayton <bkdayton at daytonphoto.com> wrote:
> >> > > 
> >> > > >> Hello Jack,
> >> > > >> 
> >> > > >> speed of rejection - about 1 day.
> >> > > >> 
> >> > > >> -- 
> >> > > >> Best regards,
> >> > > >> Bruce
> >> > > >> 
> >> > > >> 
> >> > > >> Friday, December 14, 2007, 3:31:13 PM, you wrote:
> >> > > >> 
> >> > > >> JD> Bruce, why do not think it was not seen by the judges?
> >> > > >> 
> >> > > >> JD> Jack
> >> > > >> JD> --- Bruce Dayton <bkdayton at daytonphoto.com> wrote:
> >> > > >> 
> >> > > >> >> I need to see if my perceptions are off base or not.  I
> was
> >> > rather
> >> > > >> >> surprised that the photo I recently showed of the kid
> with
> >> > > >> lollipop
> >> > > >> >> was declined without even making it to the judges.  I
> would
> >> > have
> >> > > >> >> thought it would have made it through the peer judging. 
> Let
> >> > me
> >> > > >> know
> >> > > >> >> if I am perceiving wrong...thanks.
> >> > > >> >> 
> >> > > >> >> Here is the photo:
> >> > > >> >> http://www.daytonphoto.com/PAW/rivercats_0004a.htm
> >> > > >> >> 
> >> > > >> >> -- 
> >> > > >> >> Best regards,
> >> > > >> >> Bruce
> >> > > >> >> 
> >> > > >> >> 
> >> > > >> >> 
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