Pentax Photo Gallery

Paul Stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Fri Oct 18 17:15:06 EDT 2019


I used to submit, but it’s too much work for no real benefit.

Paul

> On Oct 18, 2019, at 5:04 PM, Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> But have we seen the end of the PDML Annual?
> 
> The PPG is certainly not perfect, but it is the best we have at this point.
> I agree about your comment on the PPG favoring images with "pop" and
> "sizzle."  I submitted one of my favorite images, a study of the texture of
> tree bark.  It was rejected.  I submitted it again, and it was rejected
> again.  I submitted it a third time, in a different category, and it was
> approved -- and placed in the Premiere Gallery.  It was a matter of getting
> the right people to look at it.
> 
> Dan Matyola
> *https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery
> <https://tinyurl.com/DJM-Pentax-Gallery>*
> 
> 
> 
>> On Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 4:52 PM Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Daniel J. Matyola wrote on 10/17/19 12:10 PM:
>>> I am just curious as to who else is submitting and voting on images in
>> the
>>> PPG, now that it is reactivated, and what kind of experiences you are
>>> having there.
>> 
>> Many years back I submitted a few photos to the PPG, and quickly
>> realized that the photos that got voted in were not the ones I
>> considered my best work but rather the ones that had the most "pop" and
>> "sizzle".
>> 
>> My other experience with "juried" work has been the PDML annual.  If the
>> PPG were judged by those standards I think that the photos would be
>> chosen for a more "educated palette" and more interesting to me.  I
>> think that I've just been spoiled by what I see on PDML.
>> 
>> 
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>> Larry Colen           LRC at red4est.com          http://red4est.com/lrc
>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/collections/72157612824732477/
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