I understand my rejections


posted on 15th of june, 2009
I did an interesting exercise today.

I went back and looked at the images in my rejected folder. I keep them, purely because I don't want to mistakenly try to resubmit them. Obviously I thought there was something about them that was worthy in the first place, so there is a chance I would try again with them.

You know the feelings/thoughts you have when you first get the email that your image/(s) hasve been rejected?...

"no, it can't be right, damn that is so unfair, I must have landed a mean reviewer etc etc..."

Well, LOL, it is amazing what time & experience gives you. I was looking through some/most of the images & cringing and although I cannot remember why each image was rejected, I am now pretty sure I could see the reasons for each of them. There were some...

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Posted by Joezachs on April 28, 2010
The trick is not to get disheartened with a reject.
Posted by Andreygorlov on June 16, 2009
btw you have a nice web site!)
Posted by Lesscholz on June 15, 2009
Exactly. I am not getting too aggravated about rejections (well, on the other hand, I am not getting many). Past experience shows that rejected images were usually rejected for a good reason - even if I could not see it at the time.



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