The Record for Successive Rejection

posted on 27th of june, 2008

My record for successive rejection is made yesterday morning. The number reaches 21. I was shocked and disappointed when I saw this. I could feel that my confidence was losing. Fortunately, I have 25 photos accepted in the afternoon, so I feel a little better. I hope this situation don't occur again, but who knows:-(

Comments (3)

Posted by Karenfoleyphotography on August 09, 2011
OUCH!!!! At least you have a good attitude and perseverance. Good luck
Posted by Calyx22 on August 09, 2011
Well, that's a high one, but I've had my fair share in a batch rejected also. Do please try to look at the reasons for rejection and your photos and try and think of it as a learning experience. Oddly enough, the rejection process HAS helped me in terms of both becoming a better photographer and about stock photography, even though it stings quite a bit at the time. Don't be discouraged and keep trying. Best of luck to you! :)
Posted by Stelasp on August 09, 2011
And i was feeling bad for 6 refused files, only 2 accepted.
For all files, the same thing
"- Image is out of focus or too much of the subject is out of focus (DOF too shallow or DOF not justified) / Image is shaken. Use a faster speed or a tripod. Please check the files at 100% zoom before submitting them."
I did use a tripod and a remote control, and f11, and yes, i've zoomed it at 100% and still looks sharp. I just can'wt understand it. And the accepted images are the ugliest i've ever uploaded.

This article has been read 1063 times.
Photo credits: Jin Peng.

About me

Sy, CN

Blogs Exclusive user
November (2)

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

My favorite articles


More favorite articles

Related image searches

record successive rejection refused confidence

Successive related stock images