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Old 03-29-2013, 02:55 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by BobE View Post
Amen, Ron. There seems to be a real hunger by younger photographers to get recognized by having photos accepted by RP. Unfortunately the system is self-perpetuating - shooters shoot for screeners, screeners end up choosing the same pictures over and over, which sets the benchmark for the next round of photos.

Maybe there should be more feedback from the screeners, but that's probably not feasible since they're continually deluged with new photos to look at. The only other feedback/critique a photographer has is when his reject shows up in this forum.
Agree with you on this - RP is not the be all and end all of railway photography sites. It tends to be at the more conservative end of the spectrum as a result of what you have said above. There is plenty of fine photography to be found elsewhere.

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