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Who Reviews?

Alisonun
Are the photographs reviewed by people or a computer program does any one know or are there just a set of refusal reasons assigned to each refused picture?
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Posted: 11/21/2012, 00:48:58 AM
Robinstockphotos
It's people who review. Otherwise how can a computer say "This is not what we are looking for" in some cases.
It has to be trained people who use specialized software to check for problems one by one. Maybe one guy specializes in JPEG artifacts and another in color? Maybe it is like a manufacturing line. Our photos go in past a number of reviewers who look at different aspects. And suppose the fourth one has the task of checking the composition and he finds it bad, he declines it and you automatically get a preset "bad composition" rejection.
Of course, we can't expect them to type whole reasons. They have quite a few thousand photos a day.
55-250mm standard lenses. Dual tube macro flash and external speedlit...
Edited: 11/21/2012, 01:15:03 AM
Bogdanzagan
People just like me and you. You should trust them, if you follow their advices and read carefully the reasons you will improve your acceptance rate and also the sales!
Photography I use Nikon 105mm F2.8G, Nikon 35mm F1.8G, Nikon crop body...
Posted: 11/21/2012, 01:19:29 AM
Dudau
Admin
Hi Alisonun, I'm one of Dreamstime's reviewers, and I'm a human, trust me :)

Actually, each photo submitted to Dreamstime gets to be seen at full size by at least one (human) reviewer. The rest of the review process cannot be publicly disclosed, but we're trying to fit the high standards demanded by our buyers.

Some of the refusal reasons are standard, some of them are custom written, depending on many factors.
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Posted: 11/21/2012, 02:40:43 AM
Alisonun
Thanks Dudau for putting a human face on the review process.
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Posted: 11/21/2012, 02:51:37 AM
Robinstockphotos
Bound to be. Otherwise all artistic images would be rejected. Only humans can understand that part.
55-250mm standard lenses. Dual tube macro flash and external speedlit...
Posted: 11/21/2012, 10:50:00 AM
Nospmisk
Dudau,
How many images do you have to go through each day?
It's got to be a large number!
Canon Body, Sigma Glass, Canon Strobes, Adobe Creative Cloud
Posted: 11/21/2012, 11:01:40 AM
Nikitu
Admin
Nospmisk, it depends on each reviewer. It's not a given norm, but it is quite a large number per average.
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Posted: 11/21/2012, 11:06:08 AM
Rosemhenri
Do all the reviewers work in the Dreamstime office, or are there reviewers spread out in different locations?
Posted: 11/21/2012, 16:53:49 PM