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Microstock Photography by Douglas Freer

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CHAPTER 5 Technical Issues: Killing the Gremlins before They Kill Your Pictures

Good subjects and careful composition will be entirely wasted if your pictures are rejected due to technical faults. In this chapter, I'm going to help you identify the faults in your pictures that are most likely to lead to rejections and share some of my own tips and tricks to kill those technical gremlins with the minimum of fuss.

Rejections for technical faults and imperfections can be very frustrating. There are long threads on the forums of the microstocks and on independent forums that are started by disbelieving photographers who simply don't see why their images have been rejected for technical problems, and after so much hard work! Some complain that their ...

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