|To:||Julie Clark <>|
|Subject:||Re: Ebird - Rating Photos|
|From:||Martin Butterfield <>|
|Date:||Wed, 5 Apr 2017 20:22:22 +0000|
I had read the guidelines (and rated a few of the images) a few weeks back when it was first announced. The issue I have with the guidelines is that they don't explicitly cover what I see as the core purpose of the photograph - showing the distinctive features of the bird.
For example the 5 star rating is applied to a photograph with "...a bird that fills the frame, is sharp and well-lit, has a clean background, and is posed well. " All of those attributes are about the artistic value of the photograph, and are necessary to get a 5 rating but if they don't include the key marks of the bird are not sufficient.
By way of example I'd suggest that
On 5 April 2017 at 22:34, Julie Clark <> wrote:
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