I just uploaded a photo I took wednesday morning and 10minutes after its visible, someone voted it as 1.
Now it might not be the greatest photo ever taken, or even good, but I dont understand why someone would bother to give a shot 1?
If I think somethings not very well framed/sharp/interesting I look for one i like.
am i the only one?
Yes you are the only one.
This has never been discussed before.
I think there are some people who do nothing else, and quite a few who use it to bring the average "score" down if they think something is overrated.
I have one pic with exactly 2 votes - a 5 and a 1. I don't think it deserved either of them.
Welcome to UKC Photos :)
As i remember, on Weds morning, someone had given every picture on the front page a 1 or 2. Why bother? Dunno.
thanks to the kind people who just voted to cheer me up.
right its poets day. that'll do.
I'm guessing it was the biking photo? Someone seems to gain fulfillment by voting 1 for all photos in the biking gallery.
So why have the option to vote 1 if people get upset if somebody does vote 1?
Of what use is it to use numbers to say you think a photo is either poor, average or great?
THE VOTING SYSTEM IS BOLLOX.
Free yourself and disable it. I have.
It allows votes to be averaged.
No you haven't. Unless you mean that you now use Flickr instead :-)
> No you haven't. Unless you mean that you now use Flickr instead :-)
yes i have.
i'll take the photoshop comment as a compliment, but will add another shot just in case :)
I was amazed how high the rapeseed was I'm 6foot and it was above my waist. Nick in the photo is 6'3"!
You can't have it both ways. I don't have a problem with receiving 1s, I really just upload here to let climbing friends see their pix. Like all forms of art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It's a good thing that everyone has different opinions.
It's a panning shot, you move the camera with the moving object, causing the object to be sharp(ish), and the background blurred.
Maybe the farmer of said field saw your picture?
I think what was bothering me was that the bike is so high relative to the rapeseed, which I presume is because he was jumping. I guess it looks bizarre because you can't really see that he's off the ground.
> yes i have.
No you haven't! I've just voted on one of your pics.
> I have one pic with exactly 2 votes - a 5 and a 1. I don't think it deserved either of them.
How can you tell what people have voted? Surely you only see the average? (3.0)
Looking at the pic amd the comment underneath, I think the vote was more to do with the voter's attitude to your subject than to the quality of the pic.
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