Duel - Portrait against Candid

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How on earth can you compare a portrait against a candid? I don't mind losing duels to equivalent pictures. My pic was doing nicely now the points are dropping. No man.

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Tom

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Lenore

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Awards are for best in a category, so every photo in a category is open to duels across every sub-category in it. That's how Pixoto works. As well, people can change subcategories without penalty, as often as they want, and there are those who really don't understand the meanings of the subcategories and just pick one at random. That's why subcategories are virtually meaningless here. As long as the category is right, well, that's all that counts.

For some photographs, it does make one pause to consider where to put the image. For example, I have found that architectural black and white photos often do better in Architecture than in the Black and White category. I don't shoot people very often, so I don't know if the same would be true for b&w shots of adults and children.
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Tom

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If they duel across sub categories then why have them at all? Let's just have "Children" then. Pixoto needs to change as far as this is concerned in my view. There are differences between portrait work and snapping a candid.
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Thank you Lenore for helping Tom, good answer.

Tom, as Lenore said subcategories are for organizational purposes. We do have category "Children" and you can put photo of child in Children category in any subcategory and it will duel with other photos in Children category (regardless of subcategories).

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