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And I love the site but the match are not fair. I am not professional nor have great photogaphy equipment to competebat the same level against photos i cant even get close due to technic and equpment is grustrating
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Angelo Albert Nigro Rodriguez

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Terry Gower

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The PRO beside some accounts does not mean professional, it means they have paid a fee so yhat they are guaranteed so many duels.....
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Angelo is right. Part of the problem is experienced photographers posting under Novices Only to win awards.
One idea would be to disallow anyone with more than X number of awards or points from posting in the novices category.

It's a matter of properly defining the terms
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The novice category gets taken away when anyone I think gains a award in another category other then the top 20% other then novice, am I wrong? or if they get a #1 in novice?
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I think its top 5% in another category ? but it should have limitations in novices as well,

Some good photographers are sitting still because they are winning, they should move on and let less acomplished photographers have a go,

Pixoto needs to change the rules there !
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Novice category is a good starting point.... if you win any award in Novice.. you should be out of there though.... but you know Angelo, if you have a good eye for taking photos, you can take a good photo with a cheap throw away camera..the equipment of course enhances a photo, no doubt..but I have taken a few good , spur of the moment photos with a lowly ipod camera, just know what the limitations of your equipment are..and stay within those limits and you will do fine.. don't try so hard to compete , as to simply take photos that you enjoy taking..you will learn a lot here, there are some wonderful photographers, I know in the 2 months I have been here, my photography has greatly improved...
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Are you kidding? The good photographers should move on? Pretty sure pixoto wants good photographers. The site is supposed to give a honest evaluation of each photo in and of itself. I would suggest a site like soaphoto for you. There you can have great photo's that dont score well and crapy ones that do based on networking rather than image quality.
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Patrick, I think "move on" meant "out of the Novice area", not "off the site completely".
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Angelo Albert Nigro Rodriguez

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Wow I got away for a little bit and there is so much support and chat hehehehe, thank you for the answer, well I know a good photo is a good photo, but is not the same to go to the moon and take a photo than taking a photo of the moon.

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