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Peter Ede

Peter Ede

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Avid photographer, Play guitar Work in aviation so love everything aeronautical. Turkey is my second home. Love Istanbul. So much to see.
  • Canon 60D + 40D
  • Canon 100-400mm, 10-22mm, 100mm Macro, Nifty 50mm | Tamron 17-50mm
  • Canon 530EX II Flash, Kenko 1.4X, Kenko Ext tubes, Manfrotto tripod

You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours!

Published February 20th, 2012

I am astounded by the lack of quality of some shots that make the popular page on a daily basis. I am not one to friend people just to garnish votes for a photo.

I will vote for shots I consider worthy of voting or commenting but I refuse to join the I scratch your back and you scratch mine popularity party.

People voting for trash photos are actually doing the photographer a dis-service. Giving them a false impression that they have managed to create a photographic wonder when in fact the shot is so so at best.

Some of the shots that make the popular list I would actually not post for public viewing.

Maybe there should be a panel to judge what's worthy for front page and what don't make the grade?

I might add that I am far from a great or even good photographer but I know a good photo when I see on.

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