Not EPZable4 Jul 2008 7:50PM Views : 360 Unique : 289
A distinguished (but of late sadly absent) member of this site once told me that of the photos he takes which he feels have plenty of merit, not all make it to the ePHOTOzine Gallery - in fact, most don't get uploaded. When I asked him why, his reply was: "They're not EPZable." I was curious, of course, what kind of photos they were, but he wouldn't tell.
Another EPZ member (of the tall and very impressive variety - no, I'm not giving any names) said he takes bird shots that he doesn't upload to EPZ. We mainly get to see his landscapes and portraits, and he keeps the rest to himself. He didn't say it in so many words, but I got the distinct impression that he also felt some of his personal choices weren't "EPZable", and therefore not uploadable.
I thought of the shots I take that do make it to my "To be Printed" folder, but not to my EPZ Uploads. Besides the obvious family and holiday snaps, there are all kinds of images that I like enough to print, but that I know won't get a lot of appreciation on here - they're simply "not EPZable".
Once in a while, when I'm in a rebellious mood (and such a mood seems to have beset me this week, judging by the out of focus upload and the imperfect bloom upload), I'll upload them anyway, only to have my feeling that they wouldn't be to the EPZ members' taste validated by a clear absence of comments and clicks.
So that makes me wonder:
What pictures of yours do you like, but don't you upload to the Gallery?