Dear Judges,All the top ranking photos are ALL HDRs! It was clearly stated that Only minor adjustments are allowed in your Rules.
"* No post-processing beyond basic contrast, brightness and sharpness tweaks"
If HDR is not considered post processing beyond basic contrast, brightness and sharpness tweaks, then I really dun know what else is?!
Yes, HDRs are really nice which I would have posted my HDR pictures as well, but rules are rules! If the rules did not state "just minor adjustments", I believe this contest will be filled with beautiful HDR pictures.
I seriously think this is unfair to those who complied to the rules and submitted non-HDR pictures. A re-judgement of the photos is to be seriously considered.
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