Had this image rejected for noise/artefacts, even though there are none, as it was shot at ISO100 on a tripod with minimal processing. It seems it got rejected due to the rusty texture of the chains, but this is the actual texture. So is an algorithm being used instead of human eyes for quality control?
Full image (original 42MP):
Shot on A7RII with FE 90mm f/2.8 macro, at f/16, 1.3s, ISO100 on a tripod.
I was also sending in several highres architectural motives that were rejected too. It seems to me as if somebody (or an algorithm ?) is not able, to make a difference between artefacts in pictures and and any given structure within the photographed material, like tapestry or concrete.
. . . . very dissapointing
Same here. Several photos shot at ISO 100 rejected for Noise/Grain. The exact same ones were accepted by Shutterstock, who have a pretty high standard.