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  1. Can anybody tell me how many times they have received this with their uploads: Noise / Artifacts: Content contains noise, film grain, compression artifacts, pixelation, and/or posterization that detracts from the main subject. I uploaded 6 videos and all were rejected, yet I uploaded the same videos on competitor platforms, Pond5 and Adobe Stock and they were all accepted. I've added a screen shot of the video to this post, keep in mind the original video 2.7k so the screen shot wont be the same quality but as for the rejection who knows Any thoughts would be appreciated UPDATE: I was informed that I can try to re-submit the same videos again if I think they were rejected in error. Which would mean re-uploading through FTP yet again, Looks like Im cancelling my account
  2. I'm new to photography and have only been selling photos for a little less than a year. i have a new nikon d5600 which shoots pretty good photos in jpeg format but a good portion of my photos are declined for excessive noise,film grain and compression artifacts. I shoot in all my pictures on the fine setting because from what i understand shooting in raw means spending alot of time editing photos. should i start shooting in raw or keep shooting in jpeg to get more practice, or are there camera settings i'm missing that would stop this from happening?
  3. I recently bought a dji Inspire 1 drone because I want to add some aerial photography to my portfolio. All the clips I have uploaded have been accepted by other agencies, but I am having trouble getting the footage accepted by Shutterstock. A lot of what I have submitted has been rejected for noise and artifacts. When I watch the clips, I don't see anything unusual, but perhaps I don't know what to look for. Can anyone give me some advice on what to do/not do when shooting video with a drone? I would upload a sample clip, but they are all over the allowed limit. I appreciate any help that anyone can give. Have a great day.
  4. Hello everyone! I'm currently trying to submit some new footage that I believe is perfect for stock sales. The content has a crisp, clear image, and is in 4K quality. However, when I try to upload the clip, it gets rejected for "Noise / Artifacts / Pixelation -- Clip contains excessive noise, compression artifacts, and pixelation " . But like I said, on my end the video is perfectly clear and crisp. There's no detectable noise, artifacts, or pixelation in the video, which leads me to believe that somehow my videos are getting compressed in a strange way when I upload the file. So what precautions can I take when rendering out the video file, and uploading the content? Currently I'm splicing the clips in premiere pro, and I render the clips in H.264 mp4 (matching the native quality and fps as the original clip), and then I use FileZilla for ftp upload. Is there a better format to be rendering my clips in to avoid strange compression post upload? I seriously have no clue as to why my clips would appear noisy or distorted post upload. Thanks for the help!
  5. I'm not yet an accepted contributor and after having several photos rejected for the same "excessive noise" reason, I'm seeking some advice. I've attached one of the rejected images hereto and given the scene is sand, I can't see digital noise and am at a loss for what the reviewer was seeing. Can any of you shed light on what the reviewer may be seeing? Thanks, David
  6. I am using a Canon 5D Mark 3 (bought second hand). I get several images rejected because too soft or too grainy with artifacts etc. I asked a successful stock photo submitter who tells me he never sharpen his images. I was told that the camera I was using has no problems of noise below ISO 3200. Even my ISO 800 images are being rejected. Could someone explain me how to remove the artifacts grain and noise. Also how not over sharpen and make the image un-soft? I am new, but I have Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CS 6. Many thanks. Hassan[attachment=140266:Duckling.jpg
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