Great post from Michael Zhang at PetaPixel.
You shouldn’t let anonymous online critics dictate how you photograph! Great advice worth repeating here..! See this link for the rest of the story and accompanying photo.
Back in 2006, Flickr user André Rabelo submitted to the group pool of DeleteMe!, a group whose members vote on photos to weed out any photos that aren’t “incredible pictures, amazing, astonishing, perfect”. Sadly, the photograph was very quickly removed by popular vote.
Here are some of the criticisms the voters had:
“When everything is blurred you cannot convey the motion of the bicyclist. On the other hand, if the bicyclist is not the subject– what was?”