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  Re: Rules violations?  
From: macdonaldj
Date: 12 Nov 2004 18:20:00
Message: <web.4195447ca5a3c64529b705920@news.povray.org>
"=Bob=" <robertUNDERSCOREdobbinsATmailDOTtdsDOTnet> wrote:
> "James A Coons" <jac### [at] ameritechnet> wrote in message
> [deletions]
> : One entry in the "Toys and Games" competition indicated that the contrast
> : was adjusted, which to me was a violation of the rules. Consequently, I
> : gave it a low rating. The resulting "contrast-adjusted" image might produce
> : an image that would be impossible to achieve directly within the renderer,
> : which should be one criteria for exclusion of the post-processing.
> Then you might not have not judged fairly. I would believe judges
> should be aware of the rules, from irtc:
> =======================================================
> Images must not be enhanced or altered ('post-processed') by use of
> paint programs such as PhotoShop(tm) etc. There are exceptions to
> this rule:
> You may convert images to JPEG format.
> You may add text information (name, title, email address, copyright.
> etc...) to your image.
> You may gamma-correct and contrast/brightness adjust the image.
> =======================================================
> =Bob=

Well, James, I guess it was my image you marked down - perhaps you thought
because I didn't use Povray that I wouldn't come by here :).  No hard
feelings but as Bob has pointed out, brightness/contrast correction *is*
allowed - I hope you are able to adjust your score appropriately ? :)


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