I do appreciate your mature reply to my rather provocative comment
The lack of replies on a forum that is actually dedicated to deep-sky imaging can be pretty frustrating, especially when there are plenty of fawning comments forthcoming when a rather mediocre image is presented by certain (unnamed) people.
I have been on MUCH cliquier sites where they don't even acknowledge your existence, even though you are turning out better work than most of them put together.
It's a tough one.
What do you want in a reply? That it is a good image? Well we both know our images are good and if you are like me you don't actually need or want the confirmation. So how about comments on ways the image could be improved? Well that would be more useful to us both for sure, but does the average forumite know enough when we are at this level to tell us how best to improve? There are a few for sure, but not that many.
Then I look at people like Damian Peach, Rob Gendler and Steve Cannistra and note that they do not seem to frequent any forums. Why not? Maybe for the reasons I've written above, maybe something else.
I have thought about giving up on all forums for exactly these reasons and only putting my work on the New Forest Observatory site, just like the gents mentioned above do.
Perhaps 2015 will be the year I make the break - it probably will be.
If you continue on "the other place" good luck, but be prepared for a singular lack of interest, there's very little useful feedback to be got on there it seems
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