Photography Opener Rejected

Would you all please give me some insights why my template got rejected?

This is the link to the submitted preview video:

The thing that gets me frustrated is the fact that my items get rejected with the following reason
"Thank you for taking the time to submit your item. Unfortunately this item does not meet our quality requirements and cannot be accepted at this time.

The item does not meet our minimum design, animation, and technical requirements. We strive to accept professional quality projects, and unfortunately this submission doesn’t quite meet that criteria."

This is a general reason and you can’t really get any real feedback for the reason your item got rejected so you try to be better with your next submission. I completely understand that they might not like the quality of your template but the fact that there are many templates that is not better than your quality makes you wonder how templates get reviewed. I would like to hear your thoughts please!

Thank you all!

This template is for the most part just a basic hud overlay, with some hectic cuts. This is not considered complex enough to be a template here nowadays. The logo reveal at the end is looking outdated and too simple as well.

The greatest problem is that all design elements don’t really fit together. The beginning, the hud overlay, the hectic cuts and the cartoonish looking aperture transition all don’t seem to belong to the same animation or style.


I agree with the fact that the template is not complex but you can clearly see that the market has a lot of not too complex templates and they do just fine. Just because a template isn’t too complex doesn’t mean it is bad. I’m not defending myself at all. I’m just discussing this with you and you can correct me if I’m wrong.

The template includes controls to customize the overlay (The ISO number, aperture and shutter) so it is not just an overlay.

Take a look at this template: Photographers Logo by steve314 | VideoHive

You can clearly see that there are templates that are considered basic and they got accepted.

This item is from 2012. 9 years ago!

The complexity alone is not the issue, though. The design is not on par either. Even when you compare it to the animation you linked to from 2012.

Sorry but I just give you an honest feedback.


I know the item is old but I included it just to show you an example. Don’t be sorry! I completely respect your opinion. I was just trying to explain my point.

Thank you very much for helping me. I will try to do my best in my next template. I wish you the best as well! :smiley: :+1:

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