surely you are missing the point, the article is about technique, not about an individual image. If contributers get an unending stream of negativity, then a source of instruction will lost.
Pythagoras: so apparently without much effort at all i could be a portrait photographer for the guardian.
I think talent comes into it some where. Cannot understand the negativity that always accompanies articals that are intended to give guidence - but then perhaps some DP reviewers know it all.
vv50: what's the difference between instagram's policies on your images and those of facebook's?
But surely the BBC has the right to seconde your copyrite in its terms and conditions - perhaps we should all be as upset about them as Instagram