You know, I've seen worse than that in the "recent professional works" of the MF section. Like when some post truck dealer facades or malls alley, Not a lot but it happened. And even repplies saying nice shot!
Oh, and when they spread the forum with bricks, roof or gardens pics each time a new back with more MP is coming out.
And what about the xillionth snapshots sunsets well executed, well exposed, but unpersonal and boring like hell. Does that should also deserves the congrats?
I guess the Russ's statement that "pro does not necessary means good" is true.
I basically agree with Slobodan, too many rules broken, but my point is that there are numbers of "ruled mastered" pictures that receive aprobation and shouldn't either.