when ebay surveyed buyers did they ask:
*does text pointing out details or flaws help or hinder photo clarity?
*do borders or watermarks prevent photo clarity?
*does a split screen mean poor photo clarity?
*what sells a product most: detailed photos or word description?
the RESULT of 'i want clear photos' from the generic question DOES NOT CONSTITUTE CHANGING ANYTHING BUT PIXELS!
a survey where a buyer checks the box saying 'clear photos' are helpful DOES NOT MEAN BORDERS, ARROWS, WORDS OR SPLIT SCREENS RESULT IN UNCLEAR PHOTOS !!!!
this policy needs to be revoked and allow sellers to use creative descriptive photos in their auctions....
i have been selling on ebay since 1998.....BUYERS RELY ON DETAILED PHOTOS NOT THE WORD DESCRIPTIONS in buying...
AND WHY OH WHY is it okay to have detailed photos with borders, words and enhancement in the description photos but not in those uploaded in ebay?.....did ebay buy into one of these other photo hosting companies and will benefit from sellers using the outside service???......IF YOU HAVE A RULE IT NEEDS TO BE CONSISTANT THROUGHOUT THE AUCTION....
nothing but pixel size makes sense in providing a clear photo....!!!!!!