Scoring not spreading, shiny crust: Not understanding loaves as of late
I've had great consistency with my loaves as of late (great crust and crumb), but I've recently hit a spot where my loaves are not opening up in the oven and the crust is shiny. The loaves also seem denser than usual. See pics below.
What is going on? Am I just jumping the gun on throwing these in the oven? As you can see, the dough looks proofed: