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  1. Bit of a drink theme going on here ... Needed to snatch this pic of my pint of guinness, coz about three minutes later it didn't look like this whatsoever.
  2. Canon g9x?

    Hi Betty, the old G9 (circa 2007 or so) had a much smaller sensor and entirely different lens structure to the current G9X. Like you, I had one, and there are a few images on here that passed QC without any issue, however, mine was prone to CA, and needed some care. The new G9X is totally different, and has a larger 1" sensor - same size as the Sony RX100 series. Can't comment on the lens, though my G5X is similar, and as pocket cameras go, it's really excellent. Only bought it in the summer, and it's almost paid for itself already...
  3. New contributor from Ireland.

    Nice shots Larry, hope you've a tube of bite ointment in your kit bag...
  4. Canon g9x?

    1" sensor on the new G9X is the same size as on all the Sony RX100 range - so should pass no problem. I use a G5X as a pocket camera, same sensor, passes QC without any issues. No viewfinder on the G9X, so you'll have to use the screen.
  5. Have you found any Alamy images December?

    This on the Daily Star online, https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/666183/UK-weather-snow-school-closures-map-white-stuff-winter-Black-Monday-Christmas Bus stranded in Bromsgrove, credited to Alamy Live News, but I can't find it.
  6. Have you found any Alamy images December?

    Live news pix - Sun online. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5106135/uk-weather-forecast-latest-today-schools-closed-snow-travel/ DGD Images, Flintshire, KMH78H Steven May, Titley, KN1WBJ Jason Mitchell, Cambridge, KMH4NR
  7. Have you found any Alamy images December?

    Sun online, weather pix... https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5101307/uk-weather-forecast-snow-latest-weather-warnings/ Flintshire... DGDImages / Alamy Stock Photo Plus this one below, credited to Live News, but I cannot trace...
  8. Hi Sally, it is regrettable, but does occasionally happen - papers don't need to download an image, Alamy send them directly to the picture desks. It's pretty nigh impossible for anyone to track every use in every edition, online and print, of every newspaper, so it relies heavily on the honesty system. As Keith says, the Sun are usually very good - and if anyone would know, then it would be him, he sells a lot of live news stuff. If you do find one, take a screen grab, and copy the url. With this info, CR will chase it for you, and you'll get paid. If you have the time, do a google reverse search on your live news shots about a month after you uploaded them, it sometimes brings in a little bonus ...
  9. November Challenge :: Iconic ::Vote Here!

    Excellent choices Steve, well done for a thoughtful and intriguing competition!
  10. Have you found any Alamy images December?

    Telegraph online, pictures of the day 4th Dec, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/12/04/pictures-day-4-december-2017/sunset-river-teviot-kalemouth-near-kelso-scottish-borders/ David Kilpatrick / Alamy Stock Photo Image ID: KKXEXC
  11. Apologies if this has already been posted, had this from Alamy earlier this afternoon... PLEASE NOTE - ALAMY LIVE NEWS REQUIRE A CHANGE TO THE WAY YOU FTP IMAGES TO US Hi, Alamy Live News are making a change to the way we receive images from you via FTP. Could you please adjust the FTP host as follows: Current Host name: upload.alamy.com New Host name: newsupload.alamy.com User name & password stay the same. Please confirm this has been done by replying to this message. Many thanks, Neil Porter Alamy News Team
  12. A good laugh indeed! Now, where's my parrot outfit ....
  13. No Sales as yet

    General rule of thumb is one sale per month per 1000 images, and average sales value here is around $40.00 I suspect, as others have already said, that you're sales are suffering due to them being available elsewhere at a tiny fraction of that fee.
  14. November Challenge :: Iconic

    OK, my three .... Iconic 1970's footwear ..... Iconic English seaside ... Iconic rocker
  15. Keyword agency

    Nothing "funny" in what was said. Lots of full time, day in, day out professional photographers on these forums, myself included, all equally busy. You've had to make time to correct a massive batch of duff keywording, so use the time better, the answers above really ARE the most constructive ones. No agency can possibly understand your needs as well as you can, they are all going to make massive errors like the one you started with. If you just need a little more in depth inspiration, try http://microstockgroup.com/tools/keyword.php Tony