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  2. Hi Bryan Tineye seems to be up and running now. Nigel
  3. I'm a newcomer to stock libraries and have recently joined Alamy & Shutterstock. As it states in the rules, any shots I have submitted to Alamy with contain recognisable property with no release have been set to editorial use only. An example being this shot: https://tinyurl.com/ukxakq4. This shot was initially rejected by Shutterstock, because I had set the usage to Commercial and not editorial. Indeed, Shutterstock appear to be paranoid about this rule. When I look at other similar shots on Alamy, I've noticed that the majority of them have been set to commercial use, despite the author of the photo stating there is no property release. So hypothetically, if a photographer was to sell a photo that contained recognisable property for commercial purposes without a release and the property holder complains, who takes the rap? Is it the photographer or Alamy?
  4. Guardian Online 20/02/2020 https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/feb/20/revealed-the-areas-in-the-uk-with-one-airbnb-for-every-four-homes Richard Pereira Victorian terraced houses - Image ID: EK5G5P Guardian Online 21/02/2020 https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/feb/21/the-mercies-kiran-millwood-hargrave-first-adult-novel-witches-norwegian-village Iulianna Est Vardo, Norway - 26 Nowember 2018 The memorial devoted to memory innocently killed at the time of witch-hunt - Image ID: W9RTFH
  5. Alamy Photograph in Field and Stream https://www.fieldandstream.com/story/fishing/getting-wild-ice-fishing-yellow-perch/ Photographer Independent Picture Service Found by Rob Cook
  6. The Sun https://www.thesun.co.uk/motors/11008346/dvla-patrolling-20-towns-untaxed-list Those who don't tax their vehicles face penalties, fines, clamping or even losing their vehiclesCredit: Alamy Alex Hewitt ETYAED DVLA will be armed and ready with wheel clamps in the coming weeksCredit: Alamy ImageBROKER CRE860 Birmingham has been been named and shamed as a target area for authorities hunting down untaxed vehiclesCredit: Alamy (too many) Sheffield ranked fifth on the DVLA list, with 30,467 enforcement actions last yearCredit: Alamy Glasgow had 34,375 enforcement actions against keepers of motors without tax in 2019Credit: Alamy Live News
  7. Every holiday we have taken in the last 20+ years has been partially paid for as a work trip. Either shooting stock or images for our print business. As the ‘non shooting’ half of the partnership I have spent many hours guarding the equipment and people watching leaving Ian free to concentrate on taking images. It works for us!
  8. Going slightly off topic. Predictive text has a lot to answer for here. Alamy has over 26k images for 'filed' most of which look like they should be 'field'. Check your own! "Wheat filed with tractor trails"
  9. There's another thread where this was discussed: https://discussion.alamy.com/topic/8336-keywording-and-misspellings/ That thread was prompted by a tweet from Alamy: "Don’t add what you think is a spelling mistake someone might make e.g. desert & dessert, our search engine will punish this." Not suggesting that anyone should change their way of doing things but clearly Alamy don't agree with adding misspellings. On Google the results from alternative spellings will be suggested but not on Alamy so it's hard to understand why they wouldn't endorse it, or how they punish it.
  10. Guardian Online 21.02.20 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/21/paris-launches-emergency-bed-bugs-hotline ADWA1W Nigel Cattlin Bed bug Cimex lectularius https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/feb/21/10-great-restaurants-near-stations-in-europe-readers-travel-tips MCBXDF Andrew Wilson Scalzi Bridge (Ponte degli Scalzi) over the Grand Canal, Venice W2MXM5 agefotostock/J.D. Dallet "Gare Saint Jean" railway station at Bordeaux P6W716 Serge Mouraret Brasserie Georges, Lyon
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  12. I understand you, Adriana. Consider that, when I do keywording, I sometimes spell Italian names uncorrectly, on purpose. For example I write, along with "Giuseppe Verdi", also "Guiseppe Verdi" because I am aware, from my esperience, that many English-speaking people write and search it that way. It hurts me a bit to do that, but, in business, many times taking into account your potential customers' ignorance rewards you.
  13. Peugeot car dealership. Country: Worldwide Usage: Editorial Media: Editorial website Image Size: Any size Start: 01 January 2020 End: 01 January 2025 Romania, Editorial website, Bulk Discount, Flat Rate
  14. Cheers Nigel, Rob and Kay ! Times online 21st Sally Anderson Yellow flatbed lorry delivering coal sacks with Malmaison Hotel, Tower Place, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK - Image ID: R1G258 motorolka petri dish with bacterial colonies in the hand, on blue backgro - Image ID: EKNT69 Andriy Popov Close-up Of Businesswoman's Hand Refueling Car's Tank By Holding Petrol Pump Nozzle - Image ID: KF3NM5 Angela Hampton unhappy geriatric lady being pushed in wheelchair by woman - Image ID: BCABC icona Richmond House, Whitehall, London, UK - Image ID: PY53X8 Jeff Morgan Officers handcuff and detain man on suspicion of selling forged tickets for FA Cup Final in Cardiff City Centre South Wales UK - Image ID: A5Y06C Penelope Barritt Cambridge, UK. 20th Feb, 2020. Picket line outside the Hadden Library, University of Cambridge, as lecturers begin a 14 day strike over pensions, pay and conditions. Penelope Barritt/Alamy Live News - Image ID: 2B0EXB5 Closeup of chocolate Easter eggs wrapped in colourful foil from various stores in a basket collected by a child on an Easter egg hunt UK KATHY DEWITT - Image ID: PF8RHN Piotr Adamowicz VOD service on television. Man watching TV, streaming service, video on demand, remote control in hand. - Image ID: 2AW5062 Sandro Di Carlo Darsa Toddler touching father's cell phone - Image ID: C41KDB Oscar Elias Bust of Queen Nefertiti, Altes Museum, Berlin. - Image ID: BDKW7N Dusseldorf, Germany. 04 October 2018, North Rhine-Westphalia, Duesseldorf: The Chinese artist Cao Fei Christophe Gateau/dpa Credit: dpa picture alliance/Alamy Live News - Image ID: PRNFM2 Richard Becker Garden Bumblebee (Bombus hortorum) adult male feeding on Buddleia (Buddleja X weyeriana) flowers in a garden. Powys, Wales. - Image ID: FDTGW9 Ireland Susan Kennedy Howth Head, Dollymount Strand, North Bull Island, Clontarf East, Dublin, Ireland - Image ID: C9CHM1 Scotland Glasgow, Scotland, on 31 July 2018. Rally in Buchanan Street, in support of refugees facing eviction by private housing company Serco: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/ Alamy News. - Image ID: PC66N0 Combine Harvester Heels of sexy woman pole dancing or striptease. Pylon in night club. Stripper girl background - Image ID: 2A4PKM6 Edinburgh, UK. 20th Feb, 2020. Pictured: Fergus Ewing MSP - Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy. Scenes from First Ministers Questions at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood, Edinburgh. Credit: Colin Fisher/Alamy Live News - Image ID: 2B0DEJ4 Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. 1st December 2019. Surfers along the beach at Aberdeen. In the distance are wind turbines of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre wind farm. Iain Masterton/Alamy Live News. - Image ID: 2AC7MT3 Edinburgh October 23 2018; Scottish Conservative MSPs Murdo Fraser steven scott taylor / alamy live news - Image ID: PXJRGA John Peter Photography M&S Aberdeen City Centre entrance in St Nicholas Street off Union Street in Aberdeen Scotland UK - Image ID: WB9EW8 Business Design Centre, north London. 16 Feb 2020 - Labour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy MP for Wigan speaks at a hustings event hosted by the Co-operative Party held at Business Design Centre, north London. Credit: Dinendra Haria/Alamy Live News - Image ID: 2AYPFFB Riccarton, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. 14th Feb, 20. Guinness Six Nations matches vs Italy Scotland Scott Cummings signs on for young fan. Credit: eric mccowat/Alamy Live News - Image ID: 2AY4YE3 Bricks and Mortar Matthew Williams-Ellis Regents Canal at Haggerston, near Broadway Market, Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe - Image ID: FK692J Marcin Rogozinski Curtain Road in Hackney with the Broadgate Tower in the background, London England United Kingdom UK - Image ID: E87C6E Jinny Goodman Aerial view of Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset. UK. Including The Haven Hotel and Sandbanks ferry (bottom left). - Image ID: AR981J incamerastock Luxury houses at Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset, England, UK - Image ID: C4KGGB Business Justin Kase River Thames & London Docklands Canary Wharf skyline of banking HQ modern skyscraper buildings with Thames Clippers fast river bus service passing - Image ID: K653E2 Jason Batterham Lots of people Christmas shopping on Carnaby Street, London. In London, England. On 17th December 2016. - Image ID: HEHA1H Hong Kong, China. 20th Feb, 2020. Flight attendants wearing protective mask at the arrival hall at the Hong Kong international : May James/SOPA Images/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News - Image ID: 2B0B4GP Plus500 Athletico Madrid and Liverpool footballers - can't find it Justin Kase Ely Cathedral beyond train departing Ely Station Cambridgeshire boats on River Great Ouse below railway bridge East Anglia Fens landscape England UK - Image ID: 2ABBFJX Stephen Faulkner Northampton - Image ID: RXWNGX - ? a crop of this?
  15. Low $$ , presentation or newsletter Third sale this month now, which is good for me.
  16. SOME HELPFUL SITES AND I COULD USE SOME HELP WITH A QUESTION, PLEASE: I didn't want to start a new thread on DACS so here's some helpful stuff first - when google and amazon let your down - try these sites - you will need some info but these at least have all the ISSN and/or ISBN numbers: This site (which I believe I found via a link on the DACS site) has magazine ISSN numbers: https://portal.issn.org/ This is the CLA site which lets you check if copying of work is permitted using the title, author, ISBN or ISSN -- and of of course you can also use it to find an ISBN number if you know the title of the book or the magazine your photo has appeared in: https://www.cla.co.uk/check-permissions/search-publications?query= (I wrote to DACS this morning and got a reply that they'll get back to me in three working days - I left it too late) Now, here is my question -- this year I found a lot more of my images that have been published in educational books. Some of them were published in the US but according to the CLA site they are available to students and educators to copy in the UK And they are also available for sale on amazon.co.uk So, can I claim for them in DACS? Or am I out of luck? Any ideas? I may just try to call DACs in the morning and see if I can get through. Wish I'd gone online to do this sooner. Up until now, all my listed books were published in the UK, so I think that the day I spent tracking down all those photos was a waste. A lot of them say worldwide on Alamy so I hoped for the best ...thoughts?
  17. Country: Worldwide Usage: Travel client. Marketing Package Use. 10 years. Industry sector: Travel & tourism High $$ Loh Bagao Bay - Koh Phi Phi Don - Thailand
  18. Ok you may have spilled some of your drink on the way down....but looks like you have landed on your feet with four sales to cushion the fall....Cheers 😀
  19. Out of pure curiosity -- in 14 yrs how many times did this image sell? If I had to guess, I'd say 8-10 Alamy only
  20. ok so she was mourning the death of a friend who was abused on social media to the point of taking her own life, and her was of handling it is to make sure the photographer is abused on social media? i am not excusing him, and i wouldn't take picture of celebrities at a non event, but she could have done the same without posting the video.
  21. Thank you, Estrella was just wonderful (and as we wrote in other thread, i did struggle with terms to use beyond Muxe, but Vogue used Trans in their article so i went with it). That event was just so special, and in fact validated my decision to focus on editorial part of stock within my meandering. Before i would have taken to image, and that's it. Now i have probably spent a couple hours after reading of the whole Muxe, Third Gender, acceptance within the community, as well as article on Estrella, who does know how to play the camera. Much easier than reading on all the source of the protests i saw... made my north today to Tlaxcala, because i wanted to see a more traditional Carnaval. Now reading on all the HueHue dances of the area.... Fascinating .
  22. but KWs are about getting your image found. I sometimes put some that i don't believe are correct, because people use them. For example if i had images of Guatemala i would put Central American even though it's in North America geographically speaking. An example in Mexico, the Capital of Oaxaca is called Oaxaca de Juarez, at some point i had a search where my best images were not included, because someone used "Oaxaca City" (i guess to exclude images from the rest of the State) as their search. (i would have some issue if i had images of Québec, as i would forget anglophone call it Quebec City). Yes we need to avoid wrong and misleading terms, but sometimes it gets gray/grey. That said i would bury it in the KW, not in the description.
  23. Prefer solitary, but often find myself out and about with my wife, who's view of photography was "a good walk spoilt" but now, understanding that money can be made, tends to look out for possible shots. When visiting a new town or city we normally go our separate ways agreeing to meet up for a coffee. I can enjoy time spent just waiting for the light to change, or for the pattern of people to take a better form, but this is not acceptable behaviour in company. Some years ago I visited a local camera club, but quickly decided that it wasn't for me, I'm sure that I could have formed new friendships had I stayed around, and probably learned a thing or two, but I wasn't comfortable in that environment. It's not that I am antisocial, I've some good mates around at the allotments, where sharing ideas and plants and communal effort is the norm, but it doesn't work for me when carrying a camera.
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