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    28 Mar 2002
  1. Feature request: ability to exclude pseudonymous photos. I use my name for most of my photos on Alamy, but also use a pseudonym. On portfolio pages, all photos show...kind of defeats the purpose of pseudonyms in my view. I contacted support, they confirmed there's currently no way to do exclude pseudonym photos.
  2. Under "Discoverability" in image manager, I just noticed this--what does "optimized" refer to?
  3. My portraits of Dan Robbins, one of the founders of Paint-by-Numbers, were published in the Guardian, BBC, and Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2019/04/09/dan-robbins-illustrator-designer-pioneered-paint-by-numbers/ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47822227 https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/shortcuts/2019/apr/05/from-warhol-to-minimalism-how-painting-by-numbers-revolutionised-art
  4. I just heard back from an Alamy staff person; in case anyone else was wondering, your portfolio page will include pseudonymous photos as well, no way to remove them. On the other hand, you can create galleries from the portfolio page, with whatever images you choose to add.
  5. Anyone know if it's possible to keep pseudonym photos from your Alamy portfolio page? I don't see any setting for that...
  6. My mistake; "personal use" is the default choice, so it's highlighted, to me it looked like a heading. So I thought that entire top section was "personal use.," as opposed to the bottom section, which is "royalty free license."
  7. I see, the "personal use" section for my RF images has the 5 yr limit, but below that, under "choose royalty free license," there's no time limit. I think I get it now, but yeah, confusing, and seems weird to have a 5 yr limit on personal use...
  8. Hm, I'm a bit confused about how/when 5 yr limit vs. no limit works. So in the first case I mentioned, you're saying the time limit will be removed after 24 hours, since I changed it to RF/editorial only? For new RF images, if I choose "editorial only," there won't be a time limit?
  9. Thanks. Also: how would I remove time limit for an RF image like this: https://www.alamy.com/cactus-euphorbia-trigona-against-a-solid-blue-background-image229544433.html It shows 5 year time limit for websites and magazines/books.
  10. Thanks John. Interesting about customers getting unique options, I didn't know that. RF editorial sounds like a good idea for me in this instance; so I would switch RM to RF, and then check "for editorial use only," right? ETA: I checked an RF image of mine, and that shows 5 year time limit too...so now I'm confused...
  11. I've seen people mention "in perpetuity" licenses, but I don't see that option for one of my RM editorial photos (and I got an email from an editor who wants to use it, but without time limit). When I choose editorial/editorial website/duration, I only see the 5 years option; am I missing something? Is that not available for RM? https://www.alamy.com/bruce-siewerth-former-theater-teacher-at-evanston-township-high-school-image229036237.html
  12. A map used to appear once I started adding info in the location field of image manager; lately I haven't seen that. Any recommendations about how specific this should be? For example, is an exact street address ideal? Intersection OK? (ie, Main St. and First St.) Also, is "1234 Main St. Los Angeles California" OK, or do I need to include country?
  13. I use a Canon 8-15mm at 12mm. 16 would work but much easier to shoot with wider lens. With my setup, I only need to shoot 4 shots around, and then I have a small nadir hole at bottom I need to patch. With 16mm you would need 5 or 6 images around, plus one tilted up I think.
  14. 360 panos are much better quality with DSLR/mirrorless cameras, where you shoot 4 or so photos around, standing behind the camera, and stitch. Single shot pano cameras tend to have flaws like serious chromatic aberration, lack of sharpness and dynamic range, stitching faults, etc.
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