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York Photographer

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  1. I like your Father Christmas picture more than the cheesy ones (nothing wrong with cheese if it sells!), I could see yours selling to illustrate Christmas flight delays/ traveling at Christmas etc etc. Nothing wrong with taking lots of photos and then dismissing them, at least it doesn't cost film and processing expenses to decide that the pictures probably not got a salable use
  2. Photograph A2J0RE Photographer Marion Kaplan http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/obituaries/article3751180.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2013_04_28
  3. Hang on in there, keep uploading, I try and have in the back of my mind when shooting and uploading, and keywording, "what could this picture be used for?" What does it illustrate? The climbing wall picture above is more than just "kids climbing on an indoor wall", it could be used used in a text book to illustrate gravity, or kinetic energy being turned in potential energy in science or a physics context, or to illustrate climbing the education ladder, or growing up, or economic recovery etc etc. Keep the keywords concise and remember plurals like wall and walls, rope and ropes. I li
  4. Photograph AG0NFN Photographer Dennis Cox http://www.canberratimes.com.au/travel/thirst-things-first-20130425-2igcf.html
  5. The first Photograph of mine I found (via google alert) was an alamy image that some had been posted off the MSN homepage, which I wasn't to keen on. Like most things on the internet, once they start rolling, there is no stopping it, so I set up a page of my own, which drives a few clicks to my site (normally from the other side of the world, so no real use). As yet I can't figure out away to gain anything from it, other than an online scrapbook!
  6. The current watermark is ok on most images, but anything high key or on a white background and its hardly noticeable, maybe a heaver and thicker drop shadow might help. If someone is determined enough, they'll get around whatever you do, but making it harder might deter a few from trying
  7. I think digital TV is a double-edged sword, its great to have more channels and HD, but there are lots of quality issues that probably go unnoticed by joe public, that makes me think it ain't all that great. Quite often you'll see compression banding on "hd" pictures particularly in the corners of dark scenes (sunsets, candle lit rooms etc etc). I recently got a Sony Google TV box, and some of the HD content on there is way better than broadcast TV, normally when its been posted by a TV Channel. On a separate note, how often do you noticed camera blegs/dust on screen, even on stuff thats b
  8. Whats your views on Pinterest? Is it just another way to rip off pro's, or an opportunity for self promotion? I can't decide which There are alot of alamy pictures on there, including alamys own page http://pinterest.com/alamy/
  9. Photograph B2FRBY Photographer Ron Yue http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/travel/a-fresh-market-finds-its-feet-20130425-2igco.html
  10. Photograph ANWXHE Photographer mediacolor's http://indrus.in/blogs/2013/04/26/us_seeks_military_presence_in_maldives_24183.html
  11. As far as I know it takes 3 months from the deletion, before they disappear, as they could still be in a customers lightbox
  12. Photograph CDNJPE Photographer ZUMA http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/04/24/stanley-cup-riot-charges_n_3148988.html
  13. Photograph CAG8RM Photographer ZUMA http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/04/23/netflixs-quarterly-report-hidden-surprises/
  14. Photograph C4BDKF Photographer Amar Grover http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2013/apr/19/great-rift-valley-africa-adventure-holidays
  15. Well worth paying your license fee for http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01s40mv/Arena_aka_Norman_Parkinson/
  16. Just noticed on my profile page http://discussion.alamy.com/index.php?/user/35-york-photographer/ Alamy Images1662 Joined Alamy11 Jan 2004 Contact Information Website URL http://www.picturesbyrob.co.uk/ in the section alamy, where its says 1662, it links to a load of pictures, by various photographers, which aren't mine, which don't seem to be related to the phrase york photographer (which appears in the search box)
  17. Will the old forum disappear or remain online? There is a wealth of information there, would be a shame if it disappeared.
  18. Photograph BJJMX2 Photographer Tom Till http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2013/apr/22/worlds-most-expensive-holiday-sold Plus 2 others
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