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Alan Beastall

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  1. PoeyYT, six excellent image. I like the image of the monk, well compose and a good use of a flash to illuminate the main image and the eyes at the top of the temple wow. One thing missing is the number of keywords only four show up for the monk. If you click on the blue six and view the monk you shall see similar stock images with far more keywords. More keywords or tagging will lead to more sales. All the best.

    Alan

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  2. Just had this sale, 'Serbia Flat rate per image. Bulk discount'. I have several of these sales just recently either from Serbia or Slovenia and at a very low price, between $3 and $6. I suppose you can't complain, a sale is a sale but what is a Bulk discount sale? Normally a lience is given to use an image in a news paper article, web site, magazine etc. but why would a large number of liences be sold like this. Are they setting up their own image library? Before emailing Alamy have you had any experence or answers on this subject.


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    Spent a week in Scotland trying to photograph a live Pine Marten a few years ago with no joy only this one.

     

    Remains of European Pine Marten after a road kill

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    But on a serious note, many years ago I saw two lads trying to attract a mute swan at the side of a pond in a disused quarry but they where too far away to take an image of them. It was only shortly later as I approached the swan that I noticed that the swan was laying dead in a pool of blood with a gun shot to its head for an air pistol and the two lads long gone. In those days I was using a Canon G6 and the images would not pass to-days Q.C. Reported the incident to the police but could not identify the culprits. If only.

     

    Alan


  4. Good question Alex. If you get an answer let me know. It may depend on the customers request and their demands. If its urgent, requiring immediate action then Alamy live news may be the answer or if not then the normal route of uploading and going through Q.C. but tagged correctly in direct response to the tweet. Your best bet is to email Alamy they are very good in answering these sorts of questions.

     

    Alan

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