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  1. Live news workflow - Android, Press IPTC

    Hi Katie - never understood the EyeFi thing either, but no, it doesn't need that, you just choose a directory on your phone where the photos are located. I transfer from camera to phone via WiFi, locate the pictures where MoPhotos is set to look. I have some preset IPTC templates, apply those, and ftp out. Free version never worked out for me - paid for version is cheap (about £4.00 if I remember rightly) but highly effective. Neither this or Press IPTC was simple to configure for me, as I said, bit of a luddite with apps, but in the end I preferred MoPhotos, and I use it on a regular basis. Worth pointing out that as Paul says above, if I've got anything truly worth the effort, I bung the laptop in the boot and use regular ftp ... Mobile phone screens may be a lot better than they were, but they're still tiny tiny! Tony
  2. As well as my DSLR's, I regulary submit images from a Canon G5X, 1" sensor, cracking files, no quality issues.
  3. Live news workflow - Android, Press IPTC

    I know several people here use Press IPTC, personally I use the paid for version of MoPhotos - works fine and (IMHO) was easier to set up for a luddite like me. For LiveNews I shoot RAW plus a medium JPEG, which I can submit quickly and easily.
  4. Royal Wedding - worth the hassle?

    Local newspapers will often to tip you off as and when something happens in exchange for a few free shots these days - they often have no staff photographers and zero buying-in budget, so a tit-for-tat deal works to their advantage. You can always say you're too busy if the story doesn't sound it's worth the effort, and on the odd occasion it might pay dividends.
  5. Have you found any Alamy images in May 2018

    Telegraph online ... Pictures of the day MNHF3E Aberystwyth - Students dive off the wooden pier. Keith Morris
  6. No Photo Sales

    +1 In approximate terms here, one sale per month per thousand images. You're a long way from making a sale I'm afraid. Plus... there are 27,251 pictures here on Alamy of the Taj Mahal, you need to make yours stand out, with composition, post processing and great captions/key words. "The stunning Taj Mahal in Agra, the heart of India. We spent a few weeks working with Seva Mandir, and just had to stop at the Taj Mahal on the way" As Danny points out, no-one cares about your trip to India, think like a buyer, not like a blogger. On the upside, if your main interest is astrophotography, you may find a handy niche that'll serve you well. On the downside, if it takes that long to pop up one image, again, you're a long,long way from a sale...
  7. 1st sale on 30th Sept 2003 for $78.41 (1/8th page newspaper use in those days ....) I had 99 images on Alamy.
  8. That's it?!

    My average price per sale this year is currently $29.00, lower than last year ($40.00), but still worthwhile...
  9. May Challenge TWILIGHT

    Well done Colin, cracking photo! Here's my three .... Sidmouth Sidmouth Barbados
  10. Have you found any Alamy images in May 2018

    Telegraph online pictures of the day, 7th May https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/07/pictures-day-7-may-2018/ Alan Dawson Live News Billingham Sven Hoppe dpa/Live News Bavaria
  11. Contributors playing the Live News system?

    People often upload as they go for news events, and the LiveNews desk consolidate them as and when. As far as I know, the LiveNews team isn't 24/7, so sometimes these can stockpile before someone is able to bundle them together.
  12. Have you found any Alamy images in May 2018

    Times, print, 5th May, pg 23 Alan Dawson, Livenews Sunrise in Seaton Carew.
  13. Have you found any Alamy images in May 2018

    Man mopping a turtle .... excellent! Telegraph pictures of the day, 3rd May https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/03/pictures-day-3-may-2018/ Germany, Timmendorfer Strand: The diver Oliver Volz cleans the green sea turtle Speedy at the SeaLife aquarium. Photo: Frank Molter/dpa Credit: dpa picture alliance/Alamy Live News
  14. Have you found any Alamy images in April 2018

    Sun online, weather pix... https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6176852/uk-weather-flooding-man-dead-ramsgate-thames/ Graham Turner, Southwold Alan Dawson, Billingham
  15. Have you found any Alamy images in April 2018

    Many thanks Bryan!