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Gorilla Dave

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  1. ...sounds like they're trying to bully the photographer. Contact contributors@alamy.com and ask their opinion. I think if they have any valid reason to see the images removed then they should be contacting the agency not the photographer. If any of the pictured employees did not qualify for a UK work permit then maybe there would be a problem there ? You could try contacting The Guardian newspaper - they are sometimes interested in this type of issue. GD
  2. My guess is that it's a relatively recent DIY project to create what you’ve said - a movable hen-house. If it was in the Yorkshire Dales then someone may have been inspired by Shepherds’ Huts, movable huts on wheels - and mixed in some of the stylistic features of a beach cabin or Victorian bathing machine. GD
  3. The Guardian newspaper UK Weds 10th June 2020 page 33 Beccles River Waveney Suffolk Contributor: Paul Tavener / Alamy Stock Photo Image ID: C5WDM3 page35 Glasgow - Cows graze the grassy fields surrounding the airport Contributor: Colin Fisher / Alamy Stock Photo Image ID: 2BTK5M5
  4. UK Financial Times - FT Wealth supplement June 2020 - 26/06/2020 Lockdown London: an early Victorian pillar box lines the street in an expensive part of South Kensington. Contributor: Matthew Bruce / Alamy Stock Photo Image ID: 2BK9M16 p29 Setting sun looms over Teton Mountain Range and historic John Moulton Barn on Mormon Row, Grand Tetons National Park, Teton County, Wyoming Contributor: Edwin Remsberg / Alamy Stock Photo Image ID: KREHAB or KREHAD Inside cover, contents page.
  5. I had a similar situation… I had a disparity of 140 which I eventually accounted for as… Images that had previously failed QC = 45 Images I have previously deleted = 92 Images pending deletion = 3 GD
  6. I noticed "something different" yesterday on my DELL Ultrasharp which i think is NOT wide gamut. I was busy doing other stuff and it just looked as though everything was more saturated than normal. Today i notice what looks like extra saturation on two other screens (also NOT wide gamut). I guess the people maintaining FireFox think they've "improved" the product. GD
  7. Yeah Yeah I agree ! in fact I'll bet three bananas it's an Argonaut! look at this one, if you zoom in you can see a guy leaning out of the cockpit with a camera! https://www.airhistory.net/photo/98821/182
  8. A couple more old copies of New Scientist... (17th June 2017) ISSN 0262 4079 p8 - Lewis Kemper - HG4XDM - Radio Telescope, VLA, New Mexico (23rd June2018) ISSN 0262 4079 p5 - Dinendra Haria - KD7FWE - Westminster. London, UK. 10th October, 2017. The protest organised by United Patients Alliance (UPA) inviting members of the public to consume tea and cakes containing cannabis outside Houses of Parliament in a bid to legalise the drug for medicinal purposes as Labour MP Paul Flynn raises a Private Member's Bill bidding to change the law. p6 - Linda Kennard - MW2FN4 - Indian blue peahen provoking a magnificent exhibition from a male in the background.
  9. Another old copy of New Scientist (2nd March 2019) ISSN 0262 4079 p20 - Mark Conlin, APB7TK Humboldt squid Dosidicus gigas toothed suckers Sea of Cortez Mexico
  10. Found these in an old copy of New Scientist (17th March 2018) ISSN 0262 4079 - can't find them reported elsewhere. p12 - Jane Gould, BD1KM4, Stromatolites. Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve, Shark Bay, Western Australia. p38 - Ian Dagnall CY3F7W or BNYX68 Watermelon (Citrullus Lanatus) sliced
  11. Found these in an old copy of New Scientist (30th June 2018) ISSN 0262 4079 - can't find them reported elsewhere. p10 - Oliver Burston, exploding supernovae p15 - Adam Burton, DN3E6C, Tufa towers in Mono Lake at twilight, California, USA. Autumn (October) 2013. p22 - Stephen Saks Photography, DX98EN, Welcome to Montana sign in northeastern part of state p36 - Nicholas Toh, CX06N4 or CWW8B6 A red dragonfly resting on a rock
  12. The Guardian newspaper - Monday 11th May 2020 p17 Subtropical swimming paradise. Sherwood Forest. Center Parcs. Nottingham. England, UK Contributor: parkerphotography / Alamy Stock Photo Image ID: 2ABA7J5 p37 Women taking part in the Ladies of the Lake cycling sportive based in Cumbria, UK. Contributor: STEPHEN FLEMING / Alamy Stock Photo Image ID: PRMTWY
  13. EHP92R - TRISTAR PHOTOS/Alamy Stock Photo Financial Times - 20/04/2020 fm supplement p2 british airways iberia international airlines group IAG
  14. N012MX - ALAN OLIVER/StockimoNews/Alamy Live News Financial Times - 17/04/2020 p2 East Dunbartonshire, Scotland, UK. 11th Apr 2020. Nice sunny day in East Dunbartonshire for a DIY lockdown haircut
  15. FD3CX5 - Prasit Rodphan Tall city buildings and a plane flying overhead in morning Saturday 14th March 2020 Financial Times - FT Money supplement - p10
  16. You could try sorting out them out by general subject matter and offering bundled sets on ebay. “Central American Wildlife - 1000 35mm transparencies” …or “Musicians from around the world playing their instruments – 500 35mm transparencies” …or “Public Transport of the Americas – 600 35mm transparencies” This type of offer could appeal to collectors of ephemera, schools projects, editors of websites or magazines etc: Don’t expect a mad rush, but if you get $10 that’s more than what you would get throwing them in the trash, and you would have the satisfaction of knowing that someone has found a use for them. There are people selling old transparencies on ebay - the ones I’ve looked at look a bit overpriced for just small collections. Good luck! Dave
  17. In A.I.M, under ‘discoverability’ we can filter for images that are; [ ] deletion pending Would it be possible to also have a filter; [ ] previously deleted At the moment, I have to go through my submission history one submission at a time to see images I have deleted in the past.
  18. Top does look like a Rolls Royce from the badge on the radiator. Badge on the bottom one might be Alvis. Try a google image search for "1920s alvis cars" for some similar to both middle and bottom.
  19. The holes do look a bit sharp to be bullet or shrapnel holes. Maybe the holes were made deliberately to provide a ‘key’ for a rendering that was to be applied to the stonework and subsequently the rendering has come away? Do you have any other pictures of the building? …or maybe you could find the location on Google street view and get a screen grab of the front of the building. GD
  20. Retain the CAPTCHA grid, but use images from Alamy contributors and pay them £0.50p a click !
  21. Stunning. Is this a Pavlovian social-media response? Do people just see a "create account" box and fill it in? The fact that only 18k on 90k contributors post regularly I understand as many people give up when they get an idea of how much long term effort is needed to create a large diverse portfolio. But 270k who have never sent in a photo is astounding. I don't think Alamy has separate types of accounts for buyers and contributors, or does it ? I have used just one account to submit images and to buy. So those mysterious 270,000 might be buyers but not photographers ! GD
  22. BH7EKG - Paula Solloway Telegraph on-line 23rd December 2018 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/11140668/Homework-damages-primary-age-pupils.html
  23. Did the IP attorney give a reason for not contacting the Irish Law Society ? You could maybe email one of the Irish newspapers, Irish Times or Irish Independent. They may not want to follow up the story but they might be able to suggest a way of embarrassing the law firm.
  24. Gallery names... There's limited space on the gallery tab for the gallery name. Although the full name shows in the ALT-TEXT when we hover over the tab, it would be good if we had some options here. Being able to abbreviate the name using apostrophes would be good. Being able to specify an ALT-TEXT that was different from the text displayed in the tab might be useful. Being able to vary the font size used on the gallery tab might be useful.
  25. I think it would be a good idea to make the profile picture optional - and/or, make it so we can position it left or right or central. Central seems the worst option since it gets in the way of the main image that you want people to see.
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