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  1. Will probably never sell but I like it. Was walking around with my camera at a Dia De Los Muertos street festival last November. This one of my favorite ways to capture images, often shooting from low with the screen tilted up. This young lady was one of the few that notice me shooting. 😊
  2. I find that a tumble dry on the permanent press cycle will usually suffice. Kinda smells the dryer up though. 😉
  3. Actually, Edo said that, not me. My first book was a telephone book.😏 Just kidding, I don't remember what it was. P.S. I recall having to read "Dick and Jane" in grade one and thinking it was pretty dumb. How strange. I'm sure I highlighted Edo's sentence in his post and then clicked quote selection. Actually saw later that it was attributed to you and remember thinking that I thought it was Ed's post but didn't check. I assumed it was my sometimes challenging memory. Sorry still my mistake. Quoted Ed's statement in your post I guess.
  4. Actually, Edo said that, not me. My first book was a telephone book.😏 Just kidding, I don't remember what it was. P.S. I recall having to read "Dick and Jane" in grade one and thinking it was pretty dumb. How strange. I'm sure I highlighted Edo's sentence in his post and then clicked quote selection. Actually saw later that it was attributed to you and remember thinking that I thought it was Ed's post but didn't check. I assumed it was my sometimes challenging memory.
  5. Don't know if there's a way but if I turn my Android phone sideways (landscape) they're fine. I see a lot like that.
  6. I agree but think I'd remove the two spots 2/3 up on right hand side.
  7. If they're captioned and tagged there will be an on sale designation below the thumbnail in the image manager. The images will show up in your portfolio and in search results after the next update. For me it usually takes place during the overnight hours.
  8. Yes it can be. The rules are the rules however and the only way to contribute here is to pass QC. Only you can decide if the effort involved is something you're willing to put forth. If they passed then apparently they met Alamy standards. That's the bottom line. Keep in mind though that submissions are spot checked. Not all images will be inspected. It's possible for something to get through that should not. If only one in a batch fails then all will be rejected regardless of how many are waiting approval. This is largely irrelevant here. Alamy only cares about technical quality. The buyers decide if what you submit is something they require. Anything can sell, most probably won't. The more difficult part of stock photography in my opinion is figuring out what is marketable and how to supply that market. That being said, my approach is to enjoy what I'm doing, supply technically acceptable images, continue the learning process in hopes of improving and hope for the best. I hope this helps.
  9. Alamy accepts higher ISO shots provided the images passes QC. In the end its whether the technical quality meets their standards. If in doubt and seeing as you're just starting here I would recommend holding off and submitting images that you are very comfortable with. In time you'll get a feel for what's acceptable and the going will get easier. What you don't want are QC fails early on, (or ever really.) If you care to post a link to your pic in a way that forum members can view it at 100% you may get some opinions.
  10. I got one for "frau blick hinauf" and it was relevant in that the English translation is, "Woman looking up" and the image did contain that.
  11. Pretty slick! Good trick to know. Unlikely I'll ever find myself in the situation but I'll remember that.
  12. Maybe, but my daughter has an intense fear of snakes having had no such experience. Don't be too hard on yourself.
  13. Reminds me of the chigger bites I sometimes get while out doing insect macros. ☚ī¸
  14. Intentional blur at a street festival.
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