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James Bell

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  1. Thanks for the spot Martyn! This one also made it into print today🙂
  2. Thanks for the spot Steve - great to see it in print! (but yes an expired live news image from 16 March)
  3. Guardian online - Storm Dennis in Pictures https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2020/feb/15/storm-dennis-in-pictures Dennis the pug braves Dennis the storm on the coast at Mousehole, Cornwall. Photograph: Simon Maycock/Alamy
  4. Thanks Simon - yes, got lucky with the clouds this time - I've tried the local wind farm several times before, but on most other attempts there's been clouds around that part of the horizon!
  5. Guardian photos of the day 10/10/20: A dog walker on the beach at St Michael’s Mount at sunrise Photograph: Simon Maycock/Alamy Live News https://www.theguardian.com/news/gallery/2020/jan/10/pilgrimage-protest-and-play-fridays-best-photos Sun Online - Wolf Moon: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/10714299/stunning-pictures-show-the-years-first-full-moon-light-up-the-sky-in-spectacular-lunar-eclipse/ One of mine, plus: The first full moon of the new decade and 2020 rises over the city of Birmingham Peter Lopeman Credit: Alamy Live News
  6. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10136425/hunters-moon-skies-autumn-photos/ One of mine used for the article montage image: https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/dk-comp-page25moon.jpg?strip=all&quality=100&w=600&crop=1 Plus two others featured in the article: David Creedon "Night Kayakers take to the water and observe the Hunter's Moon rising at Fountainstown, Co. Cork, Ireland" Image ID: 2A4CXKR Graham Hunt "The moon shone through a cloud break in Glastonbury, Somerset" Image ID: 2A4B331
  7. I had that problem a few years ago when trying to upload images from an Olympus E-PL1 and E-PL3 (my E-5 uploaded fine). A workaround I found was to load the same image into Photoshop and re-save it, then it would upload correctly - but it was a bit of a pain - so I contacted Contributor Relations who passed it onto their IT team. They came back saying they were aware of the issue, but not to worry as it would have the correct orientation once the upload was finished. You could try one and see what happens, or contact CR with your camera make & model, who will feed the issue back to their IT department.
  8. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7570583/Giant-Hunters-Moon-looms-Northern-Hemisphere.html One of mine, along with David Creedon "Night Kayakers take to the water and observe the Hunter's Moon rising at Fountainstown, Co. Cork, Ireland" Image ID: 2A4CXKR
  9. Live news pics often sell later as stock, and once in the stock library provide a useful archive - for when a news picture is required again at a future date - as is often the case with news stories when they get revisited/or there is an update months or even years later. Whilst, in theory you could have a separate news archive, that would mean in practice having to maintain two systems/templates/websites etc. It's also probably better from the customer point of view if when searching they can just see everything that's available (if they wish), rather than having to search two sites or integrate two systems.
  10. Deeply sad and unexpected news. It was one of those unreal moments when I first saw a tweet that he had been reported missing, but hoping for the best. Like most I didn't know Keith, but was inspired to choose Alamy from his profile. I often found myself uploading sunsets - due to the slight time difference in location just before him - only to be blown away by the ones he would upload soon afterwards. RIP KM.
  11. Times News in Pics - Vintage vehicles at the Rural Past Times festival in Sedlescombe, East Sussex PAUL LAWRENSON/ALAMY https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/news-in-pictures-monday-august-12-wzwm30z5v
  12. Thanks - also had a usage on the Mirror: https://www.mirror.co.uk/science/partial-lunar-eclipse-2019-how-18322830
  13. One of my lightning pics, plus another from Eastbourne? on the Metro website: https://metro.co.uk/2019/06/21/thunder-fever-warning-storms-stir-clouds-pollen-across-uk-10023364/
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