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Hello everyone. I just recently got started on Alamy and was wondering: do you think my Pentax Q7 has what it takes to meet Alalmy's quality criteria? I have taken plenty of pictures which I believe were great until I tried submitting them and having them rejected with a message that said "Sorry, but this camera doesn't produce images of high enough quality for our requirements". I have seen an amazing photographer whose work I like a lot; his name is Mark Phillips and has the same vibe that I wish I could express with my pictures. Anyways, I thought maybe it was a matter of resolution, which my camera has set in 4000x2248 and 300dpi, but then I checked that his photos are almost all in 3600x2400 and 300dpi so relatively similar. I then thought maybe some of my pictures had blur or were overexposed but I have submitted a photo with a clear sky that is not overexposed and saw that some of his photos emphasize on the blur so I don't know what I need to be looking for. Should I put on more effort on the postediting or is it perhaps the fact that my camera has a 1/1.7" sensor? My Q7 is the only camera I have available so if it is indeed my camera's fault I have no idea what I would do. Hope you can help me, any feedback is endlessly welcomed. Thank you for your attention.
Hi all, I am an amateur photographer based near Chelmsford in Essex in the UK. I am new to contributing to stock image sites so I am looking to connect and learn. I love taking pictures of everything and have a second hand 1DX with a macro and telephoto lens. Looking forward to being part of this site. Cheers everyone, Andy.
Quick heads up about a nice 4 page article about my work at Alamy in the current edition of Amateur Photographer magazine And a quick plug for my next one-day stock photography workshop which will be held in Cirencester on March 18 2017... Limited places, so book soon to avoid missing out http://www.abbeyphotoschool.co.uk/making_money.html