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Hi all, I just got a notification of a $ 1.27 sale, with a perpetual license... Is that normal? I've seen a few single digit sales lately, but never in the $1 range! Is Alamy now playing in the microstock pool? I don't even see where you can buy my image at that price! Any help would be much appreciated!
So it happened, hard to believe - last sale is $3,29 through distributor, gives me $0,99. It's less than 1 (one) dollar... Royalty Free license, here, on Alamy, not on microstock... Disappointed, confused, shocked,... Find no words seeing what's going on...
How about tiered pricing? Might it not make sense to allow photographers or Alamy staff to set pricing. I understand that supply and demand might make even a really nice photo of a very popular subject sell for very little. But what about subjects for which there is virtually no competition? For example, I'd be interested in hiring a plane and getting aerial shots above my region. But I could spend $500. Based on previous experience I often see my photos sell for just a few dollars each. Sometimes sales are for "real money" but not that often. Also some contributors have unique niches. As such I have photos so far as I know nobody has of things that are quite relevant. I feel weird when I license those for cheap, I just checked and found a two year worldwide print and web license for $15 for example. Some ways I could imagine this working would be: Allow contributors to set a minimum price but keep other Alamy pricing otherwise the same- forcing the lowest paying news outlets and blogs to cough up a "reasonable" amount if they want a premium photo. Let contributors set pricing as a percentage of a base pricing scheme. I think that's the way my Photoshelter is setup. Simply start a new premium service like the opposite of Stockimo and have a new set of prices all-together Just an idea....
This morning one of my RF images was sold. I don't have many RF images but those are the ones that I put as RF at the beginning of my Alamy history. My first sale ever many years ago was in fact a RF (39MB) which was sold for $295.00. Over the years, I sold a few RFs in the range from $87.31 (1MB) to just under $300 but again the price was declining. I looked up my sales history and last year a RF(69MB) was sold for $134.07. This morning I was rather bemused to see the sale of this RF (69MB) for $29.00 because the following details were attached to this sale. Is this a RF or a RM sale? Or is it just another ingenious but contradictory way of lowering prices? Country: Worldwide Usage: Non-Editorial Electronic and web uses, Use on a website, worldwide for 5 years. Media: Corporate website, single design 69 MB 6016 x 4000 pixels 2 MB compressed Image Size: Any size Start: 25 July 2014 End: 25 July 2019