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  1. hello everyone!

    Just wanted to say hello everyone! I'm new to the forum and quite new to Alamy, I had my first sales in last couple of months and I'm very excited. I like to travel and travel photography has always been my passion. I hope to improve my skills.
  2. Helloooooo

    Hi All Just joined and hope to try and sell some pics, only been taking pictures on a SLR for a few months now and love it, once I gain a greater confidence I will look to upgrade my kit, at the moment just got the Kit Canon 1300d with a Wide angle and Zoom. Hoping to find and share advice on here. Thanks All
  3. Hi from Ottawa

    Hello, everyone. Just joined Alamy. I am currently in Ottawa and do not have experience in stock photography. I am amateur photographer, but hope for luck. Look forward to being a part of Alamy community. Regards, Oleh
  4. Hello I thought I would introduce myself after signing up late last week! My name is Stephen, I'm a hobby photographer based in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. I received my current camera (Canon 700D) as a Christmas present a couple of years ago. Although I got the camera a while back I have only really started concentrating on my photography skills around May last year, and pursuing it as a serious hobby. I have had my eye on signing up as a stock contributor since Autumn last year, however I never had the confidence in my skills and questioned whether I would even pass QC! Last week I decided I shouldn't avoid it any longer and decided to prepare some images and submit then and see what happens, I was delighted they passed through QC! Hopefully in the coming weeks and months I will have filled out my catalogue quite a bit, currently trawling through my images over the last year and picking out what I want to add! I will no doubt be looking to the forum for help or advice from time to time, I will appreciate that support, and in time can hopefully return the favor. Thanks Stephen
  5. Hello everyone: I just got my initial QC clearance. I went and annotated the 3 pictures and after a bit of struggling, I managed to push the Discoverability bar into the green zone. However, my pictures are still not showing for sale. What am I missing? I will really appreciate your help. Thank you. MVS
  6. Hi all, I've already picked up on some useful info by reading the posts in this forum, in fact just confirmed to myself that that the poor discoverability thing is a little nuts by reading a post, after a little search. So, first 3 now on sale, hoping that AIM isn't spot on about them being discovered..... Photographer for 40 ish years now, mostly nature, landscape, closeup, plus some urban. Used to be with OSF, till bought, then bought, and bought up. Spent around 12 years teaching photography intro to adult education. Hope I can pass on any help here if I have an answer, to repay the help I've taken advantage of. Maybe I'll someday understand the pseudo thing before I nod off reading about it! Cheers Marsh
  7. Hi from Wiltshire

    Just a quick hello from another serious amateur/pretend professional joining the Alamy ranks. My prime camera is a D7200 and I am usually using a sigma 70 - 300 mm. I have accidentally landed into doing mostly football shots (few if any will be coming on here) but also enjoy nature, events, and news if I find out about it in time. My first 3 shots were accepted OK. I tend to have opinions on things. Oh, and I am female.
  8. Hello from Cardiff, South Wales!

    Hi all, I am a newbie from Cardiff and have recently started uploading images to Alamy after a friend recommended it. I am interested in landscape and outdoor photography. I will make sure to read the forums for any possible Q&A that I might have!!!
  9. Hello from SoCal, USA

    Hello world. I'm new here. I've been taking mostly nature shots since I started hiking the last 10 yrs or so, so I have lots of pix to upload. I only have a few up now but will continue to upload when I can. Any comments and critiques are welcome. Thank you in advance.
  10. Hello from California!!

    Hello! I just started uploading photos and want to say Hi! I'm new here and would love and appreciate any tips or feedback. I have seen experienced members critiquing new members on their portfolios to help guide them accordingly. I am wondering if someone might critique mine and be so kind to direct me on the right path. I'll start reading the forums too, but if anyone has any words of wisdom, newbie mistakes to avoid, I'd love to hear it. Thank you so much!!!, Felicia
  11. Hi from Germany

    Hey people from everywhere, I'm excited to start trying Alamy and see how it goes! Started two days ago. Good to be here. http://www.alamy.com/stock-photography/9F48B38F-0D62-49B3-B5A6-373F4E077E01/1/Eloise Stone.html - Eloise
  12. Hello from Illinois!

    Hello! I just got accepted and want to say Hi! I'm brand new here and always appreciate any tips or feedback. I'll start reading the forums too, but if anyone has any words of wisdom, newbie mistakes to avoid, I'd love to hear it. Thanks in advance, Kim
  13. Hello from Cyprus

    Hi there, I have been keen on photography since a young lad (I'm now 71) and have worked in the entertainments industry. Over the last ten years I have written and published five books and am now looking to focus on having my photos accepted by Alamy. I hope to exchange a few words and make some good friends here. All the best to you all.
  14. Hi From Upstate NY

    Hi, I've just joined Alamy and I'm excited to become part of your community. I have over 30 years experience in Advertising, Video and Audio production and just recently started Photography again. I worked at Eastman Kodak for over 25 years in multiple roles and I am truly looking forward to enhancing my photography skills and learning from all of you! I absolutely love taking photos and using new techniques to make my images better! I'm hoping to sell some of my images on Alamy, not just for the monetary gain but more importantly for the validation and purpose it would provide me. I'm not very familiar with "Forums" so I may make some mistakes, ask some stupid questions, and hopefully you will bare with me as I learn more and more.
  15. Newbie From Yorkshire

    Hi, I signed up to Alamy last year, uploaded 3 images then forgot about them. I work in Construction as a Ground worker for Carillion who have recently gone into liquidation so I'll be made redundant in the next week, so thought I'd try & earn a bit of money in the mean time so here I am to try my luck. I'm a self taught photographer since 2003 & photograph a lot of police & fire incidents as well as anything newsworthy , events, landscapes , construction automotive, wildlife and anything else that comes my way.
  16. Newbie from DC

    Hello! I am a newbie to this site from the DMV area and I am extremely exited to find yet another avenue to see cool pics, sell stock photos and challenge my eye with the amazing views of others. I am not very active on the internet (although I should be) but I love historic sites and tourist places. I've lived in the DMV area for almost 30 years and I NEVER get tired of my daily view of the Washington Monument or drive around the Lincoln Memorial. I want to photograph it like it's my First time...EVERTIME I see it! Hope to learn, grow and share with others here!
  17. Hello Alamy world!

    Hi there, this is Giogionny! I'm really new to this kind of system, so I will probably ask many questions to all of you! Thank you so much for the opportunity to be here and for the advices you will be giving me! Have a great day!
  18. Newbie post - hello :)

    Hi everybody. I am Aleksandra living in Scotland. Wanted to give myself a bash in the Alamy business and see where this will lead. I love the Scottish landscape and my photos are mainly this. I have submitted a couple of images and still have to go through all my photos to choose the best ones. Happy to exchange ideas
  19. Keeping the interest going

    Hello to everyone on Alamy!! My name is Steve and I have had been interested and been an active participant in improving my photography for many years, at least since my teens. Photography as always been a major interest and the feedback and appreciation from other photographers as always been an inspiration therefore I hope to hear from as many of you soon and hope that together we can learn from each other and forge forward keeping our interest in photography going. Bye for now Steve .
  20. Questions about sales

    Dear fellow Alamy contributors! Please allow me to ask some basic questions regarding sales on Alamy. The questions stem from my experience on Alamy being quite limited. My search of this forum was not fruitful, hence my seeking enlightenment in a new post. 1. I have been fortunate enough to collect a few sales. More than half of them did not register as zooms. As was informed, not all sales are zoomed. Can someone please explain the mechanics of such sale? 2. How do I know who bought my photo? From some of the discussions I read on this forum I understood that some of you can tell who the buyer is. How? 3. How do I know if a sale is direct or if it is a distributor sale? And what is the significance of that? Many thanks in advance.
  21. "Hi Y'all" from Kentucky

    Greetings and Best Wishes from the Bluegrass State...home of great basketball, fast horses, beautiful women, world-renowned spirits, and the Colonel's Best (complete with eleven secret herbs and spices). Following a health-"inspired" early retirement, hoping to burn off excess energy by taking my camera into our beautiful countryside, mountains, waterways, cities and plains to get some pictures that others may find interesting or useful.
  22. Hi everyone, I joined Alamy a couple of months ago, and have now got 178 photos uploaded on here. I've very much an amateur rather than professional and I'm obviously not expecting huge sales through this site, but am a little concerned that so far I've only 411 views, and my CTR is 0. I've been careful with key wording, and have read around the forums for general advice, but I was wondering if anyone observed anything specific about my portfolio. I'm about to go on a 9 month trip around the world and plan to take a whole lot more photos! Can't wait Be great to get any views advice from anyone Thanks in advance, Andy My portfolio link is http://www.alamy.com/stock-photography/F8CC489B-FCB5-4B42-B8C1-C13E5F742B00/1/Andrew%20Coleman.html
  23. Hello!

    Hi everyone! I joined Alamy about a month ago but am just now checking out the forums. There's quite a bit of good advice here for newbies like me! I've been into photography since a young age, but I really only used it to help with my main passion, which is studying butterflies and moths (although I have since expanded to other nature-related subjects). While I have a very large collection of photos, I'm afraid not very many are "good enough" to pass QC -- I've only recently switched to RAW, and I started my Lightroom subscription last month. So I need to start building a better collection of photos with stock photography in mind. Looking forward to meeting you all! Happy shooting!
  24. New member from Norway

    Hi everyone! I'm a new member here, and a newbie in stock photos as well. But, I'm willing to learn from the best My test submission has passed, and I have captioned and keyworded them. But, how can I choose in which category they will pop up? I can't find that in the guidlines... Anyway, here I am
  25. Hello Everyone :D

    Hello everyone! After a (very) long hiatus, I've started taking photos seriously again and thought I would join this community. So, hi! I'm not really looking to make major bank on Alamy but it would be nice to pull in some money to go towards new kit. I feel very out of the loop!