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Hi, it's been a long time I notice a lot of slowness in checking the images send. The situation has probably worsened with the pandemic, in my case I have to wait up to a month to be approved.

If the images are not approved then I have to wait another ten days before uploading again. In my opinion it is too long time, we both waste time and money.

Thanks

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I have been with Alamy since 2008 and I am still waiting up to 5 weeks for submissions to pass QC. There is no favouritism shown to any regardless.

 

Allan

 

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On 18/02/2021 at 16:35, Allan Bell said:

I have been with Alamy since 2008 and I am still waiting up to 5 weeks for submissions to pass QC. There is no favouritism shown to any regardless.

 

Allan


 

In fact , I' m not talking about favoring someone or not, but for everyone!

Francesco


 
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That is concerning and not good for you or Alamy. 

My QC rating is 3 stars and I am only waiting one day for images to be passed with submissions going in every few days so not sure why you and others are experiencing long delays.

I understand the frustration.

I would take it up with Alamy via email to contributors@alamy.com

They are helpful and may be able to tell you if there is any reason.

Good luck.

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On 17/02/2021 at 18:32, Loren44 said:

Hi, it's been a long time I notice a lot of slowness in checking the images send. The situation has probably worsened with the pandemic, in my case I have to wait up to a month to be approved.

If the images are not approved then I have to wait another ten days before uploading again. In my opinion it is too long time, we both waste time and money.

Thanks

Whilst the delay may be unwelcome Alamy have worked to this qc standard for a long time so they don't think they are wasting time and money.

 

Learning the qc standard and working to it is not that hard. 

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  • 1 year later...

My upload has been in QC for weeks. In the mean time, I uploaded more. In my very first batch 1 image didn't pass QC so all images in all pending batches were rejected... If QC had worked faster, not so many batches would have been uploaded by the time the first one was rejected and I would have to spend all the time uploading them again. 
I also don't understand why all images and all batches have to be rejected because one image was found not good enough (an image that I have already sold in other stock photo sites by the way ...)

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1 hour ago, niki72 said:

I also don't understand why all images and all batches have to be rejected because one image was found not good enough

Alamy do make this clear, they only make spot checks but are clearly particularly careful with new contributors. If they find an image that fails then they aren't going to waste time checking the pending batches for any more. It's tough but at first it is best to wait until batches clear before uploading any more, and you certainly need to wait to see if your first three have cleared. Most of us have failed, felt the pain, and learnt from it.

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