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Simon Burt


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Alamy now act as a distributor for Pond5 video, so there is a possibility that any video you contribute to Pond5 may become available through Alamy. However, there is no way of controlling which clips appear on Alamy. Also, since the partnership was launched in the summer there has only been two imports of video clips from Pond5 to Alamy, the last of these being in August. When and whether any further clips will become available on Alamy remains to be seen. I guess they are assessing how well the existing collection of 6.2 million clips sells before progressing any further.

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Video also appears to have sunk far into the background on the Alamy home page - now a small link at the bottom of the page and certainly not being actively promoted. In addition, there has been no announcement from Alamy about anything video-related and no input here on the forum as far as I am aware. It just came and went it seems.

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