A good and regular photography client of mine has been sent a letter from 'Visual Rights Group Ltd' ('an agency appointed by Alamy to check on unlicensed image use') demanding payment of $390, for use of an image (of mine) found on my client's website.
This image is of products owned by the client, it was photographed on the client's premises and taken at the client's request for use on their website (and I was paid for the shoot). The copyright is mine, and I had permission to submit the ima
We are very sorry for the mix-up in this check to your client on an unlicensed image use. This has occurred because the image would have been marked as exclusive to Alamy.
We wanted to update you on when to mark images as exclusive or not when you upload to the Alamy site, which is that the images don't appear on any other third-party site other than your own personal website. This is because it will be assumed that if a license hasn't been bought and used throu