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February 2009

Annotation accuracy and guidelines

@ 25 February 2009 at 15:38 by Alan Capel - Head of Content

The images in the Alamy collection are split between those where the images have gone through the new Annotation screens (we call these ‘New Annotation’) and those keyworded before we brought in the additional questions in Sept 07 (‘Old Annotation’). More...

Moving images around and how AlamyRank works

@ 19 February 2009 at 17:15 by Alan Capel - Head of Content

An AlamyRank is calculated for each pseudonym. All images within a pseudonym are assigned this rank. More...

Commercial Collection inclusion

@ 17 February 2009 at 17:48 by Alan Capel - Head of Content

I'd like to reiterate our position with regards to the content in the Commercial Collection. More...

Launch of the Commercial Collection

@ 13 February 2009 at 17:40 by Alan Capel - Head of Content

We will shortly be updating the Alamy website with some new search features. These include options to search by date and number of people, plus a separate collection of images aimed at advertising and design customers called the 'Commercial Collection'. More...

New annotation tools update

@ 13 February 2009 at 14:19 by James Allsworth

We'd like to give you an update of where we are up to regarding the new annotation tools. You'll be pleased to hear we are on the home stretch now, with the beta version currently being tested by a group of 10 contributors. More...

Winter / Snow

@ 9 February 2009 at 12:38 by Rob Singer - Contributor Services Executive

Alamy picture research have created an impromptu picture needs in response to the arctic like weather that has been prevalent in the UK for the past week. Our Winter/snow picture needs focus on the potential of picture postcard scenes and thrill/fun factor, the snow brings, as well as the more negative aspects. More...

Alamy US office update

@ 4 February 2009 at 10:45 by Alan Capel - Head of Content

We wanted to give you all an update on the progress of our US office. More...

Twenty Million Dollars to Alamy contributors in 2008

@ 3 February 2009 at 09:08 by Alan Capel - Head of Content

Looking back over the last year and following up on feedback received at our contributor event in November, we wanted to share some figures with you. In 2008 we made sales of $31.5M, of this we paid out a total of $20.8M to our contributors. More...