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December 2009

Soft or Lacking Definition

@ 21 December 2009 at 14:11 by QC team

When Quality Control (QC) applies failure reasons to images we try to be as specific as possible, giving reasons as to why a particular image has failed QC. Sometimes images fail for a combination of reasons, or quite simply the image looks unacceptably soft but there are no obvious indications as to why this is. On the occasions where it isn’t possible to pinpoint a definitive reason(s) for softness we will still use the failure reason ‘soft or lacking definition’. More...

Longer QC times over the festive period

@ 17 December 2009 at 10:06 by James Allsworth

Over the festive period Alamy will be closed on the following days, 25th, 26th, 28th December 2009 and 1st January 2010. More...

New comp design with Low Res pricing

@ 7 December 2009 at 09:58 by James Allsworth

As previously blogged in August we are now offering 3 Low Res file sizes. More...

Follow us on Twitter

@ 1 December 2009 at 17:25 by James Allsworth

We now have two active pages on Twitter. More...