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How to sell images on Alamy

How to sell images on Alamy

How do I send you my stock images

There are two ways you can upload your images:


This is a quick and easy way to send us your images:

  1. You’ll need an FTP client, we recommend Filezilla, FirefTP, WinSCP, Cyberduck, or ClassicFTP
  1. Enter Alamy’s FTP details into your FTP Client:
  • Host name:
  • Login/username: Your Alamy email
  • Port: 21
  • Your password is the same as your Alamy login
  1. Drag your images to the relevant folder:
  • Live News (news, sport, entertainment less than 24 hours old)
  • Stock (if it’s your first submission only send 3 images)
  • Archive stock (for all reportage and archival images)
  • Vectors (for all vector files)

Alamy upload

You can also use our web-based online upload tool in My Alamy:

  1. Select Upload and then tick the box for your chosen upload route
  2. Choose JPEGs to upload (either browse files or drag and drop)
  3. Click Finish upload to submit your submission

Once you’ve successfully uploaded your images, they’ll begin to be processed by our Quality Control team.