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20 November 2012

Alamy makes a change to its commission structure

International stock imagery company Alamy has announced changes to the percentage of royalties it pays to contributors in order to fund expansion plans. Despite the reduction in commis...
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15 November 2012

Alamy shakes it up with Alamy iQ

International stock imagery company Alamy has launched a new service – Alamy iQ. Alamy changed the face of stock imagery when it emerged onto the market in 2000 and brought new ideas to the industry...
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22 October 2012

Alamy shines a light on its creative imagery

After growing its business as a significant provider of editorial imagery to the publishing world, stock photo agency Alamy has announced that it is now also focusing on its creative collection...
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21 August 2012

The changing face of Music photography

Alexandra Bortkiewicz, Director of Photography at Alamy has been in the image industry for over 30 years. According to her music photography has changed dramatically in that time, it’s...
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8 August 2012

Is the generation of digital natives becoming, inadvertently, a generation of digital thieves?

In a recent industry debate hosted by image agency Alamy the issue of ‘freenagers’ and their belief that all things on the internet are free was raised as causing concern, not just...
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23 July 2012

London 2012 – Capturing the mood of the Olympics

This summer, the largest sporting event in the world will be upon us. With Olympic fever set to grip the nation, it’s worth thinking about the photos you can take in take in this defining moment of our sporting history...
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28 June 2012

Alamy publish report following round table discussion featuring key industry figures

The stock image industry has to challenge the status quo of the current pricing and licensing models if it wants to be fit for purpose for 21st century image use...
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2 May 2012

Alamy gives students a real taste of stock photography

International stock imagery company Alamy has announced the expansion of its 100% Royalties project, designed to give young photographers experience of a professional stock photography agency....
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30 April 2012

The Olympic Games belongs to humanity, not corporate lawyers

As the Olympic torch leaves Athens for the UK, James West, CEO of photo stock agency Alamy argues that it should stay where it is. Here he takes to task the draconian rules regarding sharing photographs taken...
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30 April 2012

Everyday Imagery

Adverts are everywhere, there’s no escape from them and whether consciously or not, our view of the world is influenced by them. So it is perhaps reassuring that more and more advertising reflects reality rather than utopia....
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18 April 2012

Video becomes Alamy's new star

International stock imagery company Alamy has today announced its move in to the stock video market. Coming 12 years after Alamy's game changing entry into the photo stock world, the company aims to bring ...
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2 April 2012

Alamy passes 30 million mark, now adding 1 million images every month

Online stock photo giant Alamy has moved effortlessly past the 30 million milestone and is currently adding 1 million new images to its pool of editorial and creative stock imagery every month. Alan Capel, Head of Content said...
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20 March 2012

epa european pressphoto agency and Alamy announce strategic commercial agreement

Online stock photography giant Alamy and epa european pressphoto agency have signed a strategic commercial agreement which allows Alamy to sell epa’s award winning news, sport and entertainment images including the epa archive....
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20 February 2012

Alamy signs global distribution deal with ZUMA Press

ZUMA press, the California-based news agency is now supplying Alamy’s live news feed with images from its global network of 3,000 photojournalists. Owned and run by renowned ...
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13 February 2012

Alamy hits 28 million

Online stock photo giant Alamy is near to smashing the 30 million image milestone, as 2012 gets off to a great start with 1 million images added in 6 weeks. Rachel Wakefield, Head of Sales said...
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4 January 2012

Alamy appoints new VP of Sales for North America

Alamy kick starts next phase in USA sales strategy with recruitment of new VP of Sales for North America. Pioneering stock photography agency, Alamy, has recruited Adam Goldberg as Vice President of Sales for North America....
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