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Alamy: Artsy Amalgamation of Time & Light Endowing Diverse Collection of Stock Photos

Alamy: Artsy Amalgamation of Time & Light Endowing Diverse Collection of Stock Photos

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Andy Harding,CEO“Variety, a website that works, and quick responses to queries or orders. Who could ask for more? I think Alamy is outstanding,” glorifies Abigail Baxter, Photo Researcher, articulating her utmost contentment at the delightful service rendered by Alamy, an international provider of the world’s most diverse stock photos and videos. Adding over 100,000 new images each day, the company is a resplendent repository for people seeking powerful images to portray their points apprehending that a photograph is worth a thousand words. Giving a frame to such artsy amalgamation of time and light, Alamy prides in proffering the most comprehensive choice of imagery with fast and easy search filter catering to the editorial and creative needs of various spaces. Besides, its business is underpinned with philanthropic ethos as it donates a considerable proportion of its operating profits to charity.

Sanctum of Shutterbugs
With over 125 million images, vectors, and videos sourced from 60,000 photographers and 600 photo agencies across 173 countries, Alamy is a maestro of the photo selling space endowing the finest pay (higher percentage of the sale) to its
lensmen. A global network of photographers enables the company to muster a series of images suiting every type of project, devising a quick and simple checkout process coupled with flexibility to buy images hassle-free; no subscription, no credits, and no registration, adding to the simplicity of its purchase path. Unlike its competitors who largely deal with credits packages and subscription, Alamy offers a single image purchase platform as well as enterprise businesses. Further, the company houses an award-winning live news feed that constantly updates with latest local and national news encompassing everything from sport and entertainment to weather and politics.

With over 125 million images, vectors, and videos sourced from 60,000 photographers and 600 photo agencies across 173 countries, Alamy is a maestro of the photo selling space


Listed one among the top five image providers in the industry, Alamy sells both rights-managed and royalty-free pictures through a strictly monitored upload process where in images are culled based on its quality control process lending lensmen more freedom with their submission. Extending a helping hand to amateur image buyers with vague comprehension of picture technicalities (file sizes, image licenses, and releases),the photo sellers not only provides an in-depth
knowledge through its help pages, but also shares helpful contents on social media pages via advising blogs. It is a Mecca for customers looking for niche contents with an amazing customer service improvising through Trustpilot reviews and feedbacks.

Perfect Click, Just a Click Away
All Alamy photographers are independent without any tie-ups under the non-exclusive contract. Alamy welcome all of the technical photography expertise provided they meet the outlined quality control process,. Ruling out the issues of plagiarism, Alamy watermarks its images and tracks downloads to ensure that all images are invoiced and paid for. It gives an additional level of coverage to shutterbugs through an online form wherein they can report any potential infringement which will then be investigated by the company.

Awarded with Stationers’ Warrant of Excellence, the 1999-born Alamy caters to a global market with footprint PAN-India (Alamy India) offering services through its residential sales office in Delhi (covering a clientage from northern and western regions) and network of distributors in other areas. Turning the wheel of innovations, the company has added download packs rendering regular buyers the option of purchasing many image licenses up-front for a reduced fee. “Alamy are developing the speed of technology and search functions to enhance the user experience and will soon introduce 360 visuals for up-gradation conforming to the recent trends in the industry.