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  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times in the day in... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer. Specifically,... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the unfinished... More
  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your own work.... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in... More
  • 100$ breakethrough

    by Ismogismo | 4th of August, 2015

      Yippee! yes this summer crossed my earnings balance the $100 level. One reason is my picture: digitization of money See Article
  • My first sale

    by Jkjainu | 4th of August, 2015

    One day in office, My colleague saw me and asked, How much till now you earn from your photography? I was taken awake by the question as i was not expecting any money from my hobby, I was thinking who will buy my photographs where there are 1000 times better photographers.... More
  • My Story, My Experiences Of One Year

    by Rajansingh | 3rd of August, 2015

    Before I start my story I want to tell my fellow photographers that I am not good in English. Hope you all will forgive me for that. I joined DT on 7/12/2014. Those days I knew nothing about photography and still I am learning, and this is a never ending process. One keeps... More
  • No Flowers!

    by Photographycornwall | 3rd of August, 2015

    If there's one subject that we're told not to photograph for stock photography, it's flowers. And yet many of us take great joy in practicing our art and technique on a subject that does not require a model or property release. Moreover, flowers are ubiquitous: they are everywhere.... More
  • My photos, my experiences

    by Sasagabrielli | 3rd of August, 2015

    Short stories, a few words to describe the feelings that my photos trying to stir. I photograph to see better than they otherwise would look superficially.  See Article
  • My FIRST SALE on DT

    by Eureka89 | 3rd of August, 2015

    Goodmorning everyone. July ended recently was a month "very profitable" since I have reached two important milestones for me. Despite having just started this "career" I managed to create a portfolio of around 40 photos despite being very heterogeneous; the second goal... More
  • Portfolio

    by Pamjreynolds | 3rd of August, 2015

    Hi folks, This is just a quick post to thank the Dreamtimers who have started to follow my portfolio, it really is very much appreciated. When I look around other artist’s portfolios I very quickly realise how much I have to learn, but I’m loving every minute of... More
  • Porto, new touristic destination

    by Antonio1962 | 2nd of August, 2015

      Second city of Portugal,Porto is now a relevant touristic destination for people around the world.The weather,the river,the food,the sea,the possibility to go on boats to the vineyards at north.Is also a paradise for photographers.The llight is marvelous,the D.Luiz bridge,... More
  • My experience with Dreamstime

    by Donehv | 2nd of August, 2015

    I am contributor on the site since September 2014. So that's almost a year! I started photographing with a compact camera and my smartphone . I was member at a couple of stock photography sites, but that took a lot of work so after i had 50 images online i decided to... More
  • A Goal Reached

    by Bigpollo62 | 1st of August, 2015

    Finally reached my first payout.But it was never about the payout ,but the joy of my photographs being found by buyers. Okay, the payout has big joy to!   See Article
  • Vintage Cars

    by Rajansingh | 1st of August, 2015

    Cruise the Gut July 18, 2015 Vancouver, Washington. A free event for spectators, no registration required for vehicles . People start showing at 6.a.m milling around and finding spot to hang all day.                              More
  • My first sale

    by Fotografieschnabel | 1st of August, 2015

    Good morning everyone. I woke up this morning and recieved a pleasant DT mail with the message that I've sold one of my photos on the last day of July. What an excellent way to start a new day and a new month. The sold picture is one of a Japanese garden I visited... More
  • My first sale!!

    by Vmdvaldez | 31st of July, 2015

    Today I was having a really bad day, but then I got a notification from my phone that someone had finally downloaded my picture   I got really excited! I cannot wait to upload more pictures. I just wanted to share this amazing moment with everyone in the community. I... More

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