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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... 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.... 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... 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... 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... 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... More
  • Night market Cambodia

    by Coffeehuman | 28th of February, 2015

    The First Night Market In Cambodia. Night street market at Siem Reap, Cambodia. August 30th, 2014. My family went on a year ago. Siem Reap serves as a gateway to the world famous Angkor temples and is a major tourist hub, Cambodia. Tourists can shop at the night market.... More
  • Octopuses in Lembeh Strait

    by Thorken | 28th of February, 2015

    Octopuses are interesting animals. They´re clever and can change their colors. And there is lots of kinds of them spread all over the world seas. Some of them are living also in Lembeh Strait in North Sulawesi (Indonesia). The most common octopus in Lembeh Strait... More
  • My Experience Buying Your Images

    by Litifeta | 28th of February, 2015

    For many years I was a photographer on Dreamstime. And I still have an old, but still selling portfolio here. These days I am too busy to shoot. But I am back on Dreamstime buying instead of contributing. It's early days, but I thought I might share a few thoughts... More
  • new developments dreamstime - it's great!

    by Fengai | 28th of February, 2015

    Hello! I wrote a message service "dreamstime" that need a button "pinterest". voila !!! Recent improvement of the site, added the button !!! thanks to the team dreamstime. Now I can easily add your images in the portfolio on the site "pinterest... More
  • Let it Be

    by Marconti805 | 27th of February, 2015

    Enjoyed a night out with good friends in Santa Ynez, California to see The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band! From the first LP's to the last they dressed up and sang their hearts out. Even "John Lennon" made heartwarming comments about the world we live... More
  • santorini 2016

    by Santorini2016 | 27th of February, 2015

    Santorini is most likely the most fascinating island of Greece. Just its name is all that anyone could need to unfold as a primary concern shocking nightfalls and landscape, white, red and dark sand shorelines, impresive customary houses, overhangs with vew to the Volcano... More
  • How my first sale happened

    by Juanpfotografia | 27th of February, 2015

    It was January 2015. I had joined Dreamstime just a few months before that: October 2014. By then, I had just uploaded the pictures I had taken since I bought my DSLR and found that had just about 66% survived the review process. I found myself wondering: where can I get... More
  • March 1, spring beginning

    by Allmyphoto | 27th of February, 2015

    The long awaited spring back in our hearts and souls with joy and happiness .Is a magical moment when all nature comes alive after a long winter when the birds returning from the hot countries full of energy with their enchanting ballads . Also for us romanians celebrate... More
  • First editors' choice

    by Brocko | 27th of February, 2015

    I was surprise to see that i finally have my first editors choice. I'll drink at least one beer for that. Thanks whoever you are, editor! /cheers      See Article
  • Why Photographers Earn Much More Than Professional Footballers!

    by Steveacer | 27th of February, 2015

    It is easier than ever to take photographs these days so photographers are very luck that they earn much more than even the top professional footballers. A footballer in the UK is lucky if he can earn £3000,000 a week which works out at just £1,785 an hour. Most photographers... More
  • SALES Fantasy Portrets

    by Alenalazareva | 27th of February, 2015

    In my portfolio now - 55 images ! 207 sales at Dreamstime. Most of these images - FANTASY ILLUSTRATIONS. Most popular - Fantasy portraits. 4 of my images selected as Editors Choice Immerse yourself in the magical world with this Fantasy Woman Gallery!    ... More
  • Cruise liners in Batumi

    by ImagesLib | 27th of February, 2015

    Cruise liners visited Batumi in 2013 - 2014           See Article
  • First 100 sales!

    by Mihocphoto | 26th of February, 2015

    After one year, finally I have sold my first 100 photos ! Many thanks to those who bought my photos, the Dreamstime agency and my photo teacher, Sebastiangh.      I hope you like my pictures. You can visit my collections of the Color Run event, Bucharest, Veliko Tarnovo... More

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