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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
  • My first image for assignmet!! Please vote and support..

    by Primesh7 | 13th of October, 2015

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  • A trick to gain a new model :-)

    by Veronikaouskova | 13th of October, 2015

    Anytime a friend asks me for a help, I say "YES, but you know, could you give me a favor ...? That way I have created several very cooperative models. For example this guy needed to borrow a drilling machine:   And this one was very cold at a garden party,... More
  • Please vote for my pictures

    by Wxh6763 | 13th of October, 2015

    There are two images of mine were passed in this assignment "The magic of colors". So I am very happy and glad. I want to win the assignment very much and would you please vote for me? Thank s for your kind and the best wish for you! Here the two images following.... More
  • Stock Photos of Coins

    by Shariqkhan | 13th of October, 2015

    Hi everybody, my recent set contains images of Currency Coins of India and some other countries of the world including Pakistan,Nepal and USA. Here is the glimpse of some of them. I hope that you will like them.    Rupees 5 Commemorative Coin of Mahatma Gandhi... More
  • Now I'm very much close to 200 images online.

    by B8900456194 | 13th of October, 2015

  • Boom I sold an illustration for 100 $

    by Alexutz6 | 12th of October, 2015

    Biggest sale i ever had on dreamstime. I sold a simple Black Business iPad illustration Below is the image sold for 100 $.   I hope more to come . :) More
  • One view, one sale!

    by Vilaimages | 11th of October, 2015

    Hello everyone, just wanted to share a small but surprising (to me) record of mine... I uploaded an image that I thought it won't sell much and to my surprise, got a first sale with only one view! Not sure how often this happens to other DT photographers,... More
  • 100 sales!

    by Dahlskoge | 11th of October, 2015

    Hi guys, Last week I reached 100 sales which I am thrilled about! Especially since my goal for 2015 was 70 sales. Looking forward to accomplishing my second goal of 1000 uploads within this year. Some of my last sales       More
  • My first Sweet Sale in Dreamstime

    by Jagadeeswargadi | 10th of October, 2015

      9th sep 2015 i joined dreamstime and in that time i managed to upload 40imgs with acceptance ratio 84%. same day after one month 9th oct 2015 i made my first sale, but it is subscription sale just 0.36$. Hope i do more reasonable sale from my portfolio. Any suggestions... More
  • Grateful

    by Cleymans | 9th of October, 2015

    Hey, I want too: Thank People who buy this picture because it is precisely this one that means so much to me. Especially now in our current times. Bless, Bart    See Article
  • My First Uploads With Dreamstime

    by Kathywooding90 | 9th of October, 2015

    My New UploadsHi everyone! I am happy to be a part of the Dreamstime family. I look forward to sharing photos with all of you. I would like to show you a few of my uploads.         More
  • My first sale :)

    by Detrish | 9th of October, 2015

  • My Next Adventure

    by Debratos | 9th of October, 2015

      I'm so excited and feel so privileged to be able to travel in my retirement. One of my goals was to "see" as much of the world as possible while my eyes were still good enough to do so. My other goal was to share all my travels with others through my photography.... More

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