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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
  • 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
  • In summer our flowers

    by 220volt | 31st of July, 2015

    >  bee or fly :] [previmg]0_57053325[/previmg] flower sea and mountain   pink flower and a bug :]   bee in flower See Article
  • 10 sales

    by Dubessonego | 31st of July, 2015

    Finally, ten sales! This is the picture.   See Article
  • Milestone

    by Amlyd | 31st of July, 2015

    My 500th download - a fractal - but I don't mind !!   I will not forget. See Article
  • 400 files

    by Afrumgartz | 31st of July, 2015

      another milestone this month, and more than 100 pictures acepted a month See Article
  • 10 cool tips if you're new on Dreamstime

    by Cristinamehe | 30th of July, 2015

    Hello, Since I'm new here I decided to write a little article about what to take into account when you create your account on Dreamstime. This is my first ever so I learned a lot in the process. 1. After you've created an account, which is the easy part, and can start... More
  • Assignment winner

    by Sanshams | 28th of July, 2015

    Wow !!!! I finally won my first assignement on dreamstime. I can not believe it and I'm so happy. Thanks to everyone who voted my file.   See Article
  • My first 100 photos online !!!

    by Julietta24 | 28th of July, 2015

    I started working with DT at the beginning of this year and a couple of months my first photo (beautiful gray cat) have been sold!   I set a goal to load 100 images, and today I have fulfilled this goal !!!   Now I put the goal is to make more interesting photos... More

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