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  • 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
  • check out my website

    by Buxtree | 2nd of September, 2014

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  • How was your <previous month>??

    by Amilevin | 2nd of September, 2014

    Hi, I guess all of you encountered this subject on the "day dreaming" section in the message board. Usually what you'll see over there are some happy contributors and some disappointed. A short story of my previous month's performance and this... More
  • Over 300 images online

    by Amdizdarevic | 1st of September, 2014

    I finally got 300 images online with another 30 or so pending. Hoping to be closer to 325-330 really soon. My goal is to have 500 images accepted by the end of the year.                 [previmg]NaN,NaN,NaN,NaN_43761489[/previmg]    More
  • Austin Texas

    by Noamfein | 1st of September, 2014

    Austin Texas is a great place. Not only it is a great place to live in, it has some nice places to take photos, even if you are just coming for a visit. From tasty food shots, to nice night shots. From college football, to the impressive Texas' capitol... More
  • The Master of Earth

    by Wxh6763 | 1st of September, 2014

    Torch festival is the traditional festival of the Yi nationality people which lived at southwest area of China. During the Torch festival of this year, I came to Liangshan Yi Nationality Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province in China. In there I had my unforgettable... More
  • Improvement

    by Jaap2861 | 30th of August, 2014

    This picture of de Watergate of Sneek in the Netherlands was my first uploaded and accepted photo on Dreamstime in January 2014. For so far it got 134 views. And no comments and no downloads. In June I wrote in my first blog I had my first download from the image with... More
  • Hint to get more model releases from strangers of street photography

    by Lifeontheside | 30th of August, 2014

    Hi everyone, Thought I would share my hints with you about how I build up model releases for my photos , especially photos that I take on the street, beach or whereever of virtual strangers. Let's take the beach for a perfect setting. If I plan a day at the beach,... More
  • Ape Cars

    by Vitabello | 30th of August, 2014

    Hi, i must say this is the first time i write a blog. So if it's totally crap, please forgive me ;). Anyway, When i was in Italy a few month's ago, i had a great holiday. Made a lot of photographs. In Italy you can just walk out of your door, and directly start to make... More
  • Pet Photography Tips

    by Cheapeallarts | 30th of August, 2014

    Cheapwallarts Ltd. has rich experience in pet portraits from photo, we can turn your pet photos into beautiful hand made oil paintings. And if the photos you supply is good then the photo to painting result would be perfect. The following is some pet photography tips which... More
  • Do you like movies? Let's play game

    by Oliena | 29th of August, 2014

    One of my favorite ways to spend chilly autumn evenings - is watching movies. Once I wondered, if there was a film about stock photographer as a main character, what was it like? I imagine some romantic comedy about very talented, but shy guy, who worked from 9 till... More
  • Persistence?

    by Physi28 | 29th of August, 2014

    I have been at DT since 2010 with now around 2800 images online and with an average approval rate of around 84 percent, I have newer stopped uploading any month, sales were increasing with temporary downs, (all the veterans here may remember the crisis in the first quarter... More
  • First Sale! - Quantity is not everything

    by Shiny247 | 28th of August, 2014

    My first sale -thank you! I did not expect to sell anything yet. This image has only had 26 views! My portfolio only has 6 images in it at the moment. So maybe you don't need loads of images to get a sale after all! I hope this will inspire all other newbies to not give... More
  • Image Adoption

    by Celiaak | 28th of August, 2014

    It is always a joy to know one of our forgoten images fallen in to level 0 threshold has been adopted (AKA sold). I don't mind if it is a credit sale or a subscription sale. I feel happy just to know someone took the time to find it and the image is good enough to be adopted... More
  • Shooting cats

    by Obiectiv | 28th of August, 2014

    Cats are one of the hardest subjects to photograph. To do this, you need a cat or more, and very important, patience, a lot of patience. If you want to capture a certain scene, well thought before shooting, you must have a good relation with the cat, and the cat must cooperate,... More

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