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  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season with... More
  • The search engine revealed

    by Tangie | 1st of April, 2010

    Many questions have been asked and heated debates started on this subject in the last few years. It is that thing each and every contributor wonders about at least twice a day when checking account statistics and sales. It is one of Dreamstime's greatest mysteries and best... More
  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... More
  • What size is....?

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of October, 2008

    The past couple of weeks found me in New York just as Fashion Week was ending and last week in Southern California for a seminar. Perhaps because NY was filled with fashionistas and models, I noticed a lot of very, very thin women in the park and on the street. A jogger... More
  • GENERATION Y

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of August, 2008

    You know who you are, Generation Y. An analysis of Internet and social network use tells me that a majority of you reading this were born between 1977 and 1997. You are the children of the last of the baby boomers and the most studied group of young adults anywhere because... More
  • Rites of Passage

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of May, 2008

    Life is a series of events that mark our passage through time. Some events are as unremarkable as a Grandfather teaching his grandson how to swim or parents looking on as their child takes its first step. Other occasions such as traditional religious events or advancement... More
  • Modern Medicine

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of January, 2008

    Biotech companies generate ever-promising new drugs and treatments while politicians in the US argue over the cost of health care. What to shoot to get your images used in the enormous world of health care education, promotion and advertising? Why should you care? Each year... More
  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • The RGB of it all

    by Ellenboughn | 10th of August, 2007

    Or is it the CYMK? (One matters online; the other in print). Do you dream in color? Did people dream in black and white before the invention of black and white film? If so, how did they know what the world looked like in black and white? When are color photos best and when... More
  • PACA Annual Meeting

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of May, 2007

    It's late Friday night in Alexandria, Virginia and from my nicely upgraded room on the 24th floor I can see the Capital and the Washington Monument. But I'm not here to sightsee. Tonight was the opening reception of the PACA (Picture Agency Council of America) annual meeting.... 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
  • My first big milestone yesterday - 1000 sales :)

    by Hamik | 29th of April, 2016

    Hi, thanks all customers and Dreamstime to give me a chance to reach my first milestone here - 1000 sales !! : The sale number 1000 is photo of Garden solar lamp, which was place in garden i like... In garden of my home ;)   And my very first sale, was... More
  • Beach... timid approaching of summer? Definitely not!

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 26th of April, 2016

    I like to take photos on the beach, usually... but this time was quite different... in these days in Italy came a cyclone called Medusa that offered my camera a further opportunity to picture the following shots:   And here the EXIF infos: Aperture F Number: f/9.0... More
  • Slim and get fit !

    by Davidwatmough | 25th of April, 2016

    We all worry about being overweight and too fat; what can we do about it ? Suggestions are cut down on bread   or stop taking snacks between meals if you have the will power   But eating sweats is really fattening so cut them right out   Keeping fit holds the key... More
  • Finding that one good image

    by Bomanbc | 25th of April, 2016

    I'm about to launch my start-up, BOOKANAUT, which is a booking platform for sport and heath professionals, so that their customers easily can find them online. My vision is to be more than a booking platform, therefor, I will focus all my communication on helping people take... More
  • Earth Day: Photographing mother nature

    by Mangalika | 23rd of April, 2016

    “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” – Frank Lloyd Wright   Even my conception is pretty similar to the above lines...Recent concerns of global warming, prolonged drought in parts of Asia, Lowest rainfall in Southern India, Rising sea level...all are signs... More
  • The South sea of China

    by Cowboyyang | 17th of April, 2016

        Southeast China known as the South China Sea region, there are two different range and name, Chinese South Sea is purely geographical area, the South China Sea sovereignty is China region, South Sea Chinese nine line field. 1. the South Sea Chinese: International... More
  • Happy birthday

    by Korat_cn | 13th of April, 2016

       When you start creating illustrations for microstock you have to put inside something that sells, right? So, what? Happy Birthday illustrations? Merry Christmas and Happy Easter? And maybe Valentines and so on... But when you have hundreds of images the "... More
  • Stolen images

    by Photographycornwall | 10th of April, 2016

    You may have heard of the social media sensation @FuckJerry, or perhaps not. I hadn't until I had just read a Forbes magazine interview with the man behind the FuckJerry handle, Elliot Tebele. He seemed like just another guy who is making some waves across well known social... More

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