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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
  • Give It Away

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of January, 2009

    The idea of free images makes the budget minded sing and some artists cringe. How can it be a good idea to give away what you are trying to sell? On the one hand is the sanctity of the copyright. On the other is the spirit of the Internet and an age-old marketing ploy: the... More
  • Camp Whatucallit

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of July, 2008

    As the end of summer approaches, it’s time to capture as many summer themed images as possible. When the demand for this genre grows in early 2009, you’ll find yourself looking for a campsite or outdoor pool that isn’t covered in snow. Over six million kids attend... More
  • Spectator Sports

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of April, 2008

    As a photographer you need to be the most focused of all spectators at sporting events not only to make the best images but to keep from getting into the action yourself. To see what happens when a photographer forgets where he is, go to this video before reading on. There... More
  • The New China

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of March, 2008

    The world prepares to visit China in great numbers for the 2008 Olympics. Many visitors may be surprised at the extent of China’s expansion. According to Businessweek, “China will soon be home to the world's largest airport, the world's first fully sustainable city, and... More
  • Point of View

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of March, 2008

    Fresh out of ideas? Your creative meter stuck on zero? Got the late winter idea blahs? I recommend reading this. It’s rather long but hey, if you are stuck in a morass of boredom with your creative brain flat lining, what else do you have to do? Or you can go to YouTube... More
  • What Makes Best Selling Photo?

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2008

    The most popular concepts in the top photographs from last year are happiness/love/family and determined business teams. Don’t drop everything to focus on kisses and bunches of business types. Statistics only tell part of any story. How many images would have been in the... 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
  • Special Needs

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of November, 2007

    The idea that we need to focus our lenses on people with disabilities and special needs came to me while reading Daryl’s Lang’s (PDNPulse) post last week. He mentioned a new book by the well-known portrait, celebrity and ad photographer, Richard Corman. Corman has photographed... 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
  • Silver lining in dark clouds

    by Jimmytst | 4th of February, 2016

      There is a saying that there is a silver lining in every dark cloud. Some time last year, I had to go to the emergency department at the hospital to seek treatment for having skin rashes from contact with a poisonous caterpillar. It was inconvenient and uncomfortable... More
  • Branch or bird?

    by Physi28 | 4th of February, 2016

    When I made the photo I was not sure it would be of any use, for DT that is. Later on, when I checked it in the computer I liked the effect which the bizarre branch had on the whole image, after erasing some disturbing elements I thought it was ready for upload. I was wondering... More
  • New rotation templates for Illustrator

    by Dacascas | 16th of January, 2016

      Hi there! I want to show you a new Magic Wheel Templates for Adobe Illustrator which creates rotation effects while drawing. See this video: YouTube You can free download these templates on MAI Tools: mai-tools.com Now you can make circular patterns, round... More
  • Whistler ski resort in western Canada

    by Leswrona | 13th of January, 2016

          Whistler is a Canadian resort town in western Canada, approximately 125 km north of Vancouver. Its pedestrian village has won numerous design awards in 1990’s. Before the tourist has arrived this land has been inhabited by the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations.... More
  • Hell in Paradise

    by Alexandr822 | 12th of January, 2016

    My previous blog article was about amazing tropical beautiful views you can find at Maldives and pictures you can take here. Some people call this place Heaven on earth, Paradise, sunny side of life and so on. Maldives it is one of the top honeymoon destinations. It is... More
  • My first fifteen sales

    by Laupri | 12th of January, 2016

    Hello everybody! This is my first post in the blog is to share my joy at having reached the fifteen sales to start the year. I hope this year we can increase sales and make this more than just a hobby. Happy New Year and many sales for all! :) Here are a few... More
  • Lightweight, Compact Travel Photography Kit

    by Jfreestacy | 31st of December, 2015

    While researching cameras and tripods for a new lightweight, compact photography kit that I could take with me while bike touring I was pleasantly surprised at the reasonable cost of a couple excellent quality items. First I needed to replace an old Canon Rebel that started... More
  • New on Dreamstime

    by Anouknoordhuizen | 14th of December, 2015

    Just recently I got accepted on Dreamstime. I was really very happy and honored I got accepted. Step one was taken, now I will have to find my way in this. I will have to find out what kind of pictures are accepted and which pictures are not. Also I will have to discover... More
  • Four sales in as many days

    by Beng32 | 10th of December, 2015

    I haven't been very active on this site for the last couple of months. This is definitely not down to lack of interest or motivation, it's just that real-life had gotten the way for a while. It has given me time to take a step back and re-evaluated the way I work as a photographer.... More

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