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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
  • Getting out your comfort zone

    by BCritchley | 26th of November, 2014

      As a photographer I tend to find that my creative side seems to go up and down, some days I'm full of ideas and other days everything seems to be overdone and there's nothing new and exciting to shoot.   So around a year ago or so I saw a... More
  • My work assignment "Harsh life" - Fear jungle

    by Fengai | 26th of November, 2014

    Hello my friends! My Portfolio mainly primitive illustrations I draw new illustrations assignment "Harsh life" worked until night 3:00 still managed to download.   If you like these illustrations, I will draw an illustration of the day! Another... More
  • New veterinary set

    by Bennymarty | 26th of November, 2014

    My new medical set has been approved and it's now full online ! It's all about veterinary. I've used 2 human models and 1 cat model, named Morpheus. It's a very calm cat, difficult to find... and so it was very easy posing with it, but for some... More
  • The day without Dreamstime

    by Wxh6763 | 26th of November, 2014

    Somehow, since November12 , the page of DT and all the images was wrong! They can't be displays correctly in computer. I have ask some friends and they told me it's alright!   From then on, I just like lost my soul and in expectation it's OK soon.... More
  • 100 photos !!!

    by Ejecct | 25th of November, 2014

    i finally reached 100 photos here is some of them ...                 See Article
  • Impatient or insufficient quality...

    by Photozlaja | 24th of November, 2014

    Good evening dear fellow lovers of photography, I have about 50 photos on my profile, but still not a single sale. Maybe I'm a little more anxious and maybe do not have enough high-quality photos.   I ask you to look at my profile and write to me if I have reason... More
  • How Much is Too Much?

    by Jpavlish | 24th of November, 2014

    I just had recently had some images approved and got a couple rejections with the comment that I had too many similar images that would dilute the sales of my approved images. My original thought was to let the customer choose which image raise to the top, and I had slightly... More
  • Shot in the dark

    by Joerijacobs | 22nd of November, 2014

    I finaly found a good way to take a picture with my new device in a dark place with a shining object such as a burning candle. I took this photo with an ISO of 1600, later on i had to reduce the noise with lightroom and i also had to tweak some other stuff in Lightroom... More
  • Composing your Own Photo

    by Tianvf | 22nd of November, 2014

    Just think about this, you have a subject selected, but now, how do you make this picture as amazing as it can get? Well, you need to start off by knowing what makes up a good photo. When someone is looking to buy a photograph they look for key elements of composition, patterns... More
  • :) 100th sale :)

    by Eudaemon | 22nd of November, 2014

    Dear Clients, many thanks for buying my photos!   See Article
  • Finding A Good Subject for Your Photo

    by Tianvf | 21st of November, 2014

    Finding a subject for your photo can be a challenging and even frustrating thing, but if you know tricks for finding a subject it won't be hard for you. Once you start looking through the lens of a camera you enter the magical world of photography where you notice... More
  • My First Photo

    by Tianvf | 21st of November, 2014

  • no. 3333 celebration

    by Sasanka7 | 21st of November, 2014

    3333 pictures at my Dreamstime portfolio www.dreamstime.com/sasanka7_info Thank You @Dreamstime! Thank You my friends. Picture no. 3333:    And what your exceptional editorial pictures? See Article
  • Persistence pays off.. Happy to do something creative

    by Photozlaja | 20th of November, 2014

    I would like to greet all old and new members of this site. Photography is something that relaxes me, something that I love very much, and something that will bring me the financial benefits too. Still amuses me more the fact that I daily learn and improve my knowledge... More

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