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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
  • Why are my images not selling?

    by Rio747196 | 10th of October, 2015

    I have uploaded 123 images in just over 2 months time and not one has sold yet. I am wondering what could be wrong with them?  See Article
  • My first Sweet Sale in Dreamstime

    by Jagadeeswargadi | 10th of October, 2015

      9th sep 2015 i joined dreamstime and in that time i managed to upload 40imgs with acceptance ratio 84%. same day after one month 9th oct 2015 i made my first sale, but it is subscription sale just 0.36$. Hope i do more reasonable sale from my portfolio. Any suggestions... More
  • Coins and Currency Stock Photos

    by Shariqkhan | 9th of October, 2015

    Hi everybody, my recent set contains images of Currency Coins of India and some other countries of the world including Pakistan,Nepal and USA. Here is the glimpse of some of them. I hope that you will like them.     Rupees 5 Commemorative Coin of Mahatma Gandhi... More
  • Grateful

    by Cleymans | 9th of October, 2015

    Hey, I want too: Thank People who buy this picture because it is precisely this one that means so much to me. Especially now in our current times. Bless, Bart    See Article
  • My First Uploads With Dreamstime

    by Kathywooding90 | 9th of October, 2015

    My New UploadsHi everyone! I am happy to be a part of the Dreamstime family. I look forward to sharing photos with all of you. I would like to show you a few of my uploads.         More
  • My first sale :)

    by Detrish | 9th of October, 2015

  • My Next Adventure

    by Debratos | 9th of October, 2015

      I'm so excited and feel so privileged to be able to travel in my retirement. One of my goals was to "see" as much of the world as possible while my eyes were still good enough to do so. My other goal was to share all my travels with others through... More
  • inspired by LARP (Live Action Role Play)

    by Cglightning | 9th of October, 2015

    (first; sorry for my english ;) ) One of my Hobbys is playing LARP (Live Action Role Play) Many people don`t know this kind of game, others think, there is only Fantasy-LARP. But there is much more ;) I prefere science-fiction and sometimes... More
  • OVER 1,000 IMAGES UPLOADED ..... Next MILESTONE in progress

    by Alexutz6 | 8th of October, 2015

    After almost one year I have over 1000 images accepted. Keep working to reach the next MILESTONE until next year.   Below is a gallery of few my favorite images from my portofolio. ENJOY !                   More
  • Tips for a Better Fashion Photoshoot

    by Designroast | 8th of October, 2015

    Fashion photography is not for the faint of heart. It requires vision, style and hard work. Whether you are just beginning your fashion photography career or right in the middle of it, these tips will work for you! Be Confident Don’t be afraid to tell your models... More
  • 10 sales

    by Afrumgartz | 8th of October, 2015

      At last it's my 10-th sale - a little milestone. See Article
  • Surprised

    by Cleymans | 7th of October, 2015

    Hey all, I was surprised to see that many of my latest Nature and garden pictures where accepted, cause its so difficult to get those on-line... So I'm quite happy and like to share some of those pictures with you. So keeping on trying, is the best way to go.... More
  • First Photography Uploads!

    by Lmhphotography | 7th of October, 2015

    Hello everyone! I'm new to the Dreamstime community and would just like to share the overwhelming joy of my first photos being accepted on the website. I didn't expect ten, let alone twenty five! I only joined less than a week ago but I have been taking photos for... More

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