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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... 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.... 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
  • 1st 100...Milestone!

    by Dolimac | 26th of April, 2015

    SO, I just realized the I passed the 100th vector illustration upload mark... months ago :) It's taken way too long to get here! ironically, this was image 100: breakin' on through again!   See Article
  • The Sand Pyramids of Bulgaria

    by Ellikoleva | 26th of April, 2015

    Bulgaria is a country where you can go to the sea in the summer and skiing in the winter. But for the people who are not into mainstream tourism and like hiking and less crowded places, the Bulgarian sand pyramids are an amazing natural phenomenon one must see.   The... More
  • Tips for RAZOR sharp images

    by Amilevin | 26th of April, 2015

    Hi all, Recently I was doing some urban night photography and really got happy with the results. I can't believe there will be here some new findings for the veteran photographers among you but it's a nice reminder for all of us so I decided to share :)... More
  • Future of the moon

    by Sebastian423 | 24th of April, 2015

    I often wonder if we ever going to colonize the moon. I wanted to visualize it so below you can see my idea a concept :) I am not a graphic designer so my image is limited to my limited skills. Pushing myself in to unknown territory of graphic manipulation brings... More
  • Utopia

    by Stechouse | 24th of April, 2015

      Berlin, Germany is awash with idealism and many young people live in world wherein they dream of a better life for everyone. Görlitzer Park in Kreuzberg section of the city which has many immigrant communities, artists, hipsters, and travelers. This section of... More
  • A photo close to my heart

    by Prsntg | 24th of April, 2015

    My first successful attempt at Dreamstime assignments! Excited !! In fact the excitement is double as this photo is very special to me. That baby is my cute little daughter and the mother is my sweet wife! This visual came to my mind a few months ago when I was taking... More
  • Reached my first little milestone of 100 approved images!

    by Primesh7 | 23rd of April, 2015

    Dear all, Now am spending a few time in dreamstime and glad to reach my first little milestone of 100 approved images and looking forward to reach the next.It is really fun and enjoyable.  See Article
  • Four Tips for Capturing Motorcycle Racing

    by Curtwill7 | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hello everyone. I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 round of the MotoGP World Championship in Austin, Texas on April 10-12. Having been to these races before I knew what to expect and some of the best places to position myself to get reasonably good shots. So Tip... More
  • First goal

    by Kriszwells | 23rd of April, 2015

    Finally I hit the 100 pictures online, and now i've 119. I hope my sells will be grow too. I like taking stock photos, its a very creative work. :)   See Article
  • Promotions

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hi folks, I’m well on my way of my first target of having 50 of my images accepted onto Dreamstime - still a long way to go I know, but I am getting there. Now onto my next target; to have my first sale. Beside the usual way of Tweeting, Pinterest and Facebook... More
  • Gateway To Space

    by Hellen8 | 23rd of April, 2015

    Are you interested in the Universe ? Would you like to come aboard the space station or try to fly the space shuttle ? And what about touch the Moon ? If so, you can visit - GATEWAY TO SPACE. Unique WORLD EXHIBITION in Prague devoted to the history of aerospace and... More
  • Manual LENS: BOKEH & LENS FLARE

    by Yellowind | 21st of April, 2015

    A few years ago I wrote a little about my new toy - manual lens Jupiter-9. Here I have the new one Helios 40-2. I use it with Nikon but it can fit to other systems too. So I'd like to share my new experience with it. Helios 40-2 is mostly known for it's unique bokeh.... More
  • The colors of flower

    by Wxh6763 | 18th of April, 2015

      Some people only like spring because many  colorful  flowers will be blooming in springtime. Also the suitable temperature just like in autumn. Another people don’t like the summer or winter because it’s too hot or cool in this season. But they are the same lovely... More

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