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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
  • 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... 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
  • challenging oneself

    by Physi28 | 21st of November, 2014

    I don't know if all of you know what a Coot (Fulicula) is, it's a waterfowl which can be found all about Europe's parks, gardens, nature parks and wild areas, in other words it is more common than a Sparrow or a Pigeon, they are everywhere! Having... More
  • 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
  • It's Hip to be Square!

    by Eric1513 | 20th of November, 2014

    I know I'm dating myself when I say that the 80s pop band Huey Lewis and the News was right when they sang that it's hip to be square. When it comes to photography, I love the square format. It open up new and creative composition opportunities that a normal rectangle format... More
  • Rules that if you will respect you have all the chances to earn money

    by Sysu90 | 20th of November, 2014

    For you today, I have nine rules that if you will respect you all the chances to earn money from stock photos: Average knowledge of english composition patience and perseverance good pictures high quality photos and post-processing skills at intermediate level (Photoshop,... More
  • How to Sell Stock Photos

    by Dudau | 20th of November, 2014

    If you’re on Dreamstime you probably want to sell your photos, so let me give you a few suggestions on how to actually earn some money out of your images. First thing to consider when shooting stock photography is usability. Before shooting something especially for stock,... More
  • Priceless monuments lost in war zones

    by Nikitu | 20th of November, 2014

    There are historic monuments that you will never get to visit. They are the silent victims of war zones, they stood proud for millennia only to be destroyed by bombs and crossfire. These places take their legacy with them in the rubble of war. Ancient city of Bosra, Syria... More
  • The Money Maker

    by Braininvaderz | 20th of November, 2014

    Make money from your photographs ! You can make money from your pictures, videos even from cell phones. Take photos of different kinds, places or things you do, even products you purchase.(research the laws involving permissions/rights of others, in your country in... More
  • 7 Tips To Choose The Right Image For Your Article

    by Vimal4 | 19th of November, 2014

    As of human behavior, we entice towards any post or content which has an attractive image, as it helps to create more emotions instantly. Right? Yes, 19 Statics from HubSpot will definitely help you to understand how visual content engage more users than just text based... More
  • First smartphone pic sale

    by Physi28 | 18th of November, 2014

    Today I got my first sale of a picture I had made with a Nokia lumia 1020 smartphone, it shows a rare Aesculapian snake resting on a branch. During a few months I was only shooting and uploading with the 1020, many photos got rejected and I wondered if I would ever sell... More

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