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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
  • 300 photos online

    by Alisen | 20th of December, 2014

    I have got a little achievment - 300 works in my portfolio! Some of them are photos, others are illustrations. I began to study 2 vector graphic programs in October up till moment: Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. These platforms helped me to start new project of my... More
  • 3600 pictures for sale at Dreamstime

    by Sasanka7 | 19th of December, 2014

    Hello, welcome in Sasanka7´s profile. I have new goal. First greater milestone! Let´s go to celebrate with me! 3 600 exclusive pictures online! Thank You Dreamstime! This is the picture no 3601!     More
  • My first assignment file

    by Dianabahrin | 19th of December, 2014

    Hello, lovely people I want to share with you my joy of finally having an illustration accepted in the assignment. Maybe many of you have already participated more than once in the assignments, but for me it is the first time and I am really excited. I am also excited about... More
  • 24 sales

    by Fike2308 | 19th of December, 2014

    I am happy to announce that I have more than tripled my sales since my first/last blog entry. 24 sales is still extremely modest but I feel like I am making progress.     See Article
  • Christmas movies list

    by Oliena | 19th of December, 2014

    Christmas and New Year movies are always very emotional and beautiful, so they may be great source of inspiration for photographers, videographers and illustrators in the field of composition, colors, details, portraits, reactions and plot topics, of course. So, I suggest... More
  • The largest floating market in the Mekong Delta

    by Leswrona | 18th of December, 2014

      The largest floating market in the Mekong Delta is located less than 5 km from Can Tho City in Vietnam. All visitors stay in Can Tho City that has many excellent hotels and restaurants catering to visitors. There is an interesting Ho Chi Minh monument in the city... More
  • 5 warm destinations to escape the winter freeze

    by Dudau | 18th of December, 2014

    If you're not a winter fan, check out these 5 hot destinations you can escape to: 1) Buenos Aires, Argentina   Average temperature in January: 25°C (77°F). It's the most visited city in South America and it has the third best quality of life of Latin American cities.... More
  • The Spirit of the Season is in the details

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    Each season has quintessential images. Usually these images are small details that evoke big memories. Here are a few seasonal photos that demonstrate the impact of detail-focused photography:         What images come to mind when you think about winter,... More
  • Building your Dreamstime portfolio

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    I am new to stock photography! Now that a few of my photos are available online through Dreamstime, I'm excited to continue uploading and (hopefully) sell my photography. My next step is to build my Dreamstime portfolio and increase my exposure. Here is my plan to build... More
  • How to photograph citrus?

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    First I wiped with a damp cloth citrus fruits which were to be photographed, then I used a piece of wood finished as background. We used two light sources, namely two energy saving lamps 5500K, igloo diffusion polarization filter, tripod. Then your imagination is the limit... More
  • First 4 photos sold

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    With great joy I encountered the first 4 photos sold !!! I photographed, I uploaded the pictures, I learned that you have to deposit a lot of work to be accepted and potentially photos for sale I have a new motto: "shoot, shoot, shoot!"         More
  • Advice for young photographers

    by Chuanwentao | 16th of December, 2014

    BY:Michael Kramber in New York 10 June, 07 I am writing this from the Baghdad bureau of The New York Times where I am on assignment. I have received dozens of queries from photojournalists starting out in the business. I am writing this in response, partly so I can refer... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Phopic | 16th of December, 2014

    I am a newbie to Dreamstime. It needs experience and perseverance to have your photos accepted and/sell online   I know someday I'd look behind and smile... See Article
  • The In Tempo Building - The Stairway To Hell

    by Steveacer | 16th of December, 2014

    Construction of the In Tempo Building in Benidorm Spain started in 2006 amid much excitement that the 200 metre high 55 floor tower would be the tallest residential building in Europe. The building was completed this year, so I thought that I would go along and take some... More

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