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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
  • A Great Coincidence

    by Kamlang | 1st of October, 2014

    I am relatively new here at Dreamstime, and I am certainly not going to make a living on it. However I enjoy taking pictures, and am learning from my failures. The other day I was looking at my employer's external website, and noticed some really great pictures.... More
  • New month - new collection

    by Martincp | 1st of October, 2014

    Hi all, To mark a new month I have created a new collection inspired by the photos of cats I have taken in and around my neighbourhood (and on my travels). Cats in your neighbourhood If you have any images you would like to add please let me know! Here... More
  • A LOVELY SURPRISE - my very FIRST SALE

    by Mariayunira | 30th of September, 2014

    It's been 30th days since I have 'full speed' activities of uploading. So far I have been so spirited by having 82 images online and 18 pending files. What a lovely surprise to finally discover how in this last day of September I finally got MY VERY FIRST SALE..  ... More
  • I am passionate about food

    by Magdalena99ro | 30th of September, 2014

    I am passionate about food. My passion is cooking and what's holding it. I like to experience new things that I did Blog to share those opinions and recipes with everyone. I was passionate small kitchen, my first feat was serving pancakes that I hid it from parents.... More
  • The Pareto Principle

    by Amitai | 30th of September, 2014

    The 80-20 rule (also known as Pareto Principle) states that: "...For many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes..." Wikipedia Surprisingly, (or unsurprisingly...) this is exactly what's happening in my portfolio. This is not a post about Mathematics,... More
  • Travel to Batumi

    by Samphotos | 30th of September, 2014

    I present to you pictures of the wonderful city, which is located on the coast of the Black Sea, called Batumi, Georgia               More
  • Algonquin Park Autumn Survival

    by Daddiomanottawa | 30th of September, 2014

    Beautiful fall colours exist in many places but having lived in southern and eastern Ontario all my life I've been blessed with the opportunity to visit many local areas of autumn wonder.       Along with Gatineau park in Quebec, one of my favorite autumn locations... More
  • Times are changing

    by Gmargittai | 30th of September, 2014

    Want to share what I saw the other day. We were invited to a wedding. The venue was at a "ranch" outside the city, well not a real ranch although they had a few farm animals more for showing. The real business is to have weddings and other events. As this is California one... More
  • 1000 shots 100 KILLS

    by Bennymarty | 29th of September, 2014

    Hello everyone, After 4 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 100 sells and 1000 pictuires online :) I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :) Here some of my best selling:  ... More
  • When less could be... more. A personal review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5

    by Ciolca | 29th of September, 2014

    Some time ago I upgraded to full frame. I traded my excellent Nikon D7000 for a brand new D610. I have also replaced the standard zoom Tamron 17-55 f/2.8 with its bigger brother 24-70 f/2.8 for full frame. All was OK, I was extremely satisfied with the move. But besides the... More
  • I take pictures of the rural elderly!

    by Hanbaoluan | 29th of September, 2014

    In China with a large population, a large number of old people their lives in the countryside, the good life and a healthy body, is that they are very happy to see them happy appearance, made me excited to press the camera shutter, and wished the old people longevity and... More
  • Scarecrow Fun!

    by Rhbabiak13 | 29th of September, 2014

    We are in my favorite time of year. I adore everything about the fall season. Crunchy leaves, pumpkins and scarecrows. I recently attended a scarecrow festival held in Delevan, WI. Here's a few of my recently added scarecrow shots.   I find it helpful when gathering... More
  • Dreamlike cruise for dreamstime photos

    by Ciolca | 29th of September, 2014

    When I finished High School my parents made me a fabulous gift - an eight-day cruise on the Black Sea! I managed to pass the admission exam at the Faculty of Electronics in Bucharest and at the time it was the second most difficult College to be admitted after the University... More
  • Ms Autumn

    by Msalena | 29th of September, 2014

    In various parts of the world autumn in calendar is felt in different ways. It's still sunny and quite hot in our places - just cloudy skies remind us of Ms Autumn having come... We took the opportunity of autumn trip to Austria and Germany and were luck to catch some of... More

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