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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
  • Oregon State Capital

    by Keeton10 | 30th of October, 2014

      The Oregon State Capital located in Salem,Oregon is one of the coolest landmarks in the state. See Article
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Creativeimaging4u001 | 29th of October, 2014

    I am new to Dreamstime -- just had my first batch of photos approved. I am looking for insight as to what to do to sell photos -- actually any tips would help and what sells the best or most. Thanks for taking the time to read this and take a look at my first batch of photos.... More
  • So well... let´s do microstock, what could possibly go wrong?

    by Konsti | 29th of October, 2014

    First things first: Hi. My Name is Konstantin (yep call me Konsti pls) and i´m 19 years old. So i did photography for a year now and wanted to go commercial since i started this thing.d i love it! I´m kinda addicted to upload and until the weekend, i think I´ll gonna get... More
  • First sale, such a great feeling :)

    by Nadsdl | 29th of October, 2014

    I sold my first photo today :) I am so happy! Took 3 days, which is very exciting for me!   I am new to the microstock world, I only heard about the concept a few weeks ago. I think for me the major challenge will be to be a more stock-friendly photographer. This includes... More
  • 32 images accepted in 3 weeks from my registration

    by Adrianacapuccio | 29th of October, 2014

    Hey guys, I'm in the third week of entry in dreamstime with my 32 images accepted, so far all commercial images. Yesterday, I brought my first editorial image! The world of microstock is still very unknown for me and I hope to reach at least 100 images within the next... More
  • Mount Hood

    by Keeton10 | 29th of October, 2014

    Mount Hood is seen from Portland,Oregon on a nice day. A beautiful part of the state and a great place to ski in the cascades.  See Article
  • Long exposure at night

    by Radoimihay | 29th of October, 2014

      As I realized this picture: first time I looked really good scene behind a photograph after I chose very carefully the place where I am aplasia surpirnde stage tripod-for pictures with long exposure primarily we need a tripod solid-then I set the camera to M mode,... More
  • Idaho Heritage

    by Willhavenrg | 29th of October, 2014

    In January of 2012. I purchased a digital camera. I had decided that I was going to start the business that I always wanted to do: Freelance Landscape Photography. I sat out with camera in hand to the most wild place near me, Reynold's Creek in Owyhee county.  This was... More
  • Six More Up, Six Down!

    by Rayzer1 | 28th of October, 2014

    I opened my iPad this morning to find that I had six more photos approved! Looking further, I realized that six were also refused. The refusals don't bother me, because I really appreciated the feedback. I didn't really expect to get as much helpful advice from the refused... More
  • 1000 Images online!, Whey!

    by Clewisleake | 28th of October, 2014

      Wow 1000 images on Dreamstime, 8 months from my 1st accepted image to my 1000th and what an 8 months it was, to put things in perspective 1 year ago I bought my first DSLR which I knew absolutely nothing about to the point to I wondered what a lens hood was for, now a... More
  • Have you ever saw a round rainbow

    by Monicaclinton | 28th of October, 2014

    I saw a picture of the rainbow someone took from a airplain, the amazing thing is that the rainbow is round. but we all know the rainbow should be semicircle, how could it be round. then, I learned that how the rainbow looks like depends on the position you viewing it.... More
  • This is so cool!

    by Adrizoon | 28th of October, 2014

    Sold my third photo today (Yeah!!) an editorial one... and.. so cool... it's a photo of the building where I work :) Downtown Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The silver roof you see in front, is from our new Central Station.   See Article
  • First sale

    by Alisen | 28th of October, 2014

    Yippee! My first sale!)))) Very pleased that someone likes my works! I wish you more sales and inspiration!)   See Article
  • FANTASY WOMAN

    by Alenalazareva | 28th of October, 2014

    Fantasy. It can be characterised by subject matter - which portrays non-realistic, mystical, mythical or folkloric subjects or events - and style, which is representational and naturalistic, rather than abstract - or in the case of magazine illustrations and similar,... More

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