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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
  • Is natural photography on it's last legs!!!!!

    by Katey997 | 19th of October, 2014

    Been reading a few blogs and I'm surprised that some people are telling others to try other photography they wont like doing, I too have had people telling me to take more commercial images but I have no interest in people or what's in my local town. I find it... More
  • thoughts on scanners?

    by Rgburleson | 19th of October, 2014

    So I literally have thousands of slides. These were primarily taken from the early 80s to late 90s but I still generally have a roll loaded up into one of my heavyweight Nikons. While the vast majority of these slides represent my really early work, I do wish to keep them... More
  • Numbers like animals

    by Ksenashu | 18th of October, 2014

    Last summer I decided to try my hand in creating vector illustration for selling in stocks. I think it’s very difficult to come up with clear and interesting task for anybody. I decided to create something useful for me, because a lot of simple illustrations already were... More
  • Any tips for me...

    by Bluetoes67 | 18th of October, 2014

    Hello everyone, I would just like to introduce myself to you all and ask you for any advice that you think will help me. Well my name is Karen and as you can see I am into nature big time. I just love to be out and about in our beautiful countryside. Any thing that moves... More
  • Do we need a CPL Filter?

    by And19sv | 18th of October, 2014

    For thoose that don't know what a CPL filter [circular polarizer filter] is, I will try to explain what is it's purpose and you can decide on your own if you need it. Let's imagine this: "You just came back from your vacation on the seaside and... More
  • New set of pumpkins for Halloween!

    by Bennymarty | 18th of October, 2014

    On the occasion of Halloween I've carved a pumpkin for a new theme sets: frightening night, pumpkin selfie, fun business and a nice party. And I've made a complicated composition using an HDR picture of a Norway cemetery, this one has been approved for assignment... More
  • Lofoten islands - the most beautiful islands in the world.

    by Hellen8 | 17th of October, 2014

    I recently returned from a long journey to the north, beyond the Arctic Circle. I saw with my own eyes the most beautiful islands in the world - Lofoten.There are many beautiful islands on earth, but these are unique. Unique for its dramatic natural landscape. Glaciers... More
  • My first 3D image: Coffee Cups

    by Celiaak | 16th of October, 2014

    For some time I have been aspiring to learn to make images and animations in 3D program Blender, but ventured only in basic shapes and understandig the very basics of the vary basic. I even made shor animations, but my PC is too slow to render it at a reasonable quality.... More
  • 200 Images Online in Less than Two Months

    by Rhbabiak13 | 16th of October, 2014

    I just started Dreamstime on August 26th and today, I hit 200 images online. I am so thankful to Dreamstime for helping me to be able to share my passion with others. Today's pictures that brought me to the 200 mark, were all editorial photos that I took in Downtown Madison,... More
  • 1000 images online!

    by Baspentrubas | 16th of October, 2014

      Hello DT comunity, today i reached 1000 images milestone. 90% of them were uploaded in last 14 months. i am very proud of this milestone. i have 180 sales so far. See Article
  • Our trip to France

    by Shootalot | 16th of October, 2014

    My wife and I just returned from our second trip to Europe visiting France this time for 11 days. Our main focus was Paris with side trips to the Claude Monet home, Castles of the Loire Valley and the Versailles Palace. We did not have to move from our hotel but found that... More
  • Happy 300!

    by And19sv | 15th of October, 2014

    It's time to celebrate again! I just made the 300 step. And I leave behind a new milestone only to speed up until next one! How is the journey? Great and fun. I am starting to look more at the sales graph and read everything that get's in front of my eyes:... More
  • New Girl On The Block

    by Jennyb99 | 15th of October, 2014

    I'm a Newbie on the block, only joined back in July and I'm really pleased to have had 84 images approved so far. Although no sales yet it still gives me pleasure to see each few days how 'viewings' sometimes shoot up...on some of my pictures...My range is pretty diverse... More
  • Go pro 3+ black edition and assignment roaring 25

    by Fallostupido | 15th of October, 2014

    Hello In August I bought my first go pro 3+ black edition. I was surprised by his Capacity, versatility 'and quality of video and photo  I spent the month of August doing selfie, diving in the sea, bicycle races and trying to make good videos and photos that slow loading... More

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