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  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times in the day in... More
  • 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. Specifically,... 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 gives a clue... 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 unfinished... 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 own work.... 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 and learn in... More
  • My New Panorama Photos

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 28th of November, 2015

    Today My first panorama was accepted in which I am very excited, I have been working on Trying to perfect my panoramas for a little over 5 months, and while it may have taken awhile to understand how to create High quality Panoramas I now can start focusing more on the subject... More
  • FINALLY more than 100 images online!

    by Yana28 | 28th of November, 2015

    Finally I've reached more than 100 images in my portfolio!📷 🙌 here are some of my latest uploads. ➡                     Hope to get more sales )    Thank you! Good luck to all members! 😍 More
  • Dubai architecture -Part 1

    by Ninoak | 28th of November, 2015

    The first architectural element in Dubai is tall building, so view from 59th floor on other skyscrapers and road infrastructure is exciting.   The view is from the DMCC tower.  Around can be seen other modern towers at JLT , with additional ones comming out... More
  • Understanding lighting: from physics to moods

    by Apers | 28th of November, 2015

    A couple of years ago I started with portrait photography. It was quite a challenge to find out what I wanted and how to communicate that to my models. I was in the lucky position that I knew my models before starting portrait photography. So, it was easy to have a conversation... More
  • What Are You Doing With That Picture?

    by Popsidoodle | 27th of November, 2015

    I have almost completed my first year with Dreamstime and have, so far, 24 sales which I am thrilled about. But some of the pictures I have sold really make me say, "What are you doing with that picture?" Like this one... Sitting at the side of the road with... More
  • 50!

    by Wortam | 27th of November, 2015

    I think it's really right photo for the 50th upload!   The Bench of Queen Sonja with view on Geiranger and the Ornevegen - Eagle Road. It has been placed here in honour of Queen Sonja. See Article
  • Hi Dreamstime

    by Aslanaksoy | 27th of November, 2015

    Good morning :) dreams time. Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.        &... More
  • 2 years wth Dreamstime

    by Msalena | 27th of November, 2015

    Hello, guys! In fact, these 2 years were very interesting, teaching and ...quick! I would say, I have learnt a lot. I made a decision at the early stage tp become an exclusive contributor. Sometimes I doubt if it was right, but meanwhile I stay with this. Photography is... More
  • A Great Souvenir Idea For Photographers

    by Angelaostafichuk | 26th of November, 2015

    After you've been traveling for a while, you start to accumulate many random kick-knacks from batiks to bowls. And your friends and family may sigh and say "yet another _______"? The truth is, when you have traveled, a lot souvenirs start to look the same. I've found very... More
  • BIF Shooting tips

    by Helgidinson | 26th of November, 2015

    I want to share some tips and setting that works for me during the chance I have to shoot birds of prey in flight; 1.Shutter speed: Cannot stress this further. Set your shutter speed as fast as you can without sacrificing too much ISO. This will allow you to capture tack... More
  • Thanksgiving

    by Inyrdreams | 26th of November, 2015

    It is a holiday here in the USA, a day of reflection and family for many, where we give thanks for what we have. I will NOT be out in the stores buying 'things' or camping out in the rain and snow. I will be with grandkids and grown children and parents, thankful that my... More
  • My fifth sales after joining DT for eight months

    by Teashaw | 26th of November, 2015

    After joining DT for eight months and uploaded 70 pictures I have sold five of my photographs today! Thanks Dreamstime, this is a really good platform for photographer. BTW, I want to be a Exclusive at DT but it told me to have one payment request in my account history,... More
  • My first 2 sales include a tiff sale

    by Yesphotographers | 26th of November, 2015

    I can say that I'm pleasantly surprised to announce my first 2 sales, after only one month on Dreamstime. I didn't expect to be found by customers so fast, considering my small portfolio of 200 images. The first one it was a small format with 5 credits   And I am... More

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