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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
  • The Yee peng Lanna International festival

    by Pushmeagain | 4th of October, 2015

    The Yee peng Lanna International arranges at Tudongkhasathan Lanna where is the backside of Maejo University about 13 kilometers outside Chiangmai town , Thailand. Tourist can takes a red mini-bus to there.            Inside the festival area tourist can... More
  • Beautiful autumn, velvet season in my city Sochi

    by Lana4kask | 4th of October, 2015

    Autumn - the most beautiful time of year, multicolored foliage on trees and underfoot, the bright colors of nature…   The beginning of autumn in our southern city Sochi, Russia, can be seen through the sycamore trees, at the end of summer the first yellow leaves... More
  • For the love of horses.

    by Yana28 | 4th of October, 2015

    I love equine art! and I love to draw horses. I find horses glorious and so graceful creatures! Did you know, horses have the largest eyes of all land mammals? Also, horses are lateral-eyed, giving them a range of vision of more than 350. Do you love taking pictures... More
  • Mr.Leo Liu from Beijing. PRC

    by Upstep | 3rd of October, 2015

      Hi all My name is Leo Liu, and living in Beijing, PRC. I have telecommunication experience ranges from being PBX, digital microwave, satellite, GSM, WLAN, ATM, Wimax, 3G,Smart Traffic Management, IDC/ISP etc. I like photography and tinnes very much, so I... More
  • The Ralston Trail Hike

    by Lyoung403b | 3rd of October, 2015

    When I started on this hike with my friend, I was determined to get up to the top. Well, he did not come prepared so I had to compensate. And, a lot of things happened on the way up, but suffice to say, I did not get to the vista point due to the fact that this lady gave... More
  • My first sale

    by Rekhadream | 3rd of October, 2015

    I am very excited about my first sale.It occurred within a year.One photo got sold out of my 36 photos.It came as a big surprise to me.The photo attached to this blogpost got sold. Thanks Dreamstime.  See Article
  • 1000 SALES !

    by Danielc1998 | 3rd of October, 2015

    My 1000th sale    Three years ago I found dreamstime almost by chance, I had no idea what micro stock was, or even that it was possible for a simple mortal like myself to offer my own images for sale. When I joined, I thought to myself : Who the hell is going to... More
  • 200 sales!

    by Cousy86 | 3rd of October, 2015

    Some time has passed and finally i got up to 200 sales! The anniversary photo was with senior couple and I can't tell about this great couple! Even they are seniors they are full of live and full of love for each other!It was a great pleasure to work with them!!!  ... More
  • To my surprise...

    by 454autoart | 2nd of October, 2015

    >It has been many years since I had posted any photos of Dreamstime. To be honest, I forgot all about it until today when I was looking for an image on the site. I had to make a new password since I had no idea what I had made years ago. To my surprise, I forgot I had photos... More
  • Mobile pic

    by Picstudio | 2nd of October, 2015

    Checkout my first accepted pic clicked with my mobile phone.   See Article

    by Savo889 | 2nd of October, 2015

    I am very hapi ! I have first sale ! And when I drafted the text on the occasion of the first sale, came a SECOND sale ! 6 Months on, 4 Months actively, acceptante ratio 59.7%, 188 files online. Start ? I did not know what a stock photo. I do not know English well. I write... More
  • My second HAPPY GOAL

    by Mariayunira | 1st of October, 2015

    After 12 months of high speed-uploading, I finally reach my SECOND HAPPY GOAL: 1000 images online , withAcceptance ratio: 95.1% This is my lucky online artworks #1000     I do make a 'deadline' for my self and so that I can trully put a hardwork... More
  • Sale photos

    by Kamell | 30th of September, 2015

    Hooray . . . I sold my first thousand :-) My first sold picture   My thousandth sold photo   See Article

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