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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
  • How I Get Monty to sit for his Portrait

    by Brandinharris78 | 27th of January, 2015

         I was asked, once, "how do you get your dog to sit so nicely for a picture?" It is really quite simple...I go into the house and walk over to the silverware drawer..I pull out a tablespoon size spoon...I walk over to the cabinet, where the new, unopened jar of... More
  • From my backyard - making use of your local surroundings

    by Hstovring | 27th of January, 2015

    When you are into taking photos of places, buildings and nature as I am, then a trip to Florence, Italy, or Paris, France, provides perfect photo opportunities. It would seem that you are stumbling on perfect images with every step you take.     But then comes... More
  • First two sales to an image

    by Allmyphoto | 27th of January, 2015

       Hello friends. I note with pleasure that most sales are made on backgrounds.I sold a few days ago for the second time the same background. Do these types of pictures are the most searched on dreamstime? See Article
  • Invert stone by stone, slowly but surely, Milestones.

    by Cleymans | 27th of January, 2015

    Hi photo-maniacs! I promised to come back as soon as I had a new milestone, it happened, sold 10th image and again learned so much more, working with dreamstime is a pleasure for me, sometimes painfull, when many pictures in a batch are refused. But, People, fellow... More
  • Thank You Red Cross!

    by Steveacer | 27th of January, 2015

    While out taking photos at various events I have become aware of a group of people who are always there to help. These people have given me help in the past and I would like to say a big Thank You! In Spain the Red Cross is called the Cruz Roja and here are a few photos... More
  • Back again

    by Piedenero | 27th of January, 2015

    Ciao I am back drawing again, after nearly two years of pausing where I was opening my new life in Sardinia. I moved in Sant'Antioco where me and my love opened a Bed and breakfast. This time somehow helped me regain the love for draw. I now draw in pencil much more than... More
  • MILESTONE 300 Sales

    by Matthiase | 27th of January, 2015

    Finally my 300th sale=)   See Article
  • Love is on the way

    by Inyrdreams | 26th of January, 2015

    Love is on the way, celebrated in high fervor on February 14, also know as Valentines day. Roses will be sent, chocolates drooled over, baubles hidden in champagne, and decadent desserts. The color red, symbolizing heat, romance, fire, and love.. will be in abundance. Hearts... More
  • Blue Hour Photography: Tips and Tricks

    by Bavdekar | 26th of January, 2015

    The "blue hour" of the day is a beautiful time for shooting cityscapes. The sky has a deep blue shade and the lights in the city are just coming on. It brings out an amazing contrast of colours in an image. This is an image of the Alberta Legislature building that I shot... More
  • Stained Glass windows - Nativity at Christmas

    by Jorisvo | 26th of January, 2015

    Ten windows, one theme: a selection of my best Nativity stained glass:                     More
  • Spain's Atlantic Coast (Part 1 of 2)

    by Jorisvo | 26th of January, 2015

    Although less traveled than Barcelona, Madrid and the Costa's, the Atlantic Coast of Spain has much to offer. Starting from the French border, you enter the Spanish Basque Country at Hondarribia:          Bilbao, with its famous Guggenheim Museum, is the... More
  • Want this!Want that!Woman nature and little "harmful Princes" inside.

    by Marianarb1 | 26th of January, 2015

       Good day to everyone! Today I'm going to write about woman's nature and little harmful Princess inside. While we're a little girl we're allowed to have wishes and make our wishes come true very quickly!We can be capricious and want this and that!and it's normal... More
  • You are different from mainstream photographers

    by Phopic | 26th of January, 2015

    When you are a registered contributor you'd be automatically endowed with a critical eye about your past and present photographs and photography, the way you shoot and furthermore you'd concentrate and excel on using editing software to create artistic piece like this one,... More
  • Rhythmic gymnastics for children. Is it healthy or not?

    by Marianarb1 | 25th of January, 2015

      Rhythmic gymnastics for children. Some parents dream to see their children in good and graceful gait. Even some parents making decision to make their children become a gymnastic sportsmen for making their gait and foot be stronger in right leg position during they... More

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