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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... 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.... 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
  • The colors of flower

    by Wxh6763 | 18th of April, 2015

      Some people only like spring because many  colorful  flowers will be blooming in springtime. Also the suitable temperature just like in autumn. Another people don’t like the summer or winter because it’s too hot or cool in this season. But they are the same... More
  • How and why to manage a collection?

    by Tempestz | 17th of April, 2015

    As you will find on the dreamstime website, managed collections are groups of pictures with a similar theme. They can be something simple as Food or Editorials or Backgrounds, textures. Or can be very specific as Recognizable Landmarks. The choice of what to... More
  • Milestone of $4.000,00

    by Maxsp | 16th of April, 2015

      Just reached the milestone of $4.000,00 Yuri, Challenge accepted! See Article
  • Protective parent

    by Racoonone | 16th of April, 2015

      Doing a study on eider ducks I came across this aggressive Oystercatcher determined to drive me away from its nest, the exact location of which I could not identify. It amazed me as this relatively small bird continued to display aggressively despite its size. The power... More
  • Before the season starts

    by Afrumgartz | 16th of April, 2015

    Mid-april in Siberia not the best time. It's already not winter but yet it's not really spring-time with grass and flowers. So before the season of green plants starts - some old pics       See Article
  • Winter Chills

    by Daltonhoverlin | 16th of April, 2015

    Today it has been snowing here in my town and has created some beautiful winter scenery which I have taken many photos of and submitted to dreamstime which are now awaiting review. I have to say this year has been very different weather wise than other years here since the... More
  • How do we know what type of pictures are needed?

    by Tempestz | 16th of April, 2015

    That is the million dollar question and albeit not an easy one to answer. It has been a while since I last wrote a blog article. I am not one to write about stuff that does not provide other contributors with useful information, suggestions or tips. I have spent the... More
  • What is your most popular pictures

    by Daltonhoverlin | 15th of April, 2015

    I was wondering what your most commonly viewed/purchased photo subjects are, I haven't made any sales yet but my most popular viewed photos are abstract, and forest scenes. Pending I haven't been on here for very long I was just wondering what you've had the most success... More
  • Over 500 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 14th of April, 2015

    I am very excited to share with you my joy of finally having over 500 images online. I remember that when I first started submitting on Dreamstime in 2010 I had a small Fuji S5700 (which meant very few approvals) and I did not know how to draw, therefore getting images online... More
  • My favorite :)

    by Live4photo | 13th of April, 2015

      This is my favorite picture . a few days after being accepted on the site was sold 2 times within 2 days. This feeling can not be compared with anything when you know that a picture of yours is useful to someone. I hope you enjoy you too :) See Article
  • Different types of legumes as vector icons

    by Ksenashu | 13th of April, 2015

    Food and foodstuffs theme is very popular in micro-stocks. And it is natural, because food plays a big role in human life. It’s important that nowadays we can get a lot of information about healthy food. This knowledge helps people to be healthy and prolongs their life.... More
  • A Great City - Vancouver BC

    by Jackbluee | 12th of April, 2015

    Vancouver may be not as famous as London, or Paris, or New York, yet it is a real great city. It has everything that a big city can offer, such as big museums, stylish architecture, marvelous city parks, etc. In fact, it is the nicest new city I've ever visited. What... More
  • Happy Orthodox Easter

    by Allmyphoto | 11th of April, 2015

    I wish you a happy Easter with your family and the love ones and may the holy light of the resurrection of Jesus to enlighten souls with kindness, happiness and health.   See Article

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