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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
  • Using your phone for Stock Photography

    by Ravenphotography | 27th of May, 2015

    One of the greatest things about the modern day is the ability to quickly capture any moment within an instant, with the fantastic little camera that most of us have within our pockets at all times, our phones. Dreamstime very quickly realised that there was a market here... More
  • Aquabike world championship 2015

    by Fallostupido | 26th of May, 2015

    hello, I photographed a very nice event in southern Italy (Castro) :AQUABIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2015. I have witnessed between races raides of different nationalities and with bikes of varying power, but the funniest moment was the freestyle: look at the pics.   the... More
  • 500 photos uploaded!

    by Snookless | 25th of May, 2015

    Hello DT'ers Finally reached the 500 photos uploaded mark! It took quite a long time to do this and I really hope it does not take as long for the next 500! Most download file was this little guy:     ...nothing impressive but I got this little guy when I first... More
  • G7 Summit in Bavaria, Germany

    by Hel080808 | 25th of May, 2015

    The heads of state and government of the USA, Canada, the UK, France, Italy, Japan and Germany will hold their G7 Summit on 7. and 8. June. This time the Summit is located in the attractive scenery of the Wetterstein mountains in Upper Bavaria which provide a beautiful backdrop... More
  • New Camera New Capabilities New Motivation!

    by Sebastian423 | 23rd of May, 2015

    After 10 months with my first digital camera Lumix FZ200 I've reached the point where i am not satisfy with it's technical capabilities anymore. Any photos above ISO 200 contain a lot of noise which is limiting me to a tripod or good light conditions :) Before joining DT... More
  • Schloss Hohenschwangau

    by Xyaw | 23rd of May, 2015

    As everyone knows, "Schloss Hohenschwangau" is in Germany. I like the photo because the full view of the castle. I take the photo in the morning last winter.   See Article
  • In the evening the shooting environmental portraits

    by Herman118 | 22nd of May, 2015

    When I saw the sunset when the cloud is very beautiful, knows it exists very short time, the rush of shooting, with a small flash fill light, thanks TD through these photographs, I hope there will be sales.                     More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 2)

    by Matthewcuda | 22nd of May, 2015

    In part one of this series I talked about bird photography and photography in general as a blending of knowledge, pre-image visualization and gear which when used properly will result in better photographs of the subject. I also talked about my recommendations for a great... More
  • A walk through the streets of Corfu part 3

    by Ejecct | 21st of May, 2015

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  • A new place to explore.....shoot!

    by Junpinzon | 21st of May, 2015

    This month has been pretty exciting for my family. Changes are happening. My eldest going on senior high and my youngest to senior kinder. But what's really getting me and wife fired up is the product of all these change, a new place! Yep, we moved up the mountains.... More
  • 1 year Dreamstime, a real-time learning school!

    by Cleymans | 20th of May, 2015

    Well,   since 1 year , I've been around, working with dreamstime, my favorite supplier of my pictures for your constant needs, the visions of my eyes. checked and accepted ... One can only appreciate and love the hard work done and created here, day and... More
  • My first HAPPY GOAL

    by Mariayunira | 20th of May, 2015

    Since my first joining in January 2011 until August 2014, I do a very very slow move of uploading. It's only 4 images with 0 earnings. So embarassing, isn't? But when I woke up from those bad dreams, I started a full speed of hard working. I created and uploaded image... More
  • 4/62 photos were online. It is a great milestone of me.

    by Lifeisgo | 20th of May, 2015

    I am an amateur (newbe). I just join to dreamstime.com from May 2015. When I upload my photos, I think it can not be approve. Because it has many mistake. But last morning, I get up and check my account status. There are 4 photos are approved and online. With me, it is great... More

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