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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
  • Pumpkin Patch Adventures

    by Project007 | 22nd of October, 2014

    Hello everyone I had the opportunity to go on a pumpkin patch tour this fall and wanted to share the beautiful orange organic pumpkins I found! mageid=45256234]http://www.dreamstime.com/earning_det.php? http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-beautiful-vintage-pumpkin-patch-front-cover-magazine-orange-pumpkins-make-great-autumn-fall-season-image45256234 If you ever come up to the Okanagan Valley I would love to take you on a nature photography tour! This is More
  • Horror Fashion Show

    by Malinash | 22nd of October, 2014

    Fashion is changing every two weeks? Let's stay in trend especially for the last day of October. And we're starting with: Hats Forget about those fancy wide brimmed hats. Forget about fur caps. So overrated. Urban style requires witch hats, accessorized... More
  • Shooting to get it the first time

    by Circed | 22nd of October, 2014

    Portfolio Circe Denyer  Shooting for Dreamstime has given my photography focus. Literally. The goal I have is to shoot with the end in mind. No cropping, no Photoshop, the right shot in the "can". This required me to study the mistakes I made and correct... More
  • WHY NOT!?

    by Lelabaggett | 21st of October, 2014

      Finally I had some time to do what was suggested to me; I had some fun as I joined in a Pirate Festival over the weekend. I thought, " Why not!?", as pirates of all ages stumbled all along the beautiful beaches. So glad to be a part of so many wonderful people having... More
  • Taste of fall

    by Inyrdreams | 21st of October, 2014

    In half the world, fall has arrived, with its brilliant colors, crisp scents and last hurrah of the growing season. Sooooo, I have started a collection of fall photos and need images! http://www .dreamstime.com/taste-of-fall-colldet23600 Taste of fall is not a food collection,... More
  • A Field of Daisies against the Blue Summer Sky

    by Chriskiely | 21st of October, 2014

      The field of freshly opened daisies, dwarfed against the blue sky, tempts me to jump amidst the flowers, skipping with excitement as I smell their sweet perfume. I lie and roll among the flowers and stare up to the sky, watching with wonder the puffy white clouds ever... More
  • Button for site

    by Alisen | 21st of October, 2014

    Two weeks ago, I wondered: how to draw the buttons for websites? I decided to try create a few buttons in corel draw. I have almost the whole day thinking what button do. As a result, I got to draw such a funny boy :)   See Article
  • First Accepted Photo!

    by Rayzer1 | 21st of October, 2014

    My first blog here (though I've got, like, five elsewhere!) but I just want to chronicle my experience on Dreamstime. Starting out hopeful, although I did send a question off to admin to ask if I have to do my own marketing and the answer was yes. So, maybe I'll put these... More
  • Waiting for Christmas

    by Fengai | 20th of October, 2014

    I already draw illustration for Christmas and New Year Here is my cartoon snow houses These illustrations are created on a tablet "Wacom Bamboo Pen&Touch" while work 1 Illustrations 30 minutes. My idea is to draw play houses,. lots of toys and a garland, almost a... More
  • Good luck for everybody

    by Happyolga | 20th of October, 2014

      Hey there, thank you DT for giving an opportunity to develop my skills. I am here during a long time but was not active, now I see this is not only the way to earn some money this is also good way to develop photographer's skills. Good luck for everybody Olga More
  • 50 Photos online

    by Sebastian423 | 20th of October, 2014

    Hello DT I've joined July 25, 2014 that's where my photography adventure starts :) I had no experience before that time. After a month I've set my first goal to increase acceptance ratio as it was only 33%. It motivated me to learn more about photography and quality... More
  • Is natural photography on it's last legs!!!!!

    by Katey997 | 19th of October, 2014

    Been reading a few blogs and I'm surprised that some people are telling others to try other photography they wont like doing, I too have had people telling me to take more commercial images but I have no interest in people or what's in my local town. I find it so dull.... More
  • Thoughts on scanners?

    by Rgburleson | 19th of October, 2014

    So I literally have thousands of slides. These were primarily taken from the early 80s to late 90s but I still generally have a roll loaded up into one of my heavyweight Nikons. While the vast majority of these slides represent my really early work, I do wish to keep them... More
  • Numbers like animals

    by Ksenashu | 18th of October, 2014

    Last summer I decided to try my hand in creating vector illustration for selling in stocks. I think it’s very difficult to come up with clear and interesting task for anybody. I decided to create something useful for me, because a lot of simple illustrations already were... More

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