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  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season... More
  • The search engine revealed

    by Tangie | 1st of April, 2010

    Many questions have been asked and heated debates started on this subject in the last few years. It is that thing each and every contributor wonders about at least twice a day when checking account statistics and sales. It is one of Dreamstime's greatest mysteries and best... More
  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... More
  • What size is....?

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of October, 2008

    The past couple of weeks found me in New York just as Fashion Week was ending and last week in Southern California for a seminar. Perhaps because NY was filled with fashionistas and models, I noticed a lot of very, very thin women in the park and on the street. A jogger... More
  • GENERATION Y

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of August, 2008

    You know who you are, Generation Y. An analysis of Internet and social network use tells me that a majority of you reading this were born between 1977 and 1997. You are the children of the last of the baby boomers and the most studied group of young adults anywhere because... More
  • Rites of Passage

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of May, 2008

    Life is a series of events that mark our passage through time. Some events are as unremarkable as a Grandfather teaching his grandson how to swim or parents looking on as their child takes its first step. Other occasions such as traditional religious events or advancement... More
  • Modern Medicine

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of January, 2008

    Biotech companies generate ever-promising new drugs and treatments while politicians in the US argue over the cost of health care. What to shoot to get your images used in the enormous world of health care education, promotion and advertising? Why should you care?... More
  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • The RGB of it all

    by Ellenboughn | 10th of August, 2007

    Or is it the CYMK? (One matters online; the other in print). Do you dream in color? Did people dream in black and white before the invention of black and white film? If so, how did they know what the world looked like in black and white? When are color photos best and when... More
  • PACA Annual Meeting

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of May, 2007

    It's late Friday night in Alexandria, Virginia and from my nicely upgraded room on the 24th floor I can see the Capital and the Washington Monument. But I'm not here to sightsee. Tonight was the opening reception of the PACA (Picture Agency Council of America) annual... 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
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 12

    by Hyperbiker | 31st of July, 2014

    Hi folks, Back in the field again after a long break. This article is about a bird of prey: LESSER KESTREL - FALCO NAUMANNI It is a small bird of prey, 27–33 cm in length with a 63–72 cm wingspan. It looks very much like the larger common kestrel but has proportionally... More
  • TEN THOUSAND SALES

    by BCritchley | 31st of July, 2014

      Well it's been a very interesting journey I must say and one full of highs and lows.   I certainly have to thank Dreamstime, who have helped me develop my photography, providing me with a platform that gets my works seen and sold. It has paid for... More
  • 5 Years on Dreamstime !!!

    by TMarchev | 26th of July, 2014

    It's my birthday at Dreamstime - its been now 5 years with them! I remember first months here.... made 10 ~ 30$ per month :} I remember first SR license sale on 6th month here... i got 500$ а lot of good feelings I had during those years. Dreamstime... More
  • Twoo Twoo pictures by Little Owl

    by Littleowlinfo | 21st of July, 2014

    Whether it is a breath taking landscape that embraces you, or a lone flower growing at the bottom of the street, or a simple everyday tool forgotten under the dust in the room - they all have their silent but vibrant story to tell. See Article
  • Milestone - Level 3

    by Amdizdarevic | 16th of July, 2014

    Just wanted to share that one of my images reached level 3. Hoping that more will reach same level soon. See Article
  • The Psychology of Color: How to Use Images to Invoke Emotions

    by Nicoleckohler | 1st of July, 2014

    What if a single Dreamstime image could sell your content for you? Unfortunately, reality isn't that simple. However, if you're creating a website that relies on photography to support your calls to action, it may be helpful to know which colors are most supportive... More
  • Pictures for get the best price.

    by Coffeehuman | 25th of June, 2014

    Pictures for get the best price. I was very very very happy when I see it. Thank you:-) See Article
  • Iceland, the land of waterfalls and old Norse Gods

    by Nikitu | 19th of June, 2014

    Iceland is that remote island we always imagine sitting in a precarious equilibrium between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean, where volcanoes erupt with the vengeance of the old Gods of Valhalla. But Iceland is also a country of wonders, where the Aurora Borealis... More

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