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Fore!
posted by ellenboughn - 11th of may, 2007
Golf is no longer a game just for the plaid pants, country club set. Both ends of the financial spectrum have taken up the sport in big numbers. Not just bank presidents are rolling around the course; the fastest growing segment... More...
More PACA Conference
posted by ellenboughn - 8th of may, 2007
The PACA Annual Meeting continued this past weekend. The seminars on Saturday and Sunday were well attended, especially the ones given by image users and members of the printed and online press. PACA president delivered the keynote... More...
PACA Annual Meeting
posted 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... More...
Moving Pictures
posted by ellenboughn - 27th of april, 2007
An industry that involves big trucks, banks and emotional trauma needs images to illustrate its goods and services. Americans change locations on average every five years. Standard business leases are often for five years or... More...
A Simple Life
posted by ellenboughn - 24th of april, 2007
A growing awareness of environmental issues has created a parallel change in personal values for many people. Instead of the conspicuous consumption of years past and the over indulgent styles of the 90's, more and more seek... More...
The BIG Day
posted by ellenboughn - 20th of april, 2007
June is just around the corner and all over the world, brides are lining up for their big day, panic setting in. Some Dreamstime photographers are accomplished wedding shooters. Sooner or later, though, most of you will be... More...
Your Turn
posted by ellenboughn - 17th of april, 2007
I've been churning out blogs at a furious pace. Now it's your turn. Here are a few of my favorite images from the Dreamstime collection. I'll tell you why I responded to them and then I hope you'll suggest subjects you would... More...
Sexy!
posted by ellenboughn - 13th of april, 2007
Youth and sex have forever been used to promote and sell products and services. And sexy pixs are especially important to the calendar sector that isn't dominated by kittens (the more feline type) and gardens. I'm not an expert... More...
Global Warming
posted by ellenboughn - 11th of april, 2007
April 22 is Earth Day. The tipping point has been reached. Politicians and corporations have joined the rest of us in sharing concern for what human activity is doing to the earth. As a consequence there is an increasing demand... More...
Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel
posted by ellenboughn - 6th of april, 2007
In the next two months I'll be traveling across the US more than once, going to Alaska and to several destinations in Europe. Travel destination images are plentiful but what about images of travel itself?... More...
Keywords that Work (Part III)
posted by ellenboughn - 4th of april, 2007
Keywording is both a science and an art. No matter what you call it, it can be the best cure for insomnia available outside of a bottle of sleeping pills. But without relevant keywords, images will be lost in remote territories... More...
Doctor in the House
posted by ellenboughn - 27th of march, 2007
With an explosion of medical advertising and health care issues often in the news in print and on the web, there is an increased demand for images of medical professionals. To produce images of doctors and nurses, it's not necessary... More...
The I Hate to Keyword Guide to Keywording (part II)
posted by ellenboughn - 26th of march, 2007
Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models. Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice... More...
Springtime
posted by ellenboughn - 21st of march, 2007
A few Christmas images have been downloaded in the last few days. Seasonal images are often put into play many months prior to the actual time of year. The conundrum is that the best time to shoot seasonal images is after the... More...
Shooting Small
posted by ellenboughn - 15th of march, 2007
The current Dreamstime assignment is to create images of the owners and customers of smaller businesses. Companies with less than 500 employees generate a sizeable percentage of world wide annual revenue. And they purchase more... More...
The Do Nots of Successful Keywords
posted by ellenboughn - 13th of march, 2007
Over the next week or so, I'll continue a short course in keywording the Dreamstime way. I can't promise that our guide will take all the tedium out of the job but if you follow it, the time you spend in adding data to your... More...
Not Just a Pretty Face
posted by ellenboughn - 9th of march, 2007
Facial expressions send strong messages about what an image is trying to say...what the image is about. Unfortunately, a model's lack of expression can sometimes cause the photo to say next to nothing. One expression to avoid... More...
Wild Models
posted by ellenboughn - 6th of march, 2007
Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait.... More...
A Kick in the Creative Pants
posted by ellenboughn - 2nd of march, 2007
The most important advice I have to offer after my decades in the stock photo business about what images to make is listen to yourself. You know more than anyone about why you want to create imagery. Build on those thoughts... More...
A Sense of Place (Part II)
posted 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... More...
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