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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 in the day in... 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. Specifically,... 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 gives a clue... 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 unfinished... 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 own work.... 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 and learn in... More
  • Beautiful colorful lanterns on Hang Ma street in Mid Autumn Festival!

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 31st of August, 2015

    Hang Ma street is from the intersection Hang Duong street to Phung Hung Street and it is of 339 m, former rural land and Yen Phu Vinh Hanh, two ancient villages separated by the To Lich river, the river has been filled up two sections on both sides of street almost opposite... More
  • My first selling

    by Y33p00n | 31st of August, 2015

    I'm a newbie in Dreamstime! This is my first selling image on Dreamstime :P. There is such a lot of world to see and discover. There is always an adventure waiting just round the corner. They say that ” beauty is in the eye of the beholder ” and sharing that beauty... More
  • First 100 dollars

    by Balanvalentin | 31st of August, 2015

    For me 90 sales=100 dollars. After I became the exclusive photographer my sales growing from month to month. In this all time I understand that perseverance and exercise are very important. I am proud of this result... My next objective 10 000 photo.       More
  • Double Digit Milestone

    by Arielfriedphotography | 30th of August, 2015

    While to a lot of contributors on here, 10 photographs is nothing but a days work, to me its a big triumph. It shows that I've got something to be proud of, but also that I can definitely improve. The acceptances are becoming more frequent with the new camera upgrade... More
  • Finally goal at 500!

    by Cousy86 | 29th of August, 2015

             Already reached 500 uploads!Lot of time passed but still uploading more and more. With help of my newborn daughter model.Yes,last year i became a mother and start her photo career when she was three months old.Up to now I'm shooting a lot of... More
  • Perhaps It's a Milestone to Me

    by Wxh6763 | 29th of August, 2015

    Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.    Recently, I analyzed the information and data... More
  • More about Auckland and Surroundings

    by Angkawijaya92 | 29th of August, 2015

    Continuing from my first blog about travelling in Auckland NewZealand. I felt that many parts of Auckland deserved to be explored more. The country is really fantastic for landscape and adventure lovers. Next, I visited Waikatere Ranges. The hilly land that borders the... More
  • Finally 2000 online!

    by Joe1971 | 29th of August, 2015

    It’s wonderful time since I upload my photos in the dreamstime before 7 years ago. Today, the 2000s photos finally done! I should say it is not easy to me because that my full time job and family. But I will thank the life what give me relax time and the dreams. You... More
  • Tranportation; challenge to the futur.

    by Antonio1962 | 28th of August, 2015

    Transport goods and people is one of the most important challenge to the futur.Roads are everyday on saturation of traffic,polution more and more present on cities.The global commerce will increase in the next years, and the transport also.Trains and... More
  • Milestone 300 Sales!

    by Valevvicki | 28th of August, 2015

    I was very excited to see the Dreamstime symbol appear on my phone today as it was my 300th sale. It has been a long road of learning, taking on board feedback and trying new ideas over the last couple of years. It is always great to have an image accepted, but a real 'buzz'... More
  • +100 photos online - Milestone

    by Fotografieschnabel | 28th of August, 2015

    Because of my fathers health problems this month, I wasn't able to reach my goals this month of getting 150 photos online this month. But family comes before everything else off course. Now he's on the better hand, I'm uploading several photos from my holiday in Germany.... More
  • Pattern uniqueness

    by Guernica | 27th of August, 2015

    Pattern is very important part of design principles, although it's simple its also very eye catchy, attractive and interesting can be used as background or in web banners and in other many uses, its a very favorite topic for many buyers and can get many sales : lines... More
  • The Golden Gate Bridge

    by Lyoung403b | 26th of August, 2015

    Almost everyone has heard of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. And many have walked it or cycled it many times. I thought it would be cool to take a photo under the bridge just so that one can appreciate the architecture and engineering design from below. I know that... More

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