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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
  • Happy Easter!

    by Bennymarty | 1st of April, 2015

    I want to wish you all a very happy Easter and I wish it was a peaceful time for all of you! Below I have set some just uploaded pictures about this religious theme that are on sale for the Easter holidays: Jesus and crosses:   Redemption:   Jesus... More
  • Never give up

    by Daltonhoverlin | 31st of March, 2015

    A good reason to never give up your dream is because dreams define your goals in life, and will define you as uniquely as a fingerprint.   See Article
  • Photography is memories

    by Daltonhoverlin | 31st of March, 2015

    I believe that photographs are like memories, captured for those to remember special moments, and to share memories with others. Not only does photography share where we were but it also shows who we are on the inside.    See Article
  • Hello

    by Pamjreynolds | 30th of March, 2015

    Hello I joined Dreamstime towards the end of last year, and I must say I’ve enjoyed the experience so far. Although I have to admit I have had rejections too, (boo) and to honest I can understand why; but having said that, it is a learning curve for me and hopefully... More
  • Easter Week

    by Rhbabiak13 | 30th of March, 2015

    Wanted to wish you all a very happy Easter week and share a few of my photographs that help celebrate this special week. He Is Risen!   Easter baking   Easter Sugar Cookie Bouquet Stained Glass Windows Easter Lily Stained Glass Window   The Lord Is My... More
  • TWENTY THOUSAND SALES - My Story

    by Mrallen | 30th of March, 2015

    I've just passed another major milestone : Twenty Thousand Sales ! I've been a member since late August 2009, although up until the end of 2010 I had only uploaded a few images, just to see if Dreamstime membership was worthwhile. It was, so I then started... More
  • Celebrating 2000 pictures online

    by Bennymarty | 30th of March, 2015

    Let me share with you my new milestone of over 2,000 photos online in 11 months of my membership to the community of DT. I am a contributor exclusive; therefore I have not brought my portfolio from another site but I made them one by one, each of the 2,000 pictures present... More
  • First 100$ milestone (and first blog post)!

    by Lilleskut | 29th of March, 2015

    Quite happy to have finally made it. I jumped over the 100$ threshold with a 9.90 $ sale of a very green image, which is by far the most I got for a single sale.  I started with dreamstime back in 2010 when I uploaded a couple of images out of curiosity to see whether... More
  • Holy Week Stained Glass - Crucifixion on Good Friday

    by Jorisvo | 29th of March, 2015

    The following stained glass windows depict the events on Good Friday: Jesus is accused before Pontius Pilate, convicted, tortured and made to carry the cross to Golgotha, the Mount of Skulls. There he is crucified and dies.                       ... More
  • Holy Week Stained Glass - Last Supper on Maundy Thursday

    by Jorisvo | 29th of March, 2015

    The following are a selection of stained glass windows from various churches around the world depicting the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday                       More
  • Obligatory "10th Sale" Post

    by Winnietam | 28th of March, 2015

          Excited to have my 10th sale, first as an exclusive photographer. I know it's still nothing to the more accomplished Dreamstimers but I'm working on it! What's extra nice was this was taken in my hometown of Vancouver, BC during a beautiful... More
  • How to 'Sharpen' without increasing 'Noise'

    by Mrallen | 27th of March, 2015

    This is a tutorial on how to sharpen a slightly out-of-focus image WITHOUT increasing noise. If you have an image that's just slightly out-of-focus, and you try to sharpen it by just using the standard 'sharpen' filter in Photoshop, then the result is... More
  • The begining of the fortune

    by Digikhmer | 27th of March, 2015

    This week is a new start for my collaboration with Deamstime. After, almost 4 years as contributor, I decided to cash out my two years sales to upgrade my main gear for a Full Frame one as I mentioned in the previous post. It is really a great moment for several reasons... More

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