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  • Wild Models

    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. These birds... More
  • A Kick in the Creative Pants

    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 first. Then see how to make the images more salable.... More
  • 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
  • WhatsApp Gratis

    by Whatsappgratis | 25th of May, 2016

    We are starting this blog right now. I hope we can provide some information about WhatsApp and all tips and tricks we know about that social network. We start writing some articles about WhatsApp in a few days. You can find us in our website: WhatsAppGratis.net... More
  • Black is the Stunning color.

    by Sashalend | 25th of May, 2016

    There is probably no other color as useful and elegant as black. On side it is true that it is not color or shape exactly define the beauty of creation. But on the other side black and white are two colors that stand special positions in the world of arts since centuries... More
  • Firts sale

    by Felzum | 24th of May, 2016

    Hi I am new in DT and I got my first sale!. What a great feeling, after a lot of work, now I am motivated to upload more & more images. I need some tips   See Article
  • Learning the ways of stock photography

    by Biotabby | 24th of May, 2016

    So I am new to Dreamstime I just now finally got some photos excepted. Its not much but its a start. I have yet to sale anything but I find its helping me improve as a photographer by getting feed back on the images that are rejected. To know what to look for and to be mind... More
  • 100 images uploaded

    by Pamjreynolds | 24th of May, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers, At last I have got my 100th file approved today and also I am now up to eight sales - not a huge amount I know, but after a few very difficult months recovering from a broken hip and moving house etc. I am just happy to have got this far.  ... More
  • Another happy goals

    by Mariayunira | 24th of May, 2016

    The journey in Dreamstime's family is trully a breathtaking. I was begin to join in January 8, 2011, but starting to upload in September 2014. I do drawing and uploading everyday. I try to make every kind of themes and concept. So now, after 20 months of happily drawing,... More
  • 400 sales milestone

    by Tempestz | 23rd of May, 2016

    I finally reached 400 sales with this image  take in shanghai china. i started off slow when i first joined dreamstime as i learned what makes good stock photo and what does not. much of my portfolio is travels around Asia which allowed me to experiences many wonderful... More
  • Three of my files are selected for assignment (success story)

    by Nitish22n | 22nd of May, 2016

    Hi Contributors, Greetings of the day! I want to share my success story with you. For the very first time I'm participated in assignment work and three of my files are selected on the go. I'm very new in this context, however its nearly one year since I'm a dreamstimer.... More
  • Modern interiors

    by Sashalend | 22nd of May, 2016

    Modern interiors are different to many "classic" or just usual versions of furniture sets in variety of shapes they use. For example, it can be some other geometric forms than rectangles. For example, it can be rectangles with rounded corners. This shape once became basic... More
  • Three selections in 3 days

    by Gauravjdp2014 | 22nd of May, 2016

    I am very happy because of my 3 Editorial Pictures Related to Magnetto Mall -Raipur are selected.I am also now 28 online uploads in my account..I am very thankful to myself to increasing my interest in Photography and make same in future.       More
  • Pictures accepted

    by Farazkhan199464 | 21st of May, 2016

    Three Of my pictures have been selected for assigment at my first attempt im beginner in stock photography ,19 pictures on my portfolio,its been a while, not a single sale im worried, should i keep making my portfolio bigger or should find the reason that why pictures are... More

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