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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
  • The boundary of 300 files - is passed!

    by Vladimirz747 | 29th of May, 2015

      It is registered in DT since 2010. I continued loading only in 2015. My first sale was on DT, for what is very grateful to DT. It gave me confidence that any objectives can be achieved if to work, work and work. And let sales still not really much - means it is necessary... More
  • Whatever happens, enjoy a better life

    by 11483899 | 29th of May, 2015

    >Today, open the computer, I thought my monitor is broken, my God, full of a green screen, the Chinese stock market dive. A lot of people in a bad mood, just to see the original photo shoot, two long green belt goody green K line, a pair of positive leisurely enjoy life.... More
  • My Keyword Thoughts

    by Snookless | 28th of May, 2015

    Hello Everyone! Just want to start by saying I am no SEO expert by any means! But I do have an understanding of just how important keywording is. However as I learned a great way for key wording in Lightroom that is going to save me a ton of time by the way!! (another... More
  • Analyzing your own porfolio

    by Marinb | 28th of May, 2015

    Hi, guys. I joined Dreamstime from 2010. I can not say i made a fortune. Only $ 1.711. That is about $28,5/month. Hm... you can not feed your family from that money. But, yes, the fault is mine - my portfolio is a small one and i had months with no uploads. So, Dreamstime... More
  • Milestone, 100th image online

    by Drobacphoto | 28th of May, 2015

    My new milestone, 100 images online on dreamstime :-) Thank you for looking!             See Article
  • What does 20 cents mean to you?

    by Jimmytst | 28th of May, 2015

    Having become an exclusive contributor for Dreamstime recently, I would earn 20 cents for every photograph uploaded. I have been asking myself what this amount means to me. For most of us, I suppose, 20 cents isn’t much. It isn’t enough to get us a set lunch,... More
  • Using your phone for Stock Photography

    by Ravenphotography | 27th of May, 2015

    One of the greatest things about the modern day is the ability to quickly capture any moment within an instant, with the fantastic little camera that most of us have within our pockets at all times, our phones. Dreamstime very quickly realised that there was a market here... More
  • Aquabike world championship 2015

    by Fallostupido | 26th of May, 2015

    hello, I photographed a very nice event in southern Italy (Castro) :AQUABIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2015. I have witnessed between races raides of different nationalities and with bikes of varying power, but the funniest moment was the freestyle: look at the pics.   the... More
  • 500 photos uploaded!

    by Snookless | 25th of May, 2015

    Hello DT'ers Finally reached the 500 photos uploaded mark! It took quite a long time to do this and I really hope it does not take as long for the next 500! Most download file was this little guy:     ...nothing impressive but I got this little guy when I first... More
  • G7 Summit in Bavaria, Germany

    by Hel080808 | 25th of May, 2015

    The heads of state and government of the USA, Canada, the UK, France, Italy, Japan and Germany will hold their G7 Summit on 7. and 8. June. This time the Summit is located in the attractive scenery of the Wetterstein mountains in Upper Bavaria which provide a beautiful backdrop... More
  • New Camera New Capabilities New Motivation!

    by Sebastian423 | 23rd of May, 2015

    After 10 months with my first digital camera Lumix FZ200 I've reached the point where i am not satisfy with it's technical capabilities anymore. Any photos above ISO 200 contain a lot of noise which is limiting me to a tripod or good light conditions :) Before joining DT... More
  • Schloss Hohenschwangau

    by Xyaw | 23rd of May, 2015

    As everyone knows, "Schloss Hohenschwangau" is in Germany. I like the photo because the full view of the castle. I take the photo in the morning last winter.   See Article
  • In the evening the shooting environmental portraits

    by Herman118 | 22nd of May, 2015

    When I saw the sunset when the cloud is very beautiful, knows it exists very short time, the rush of shooting, with a small flash fill light, thanks TD through these photographs, I hope there will be sales.                     More

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