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  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season... More
  • The search engine revealed

    by Tangie | 1st of April, 2010

    Many questions have been asked and heated debates started on this subject in the last few years. It is that thing each and every contributor wonders about at least twice a day when checking account statistics and sales. It is one of Dreamstime's greatest mysteries and best... More
  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... More
  • What size is....?

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of October, 2008

    The past couple of weeks found me in New York just as Fashion Week was ending and last week in Southern California for a seminar. Perhaps because NY was filled with fashionistas and models, I noticed a lot of very, very thin women in the park and on the street. A jogger... More
  • GENERATION Y

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of August, 2008

    You know who you are, Generation Y. An analysis of Internet and social network use tells me that a majority of you reading this were born between 1977 and 1997. You are the children of the last of the baby boomers and the most studied group of young adults anywhere because... More
  • Rites of Passage

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of May, 2008

    Life is a series of events that mark our passage through time. Some events are as unremarkable as a Grandfather teaching his grandson how to swim or parents looking on as their child takes its first step. Other occasions such as traditional religious events or advancement... More
  • Modern Medicine

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of January, 2008

    Biotech companies generate ever-promising new drugs and treatments while politicians in the US argue over the cost of health care. What to shoot to get your images used in the enormous world of health care education, promotion and advertising? Why should you care?... More
  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • The RGB of it all

    by Ellenboughn | 10th of August, 2007

    Or is it the CYMK? (One matters online; the other in print). Do you dream in color? Did people dream in black and white before the invention of black and white film? If so, how did they know what the world looked like in black and white? When are color photos best and when... More
  • PACA Annual Meeting

    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 (Picture Agency Council of America) annual... 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
  • Tower Bridge London

    by Culturalstockphoto | 21st of August, 2014

    Good morning, I'd like to share my impression of Tower Bridge, London, with you. At first, I was impressed by it's giant size. The breadth of the road surface, the big rivets and steel beams, the overall length...you got to see it to understand! Of course, it is still... More
  • Giant Oculus, Pantheon, Rome

    by Culturalstockphoto | 19th of August, 2014

    Some call it the best preserved ancient Roman monument, the almost 2000 year old Pantheon in Rome. A building of breathtaking beauty and intelligent design. It has the largest unsupported concrete dome until today! It is very impressive to see the sunlight entering... More
  • New models: Father with daughter and son

    by Thorken | 16th of August, 2014

    I have got new three models and I think the photos with them will be successful. It´s young father and his son and daughter. Especially the little girl is very cute. More
  • Photo Camera for lefties, usable or gadget?

    by Cleymans | 14th of August, 2014

    Hey Photo-Maniacs, Recently I was Taking a picture (of a fighter jet in flight) and suddenly I did not notice the plane any-more... because my right eye is covered by the camera, annoying and pictures ... lost ...Reaction Time lost... I have more stories like this,... More
  • Thousand photos online

    by Annahristova | 13th of August, 2014

    Thousand photos online, just a year ago and I did not dare to dream about it. Thank you Dreamstime, thank God!   One of my last photos. See Article
  • Perfect Zoo Pictures

    by Clewisleake | 5th of August, 2014

    Photographing Zoo animals has always been a favorite outing for me albeit a bit tricky, for me taking pictures of zoo animals is like fishing in the ocean you never know what behavior your going to capture, are the animals going to be enjoying a day of laying in shade or... More
  • Over 100 photos online

    by 220volt | 4th of August, 2014

    > Some blood cells under the microscope. Red hat and building. Lovely fly........:} Thanks every one. See Article
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 12

    by Hyperbiker | 31st of July, 2014

    Hi folks, Back in the field again after a long break. This article is about a bird of prey: LESSER KESTREL - FALCO NAUMANNI It is a small bird of prey, 27–33 cm in length with a 63–72 cm wingspan. It looks very much like the larger common kestrel but has proportionally... More

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