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  • Lishui China Photography Festival

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of August, 2009

    I have been invited to be a guest curator at this international festival. I would like to have comments from anyone who has attended in the past or who can tell me more about the city of Lishui. See Article
  • Get Framed

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of May, 2008

    Images that are mass-produced as ‘wall art’ or posters for use in décor differ from fine art in that the images are not signed prints or original art. The business of wall art is complex and involves multiple publishers, distributors and online retailers as well as direct... More
  • Is Your Photography Art?

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of May, 2008

    There is a continuing dust up between those who claim that commercial photography isn’t art and that the photos in museums and galleries shouldn’t be sullied by appearing in promotions or ads. Not withstanding the fact that most photographers that fall into the ‘collectible... More
  • Snow: Real or Instant?

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of October, 2007

    How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes. A discussion about the merits of various... More
  • It's All There in Black and White

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of August, 2007

    Advertising screams, ‘We want color photos!’ and galleries yell back, ‘Only black & white matters.’ That was the past. Yes, it’s certain that color images dominate in print and web advertising and that classic photography found in galleries is more closely associated... More
  • My illustration want to draw on facade of residential building! :)

    by Dorvard | 29th of April, 2016

    Recently I corresponded with friend blogger who asked me to give him my picture incompetition for street-art artists. I shared with him referring to Dreamstime , and received admiring reviews. The work was approved and now it adapted to be transferred to facade. The image... More
  • Trailer Travels

    by Lesterphotography | 25th of April, 2016

    Since the purchase of my first Travel Trailer in October 2015 I have made 4 trips all in my home state of Arizona. This new RV lifestyle has really opened up some great opportunities for me. All the comforts of home in a compact 130SF. This is the definition of the '... More
  • Earth Day: Photographing mother nature

    by Mangalika | 23rd of April, 2016

    “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” – Frank Lloyd Wright   Even my conception is pretty similar to the above lines...Recent concerns of global warming, prolonged drought in parts of Asia, Lowest rainfall in Southern India, Rising sea level...all are signs... More
  • Daily render projects

    by Keremgo | 11th of April, 2016

    This concept of finishing a project daily and rendering it out without over thinking or over judging yourself is by far the best idea I've seen since first day I started interesting in digital art.       "One render a day keeps the artist block away" will not... More
  • Aarhus - an "underrated" town?!

    by Hstovring | 6th of April, 2016

    First the good news - for the first time I have three photos accepted into the same assignment contest. They are all from my home town, Aarhus, and I am really proud that Aarhus is represented in the contest. Two of the pictures are even from my daily work place, Aarhus University,... More
  • Sand Safari in Gold Coast Australia

    by Victordiola | 21st of March, 2016

       Last February this year the Sand Safari has been held at Surfers Paradise in Gold Coast in Australia. This is a 3-week festival featuring sand sculpture display from artists all over the world. Besides the sculpture displays, there are also other activities that will... More
  • BEAUTIFUL ART ILLUSTRATIONS

    by Romeojuly | 17th of March, 2016

    . . .Sometimes somebody told me that I can see beauty where others do not notice it...In me have artistic talent ?I dont know...there was a time people told me that I had a good draw.Perhaps that was the...I no longer picked up a brush and paint.I gave my preference to digit.... More
  • Olympia Sales Celebrates 50 Years this Month

    by VintageFravessi | 15th of March, 2016

    Olympia Sales Inc, parent company of Fravessi, Paper Street and Enfield Stationers turns the big 5-0 this month! My Dad, founder Art O'Hara started in March 1966, with the idea of helping kids learn about sales while earning awesome gifts. Back then, kids were allowed to... More
  • Women's Day!

    by Romeojuly | 8th of March, 2016

    8 MARCH/////Dear Womans in the all world! I congratulate you on International Women's Day. Wish you love, health,beauty,happiness and prosperity!!!                             More
  • Ghent, a city you have to visit as a photographer

    by Cleymans | 9th of February, 2016

    Hi Photo-Maniacs,      If you come to Belgium and you want to visit one of Belgiums' most beautiful cities and you think it is Bruges or Brussels or Antwerp well, I have to say that there's another city in Belgium which is really beautiful and Historical:... More
  • My render of Planet Earth SOLD 300 TIMES!

    by TMarchev | 9th of February, 2016

    Here is my bestseller of my portfolio :)       It's old file but sold a lot each month... now reach 300 sales and that makes that file one of best sellers in dreamstime of planer earth. I have others very good renders but they are new and not sold... More
  • Those tough pigs

    by Physi28 | 8th of February, 2016

    Today I made a sale of a Warthog which is one of the funniest (the piglets) and toughest (mother with piglets) african animals you can imagine. This pic is by far not any of the better Warthog photos I made during several trips to Kenya but sometimes the buyer choses those... More
  • With a mobile phone?

    by Physi28 | 8th of February, 2016

    2014 was not a year I would remember as to be called a good one much as in all the difficult situations we can find a positive learning process as it happened to our friend Bart Dierickx. You may read his recent post. A serious health problem (for the time being I am ok)... More
  • Street art makes for great backgrounds

    by Bragearonsen | 1st of February, 2016

    Some of my best sellers are shots of street art in the streets of my home town Oslo. They make for great backgrounds and are popular with designers. Here are some of my favourite ones:                 More
  • My first 100 photos

    by Salvacubells | 31st of January, 2016

    This January I came to my first 100 photos on Dreamstime, I do not dedicate myself to photography full time, it is difficult to take pictures, edit, upload,... when you have a few hours a week but they are here, I hope soon reach thousand. It is a matter of patience and work,... More

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