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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
  • GHent , a city you have to visit as a photographer, traveller.

    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
  • 600 Images on Dreamstime

    by Umdash9 | 5th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to have reached a significant goal of 600 images on Dreamstime, Iset this goal of 600 images as the minimum amount to start thinking about stock photography as an income. My first accepted image Dubrovnik cable car 10/02/2013     More
  • Happy spirits of 2016

    by Mariayunira | 31st of December, 2015

    2015 is the year of my Happy Hardworks in DT, Increasing numbers of my happy artworks, keeping the stabilization of the acceptance ratio in the line of 95 %, also reaching more than 300 sales. And the most important thing in 2015 is: Having a lot of talented friends... More
  • 9 beautiful sales in one night

    by Adammeadows12 | 18th of December, 2015

    Today I am very exited to announce that I had 9 total sales. It seemed to me that sales had gone to a halt and that it wasn't worth waiting. The only thing you can do is upload, cross your fingers and sit back and wait.  Then suddenly I heard my account notifications... More
  • Merry Christmas from Forest Animals

    by Wisperwinter | 10th of December, 2015

    Hi, we are small and big animals from Forest. We are squirrels, deer, birds, butterflies ... Merry Christmas Human Beings ! Thank you for Protecting Earth and Save Our Friends.        More
  • My very first sale!

    by Alexberezhniy | 25th of November, 2015

    Recently I got my very first sale on Dreamstime! A vector illustration.       And though it was a 0.35 sub sale, it still made my day. I got the inspiration to draw more art, which in itself is a great reward. The image I drew was just approved:      ... More
  • 600 photos milestone and 400+ sales!!

    by Snookless | 15th of November, 2015

    600 photos I am sure is small potatoes for some but for me it is an accomplishment - it is very difficult to get the time to get photos online, and honestly sometimes I am just too tired.     But I finally got to 600 photos online and feel good about it. I have been... More
  • My first level 2

    by Adammeadows12 | 14th of November, 2015

    Its been a while since I have uploaded any good images but now I'm back to uploading more images that hopefully get accepted, I just hit my first level 2 image and I'm super exited! Its like getting your first sale of 68 cents. I hope that I will continue to get more sales... More
  • Wonderful:17 sales in a night...

    by FabioConcetta | 11th of November, 2015

    This morning, just had breakfast, as usual is to see if and how many sales I realized. I could not believe, 17 sales of illustrations, I have to start increasing my portfolio! Here are some illustrations sold!       [previmg]0_18823610[/previmg]     ... More
  • I found my way - Photography

    by Mantvydasd | 4th of November, 2015

    When I started taking photos, I never thought that I will sell any pictures for somebody. I was taking photos just for my pleasure, holding them in my hard disk and showing to my friends in social media. Time to time i was looking for new ideas, lessons, interesting information... More

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