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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 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
  • Artist way

    by Helga555 | 21st of October, 2015

    Hi, I would like to introduce myself, I am a visual artist and I am working a lot with photography. I created my DT account few years ago, with my vector illustrations, then I stopped to upload, and now I wish to restart and be focused more on my photographs. I am travelling... More
  • My work - ahead of the company Apple

    by Fengai | 13th of October, 2015

    My work - ahead of the company Apple I uploaded image Picture Cartoon Steve Steve Jobs- October 9 illustration It was approved by the inspector dreams News today - the company Apple will register the mark Apple My work has appeared in time. Hopefully, company news,... More
  • Learning from the Masters: Where to Look at Fine Art Photographs

    by Gracelife | 6th of October, 2015

        As a photographer, you’ll never stop learning. However, it is sometimes challenging to find new places or new people to learn from. That is doubly true if you're unsure where to find quality photographs. The Internet is filled with websites and galleries that... More
  • The Earth laughs in flowers

    by Jimmytst | 17th of September, 2015

    While I was looking at pictures of flowers, I was reminded of Ralph Waldo Emerson's quote: 'The Earth laughs in flowers.' The Earth is tickled pink.      The Earth blushes in red.      The Earth shines in yellow.      The Earth smiles in orange.... More
  • 400+ "mostly aviation photos " by plane spotter in Istanbul

    by Alpiee | 14th of September, 2015

    Aviation is passion for me. Every day checking on flight information web pages regarding which airline and which aircraft is coming to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, which runway is use, how is the weather and light conditions and choose ideal position for spotting.    Here... More
  • My first try to sell drawings online

    by Podichi | 9th of September, 2015

    I started to draw birds. Vector drawings made in Adobe Illustrator. Trying to do one every day. Will see how long will i continue.   See Article
  • 385 images online and 7 downloads

    by Joanaps | 4th of September, 2015

    I am so happy. This morning, I have 385 images online and I sold one more image. When I begun in dreamstime, seven months ago, I could not imagine thses numbers are possible. I have few knowledges with stock photos, but in last months, I have read many articles in this... More
  • We Have Lift Off!

    by Photographycornwall | 2nd of September, 2015

    Okay, so it's taken 6 months, but I finally have my first sale on DT! That $0.35 has made my day :) Hopefully now the floodgates will open and more sales will follow. However, I do think I need to re-keyword my images--and upload lots more--to stand any chance of making regular... More
  • My first sale

    by Shaereemukherjee | 26th of August, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is the first article I'm writing and its about my first sale. I still consider myself as a newbie. I have uploaded 22 illustrations till now and I had my first sale a few days ago. It was Mr. Piggy ... So, Mr. Piggy is the first one to add some $$$ in... More
  • Happy Mid - Autumn Festival

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 20th of August, 2015

    Vietnam is the country with many beautiful festivals. There are hundreds of festivals each year. Besides the Tet Holiday, the Mid-Autumn festival is one of the most famous festivals and it is a traditional celebration for Vietnamese children.   Mid-Autumn lanterns are... More

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