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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
  • 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
  • The First Steps Were a Success

    by Eezeedesign | 20th of August, 2015

    My first few months on here have been a success. I am still not doing this at the speed I would like. Sadly this is just a hobby for me right now. I currently work two full time jobs and photography has been a way to relax. I have several photos pending that I hope are approved!... More
  • My First Sale-A Photo Taken with Smartphone

    by Aliakbar777 | 19th of August, 2015

    I use my Phone to take the Photos I Upload here.All the Images in my Portfolio so far was taken with a Smartphone,[Lumia 730]as i don't have a Camera yet :). Among those,one of the Images was Sold,and the Total Revenue started showing a figure other than $0.00 :p.   ... More
  • Mount Hood & Trillium Lake

    by Rajansingh | 8th of August, 2015

    This article is about the highest mountain in Oregon and beautiful Trillium Lake. Mount Hood rests in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located about 50 miles east- southeast of Portland. Trillium Lake is situated 7.5 miles(12.1km) south-southwest of... More
  • Portfolio

    by Pamjreynolds | 3rd of August, 2015

    Hi folks, This is just a quick post to thank the Dreamtimers who have started to follow my portfolio, it really is very much appreciated. When I look around other artist’s portfolios I very quickly realise how much I have to learn, but I’m loving every minute of... More
  • My first stock photos

    by Fotopacza | 27th of July, 2015

    Hi, I'd like to share with You a short tale about my first two stock phtotos. Unfortunately still without sale. First one is macro - very nice vintage metal flower, which is an element of an old rusty gateway between the old Warsaw church the name Św. Katarzyny and... More
  • Making Art When Everything's Been Done Before

    by Gracelife | 23rd of July, 2015

        I sometimes think that the photographers who lived 200 years ago had it easy. Photography as an art form was completely uncharted territory, so every image these pioneers created was something new and wonderful. Today, nearly everyone has a camera, whether it’... More
  • New world new guy

    by Ddukang | 13th of July, 2015

    i am come from China,and i never upload images into any Non-Chinese website,the dreamstime is the first and the first to reject my photos,,,not one... this give me a shock and then i seriously read about why,,then ,i have a more clear understand with mine... may be there... More
  • Funny Animals Cartoon so cute.

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 9th of July, 2015

    Some pictures of funny animals I drew. It's very fun colorful nature. And some background mushrooms can you like it.                      More

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