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    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
  • Things to see and do in Juneau, Alaska

    by Sunfire | 13th of November, 2015

        It was a cold morning; colder than I’ve ever experienced before. I was standing, waiting in line with a few members of my family (my parents and my brother-in-law) all of us ready, dressed for cold and with special footwear that goes over our boots to help us walk... More
  • Travel Photography: Ketchikan, Alaska

    by Sunfire | 28th of September, 2015

    In the last article I wrote about downtown Seattle and some of its attractions. From there we boarded the cruise to our first stop, Ketchikan.   Ketchikan is a small city named after the Ketchikan Creek, which flows through the town, emptying into the Tongass Narrows... More
  • It's blueberry season in Michigan!

    by Inyrdreams | 16th of July, 2015

    It is blueberry season in Michigan USA, and this year the cool nights and lots of rain has produced a bumper crop of the sweetest, largest blueberries I have ever seen. Picking at a friends Blueberry farm last week was so much fun with my beautiful granddaughter, but we joked... More
  • Picture wanted! Please close up photos ;)

    by Sasanka7 | 7th of April, 2015

    Hello ALL! I am looking for pictures with wooden (tree) logs or stubs (timbers), which are photographed from side to put some products on as table, please send your links. Best are with light colored background  or isolated  for example:      ... More
  • 200 sells !

    by Bennymarty | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, After 7 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 200 sells and 1370 pictures online :) I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :) Here some of my best selling:... More
  • How to Shoot the Aurora: 10 Tips from an Alaskan

    by Asakalaskas | 4th of November, 2014

      Being born and raised in Northern Alaska the first question anyone asks me whenever they find out where I live is, "Do you see the aurora?!!". The answer is yes, and even after all these years I still am awestruck by it. Those nights where they're especially spectacular... More
  • Easy way to extract images from background

    by Nansaidh | 14th of February, 2014

    I found a great little filter for Photoshop that makes extracting images from the background that is quick and easy. It's called Re_Mask 3 from Topaz. ReMask gets the job done in a shockingly short amount of time, while requiring a bare minimum of your input. I use it... More
  • Photoshooting SPA

    by Cousy86 | 23rd of April, 2013

    Few weeks ago i decided to try some new stuff.So i had Idea to take shots of SPA procedures.Preveously I already tryed to do something similar,but I wasn't fully satisfied with the results... So now i have opotunity to use two softboxes and also now i have a different lens,... More
  • How to prepare your stock photo for Dreamstime assignment

    by Floydsphoto | 11th of March, 2013

    How can you get a photo approved for Dreamstime assignment?'s not very easy, neither difficult, if you do have certain patience and technique. For this latest assignment my photo below was approved, but I had several tries/photos, until this one. I had to... More
  • Ready for a happy Easter?

    by Fantasyart | 1st of March, 2013

    I just finished my collection of cards and motives for Easter 2013. These are some of the illustrations I created for this year. Rabbits, eggs, baskets and colorful motifs are obviously the main protagonists. :-) More
  • Using masks in Photoshop to create images

    by Nansaidh | 14th of August, 2012

    To create the image here I used three subjects then using masks in Photoshop merged them into one layer. First I photographed the hand in front of a white background, the water splash, and lastly I had an image of a goldfish that I isolated from the background with the selection... More
  • Dealing with the sky in landscapes

    by Gmargittai | 25th of July, 2012

    When photographing landscapes with big portions of the image being the sky, correct exposure is not trivial. Usually the sky is much brighter than the rest of the image. If leaving the camera on automatic exposure, what usually happens is the land gets a correct exposure... More

    by Akulamatiau | 6th of March, 2012

    The Carnival Venitien d Annecy was held from 2-4th March 2012. About 400 people dressed in costumes and masks stroll around Annecy's old town for the annual carnival. Heaven for photogs on earth. Here are some of the pictures. More
  • Collections Contribution Request Part VIII

    by Elianehaykal | 29th of January, 2012

    6 new collections need your suggestions :) Even if you have nothing to contribute to the current ones, enjoy going through them and keep your eyes open for my future blogs & collections! Venetian Carnevale Masks Dogs for Cat People Green, Red, & Yellow... More
  • My current satisfaction...

    by Billysiew | 12th of August, 2011

    Just want to share with you.. My satisfaction is different now! At first, I was very happy and satisfy when my sales increasing .. But now, I will be more happy if my uploads increasing.. Meaning, I will be more satisfied if an image(especially assignment file) is accepted,... More
  • 1000 stock images milestone?

    by Kawing921 | 26th of May, 2011

    Dealing with stock photos, it would definitely make your own photography style changed, either slightly or vigorously. To overcome this situation, photographer need to adjust their mood time by time. Luckily, I would like to say, I can do that now! However, a break is... More
  • All-in-One

    by Petarneychev | 15th of May, 2011

    I have a mobile telephone. It's one of them smartphones, actually. It's got a 5Mpix camera, a 3.2" touch screen, only weighs 135 grams (4.76 ounces, for those using the wrong measuring scale :P) , is white (most of the time), has a full featured web-browser, Wi-Fi connectivity,... More
  • Finding Dreamstime Stock Images to use within my Graphical Designs

    by Richie3001 | 7th of March, 2011

    For my first post here in my Dreamstime blog i wanted to mention the one thing that frustrates me the most about stock photos... I would love it if Photographers would not zoom in so much upon their subject. As a raw image i can perform my own zooming in photoshop. And... More
  • Venice carnival

    by Yuritz | 4th of March, 2011

    Here we're,the carnival has started the other week and I went to Venice for some fun,visit my friends and even take some pictures;the feast will be over the 8 of March so if anyone is interested on visiting it,here you can find some informations about the traditions,the feast,... More

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