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  • Update Business Images

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of January, 2008

    It’s a fact business images that work seldom ******** from the predictable: business teams, meetings, handshakes, office collaboration and portraits. Within these scenarios you should always try to move ahead by updating wardrobe and props as your images evolve.... More
  • Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • Shooting Small

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of March, 2007

    The current Dreamstime assignment is to create images of the owners and customers of smaller businesses. Companies with less than 500 employees generate a sizeable percentage of world wide annual revenue. And they purchase more goods and services from large national and multinational... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in... More
  • Turning a Passion into a Profit

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 2nd of July, 2015

    Many of us have a hobby that we’re passionate about – and at one time or another most of us have given thought as to how to turn that pastime into a money generating activity. Before quitting your day job however, ask yourself a few hard questions.    What... More
  • Imagining Business as a Newbie

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 27th of June, 2015

    I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.... More
  • PROFESSIONAL CAREER IN PHOTOGRAPHY. JUST A FEW STEPS

    by Cathconvey | 13th of May, 2015

    Recently I’ve been reading several articles on how famous photographers built their professional careers. I discovered that actually many people took a few very similar steps on their way up to the top. Step one – shooting celebrities (not Hollywood stars Like... More
  • Breaking into the Photography Business

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 27th of April, 2015

    Well today I thought to myself about the expression breaking into the business, and that's what I'm trying to do only difference is it ain't easy. The expression breaking into the business makes it sound quick, and easy but truthfully it isn't an I've learned that. But the... More
  • You are solely responsible for your success!

    by Photozlaja | 25th of March, 2015

    If you already have an approved portfolio with photographs that means that you are qualified and that the quality of your photos are satisfying. Is it worth it to just sit and wait for it to happen all by itself? I do not think so.   Always and at every step you make... More
  • My portfolio reached 3000 images! Sharing joy with you!

    by Photozlaja | 17th of March, 2015

    I would like to share my joy with you. Today, my portfolio reached 3,000 photos. I set myself some goals on a monthly basis, and these goals are achieved, one by one.   It is a nice feeling when you're doing something in order to succeed. I hope that my work will be... More
  • 1st sale 27-10-2014

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 27th of October, 2014

    Today I am feeling happy because I got my 1st sale @0.42 ,I have 31 file online and joining date March 8, 2014.So my 1st sale come out after 7 months 19 days later.  See Article
  • New set of pumpkins for Halloween!

    by Bennymarty | 18th of October, 2014

    On the occasion of Halloween I've carved a pumpkin for a new theme sets: frightening night, pumpkin selfie, fun business and a nice party. And I've made a complicated composition using an HDR picture of a Norway cemetery, this one has been approved for assignment too.... More
  • Pet photography – the battlefield of a very popular niche

    by Malinash | 14th of May, 2014

    In my block apartment where I grew up, I was surrounded by three dogs, different parrots and even a hamster. My little zoo has been the joy of my childhood and when they died whether from illness or old age, I was devastated as if a brother or a sister had gone. I&... More
  • Paris - the most visited town in the world

    by Jdanne | 1st of April, 2014

    Paris - for most of us this town is the most famous tourist area in the world. For rich Chinese it is a famous place for wedding tourism, too. For me Paris is a working place at the customer side - at least for several months. That means: Being away from my family, overtime,... More
  • Track Your DT Earnings Easy

    by Fotoeye75 | 16th of March, 2014

    Want to be able to see exactly how much money you have earned for a single days worth of shooting, an individual model or any other subject matter .. and have it continuously up to date? 1) Before you do anything, decide exactly what you want to track .. a location, model,... More
  • Luxury cars and sexy girls ...

    by Hellen8 | 18th of September, 2013

     ... so a few days ago I visited one unusual motoring show ... Young beautiful sexy girls , fast cars and old luxury cars - Americas from the 60th and 70 years ... All of this was seen on unconventional international exhibition - The International Prague Car Festival... More
  • The new me:)

    by Silent47 | 11th of September, 2013

    Ok...At wisconsinart advice i begin to redefine myself.This is what came out: And some images in pending...What do you think about new me?Thank you all for the good advices!They took me here These images was accepted today: More
  • PROMOTE NEW PREMIUM Ξ COLLECTION

    by TMarchev | 2nd of July, 2013

    I'm happy to show a new collection of 3D High-quality graphic renders of REALISTIC CITIES. More
  • Fancy new models for your subject?!

    by Mani33 | 27th of March, 2013

    Hello! My last vacations were really enjoyable, specially in terms of having a new experience in a studio with models after long years of being an illustrator! With my head rushing so many ideas that I wanted to shoot, I can say I managed to get really... More
  • 2013 And the things I'll be trying to do

    by Cammeraydave | 17th of January, 2013

    Well I missed my whole featured photographer week on Dreamstime because I was on vacation. Darn it, I usually check things most days... but I was just plain relaxing, trying to recharge the batteries. I had big plans to photograph "stuff" but did not get very far at all.... More

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