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  • Your Turn

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of April, 2007

    I've been churning out blogs at a furious pace. Now it's your turn. Here are a few of my favorite images from the Dreamstime collection. I'll tell you why I responded to them and then I hope you'll suggest subjects you would like to see in future blogs. Post suggestions... More
  • Sexy!

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of April, 2007

    Youth and sex have forever been used to promote and sell products and services. And sexy pixs are especially important to the calendar sector that isn't dominated by kittens (the more feline type) and gardens. I'm not an expert on what is sexy; that is gender specific... More
  • Keywords that Work (Part III)

    by Ellenboughn | 4th of April, 2007

    Keywording is both a science and an art. No matter what you call it, it can be the best cure for insomnia available outside of a bottle of sleeping pills. But without relevant keywords, images will be lost in remote territories and never be found.... More
  • Doctor in the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of March, 2007

    With an explosion of medical advertising and health care issues often in the news in print and on the web, there is an increased demand for images of medical professionals. To produce images of doctors and nurses, it's not necessary to have access to a hospital. It'... More
  • The I Hate to Keyword Guide to Keywording (part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of March, 2007

    Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models. Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice by offering four different means of... More
  • The Do Nots of Successful Keywords

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of March, 2007

    Over the next week or so, I'll continue a short course in keywording the Dreamstime way. I can't promise that our guide will take all the tedium out of the job but if you follow it, the time you spend in adding data to your images should improve your downloads... More
  • Not Just a Pretty Face

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of March, 2007

    Facial expressions send strong messages about what an image is trying to say...what the image is about. Unfortunately, a model's lack of expression can sometimes cause the photo to say next to nothing. One expression to avoid is the pouty-pouty runway model blank... More
  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times... More
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer.... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top... 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... More
  • The largest floating market in the Mekong Delta

    by Leswrona | 18th of December, 2014

      The largest floating market in the Mekong Delta is located less than 5 km from Can Tho City in Vietnam. All visitors stay in Can Tho City that has many excellent hotels and restaurants catering to visitors. There is an interesting Ho Chi Minh monument in the city... More
  • 5 warm destinations to escape the winter freeze

    by Dudau | 18th of December, 2014

    If you're not a winter fan, check out these 5 hot destinations you can escape to: 1) Buenos Aires, Argentina   Average temperature in January: 25°C (77°F). It's the most visited city in South America and it has the third best quality of life of Latin American cities.... More
  • The Spirit of the Season is in the details

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    Each season has quintessential images. Usually these images are small details that evoke big memories. Here are a few seasonal photos that demonstrate the impact of detail-focused photography:         What images come to mind when you think about winter,... More
  • How to photograph citrus?

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    First I wiped with a damp cloth citrus fruits which were to be photographed, then I used a piece of wood finished as background. We used two light sources, namely two energy saving lamps 5500K, igloo diffusion polarization filter, tripod. Then your imagination is the limit... More
  • First 4 photos sold

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    With great joy I encountered the first 4 photos sold !!! I photographed, I uploaded the pictures, I learned that you have to deposit a lot of work to be accepted and potentially photos for sale I have a new motto: "shoot, shoot, shoot!"         More
  • Advice for young photographers

    by Chuanwentao | 16th of December, 2014

    BY:Michael Kramber in New York 10 June, 07 I am writing this from the Baghdad bureau of The New York Times where I am on assignment. I have received dozens of queries from photojournalists starting out in the business. I am writing this in response, partly so I can refer... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Phopic | 16th of December, 2014

    I am a newbie to Dreamstime. It needs experience and perseverance to have your photos accepted and/sell online   I know someday I'd look behind and smile... See Article
  • The In Tempo Building - The Stairway To Hell

    by Steveacer | 16th of December, 2014

    Construction of the In Tempo Building in Benidorm Spain started in 2006 amid much excitement that the 200 metre high 55 floor tower would be the tallest residential building in Europe. The building was completed this year, so I thought that I would go along and take some... More

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