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  • User Generated Content Expo

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2009

    Microstock falls into the UGC classification but when one tries to define UGC to someone who has never heard of it, you realize that the designation doesn’t totally apply to Dreamstime. A friend in the industry who works with professional advertising photographers on assignments... More
  • Booked Up

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of December, 2008

    Writing recently about a decrease in vacation time among the world’s travelers for ’09, I have been keeping my eyes out for what the trend watchers think we will be doing in our downtime and what visual opportunities this will offer. I was surprised to learn that reading... More
  • Personal Best

    by Ellenboughn | 7th of October, 2008

    Individual, recreational sports offer distraction from day to day stress and provide unlimited shooting opportunities. Engaging images of healthy activities and individuals competing with themselves to improve their skills and prowess are effective for a wide range of users... More
  • Focus on Wolves

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of November, 2007

    I spent last Sunday afternoon listening to Jim and Jamie Dutcher speak about the six years they spent living with a pack of wolves in the Idaho wilderness. Those years have been documented in their still photography, films and books. Using photographic and scientific talent,... More
  • Mystery in the tall trees

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of August, 2007

    Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection to trees that goes beyond simple awe.... More
  • A Kick in the Creative Pants

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of March, 2007

    The most important advice I have to offer after my decades in the stock photo business about what images to make is listen to yourself. You know more than anyone about why you want to create imagery. Build on those thoughts first. Then see how to make the images... More
  • Weather and Sport

    by Yorgy67 | 14th of October, 2014

    While travelling recently around Bavaria, I was quite impressed by Allianz Arena stadium in Munich. Having seen its night pictures before and having made a tour over it in the afternoon, I made up my mind to return there in the evening, when it is lightened with different... More
  • Celebrate 2800 pictures

    by Sasanka7 | 8th of October, 2014

                Hi All! Welcome in Sasanka7´s profile. I have new goal. First greater milestone! Let´s go to celebrate with me! 2 800 exclusive pictures online! Thank You Dreamstime! This is the picture ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥... More
  • The Color Red (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 27th of September, 2014

    My very first blog on Dreamstime was about using the color red in stock photos (here). I've gone back through my portfolio and can see that some of my best selling older images have the color red in them.       I can also see a trend in many of the photos... More
  • Dreams of photographers

    by Heungyoulyin | 26th of September, 2014

    I am Republic of Korean Photographer and hope to be creative phographer and also communicate other photographers on Dreamstime. I have been trying to study creative art. Hoping for your kind advice and support. My photo blog is as below. http://blog.naver.com/dreamyin... More
  • God's creation

    by Billysiew | 24th of September, 2014

    Just want to share some of my nature images:                         Nature is actually God's creation. One bible verse came to my mind: For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have... More
  • More than 100!

    by Samphotos | 22nd of September, 2014

    Hello to everyone, first sale was a long time ago, but now i want to upload again! Now - More than 100!   Good sales to all! Thank you for your attention! See Article
  • Had great fun with this little chap

    by Katey997 | 17th of September, 2014

    That age old saying, don't work with kids or animals!!! it came true here. well working with this chap was so hard, I think he's been watching too much of usain bolt lol, he wouldn't sit still what so ever but after about 120 shots later I managed just 2 good photos, I... More
  • Creative Light (part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 4th of September, 2014

    I just re-read my original article about creative light (here). Given that there are over 25,000,000 stock images here at Dreamstime as I write this, using creative light has never been more important. Creative light in your photos... More
  • That First Sale...

    by Ginntinn | 15th of August, 2014

    When I was 17, in my first semester of college, I got my first check for something I had written, a whole $17 (coincidentally). It was an amazing feeling, something I've never forgotten, even though I've worked as a writer for some 20 years since. Selling my first photo... More
  • Two thousand images sold

    by Arturoosorno | 26th of July, 2014

    New milestone, two thousand images sold through Dreamstime. I like to produce images of various subjects, work on a task until satisfactory results are obtained then go on to another topic. Refresh creativity, try new techniques is the goal for now. Still a lot of work to... More
  • Luck

    by Vtr | 15th of June, 2014

    A pinch of luck is always welcome... There would have been times when you had cursed the weather for being a spoil sport and ruining all your effort for that perfect picture you had thought of capturing. Recently I was visiting the Safdarjungs Tomb in New Delhi, India... More
  • BEATS 4 LOVE

    by Sasanka7 | 7th of June, 2014

    Greatest dance party in Czech Republic - BEATS FOR LOVE!!!        http://www.b4l.cz/en/ B 4 ♥                                             There are created the largest dance festival in... More
  • A picture of theatre is worth a dictionary

    by Litadoolan | 10th of May, 2014

    With a midnight deadline (tonight!) I am rustling together the 50 words for a Fringe brochure listing, that will best describe my show (a drama set in Famagusta, Cyprus examining divisions when two ex pat brits cannot cross to the South after being part of an anti fracking... More
  • The Dialog of an Insightful Photography Teacher

    by Littlemacproductions | 26th of April, 2014

    Though there may be many things to say about the way this teacher delivers his message.. the fact remains.. he delivers a powerful message of artistic creation. BLOG called: The S_it my Photog prof says More

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