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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 salable.... More
  • Journey to my first Editorial License

    by Jyotiprdeka | 30th of September, 2015

      It took up to five rejections to finally get one of my photo selected for Editorial License. Initially I was uploading macro shots, but none got selected. The reason was pretty simple. You need something special and newsworthy. Some of the rejections were the best photos... More
  • Traveling Seattle

    by Sunfire | 12th of September, 2015

           Last week I took a family vacation up north for a cruise to Alaska; and as usual, I took advantage of the opportunity to take photos of new places. The trip took us first to Seattle where we boarded our boat and then to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria... More
  • The Photographer’s Creative Process

    by Gracelife | 2nd of September, 2015

      For many photographers, the hardest part of a photographic project is settling on an idea. Fine art photography isn't so much about snapping as many photos as you can in the hope that you get the perfect shot. Instead, a good project takes lots of time, thought and... More
  • Have a love of the window

    by 11483899 | 2nd of July, 2015

    > Every day I come home from work, passes through the window of some people, One window caught my attention, I pass the all year round, and they have no gorgeous curtain, but there has been a bunch of beautiful roses. I thought must be plastic flowers or new couples, direct... More
  • Give Your Creativity a Push: The Importance of Starting

    by Gracelife | 22nd of June, 2015

      Sometimes in photography, we find that we've slowed down for some reason. These slow periods can be a natural part of our creative work. Sometimes we feel inspired, energized, in love with life and photography! Other times, we feel lukewarm about it all. Exploring the... More
  • The celebration of the 70th anniversary of Victory Day

    by Aynursib | 14th of May, 2015

      2015 is a jubilee year of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 in Russia (the Soviet Union in those days). This date is celebrated in Russia on a large scale, especially in big cities.   Villagers watched the big celebration on TV. But we celebrated... More
  • First goal

    by Kriszwells | 23rd of April, 2015

    Finally I hit the 100 pictures online, and now i've 119. I hope my sells will be grow too. I like taking stock photos, its a very creative work. :)   See Article
  • Promotions

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hi folks, I’m well on my way of my first target of having 50 of my images accepted onto Dreamstime - still a long way to go I know, but I am getting there. Now onto my next target; to have my first sale. Beside the usual way of Tweeting, Pinterest and Facebook... More
  • A Great City - Vancouver BC

    by Jackbluee | 12th of April, 2015

    Vancouver may be not as famous as London, or Paris, or New York, yet it is a real great city. It has everything that a big city can offer, such as big museums, stylish architecture, marvelous city parks, etc. In fact, it is the nicest new city I've ever visited. What... More
  • First illustrations accepted

    by Daisymay11 | 2nd of April, 2015

          two months since I started... 30 images accepted....I am being much more selective now....really glad my linocuts are now in ...but my drawings apparently need a property release...more to learn ..will keep going... but it takes so long to find out if i have done... More
  • Stage Performers - How do we do it - A laymans guide

    by Kabayanmark | 26th of March, 2015

    Being an outdoor person I have climbed mountains, crossed rivers and hung from trees to try to get the perfect angle on just about anything. More recently however I was invited to a series of indoor events as the pro on site. One of these stands out above the rest as... More
  • Never to forget

    by Gjfoto | 4th of March, 2015

    I am happy that I sold another photo today ; "glashouse in the snow".   I put a lot of time in photography. And also after making the photo's, I put time in arrange the photo's... Sometimes I lost myself in this and thought I should do something else in my freetime,... More
  • Let it Be

    by Marconti805 | 27th of February, 2015

    Enjoyed a night out with good friends in Santa Ynez, California to see The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band! From the first LP's to the last they dressed up and sang their hearts out. Even "John Lennon" made heartwarming comments about the world we live in today...singing;... More
  • What an awesome surprise! Thanks Dreamstime

    by Mike2focus | 24th of February, 2015

    One of the fun things I look forward to each week is checking out who the Featured Contributor is here on DT on Tuesdays. So this morning when I saw on of my images in the FC spot I was totally shocked and surprised! I am really honored, especially when I look at the talent... More

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