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  • Changing

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of October, 2007

    A widely distributed video produced by a soap company shows that some long necked, wide-eyed beauties aren’t necessarily that way because of exalted strands of DNA. Go here to see how expert makeup and the judicious use of PhotoShop can transform a merely pretty woman into... More
  • Religious Freedom

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of September, 2007

    Religion has been much in the news over the last couple of weeks. Some of the flurry surrounds Christopher Hitchen’s best seller: God is Not Great and the tenth anniversary of the death of Mother Theresa. Organized religions down to the local level publish in print and/... More
  • I Want to Thank the Academy....

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of August, 2007

    As fall approaches, the music and film communities begin preparation for the award season. Hollywood puts on the glam as the award shows build to the granddaddy of them all: the Academy awards. Unless you are credentialed or very clever paparazzi, you are not likely to be... More
  • All the Pretty Faces

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of June, 2007

    When I think of portraits, I don't visualize the standard, studio shot of a family or a high school grad or even a scion of the business world. I think in stock pictures, so I see an image of a person or animal or an illustrated character that looks like he/she/it is... More
  • Booming

    by Ellenboughn | 24th of May, 2007

    The older folks are most definitely not hanging around the rocking chairs these days. Life expectancy has been extended greatly over the last 30 years. Those that are living longer are enjoying it more. This is a generation that started going to the gym in their 20'... More
  • Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of April, 2007

    In the next two months I'll be traveling across the US more than once, going to Alaska and to several destinations in Europe. Travel destination images are plentiful but what about images of travel itself?... 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
  • 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
  • One Hundred Sales

    by Clewisleake | 17th of September, 2014

    [previmg]0,400,0,150_41075746[/previmg] Hit 100 sales with this image, from sale number 1 to 100 it took almost exactly four months, selling on Dreamstime is slow but I'm now convinced I'll probably sell every image in my portfolio, it's just a matter of... More
  • 200 online!

    by And19sv | 8th of September, 2014

    It's time to celebrate again! My no. 200 is online! It's been a great journey until now even if it took longer than I expected. Now I understand that I am a little bit lazy and I have to change that! Thank you DT for this journey and thank you editors for being beside... More
  • Dutch gables, canal(side) houses

    by Culturalstockphoto | 5th of September, 2014

    Good morning! Just want to inform you that I have enlarged the number of my online images with pictures of traditional Dutch gables and stately canal(side) houses. So if you are interested in these images, just take a look at my online portfolio. Greetings, Gerrit... More
  • My first blog - all criticism and advices are greatly appreciated

    by Pet548 | 4th of September, 2014

    I read the blog and I find there helpfull advices but I have never posted anything because I don't fell good with my English. I am new at photography. I wish to learn how to take beautiful pictures from you all and to try to improve mines. Any help or advice would be appreciated.... More
  • Get Busy Living - Life Sells !!!

    by Lifeontheside | 2nd of September, 2014

              I am asked these questions so often : So what are stock photos? What should I be shooting? What is most popular? What are designers looking for? What photos sell the best? Does it sound familiar, or maybe you too are asking the same questions. I... More
  • Improvement

    by Jaap2861 | 30th of August, 2014

    This picture of de Watergate of Sneek in the Netherlands was my first uploaded and accepted photo on Dreamstime in January 2014. For so far it got 134 views. And no comments and no downloads. In June I wrote in my first blog I had my first download from the image with... More
  • Hint to get more model releases from strangers of street photography

    by Lifeontheside | 30th of August, 2014

    Hi everyone, Thought I would share my hints with you about how I build up model releases for my photos , especially photos that I take on the street, beach or whereever of virtual strangers. Let's take the beach for a perfect setting. If I plan a day at the beach,... More
  • Image Adoption

    by Celiaak | 28th of August, 2014

    It is always a joy to know one of our forgoten images fallen in to level 0 threshold has been adopted (AKA sold). I don't mind if it is a credit sale or a subscription sale. I feel happy just to know someone took the time to find it and the image is good... More
  • Exploring new horizons

    by ClaireCphotography | 26th of August, 2014

      I've been with DT for a year now! Time has gone by pretty quick! The past year I've managed to get +100 pictures on-line and realized that stock photography is a time consuming matter, but it's fun! I invest time in DT when I can and it still fascinates me and challenges... More
  • Food Production Photography

    by Angelaostafichuk | 22nd of August, 2014

    One of the biggest things that fascinated me while travelling was food and its production. When I was in Asia, I got to see tea plantations, rice paddies and countless markets. In South America it was coffee, cocoa, olives and wine grapes. Here in Canada I think we give very... More
  • Tower Bridge London

    by Culturalstockphoto | 21st of August, 2014

    Good morning, I'd like to share my impression of Tower Bridge, London, with you. At first, I was impressed by it's giant size. The breadth of the road surface, the big rivets and steel beams, the overall length...you got to see it to understand! Of course,... More

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