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  • Snow: Real or Instant?

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of October, 2007

    How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes. A discussion about the merits of various... More
  • 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's and... 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 birds... 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. Specifically,... 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 gives a clue... More
  • My lovely city: Bucharest

    by Dianabahrin | 31st of August, 2015

    Hello! Have you ever noticed how little attention we pay to ordinary details around us? Like our road to work and them back home or the city we live in. I don't know about you, must there are many times when I'm too tired or too in a hurry to even notice anything... More
  • Tranportation; challenge to the futur.

    by Antonio1962 | 28th of August, 2015

    Transport goods and people is one of the most important challenge to the futur.Roads are everyday on saturation of traffic,polution more and more present on cities.The global commerce will increase in the next years, and the transport also.Trains and... More
  • Going back

    by Elifranssens | 25th of August, 2015

    Most people who travel go to each place they visit just once in their lifetime. Time is short and things to see plenty so why waste time. Traveling isn't cheap either so it makes sense to spend your money on something new and exciting. From a travel photographer's point of... More
  • 200 Images Online - Another Milestone

    by Cheese365 | 22nd of August, 2015

      My 200th image approved. Another milestone achievement, I now have 200 approved images online. When I first started with DT I never thought any of my images would be good enough to be approved and put online. With each approval your confidence builds and you get better... More
  • When I travel to Hong Kong

    by Konake46 | 21st of August, 2015

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  • Defining Or Redefining Model Image

    by Emeraldraindropsphotography | 19th of August, 2015

        I wish to congratulate Seattle model Serjski on her first image sale through other channels! As some of you may know, individual image sales are not lucrative earnings for the most part, but every sale counts. Beyond the sales, here is what I really enjoy.... More
  • Slovenia

    by Braand | 14th of August, 2015

    Slovenia is a very diverse country located in the central Europe. I have uploaded a few photos of Slovenia since I have been active on Dreamstime. Hope they will give you some travel ideas ... This was taken in Maribor, which is the second largest city in Slovenia. The... More
  • 1300 images online - MILESTONE

    by Hellen8 | 14th of August, 2015

    Hi everyone ! I've just passed a significant milestone : 1300 images online and I would like to share my joy with you all.     My portfolio is not great yet, but I will work more and more. I plan to shoot new things, invent new concepts and improve quality of... More
  • My first photos with a model (in black and white)

    by Truthservant | 13th of August, 2015

    Hello friends, I like to share with you my first ever photos with a model. I chose to process them in black and white. What do you think?    I think black-and-white is suitable for some photos where color can be a real distraction. It is good for photos with patterns... More
  • Perseid meteor shower 13 August 2015

    by Brocko | 13th of August, 2015

    So i wake up at 03 AM, take the coffee, jump into the car, pick up 2 friends from the road and on the way to location for seriously shooting the perseids meteor shower. We saw some beautiful long falling stars and some of them got into the frame:))   If you missed the... More

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