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  • Top Travel Photo Spots-Part II

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of January, 2008

    If we use the Top Travel Photo Ops destinations in Part I as examples of typical travel destinations, you can learn some specifics about what travel photos will sell. The first step, starting weeks or more in advance, is to do research. What are the best seasons to visit... More
  • Top Travel Photo Spots-2008

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of December, 2007

    The travel publications are out with their predictions for the top travel destinations for 2008. We searched them for spots that Dreamstime photographers had not yet covered comprehensively. Seven hot destinations for 2008 to visit and create images to fill out the Dreamstime... More
  • 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
  • New achievement: Editor's choice

    by Julicos | 20th of May, 2016

    I was happy to see on Dreamstime's home page Editor's Choice section one of my photos from UEFA Champions League semi-final between Manchester City and Real Madrid.   It feels kind of rewarding, even if I didn't get any money for it. But maybe the sales will grow.... More
  • Travel and sell: Is it possible?

    by Viniciusdalapa | 15th of May, 2016

    Hello everybody!! :D Although I don't make a living with photography, I really love take pictures. And also love travelling.   Since I joined dreamstime I didn't make any big trip, and in some months I'll be in Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, visiting wonderful... More
  • 304 + 70 sales

    by Adammeadows12 | 10th of May, 2016

    Hello DT community, today I am happy to announce that I have reached 300 (304) uploads with a total of 70 sales. I hope that I can reach another goal soon of 100 sales and 350 or even 400 uploads.   I have learned so much from uploading and from sales of what to upload... More
  • Mother, how are you today ?

    by Mariayunira | 8th of May, 2016

    I'm surely sure that every mom paints a lot of memory in our mind. And so do in mine. I have lots of beautiful memories about her. My mother is a very smart, fashionable and modern working mom. She is a very kind and generous mom. She never get angry to us. She never... More
  • Happy Mothers day!

    by Alessandrarc1 | 6th of May, 2016

    I love you mom!       See Article
  • I'm back!

    by Dolby1985 | 5th of May, 2016

    After a while I wasn't uploading some pics i've decided to get back on dreamstime improoving also the quality after have brought some new gear and a new camera. I do have a particular syle of shooting that prefers whide lens and fisheyes.       ... More
  • Celebrating my 500+1 sales milestone :)

    by Myab | 5th of May, 2016

    Today I celebrate my 500+1 sales milestone ! Wanted to do it on the 500th one, but, Oh Yeah, the 501th image was sold the next day ! :) Thanks dreamstime, being into this activity does give me a motivation to do more and to improve myself in photography :) My 500th... More
  • More photos of the world

    by Rjlerich | 30th of April, 2016

    With a bit of free time from professional jobs as my next assignment, a theater ballet/dance production, (see my theater images) my professional photography site isn't for another 3 weeks, I'm attacking a backlog of photos I've shot around the world during the past year or... More

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