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  • Gathering

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of December, 2008

    Dining in is the new dining out. Whether the photos are of family or friends around a home cooked meal or a couple at home, the resulting images are increasingly important as budgets shrink and an emphasis on relationships increase in unsteady times. This is the time of year... More
  • War and Peace

    by Ellenboughn | 11th of June, 2008

    Occasionally I have the opportunity to query buyers of images about their specific needs. This week I spoke to the head of an art buying team that spends over seven figures on image licenses annually. Naturally I asked about the kinds of images they use in the subject area... More
  • Road trip! Family Vacation

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of July, 2007

    Recently I listed some resources to use in preparing for vacation photos when your holiday requires air travel and hotels. For many though, vacation is a time to visit friends and relatives close to home or to drive to a favorite spot at the beach or in the mountains. These... More
  • Thanksgiving

    by Inyrdreams | 26th of November, 2015

    It is a holiday here in the USA, a day of reflection and family for many, where we give thanks for what we have. I will NOT be out in the stores buying 'things' or camping out in the rain and snow. I will be with grandkids and grown children and parents, thankful that my... More
  • Making best video memories of your kids

    by Oliena | 19th of November, 2015

      When your precious baby is only a few months – it’s better to find some time and take interesting and bright static pictures (the way kid becomes bigger, in colorful costumes in front of funny backgrounds, first of everything etc.) But when child begins to move... More
  • The tree is a symbol of life!

    by Julietta24 | 2nd of September, 2015

    The tree is a symbol of life, the family!I love to take pictures of trees in any state, it can be faded life   or just life originated   Or burgeoning every year    Do you like to take pictures of trees?    More
  • A photo close to my heart

    by Prsntg | 24th of April, 2015

    My first successful attempt at Dreamstime assignments! Excited !! In fact the excitement is double as this photo is very special to me. That baby is my cute little daughter and the mother is my sweet wife! This visual came to my mind a few months ago when I was taking... More
  • Use of photos for controversial topics

    by Cathyr1 | 19th of January, 2015

    I am new to stock photography and have not yet made much use of photos of people. Usually my “models” are young family members and I have not yet come to terms with the fact that there is no real control over how the photos are used. I think that the only time I really... More
  • Like Mindedness

    by Lelabaggett | 17th of September, 2014

    While growing up, I had always been surrounded with some form of art. Now that I'm half of a century old, I find myself looking back at the memory's of my childhood. In this memory I'm around four years of age in the late nineteen - sixties watching my father paint an oil... More
  • New models: Father with daughter and son

    by Thorken | 16th of August, 2014

    I have got new three models and I think the photos with them will be successful. It´s young father and his son and daughter. Especially the little girl is very cute. More
  • It's summer time - time for some rest!

    by Oliena | 3rd of June, 2014

    I’m not a successfull stock seller yet, but I actually am very good at making movies from archive family video shootings. And at the beginning of the vacation season I have some, hope, useful tips for your family summer time with video equipment: -It’s very... More
  • My family hates microstock

    by Daddiomanottawa | 3rd of May, 2013

    Well, not exactly. I suppose I should rephrase my title to more correctly say, "My Family Hates the way microstock has changed me". Yup, it has. I am changed, altered. Microstockly-speaking, I am but a shadow of the man I was fifteen months ago. Like one of the Autobots... More
  • Models how?

    by Matthiase | 18th of March, 2013

    How do you get people to stand infront of the camera and let you take their picture and to sell them online to the whole world to see ?. Do you ask friends and family to help you?. Or do you ask random people in the street to strike a pose and then let them fill out... More
  • Memorable Moments

    by Lindsaybasson | 6th of March, 2013

    Since she took her first breath and became part of our family, my niece has been one of the greatest joys in our lives. She went from having dark brown hair to the most beautiful blonde locks. And those blue eyes of her are enough to make anyone’s heart melt. Yes, she is... More
  • Big thanks and little thanks

    by Chanevy | 27th of November, 2012

    Big thanks: My daughter's apartment was in a complex that burned down on Thanksgiving Day and everyone got out alright. Because she worked late the night before, my granddaugther was at the babysitter's and did not have to experience the smoke and flame from inside the... More
  • Thanksgiving Memories

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 22nd of November, 2012

    Thanksgiving is a time to share old memories and create new ones with the important people in our lives. Every year is a new opportunity to create lasting impressions with friends and family. My favorite Thanksgiving was the time in my 20's a friend and I took the train... More
  • Even though I have not had a warm welcome here at DreamsTime...

    by Stacieawalker | 9th of May, 2012

    Even though I have not had a warm welcome here at DreamsTime, I look forward to sharing my original images with all of you. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and discover the world through a new set of eyes. My family and I have taken many photos over... More
  • What is Dreamstime

    by Gong777 | 8th of April, 2012

    For me Dreamstime is now the unique point of getting money after i lost my job ! now all my attention is focused on it! but i dont feel im alone when i login my dreamstime account! dreamstime is my second family... my only approved photos are from Italy where i travelled... More
  • Where is the baby?

    by Cupeles | 28th of March, 2012

    Here he is!!!! Here I present to you all the first image of my son accepted on DT. It took me some time to think about uploading images of him but finally I figured it was secure for me to do so. As you can imagine i'm a proud father and thankful everyday for my family.... More
  • Changes

    by Sarkao | 22nd of February, 2012

    I responded too many changes in my live in the last month. My vital and too young dad died unxceptedly. And I became freelancer photographer until one week. I moved to my own photostudio and bought studio flash lights (thanks to dreamstime and other stock agenicies:))... More

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