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  • A rose by any other name would not sell as sweet

    by Tangie | 28th of April, 2009

    As stated in my previous articles, a crucial stage in thinking up your uploads is to step in your buyer's shoes: what do buyers need and what are they searching for? Or, most importantly, how do they search for our files? I have seen other users have also addressed this topic.... More
  • Goodbye

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of February, 2009

    It’s been two years and one month and well over a hundred blogs written since I joined Dreamstime. But now it is time to say goodbye as I move on to finish writing a book that continues the themes of my blogs to be published by an imprint of Random House and to concentrate... More
  • Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • The New Commuters

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of July, 2008

    Commuter patterns have changed dramatically over the past few months as individuals cut back on driving both to save gas money and to protect the environment just as other countries such as India and China begin a love affair with the automobile. Both of these events have... More
  • Earth Day 2009

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of May, 2008

    Earth Day ’08 is over. It’s time to get ready for next year. By all accounts 2009 will be “Earth Year” as all aspects of life are now increasingly examined for their impact on the environment. You will want to photograph iconic eco-products as well as using them... 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
  • Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • First days in Photoland

    by Tangie | 12th of July, 2007

    Equipped with fairly good knowledge of words, strong sense of humour, gripping onto reality, sometimes wandering through alternatives, chattering all the time, a habit she still can’t get rid of, Alice stumbled upon photography with genuine and untrained eyes. Never wanting... More
  • Springtime

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of March, 2007

    A few Christmas images have been downloaded in the last few days. Seasonal images are often put into play many months prior to the actual time of year. The conundrum is that the best time to shoot seasonal images is after the images have reached their peak download period.... More
  • 100 images uploaded

    by Pamjreynolds | 24th of May, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers, At last I have got my 100th file approved today and also I am now up to eight sales - not a huge amount I know, but after a few very difficult months recovering from a broken hip and moving house etc. I am just happy to have got this far.  ... More
  • 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
  • Hello Dreamstime!

    by Pzmphoto | 29th of April, 2016

    Hello dreamstimers! My first upload approved yesterday. I'm very happy now! I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship :D   See Article
  • Slim and get fit !

    by Davidwatmough | 25th of April, 2016

    We all worry about being overweight and too fat; what can we do about it ? Suggestions are cut down on bread   or stop taking snacks between meals if you have the will power   But eating sweats is really fattening so cut them right out   Keeping fit holds the key... More
  • First ever blog

    by Andrewtucker2311 | 23rd of April, 2016

    Hey Dreamstimers, This is my first blog post. I started Dreamstime about two years ago while I lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family. I'm a teenager who loves photography - I find it to be a hobby that de - stresses me. I wanted to make some money, and came across... More
  • 245 uploads and 1st sale!

    by Agarwalrobin | 22nd of April, 2016

    Yippee!! I am really thankful to Dreamstime for giving me this platform and also to the buyer of my pic. I am very happy, i think that's good start. If you wait long enough it can really happen. Hopefully there will be many sales to come.   See Article
  • Chinese food, food photography

    by Cowboyyang | 21st of April, 2016

      Not everyone will take a heavy SLR camera to eat every time, if you want to bring a reflective plate, or homemade light source, then it is more exaggerated. Can make good food, you will be able to take good photos. Light is the major problem of indoor shooting food, some... More
  • Filters? Who needs them?

    by Waltp1957 | 19th of April, 2016

    Filters are one of those accessories that many photographers either do not know about, or consider exotic additions to their camera bag. Well, that may or may not be true. What kind of photos do you want to take? For some, they may very well be totally unnecessary. For others,... More
  • Modern green energy saving and environmental protection of Urban Rail

    by Cowboyyang | 18th of April, 2016

      Now all over the world are in the implementation of green energy saving and environmental protection in urban traffic system, urban rail transit is the city of aortic, I went to watch the world of urban rail transit, Tokyo, New York, London, Paris, Beijing, Guangzhou.... More
  • To my first $100 in sales

    by Winnietam | 13th of April, 2016

    My jellyfish image taken from Monterey aquarium gave me another important Dreamstime milestone today! How fitting that this image was taken almost one year ago today.    See Article
  • My first sale with Dreamstime

    by Kathywooding90 | 10th of April, 2016

        Very happy to finally get my first sale with Dreams time!!! If you wait long enough it can really happen. Hopefully there will be many sales to come.    See Article

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