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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... More
  • Impatient or insufficient quality...

    by Photozlaja | 24th of November, 2014

    Good evening dear fellow lovers of photography, I have about 50 photos on my profile, but still not a single sale. Maybe I'm a little more anxious and maybe do not have enough high-quality photos.   I ask you to look at my profile and write to me if I have reason... More
  • Composing your Own Photo

    by Tianvf | 22nd of November, 2014

    Just think about this, you have a subject selected, but now, how do you make this picture as amazing as it can get? Well, you need to start off by knowing what makes up a good photo. When someone is looking to buy a photograph they look for key elements of composition, patterns... More
  • Finding A Good Subject for Your Photo

    by Tianvf | 21st of November, 2014

    Finding a subject for your photo can be a challenging and even frustrating thing, but if you know tricks for finding a subject it won't be hard for you. Once you start looking through the lens of a camera you enter the magical world of photography where you notice... More
  • My First Photo

    by Tianvf | 21st of November, 2014

  • First smartphone pic sale

    by Physi28 | 18th of November, 2014

    Today I got my first sale of a picture I had made with a Nokia lumia 1020 smartphone, it shows a rare Aesculapian snake resting on a branch. During a few months I was only shooting and uploading with the 1020, many photos got rejected and I wondered if I would ever sell... More
  • Lennon wall in Prague was painted-over with white color :(

    by Soukupl | 18th of November, 2014

    Last night, someone has over-painted the czech Lennon Wall with white color and black label "wall is over" :( At this time, there is no "suspect" of this act of vandalism. Similar incident occurred in year 2000 and graffiti on the wall was "restored" by street artist.... More
  • My first sale

    by Ejecct | 12th of November, 2014

      Hello i'm ejecct i joined Dreamstime at 22 of october , and i sold my first photo and i work exclusive for Dreamstime .I'm so glad and happy !!!   See Article
  • Celebrating 300 files online!

    by Olaf6500 | 7th of November, 2014

    my happy day, in my portfolio is 300 files       See Article
  • My newly accepted photos

    by Jineshgopi2118 | 6th of November, 2014

              please leave comments :) :) :) See Article
  • Celebrating 100 files online!

    by Sebastian423 | 5th of November, 2014

    I'm back DT! New milestone behind me 100 files online.    It took me few months but it was worth it. Ive discovered a lot but yet i know nothing!    I am in a process of portfolio diversification which opens a whole new photography world to me!  ... More
  • My First Image

    by Jineshgopi2118 | 30th of October, 2014

    My First Accepted Image on Dreamstime http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-green-bodhi-leaf-peepal-vein-isolated-white-background-image45565055 image45565055  See Article

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