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  • Catching ZZZZZ's

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of October, 2008

    Photos of models sleeping or relaxing have a multitude of uses. How can you ensure that you include the major concepts associated with sleep in your images? Consider how the photos will be used: for vacation promos, stress-relieving activities, sleep clinics and pharmaceutical... 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
  • Best Seller Tips-Illustration

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of February, 2008

    I have just reviewed some of the most popular images as selected by our users during 2007. I’ll first discuss what I learned about illustrations and then next week the lessons from the most popular themes/images captured in photographs. Some of my findings surprised me... More
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of January, 2008

    Hotels in major business centers and cities empty out on weekends as do resorts in slow seasons. As a result many promote packages geared to special groups/interests in order to fill empty rooms. One of the fastest growing hotel and tour packages is for women only. Men... More
  • PEACE

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of December, 2007

    All across the world in many countries the time between Christmas and the first week of the New Year is traditionally a time of celebration and reflection. It’s a time of hope, family and travel. I’m taking the week off for the same reasons. I have a blog ready in the... More
  • The Trendspotting Trend*

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of August, 2007

    Traditional stock photo agencies are heavily vested in ‘creative research’. This is the stuff that informs expensive stock productions and drives editing guidelines. The biggest stock producers look for sociological and economic trends that will impact general image needs... More
  • Alice in summer

    by Tangie | 25th of July, 2007

    The wings, the swing, the rabbits and the images, all seemed wonderful and magical to little Alice. She would spend days floating, swinging, watching photos and laughing. She made a resolution: never to leave ********nd. Besides, there were too many secret corridors in **... More
  • The I Hate to Keyword Guide to Keywording (part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of March, 2007

    Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models. Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice by offering four different means of... More
  • The Do Nots of Successful Keywords

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of March, 2007

    Over the next week or so, I'll continue a short course in keywording the Dreamstime way. I can't promise that our guide will take all the tedium out of the job but if you follow it, the time you spend in adding data to your images should improve your downloads... More
  • Not Just a Pretty Face

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of March, 2007

    Facial expressions send strong messages about what an image is trying to say...what the image is about. Unfortunately, a model's lack of expression can sometimes cause the photo to say next to nothing. One expression to avoid is the pouty-pouty runway model blank... More
  • One month to sell photos

    by Konake46 | 27th of July, 2014

    I am very glad that my photos have been accepted by the buyer and dreamstime.My photos have been downloaded up to 5 times with 4 Pics.Thanks to all of you who saw my photos are useful for you.         More
  • 100 upload

    by Konake46 | 25th of July, 2014

    I am very glad that my pictures have been reviewed up to 100.Thank you Dreamstime so much and I will try to improve my pics for all buyer.This last Thanks for visit my portfolio. I hope you find some interesting photos. Thank you so much.null    More
  • Why should I bother with contests?

    by Inyrdreams | 12th of June, 2014

    Another contest? should I enter? should I even bother? Contests are very interesting... they are created for a lot of different reasons, the biggest most likely being that they give manufacturers a wonderful data base of names and addresses and data about you, which... More
  • 7 sales...so far

    by Fike2308 | 20th of May, 2014

    Probably not very impressive to all of the professionals who use this website but for someone who just developed an interested in photography one year ago I am pretty pleased to have made any sales at all. I'd like to one day post a blog about 100 sales and then one about... More
  • This is weird, I sold an image.... my first....

    by Beyo1980 | 9th of April, 2014

    My girlfriend is on the market for getting images for her new to build webshop. She told me she was trying to buy images from several stock sites but it was hard to find a good one that had a big database and was easy and simple to manage. She asked me to read up some small... More
  • 100 images uploaded....

    by Gavinp101 | 20th of March, 2014

    Hi All, Just past milestone number 1 100 images online. I joined in 2010 but for lots of reasons did not start uploading untill July 2013..oh well...wish I had started earlier. I still have lots to learn, not just taking a photo but to create a photo and post processing... More
  • National Pancake Day

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 4th of March, 2014

    Today is National Pancake Day. Introduced into the US by IHOP as a fund raising event for Children's Miracle Network, National Pancake Day has been celebrated here since 2006. So how are you celebrating today?? See Article
  • Sisterhood

    by Mani33 | 11th of February, 2014

    On my recent adventure in the Philippines, I was lucky to meet two young sisters who have a big talent posing behind the lens! They were inspiring for me to get into DT assignment after a long period of not participating. They made the safety concept with perfection,... More
  • Wishing for Spring

    by Upwardway38 | 2nd of February, 2014

    The wind is howling outside, and the temps aren't supposed to be out of the 30's for a high anytime in the near future. I am really looking forward to my favorite time of year. I've tried to capture all I can of Spring with my camera the last couple of years. Here... More
  • Go where the action is

    by Inyrdreams | 26th of January, 2014

    Stock photography is used in so many applications, we see images everywhere we look. For those of us in the business, we can hire models, have state of the art studios, or travel all over the world. or... we can go where the action is. In my part of the US, there... More

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