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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 have... 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 adding information.... 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 and the process... 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 look that... More
  • Here's a fun game to play

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 9th of May, 2016

    I hear a lot of folks bemoaning the fact that things are taking a little longer on the site these days. With the vast number of contributors and uploads, we are experiencing a bit of a delay in processing queues when uploading our pictures - videos - audios - illustrations.... More
  • Wisdom digital future classroom

    by Cowboyyang | 21st of April, 2016

      Indoor architectural photography, the most difficult is the composition, this photo is my use wide-angle lens shooting, using the golden section composition method, but not perfect, do you have any better indoor mapping strategy? See Article
  • My first assignment image approved

    by Katinka2014 | 10th of April, 2016

    This is the first time my assignment image was approved on Dreamstime. It's of a city of Gifu, Japan - a prefectural capital, but not many visitors from abroad know about it, which I guess makes it underrated, since there's quite a few attractions worth a look, and one cultural... More
  • 5D classic

    by Brocko | 29th of March, 2016

    Holla! When i start uploading images to dreamstime it was with a purpose. To change my camera, from Canon 1000D to a Canon 5D classic. After i sold the 1000D took a second hand middle level, the 550D, one year later i sold it and with the money from dreamstime i bought... More
  • Trip to beautiful Madeira Island

    by Pp1 | 27th of March, 2016

      A few weeks back I went for a trip to the beautiful Portuguese island of Madeira. Although the island is not so large (it is around 56 km / 35 miles long) the altitude can be really high and it also means the "climate" changes almost with every road turn.    ... More
  • New milestones to me

    by Wxh6763 | 27th of March, 2016

      Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.   There are two things which give me too surprise... More
  • BEAUTIFUL ART ILLUSTRATIONS

    by Romeojuly | 17th of March, 2016

    . . .Sometimes somebody told me that I can see beauty where others do not notice it...In me have artistic talent ?I dont know...there was a time people told me that I had a good draw.Perhaps that was the...I no longer picked up a brush and paint.I gave my preference to digit.... More
  • Let me show you Lisbon

    by Josegoulao | 6th of March, 2016

    Let me take you for a guided tour in Lisbon, Portugal. Not through the most well known areas and monuments, but specially walking by its old and popular quarters, outsider and inside its churches, in a small trip in the river, climbing and descending its seven hill using... More
  • Taking pictures in dangerous countries

    by Leswrona | 4th of March, 2016

            At the end of 2012, when the world was supposed to end, I traveled to Central America’s Norther Triangle region which consists of El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. This region is known for the extreme level of organized crime and gang violence. Not... More
  • Stock Photographers: What Should You Be Photographing?

    by Photographycornwall | 28th of February, 2016

    ** Disclaimer: Before I begin, I need to make it clear that none of the stunning images contained in this post were taken by me! ** I read somewhere this week that cassette tapes are going to be making a comeback in 2016. This got me to thinking about the sort of images... More

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