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  • Ellen Boughn offering inexpensive mini-consults

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of April, 2010

    More than anything in my long career in stock photography, I have most enjoyed interactions with photographers and their work. Now that I've finished my book about microstock photography, I've decided to offer microstock photographers a relatively inexpensive consulting... More
  • User Generated Content Expo

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2009

    Microstock falls into the UGC classification but when one tries to define UGC to someone who has never heard of it, you realize that the designation doesn’t totally apply to Dreamstime. A friend in the industry who works with professional advertising photographers on assignments... More
  • Humor Sexy Cute Football Economy

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of February, 2009

    Who won football’s Super Bowl? In my world there is more interest in what ads were more successful than news of the game itself. Which commercials resonated the most with the target audiences? Which ones garnered kudos from creatives at the top agencies? And which ones... More
  • Sexy!

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of April, 2007

    Youth and sex have forever been used to promote and sell products and services. And sexy pixs are especially important to the calendar sector that isn't dominated by kittens (the more feline type) and gardens. I'm not an expert on what is sexy; that is gender specific... More
  • How I'm Using My Budget Lenses

    by Keremgo | 4th of March, 2015

    I'm a Nikon D90 owner and I bought my camera with a typical kit that very much available in my country. D90 body, an 18-55mm VR plus a 55-200mm VR and a nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 non AFS version). I added a battery grip and Flash to it later. When first time I joined here,... More
  • Big decision about my DT account!

    by Snookless | 1st of March, 2015

    Well I have finally decided that after almost 5 years on DT that I will now go EXCLUSIVE! I am just waiting on some of my other accounts to close on other sites. It just has been to much to do keeping track of these other sites and I will now be able to focus all my effort... More
  • Hollywood stars

    by Hellen8 | 28th of February, 2015

    I recently had the opportunity to meet some of the world's most famous celebrities and stars of Hollywood and take a few pictures. You ask me where? In Prague.     Yes. It was here. Great attraction in the Wax Museum Prague. World-famous wax museum Madame... More
  • Safari users - find your images on Google easily

    by Stamena | 8th of February, 2015

    Checking if and where your images have been on used is probably the biggest addiction and satisfaction for the microstock photographer (ok, after checking your earnings balance ;) And since the reverse Google image search is the go to place for this, I found a great extension... More
  • Exclusivity and first footage

    by Dawoncz | 4th of February, 2015

    So after a year I finally reached minimum of 50 images, so last week I applied for full exclusivity and today my request was approved! Yay! And also after 14 days of waiting I've finally got my first footage approved:   Also some of my newest images:     More
  • Bokeh Photography

    by Icemanphotos | 4th of February, 2015

      All the way is the hardest to find that light. No matter how wide is your aparture, and how depth is your image, without the light is nothing. I'm still making images with nice depth of field but the best images are backlighted.   I suggest to you that look for... More
  • 200 images uploaded

    by Nguyenhoangyen | 2nd of February, 2015

    It's nothing when compare to others but I worked hard for this milestone. So excited! Keep fighting!!!   See Article
  • Blue Hour Photography: Tips and Tricks

    by Bavdekar | 26th of January, 2015

    The "blue hour" of the day is a beautiful time for shooting cityscapes. The sky has a deep blue shade and the lights in the city are just coming on. It brings out an amazing contrast of colours in an image. This is an image of the Alberta Legislature building that I shot... More
  • You are different from mainstream photographers

    by Phopic | 26th of January, 2015

    When you are a registered contributor you'd be automatically endowed with a critical eye about your past and present photographs and photography, the way you shoot and furthermore you'd concentrate and excel on using editing software to create artistic piece like this one,... More
  • My 1st 3 dozen photos online with Dreamstime's love

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 22nd of January, 2015

    Now I am excited and can't push my excitement because my 1st 3 dozen photos online with Dreamstime's love , if you check then you will love last two accepted photo ID: 48764262 and 48749564. Very soon I will cross 50 levels for exclusivity with DT.[previmg]0_45792421[/previmg]... More
  • Concepts And Metaphors

    by Sebastian423 | 20th of January, 2015

    Metaphors in photography are very exciting. I love to do a representation of a person, place, thing, or idea in a visual image. It rather comes naturally in to my mind when i see it or at the post production stage when i can focus, look and think about particular shot :)... More
  • EXCITEMENT WITH DREAMSTIME

    by Msabree88 | 20th of January, 2015

    im excited to follow in dreamstime as a contributor. just joined in last december by uploading a few photo, in a few hour later got accepted and after a few days, i just got my first download, for this below photo   im getting excited and thankful to all member that support... More
  • The Cotton World

    by Shariqkhan | 9th of January, 2015

      Two weeks back I have got a chance to visit some areas of Nimar Region of Madhya Pradesh, India which have cotton producing fields.     At that time crop of cotton was ready to harvest and I have captured three stages flower, boll and jin of Cotton Crop.   More
  • Backgrounds and Texture.Take a look at highlights from the simple

    by Pakinai17 | 8th of January, 2015

    Backgrounds and Texture . Take a look at highlights from the simple and plain. These images capture the attention of smart phones and digital cameras and compact source of Shared simple around us.                   More
  • Increasing exposure to your images

    by Tempestz | 14th of November, 2014

    I will give my perspective on social media sites and increasing visibility to your images. While we all know that more views does not actually lead to more sales, using social media will get your images out on the web. Take for example, Twitter, if you tweet your image... More
  • Unexpected shot

    by Heathse | 13th of November, 2014

    We must have all had that moment when we kick ourselves for not having a camera with us, or not been quick enough to catch that memorable moment. I remember being in the park with my husband who was casually feeding the squirrels, when one of the delightful creatures grabbed... More

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