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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 and... More
  • The most expensive prime property in the world - China Hong Kong

    by Tungtung1107 | 5th of November, 2015

    Hong Kong stands apart is the most expensive city location in the world for prime property, some 61% more expensive than its nearest rival London, new research has found. The typical prices of a prime resale apartment in Hong Kong is $4.5 million which is 45% more expensive... More
  • Newer camera but more noise

    by Gmargittai | 6th of October, 2015

    I recently upgraded my venerable Panasonic GH1 m43 camera with a newer one, the GH3 which was on sale. There is a GH4 out and also a GX8 and G7 but there are only small improvements in the field of stills. So I went for the GH3 which is supposedly a more professional camera... More
  • Travel Photography: Ketchikan, Alaska

    by Sunfire | 28th of September, 2015

    In the last article I wrote about downtown Seattle and some of its attractions. From there we boarded the cruise to our first stop, Ketchikan.   Ketchikan is a small city named after the Ketchikan Creek, which flows through the town, emptying into the Tongass Narrows... More
  • ..and finally...100 Sales

    by Marcociannarel | 23rd of September, 2015

      I've just reached this important goal for me! See Article
  • Emotions

    by Jorgeprz | 22nd of September, 2015

    We know that life is not only smiles, this is due to the different situations we face every day, there are also emotions such as anger, frustration, melancholy, nostalgia, anxiety, fear etc. which is why I decided to make a series of shots recently, here I leave a sample... More
  • Mini milestone

    by Igorsinkov | 21st of September, 2015

    In a past two months, things got changed and I decided to become full time stock photographer. I've uploaded about 80 photos for two months and I'm waiting for the first sale for a long time. I'm excited and still learning and practicing to become a successful stock photographer.... More
  • The world of walls

    by Leswrona | 18th of September, 2015

            When the Berlin Wall was torn down more than a quarter-century ago, there were still 16 border fences around the world. Today, there are 65 walls either completed or under construction according to Quebec University research.        I have... More
  • My picture was saled ! hoho~

    by Leileixcc | 18th of September, 2015

    Hello! My readers! Yesterday, I found that one of my photos was dowdloaded and I got $0.35! I was so exciting! That is the first revenue by saling my photos! I love photography very much. It really encourages me! Thank you that one who download it! And I upload several... More
  • Four years of DSLR photography and still counting...

    by Jyotiprdeka | 14th of September, 2015

    Dear Readers, I am newbie in Dreamstime. I joined around two weeks or so ago. Currently four photographs of mine had been accepted and another one is in review. I have been using a Nikon D3000 with the kit lens since December 2011. I am an amateur photographer at the moment.... More
  • Thank you so much Dreamstime for help to freedom me

    by Emdaduljs | 12th of September, 2015

    Wow! That's really great that exclusive photographer on Dreamstime. Ialso was an exclusive photographer on Dreamstime. Imagine extra $0.20 earning on every uploaded items. But I like freedom in my working, it mean I want to work more stock site. I also work many other stock... More
  • Shoot Opportunity in 'Junk' Pile

    by Valevvicki | 8th of September, 2015

    My husband loves to go to auctions. He is always keen to spot a bargain and share with me all the reasons why he needed to make the purchase and how worthwhile the items/s will be! While there have been a few things that have actually been put to use, most are set out in... More
  • Elephant Day

    by Elianehaykal | 12th of August, 2015

    Today is World Elephant Day, that majestic creature whose plight should be heard. Poaching, exploitation for circus entertainment, zoo confinement, elephant riding, etc. are wrecking havoc on the survival of this endangered species & its wellbeing. Photographers can... More
  • My first sale

    by Jkjainu | 4th of August, 2015

    One day in office, My colleague saw me and asked, How much till now you earn from your photography? I was taken awake by the question as i was not expecting any money from my hobby, I was thinking who will buy my photographs where there are 1000 times better photographers.... More

    by Eureka89 | 3rd of August, 2015

    Goodmorning everyone. July ended recently was a month "very profitable" since I have reached two important milestones for me. Despite having just started this "career" I managed to create a portfolio of around 40 photos despite being very heterogeneous; the second goal... More
  • People on stage

    by Chanevy | 27th of July, 2015

    I have set a goal of getting pictures of as many presidential contenders as I can before the Iowa caucus. I started with Donald Trump. Looking at the stage lighting, I wasn't sure what to do as it was fairly dark and I have a hard time hand holding my camera for long exposures.... More
  • My First Sale on DT

    by Maryrosemarapia | 22nd of July, 2015

    Yeppeyyyyy When i wake up today and took my phone i saw the words of " You got one sale on Dreamstime " Wow it was amazing and makes my eyes big haha, I was so happy.. Since i started here last month i was wondering how DT works, i couldn't figure out and started getting... More

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