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  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top... More
  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach... More
  • Photography is a physical work

    by Wxh6763 | 30th of May, 2015

    Photography is a physical work. Yes, I think so. A good and successful photographer must have a healthy body except a set of advanced photographic equipment and mature photography skills. I often go out to photography with a group of friends every year. Sometimes to the... More
  • Whatever happens, enjoy a better life

    by 11483899 | 29th of May, 2015

    >Today, open the computer, I thought my monitor is broken, my God, full of a green screen, the Chinese stock market dive. A lot of people in a bad mood, just to see the original photo shoot, two long green belt goody green K line, a pair of positive leisurely enjoy life.... More
  • My Keyword Thoughts

    by Snookless | 28th of May, 2015

    Hello Everyone! Just want to start by saying I am no SEO expert by any means! But I do have an understanding of just how important keywording is. However as I learned a great way for key wording in Lightroom that is going to save me a ton of time by the way!! (another... More
  • Analyzing your own porfolio

    by Marinb | 28th of May, 2015

    Hi, guys. I joined Dreamstime from 2010. I can not say i made a fortune. Only $ 1.711. That is about $28,5/month. Hm... you can not feed your family from that money. But, yes, the fault is mine - my portfolio is a small one and i had months with no uploads. So, Dreamstime... More
  • Milestone, 100th image online

    by Drobacphoto | 28th of May, 2015

    My new milestone, 100 images online on dreamstime :-) Thank you for looking!             See Article
  • What does 20 cents mean to you?

    by Jimmytst | 28th of May, 2015

    Having become an exclusive contributor for Dreamstime recently, I would earn 20 cents for every photograph uploaded. I have been asking myself what this amount means to me. For most of us, I suppose, 20 cents isn’t much. It isn’t enough to get us a set lunch,... More
  • G7 Summit in Bavaria, Germany

    by Hel080808 | 25th of May, 2015

    The heads of state and government of the USA, Canada, the UK, France, Italy, Japan and Germany will hold their G7 Summit on 7. and 8. June. This time the Summit is located in the attractive scenery of the Wetterstein mountains in Upper Bavaria which provide a beautiful backdrop... More
  • In the evening the shooting environmental portraits

    by Herman118 | 22nd of May, 2015

    When I saw the sunset when the cloud is very beautiful, knows it exists very short time, the rush of shooting, with a small flash fill light, thanks TD through these photographs, I hope there will be sales.                     More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 2)

    by Matthewcuda | 22nd of May, 2015

    In part one of this series I talked about bird photography and photography in general as a blending of knowledge, pre-image visualization and gear which when used properly will result in better photographs of the subject. I also talked about my recommendations for a great... More
  • A walk through the streets of Corfu part 3

    by Ejecct | 21st of May, 2015

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  • My first HAPPY GOAL

    by Mariayunira | 20th of May, 2015

    Since my first joining in January 2011 until August 2014, I do a very very slow move of uploading. It's only 4 images with 0 earnings. So embarassing, isn't? But when I woke up from those bad dreams, I started a full speed of hard working. I created and uploaded image... More
  • BRUTAL Industry

    by Anyvidstudio | 20th of May, 2015

    This is what is left from the past for our generation. This is what we live. That is what we breathe. What remains in memory only some - but standing in front of the eyes of many people. It traces catastrophe that continues ...    Cities that have become a symbol of danger.... More
  • Another great adventure around the world with Belgrade, Serbia, Podgorica, Montenegro and much more!

    by Rjlerich | 19th of May, 2015

    Just back from another international adventure with my camera covering Madrid, Grand Canary Island, Serbia, Montenegro and, one of my regular necessities, Paris. I'll be the firs to admit I am a lucky guy to be able to take off on adventure at will and I do so quite... More
  • First Sale

    by Pamjreynolds | 19th of May, 2015

    Hello Folks, First of all I want to thank the mystery buyer of one my images, marking my first sale on Dreamstime. Hopefully it will now lead to further sales. The excitement of having images accepted on DT in the first place is just fantastic, especially after having... More
  • 100 images online

    by Vjrithwik | 19th of May, 2015

    Today I successfully got the 100th image approved. Although I had the account since 2011. I hardly had 10 images loaded with very minimal sale.   I stated to upload and started to shoot few concepts also. In the mean while I saw the assignment for country side and submitted... More
  • Selling in stead of buying

    by Kitneyi | 19th of May, 2015

    I have always come to Dreamstime to look for images to use in design work, and always admired the work of the people selling their images. I have been fascinated by photography and media work. Eventually I got a camera and decided to also contribute to the world of stock... More
  • Storage Options

    by Kingtrac | 17th of May, 2015

    Hi Everyone, I am in the market for a new storage device. I have a Network Attached Storage Device that I was very happy with until it became about two thirds full, then it became unreliable. I liked the Network Attached Storage solution because it was very convenient... More

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