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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 gives a clue... 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 unfinished... 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 and learn in... More
  • Assignment winner

    by Sanshams | 28th of July, 2015

    Wow !!!! I finally won my first assignement on dreamstime. I can not believe it and I'm so happy. Thanks to everyone who voted my file.   See Article
  • My first 100 photos online !!!

    by Julietta24 | 28th of July, 2015

    I started working with DT at the beginning of this year and a couple of months my first photo (beautiful gray cat) have been sold!   I set a goal to load 100 images, and today I have fulfilled this goal !!!   Now I put the goal is to make more interesting photos... More
  • Tips for beginners. What kind of photos are in demand for photostocks

    by Paparazzofamily | 28th of July, 2015

    Usually almost all new photographers to photo stock search for the answers to the following questions: Which photos to choose for uploading so that they will be in demand and immediately found its buyers? What compositions are more needed? What vectors are more popular... More
  • Shoot Everything

    by Circed | 28th of July, 2015

       There is value in photographing everything, everywhere, all of the time. That value is sight improvement. Sight improvement is the ability to see more clearly tat which will make a better photograph. The more you shoot, the more you are seeing. The more you are seeing,... More
  • almost 200

    by Dubessonego | 27th of July, 2015

    I started here a few month ago. And now I'm close to reach 200 images on-line. This is my goal for thins month. Now, I have 184 and nine sales. I don't take pictures for live. So, I don't have much time to spent here every day. But I try to upload or submit at least one or... 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
  • The Festival of the Redeemer, in Venice, Italy

    by Andreamangoni | 26th of July, 2015

    Every year , on the third Sunday of July , the city of Venice wakes up in an atmosphere of celebration : the Festival of the Redeemer.   The Festival of the Redeemer was established in 1576 , with the construction of the Church of the Redeemer on the island of Giudecca... More
  • $30,000 Milestone

    by Mrallen | 24th of July, 2015

    Hi everyone I've just passed a significant milestone : $30,000 in Total Earnings. My Statistics as of today (24th July 15) are: Total Earnings: $30,004.04 Total Sales: 21,799 Uploads: 7252... More
  • Friends Again-Cuban Embassy Opens in Washington DC

    by Shootalot | 23rd of July, 2015

    After a long time since 1961 the Cuban Embassy in Washington DC has reopened. It was maintained in previous years but not allowed to fly the Cuban flag until July 20, 2015. I arrived at the Cuban embassy on 16th street in Washington DC in the afternoon and found many people... More
  • Making Art When Everything's Been Done Before

    by Gracelife | 23rd of July, 2015

        I sometimes think that the photographers who lived 200 years ago had it easy. Photography as an art form was completely uncharted territory, so every image these pioneers created was something new and wonderful. Today, nearly everyone has a camera, whether it’... More
  • Playing with isolation

    by Benliammelville | 23rd of July, 2015

    I just had my first taste of isolated photography, and I wanted to share just how easy it can be to try it out, even well before you attempt to produce any high quality shots. I used very few simple tools I literally had in my backpack. 1. An old canon powershot 120, a... More
  • More Images Accepted

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of July, 2015

    Hello Just a quickie to say that I've had a few more images accepted onto Dreamstime, so well onto my target of 100 online. I know rejections are a pain, but without them we could miss out on doing our very best work. I do appreciated that the whole aspect of photography... More
  • Warsaw's Old Town, UNESCO's World Heritage Site

    by Leswrona | 22nd of July, 2015

            The Warsaw's Old Town was declared as the UNESCO's World Heritage Site in 1980 and is listed as "an outstanding example of a near-total reconstruction of a span of history covering the 13th to the 20th century.        The Warsaw Old Town was established... 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
  • Soap bubble bokehs

    by Vjrithwik | 21st of July, 2015

    In the recent times an old time lens from Meyer-Optik stable started gaining popularity among the new generation photographers. It was not for its sharpness or corner to corner resolving power. No nothing related to how modern days lens is assessed. But the popularity was... More
  • Surprise Inside?

    by Elianehaykal | 21st of July, 2015

    Have you ever taken a photo and got a surprise inside? Something you were totally unaware of its existence? An unexpected action as soon as the shutter went off? I took this photo a few months ago in Tuscany thinking that it's a cool gloomy photo of the foggy forest. When... More
  • New to stock photography? What should you do?

    by Benliammelville | 17th of July, 2015

    So you're checking out the world of stock photography, and you have no idea what to do? Here are a few good tips, from someone who is currently going through the same stage. 1. Read everything! Photography is full of creative helpful people, who have covered every subject... More

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