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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
  • Food Production Photography

    by Angelaostafichuk | 22nd of August, 2014

    One of the biggest things that fascinated me while travelling was food and its production. When I was in Asia, I got to see tea plantations, rice paddies and countless markets. In South America it was coffee, cocoa, olives and wine grapes. Here in Canada I think we give very... More
  • Sunset and Night Photography in Olympic National Park, USA

    by Curtwill7 | 21st of August, 2014

    I recently took some time with my daughter to make the trip to Hurricane Ridge in the Olympic National Park, Washington (state). We were taking advantage of a new moon to do some stargazing in the clear air at 5200 feet. We arrived before sunset and walked some of the area... More
  • Macro Photography: A bright new world

    by Clewisleake | 21st of August, 2014

    I've been doing photography steady on Dreamstime for about a year now Not knowing what to expect I snapped the lens on my camera and headed out into the woods seeking bugs, frogs, flowers and anything else that eluded my daily walk around a 28-105 lens. After an interesting... More
  • People photoshoot

    by Matthiase | 21st of August, 2014

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.       See Article
  • Tower Bridge London

    by Culturalstockphoto | 21st of August, 2014

    Good morning, I'd like to share my impression of Tower Bridge, London, with you. At first, I was impressed by it's giant size. The breadth of the road surface, the big rivets and steel beams, the overall length...you got to see it to understand! Of course,... More
  • 300 UPLOADS!!! Double then last post!!

    by Newnow | 20th of August, 2014

    Hello everyone, my last blog was at 150 uploads, now I've double it...Yeah!!! But, I do need some advises because my images have good number of views but very low sale! Can anybody give me some advise what to change or what to do? I know my images are not always people... More
  • Passion uber alles

    by Dianabahrin | 19th of August, 2014

    Yes, passion above all. But not the type of passion that drags you down, the one that gives you wings and hope and all those great things in life. I'm talking about that passion for what you do. In my case, it is my newly-discovered passion for drawing and a little older... More
  • My first startrail photo

    by Fallostupido | 18th of August, 2014

    Hello, i'm very happy because i've done my first stars trail with my camera canon 550d and tamron 10-50mm. Really these photo is also my firs assignement and i hope to win with your help ;) to realize these image i have done more than 140 pics of the sky and i've used... More
  • A little piece of Italy in Germany

    by Culturalstockphoto | 18th of August, 2014

    Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle) cathedral, a famous German cathedral. King Charlemagne is buried here. This room is called Pfalzkapelle in German. It is a rich decorated chapel, with a lot valuable marble imported from Italy. If you visit this amazing cathedral, do not... More
  • Today is a good day

    by Joe1971 | 18th of August, 2014

    Today is a good day. I am in Dreamstime six years, but I only has one assignment photo (maybe my photo is not good), but I has approved three assignment photoes today. I am so happy and want to share my happy to everyone in Dreamstime. and I want to say thank for Dreamstime... More
  • MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED PHOTOS ONLINE

    by Hyperbiker | 16th of August, 2014

    I have just realised that I have more than 600 hundred photos approved and online. When I first starting uploading on June, 2011, I had only a very faint idea about stock photography and selling them online.Thanks to Dreamstime, a new world is open in front of me. Below... More
  • New models: Father with daughter and son

    by Thorken | 16th of August, 2014

    I have got new three models and I think the photos with them will be successful. It´s young father and his son and daughter. Especially the little girl is very cute. More
  • That First Sale...

    by Ginntinn | 15th of August, 2014

    When I was 17, in my first semester of college, I got my first check for something I had written, a whole $17 (coincidentally). It was an amazing feeling, something I've never forgotten, even though I've worked as a writer for some 20 years since. Selling my first photo... More
  • First studio photo download

    by Jaap2861 | 14th of August, 2014

    I like the country life. I like gardening. And I like the photo studio too. So once in a while I climb the stairs to go to my studio. I bought a piece of black shiny plexiglass. I bought some secondhand stuff, like lamp holders and a projection screen. And I bought new LED... More
  • Photo Camera for lefties, usable or gadget?

    by Cleymans | 14th of August, 2014

    Hey Photo-Maniacs, Recently I was Taking a picture (of a fighter jet in flight) and suddenly I did not notice the plane any-more... because my right eye is covered by the camera, annoying and pictures ... lost ...Reaction Time lost... I have more stories like this,... More
  • First assignment approvals!

    by Holybork | 13th of August, 2014

    I'm so happy. I have not only one, but two approved photos in the new assignment.   While I really have no expectations to win, the exposure is nice, and the confirmation that at least 2 out of my 133 approved images so far hold a quality good enough to sometimes... More
  • Using collages - is it useful??

    by Amilevin | 13th of August, 2014

    Hi all, Now, as part of improving my photoshop skills I tried something new. I collected more than 10 photos I took on the same night and merged them into one as a collage. I took these photos in New York (actually New Jersey as I was on the other side of the Hudson :... More

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