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  • Staycation

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of June, 2008

    The hot buzzword in travel is ‘staycation’ meaning a vacation that takes place by staying in the neighborhood or city where one lives. The word and the concept seem to pepper every other article that I read and are also popping up in ads for travel destinations close... More
  • Focus on Wolves

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of November, 2007

    I spent last Sunday afternoon listening to Jim and Jamie Dutcher speak about the six years they spent living with a pack of wolves in the Idaho wilderness. Those years have been documented in their still photography, films and books. Using photographic and scientific talent,... More
  • Christmas tree decorations

    by Oliena | 12th of December, 2014

    Did you know, that decorated Christmas tree – is probably the most magical holiday tradition ever. If you feel lack of something in your life – you MUST put the symbol of it on your tree (the symbol should be maximum realistic or even it may be the real thing, for example,... More
  • Video as a wonderful holiday gift

    by Oliena | 1st of December, 2014

    If you are looking for a great idea of unusual, unexpectable and unforgettable Christmas gift – you’ve probably found it.   The “gift video” is not a scientific term, it is just a comfortable definition of the short clip, made for some one on some special occasion.... More
  • Why should I bother with contests?

    by Inyrdreams | 12th of June, 2014

    Another contest? should I enter? should I even bother? Contests are very interesting... they are created for a lot of different reasons, the biggest most likely being that they give manufacturers a wonderful data base of names and addresses and data about you, which... More
  • First Goal for 2014

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 23rd of May, 2014

    Last year, my first year with DT, I successfully uploaded 50 photos. That was a tremendous feat for me being so new to everything. This year it has been my goal to attain my 100th upload. This year I reached this goal in less than five months. It is only my first goal... More
  • Say "Hello!"

    by Yorgy67 | 25th of February, 2014

    The last winter days are going to remain behind us... The smell of Spring is already in the air... Hey, guys, do you feel it? :) Let the Spring bring new fresh ideas and much inspiration! More
  • Awakening

    by Msalena | 11th of February, 2014

    There are places in the world, where Mr Spring is already knocking on the door and everything around starts awakening from winter sleep, symbolizing new beginnings, new life, new targets. Wishing you creative Spring, fresh ideas and happy sales! :) More
  • Without Ideas for photos?

    by Maxsp | 7th of January, 2014

    LONG STORY SHORT! Okay, you have a camera, you want to make photos but you don't know what to photograph. Let's solve it now! First of all, it's not your fault and it's not because you are not creative, but because you still don't learn about it, until now! It is... More
  • Aiming for Romance eBook Covers

    by Aromancewriter | 23rd of November, 2013

    Ten years ago, the ebook market was just seeing the dawn of a new era. It's when I started to write novels and I geared toward the digital industry. So did the photostock market for book covers. In the romance industry everything is about the couple on the cover. There'... More
  • How Do Beginners - Like me - Get Models?

    by Edosaodaro | 9th of October, 2013

    Hi Guys! I decided to write this as I imagine I am not the only one to ever have had this dilemma. A lot of people have great shooting ideas but just don't know how to approach the tricky subject - of models and, of course, associated releases - required to implement such... More
  • Test blog - a better idea?

    by Blend | 6th of September, 2013

    Wouldn't it be nice to be able to use this image blog feature on other sites with a link back to Dreamstime and credits adding to your referral account? See Article
  • A Design Idea

    by Mrshlymack | 4th of July, 2013

    http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-illustration-cute-lobster-cartoon-blank-sign-image30167423 I was looking for a restaurant menu sign board with white space. I noticed there not any that says Fresh Fish, Catch of Day, Today's Catch. There are no signs with a fish... More
  • Starting off and eager to learn

    by Teeimagination | 11th of May, 2013

    I always loved taking photos and over the years I think I have created a great portfolio. The problem was that before this year all my photos were taken with a basic point and shot camera. I worked very hard and saved all my money to buy myself a DSLR and some important lenses.... More
  • Ideal image size

    by Vilaimages | 27th of April, 2013

    Hello everybody, I'm sure this must have been discussed before in this Forum, but I could not find the answer I am looking for. I began processing my photos in a different way and as a final result, I end up with a bigger file (more resolution). After Dreamstime's resizing... More
  • Concept Photography

    by Eric1513 | 15th of February, 2013

    The very best photos, including stock photos, are simple and convey a clear concept. The easier the idea of the image is to understand the more powerful it becomes. The last month or so I have tried to submit to Dreamstime photos with a clear concept. Here are a few recent... More
  • Explore, explore, explore!

    by Korat_cn | 29th of January, 2013

    Again trying to find new ideas to draw, new emotions to illustrate, new images to submit... When you have more than one thousand images online you have to spend a lot of time to find something new to show. So, you know, for Christmas my choice was... Something old!... More
  • Photography ideas evaluation for better selling.

    by Banol2007 | 21st of December, 2012

    Unfortunately now day’s camera still has no option “Best selling shoot”. That is why many of us (especially beginners) are thinking what is likely to sell. Suppose, we did the big research or suddenly some flash crossed our mind and IDEA is come. But how good is she?... More
  • Christmas is coming

    by Chanevy | 25th of October, 2012

    Are you working on your holiday images yet? I am just thinking about the new ones I will make, but have a couple from last year. What are your plans? See Article
  • Ideas with fruits and how not to take photographs

    by Shmeljov | 14th of September, 2012

    One day Jelena ran into the studio with an idea to make a photo with a couple of oranges like this one. So i made this shot. And another couple of hundreds. Sometimes this happens to me. And I don't really know how to deal with it. I work through... More

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