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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The news can drive your photo's

    by Birksphotography | 8th of March, 2012

    Everyday you see the headlines of the impending doom of one sort or another and what goes along with them? photo's. If your running short on idea's for your next photo shoot, think about looking through the news. Try to spot some trending story, then think of a way to... More
  • Make MORE money from old designs & illustrations

    by Jasnemo | 10th of November, 2011

    I'd like to share a great tip for illustrators who already sell or are considering selling artwork on Dreamstime. This idea has worked extremely well for me. And while this article is a little wordy, if you take the time to read it, I think you will find it very worth your... More
  • Finding Inspiration

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 5th of October, 2011

    I’ve been with dreamstime for about a year and a half now, so I’m hardly at newbie in stock photography anymore (it’s hard to think of yourself as a newbie in anything once you’ve reached a Half a Century), but I have just recently started to look at photography as... More
  • Fresh Ideas For Xmas

    by Mariaam | 12th of September, 2011

    I think about Christmas and I would like to create something special for this special holiday! There are already many greeting cards and backgrounds in my Merry Christmas! collection ... So it´s time for some fresh ideas and new concepts. Maybe I should make some ...I... More
  • Planning September...

    by Llareggub | 2nd of September, 2011

    Despite August being another best month ever for me in terms of number of sales and revenue it was a poor month for inspiration and uploads! September is a month for me that signifies the end of the hard work on our little small holding and the completion of our harvest... More
  • I Suppose it aint all that bad!!!

    by Llareggub | 18th of August, 2011

    I wrote and article a while back about having a poor start to the month of August, not poor in sales terms but poor in terms of creativity and ideas for me... Well things have not gpot a great deal better but have been looking back through my portfolio and some of my earlier... More
  • Imagination is you friend

    by Silent47 | 17th of July, 2011

    The Internet is full of information.All you have to do is to find it.I would like to give you some websites full of creativity.I think it will inspire you and take you to other ways in your projects. John Fulton Photography http://johnfultonphotography.com/#/portfolio%... More
  • 250 up but disappointing sales

    by Llareggub | 8th of June, 2011

    It was rather apt yesterday to notice the I got my 250th image up on line and it was a rather celebratury image of some strawberries and champagne :D However my motivation is taking somewhat of a knock due to the incredibly slow sales I am seeing and am not really... More
  • Think Tank

    by Wongj84 | 5th of June, 2011

    Its often hard to think of good stock ideas. Perhaps we can inspire one another? What works, what doesn't. Lighting ideas, that make or break photos. Ideas that are lacking, designers feel free to chime in as well. Micro stock has been around for awhile, and it seems... More

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