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  • Best Seller Tips-Illustration

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of February, 2008

    I have just reviewed some of the most popular images as selected by our users during 2007. I’ll first discuss what I learned about illustrations and then next week the lessons from the most popular themes/images captured in photographs. Some of my findings surprised me... More
  • The RGB of it all

    by Ellenboughn | 10th of August, 2007

    Or is it the CYMK? (One matters online; the other in print). Do you dream in color? Did people dream in black and white before the invention of black and white film? If so, how did they know what the world looked like in black and white? When are color photos best and when... More
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer. Specifically,... More
  • My first sale

    by Shaereemukherjee | 26th of August, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is the first article I'm writing and its about my first sale. I still consider myself as a newbie. I have uploaded 22 illustrations till now and I had my first sale a few days ago. It was Mr. Piggy ... So, Mr. Piggy is the first one to add some $$$ in... More
  • From scratch

    by Fjarabica | 26th of August, 2015

    My brother died very young and had 28 years brought me to love photography. Oddly he was younger. Leaving a few pictures with whom I later started playing and editing. Later I met with most image and soon I began to illustrate. My first illustrations were background.   ... More
  • Layered versions of illustrations .AI or .PSD files.

    by Davidhowse | 9th of August, 2015

    I'm a couple days away from 2000 downloads so first, I want to say Thank You to all the great photographers and artists on Dreamstime. As a Marketer this resourse saves me a lot of time and money. My lastest download went online last night on my client Q Haute cuisine'... More
  • Mount Hood & Trillium Lake

    by Rajansingh | 8th of August, 2015

    This article is about the highest mountain in Oregon and beautiful Trillium Lake. Mount Hood rests in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located about 50 miles east- southeast of Portland. Trillium Lake is situated 7.5 miles(12.1km) south-southwest of... More
  • My very first illustration

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 6th of August, 2015

    Today I am very excited because one of my very first illustrations has been accepted, and is now up for sale on dreamstime. I found that some illustrations are a difficult thing to get accepted on dreamstime due to the high velocity of certain subjects that are present in... More
  • Revisiting Your Old Work

    by Gracelife | 1st of July, 2015

      Looking at Your Old Images with Fresh Perspective As photographers, we are on a never-ending quest to create something new and unusual. After so many years of taking photos, you more than likely have terabytes of archived raw files or boxes upon boxes of negatives... More
  • Tips for farm photography

    by Adammeadows12 | 30th of June, 2015

    Farms are seen as a dirty place, but through the lens of a camera so much beauty can be captured. As a farmer by day and a photographer by night one thing I can ensure you is that you should be prepared at all times. Prepare yourself and your equipment for dirt and dust,... More
  • Finally in my portfolio 400 backgrounds and illustrations

    by Whitetqueen | 20th of June, 2015

    I am happy in my portfolio managed to cross the 400 approved illustration. Most of my ideas are the background for the sites, and more recently a number of papers appearing in the portfolio are made vektorki logo or vectors of plants. I am very happy, because the patient... More
  • 140 sales! many or less?

    by Augustinasg | 16th of June, 2015

    So I reach 140 sales, it is achievment for me cuz its quite big number for me. But when I realize that I have uploaded more that 3 k illustrations I think that I am quite a loser. Other guys with uploads like that have the same number of sales and I reach only 140 is that... More
  • Never stop DREAMING

    by Mariayunira | 12th of June, 2015

    Do you know why I love drawing? It's simply because by drawing I can do a lot of DREAMING... Just by moving my mind and my fingers (and absolutely my best friend, the Wacoom Bamboo pen.. ^_^ ) I can dream about being everybody.     I can dream to be any kind... More
  • I Scheherazade!

    by Fengai | 11th of June, 2015

    I expected more sales and my level today - 1001 for sale! This tale! And this is my Eastern Jin magician!   I draw new illustrations, caricatures. I love contour drawing, I hope this kind of art - will be a success in sales      And my new style... More
  • Retirement was my connection to photography. What was your connection?

    by Debratos | 14th of May, 2015

    I retired from my "job" and now I'm a photographer! Yay   PLEASE READ ON Over the past few months I've been struggling with the question, "what is retirement"? Is it quitting your job? Is it collecting a pension? Is it the beginning of a new, fun career? Is it... More
  • Rural life

    by Gherzak | 12th of May, 2015

    Rural villages, rustic homes, mountain villages, ancient lowland farms have a special charm. It's like they retain the time spent. They are like a living picture of the lives of the generations of yore.   In the buildings, walls, doors, and in every single detail there... More
  • 1st 100...Milestone!

    by Dolimac | 26th of April, 2015

    SO, I just realized the I passed the 100th vector illustration upload mark... months ago :) It's taken way too long to get here! ironically, this was image 100: breakin' on through again!   See Article
  • My favourite etching illustration has just been accepted

    by Daisymay11 | 8th of April, 2015

    My favourite etching that i did of one of our sheep has just been accepted  See Article
  • First illustrations accepted

    by Daisymay11 | 2nd of April, 2015

          two months since I started... 30 images accepted....I am being much more selective now....really glad my linocuts are now in ...but my drawings apparently need a property release...more to learn ..will keep going... but it takes so long to find out if i have done... More
  • Hello Easter

    by Sunnyfrog | 19th of March, 2015

    This is my first post in the blog. I've never really had before the blog. I'm not much writing. I have always thought that the work speak for itself without having to explain it. I started as a photographer, but it turned out that I am a much better illustrator. Still learning... More

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