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  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your... More
  • INSPIRATIONAL ARCHITECTURE

    by Cathconvey | 23rd of May, 2014

    On May 21, 2014 4th Biennale of architecture opened in Moscow. This is a large exhibition covering different aspects of architecture: artistic, commercial, historical, design and many more! It’s a great opportunity to get a lot of knowledge about architectural tendencies... More
  • Got inspired, thank you!

    by Awizard | 11th of April, 2014

    I think that everybody needs inspiration from time to time. I live in Ukraine, last haft a year has been very tough here. I was exhausted emotionally, did not see any positive tendencies, did not find any source for inspiration to take pictures. But then I read Wisconsinartâ... 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
  • Returning to Dreamstime

    by Amitai | 6th of February, 2014

    It's been years, 6 years since I last managed to upload a picture to Dreamstime. Many reasons contributed to this fact. I will talk about two: 1. I hadn't been able to get away from my daily activities to photograph. Children, career, getting my BA, all these factors... More
  • Wishes of Creativity and Inspiration

    by Yorgy67 | 1st of January, 2014

    Dear friends, colleagues, staff and all DT users! Here is a New 2014 came, keeping good memories from 2013 and bringing new hopes for this year. Sincerely wish you this year to become for all of you the Year of: - Interesting trips and colorful impressions... More
  • Inspirational quotes, November edition

    by Matthew105 | 14th of November, 2013

    "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." -Oscar Wilde "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." -Ralph Waldo Emerson "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget... More
  • Steampunk Images on Dreamstime

    by Whyzz | 3rd of October, 2013

    I made up a lightbox today about steampunk for a new blog I am starting. It's aways good to have resources available, both for my own use and for my readers to learn about Dreamstime is STEAMY! There are nine pages of wonderful images ranging from hero shots and gadgets... More
  • Happy Halloween

    by Wordplanet | 20th of September, 2013

    It's time to get out and shoot some Halloween photos if you haven't already. I'm heading to the farmer's market tomorrow to get some pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn and mums, and planning some shoots for next week on my friend Sarah's front porch. Her house was built in the... More
  • Looking for Inspiration

    by Vtr | 9th of May, 2013

    As a photographer at times we all tend to forget that all our shots revolve around a same theme or in some cases they are so diverse that its hard to find out. It is amazing to note that paintings of great artists are so unique in nature that one can guess the artist based... More
  • Winter = Inspirational problems?

    by Matthiase | 17th of March, 2013

    Is it just me or do you also get less productive during the cold grey days of the winter?. What do you shoot during the winter months?. I find it hard to find something interesting and beautiful to shoot. Here and there you may see some trees that look kinda interesting.... More
  • Into the 300s

    by T4nkyong | 13th of October, 2012

    Its been 2 years since I joined Dreamstime, and after some struggle to get my photos approved, Ive finally reached my 300th photo online. Getting them up can be tough initially, but with perseverance, one can work their way up. What Ive learned is - look into... More
  • Read!

    by Dudau | 18th of September, 2012

    So, you have the tools, you have the skills, you have the time. What else do you need in order to be successful in stock photography? The concepts! Concept photography is the best selling stock photography. But which concepts to shoot? How to find inspiration? One option... More
  • How to find your inspiration

    by Shmeljov | 8th of September, 2012

    Every artist is dreaming to find his own muse. You can spend your whole life searching for and still remain without her. I got lucky. As far as I remember the photo shoot came out quite funny. I was almost done shooting when I realized that I have shot... More
  • Inspiration from my eye doctor

    by Solidsdman | 22nd of August, 2012

    Last week I went to my eye doctor for a check-up. As I was looking at the eye chart, I thought, "This would make a great theme for a "No! Texting While Driving" poster." I got home, sat down at my computer, and made this image in Photoshop. To my surprise, it was just... More
  • How to get inspired with a broken heart

    by MorganOliver | 17th of July, 2012

    9 years with a guy. We were best friends and lovers until the end. Back a few months ago his last single friend got engaged and he figured he would want to do the same. And he just "cant", he explains. With that he left. Did he leave because he was scared? not love me enough?... More
  • Extreme inspiration

    by Kimdeadman | 24th of June, 2012

    I recently went to a photography exhibition at the Metropoliatan Museum of Photography while on holiday in Tokyo. I found it by chance while filling in time between some other activities, but it turned out to be a big source of inspiration. Sometimes I look at other photographer'... More
  • Inspiration from Blogs

    by Swelsh1 | 19th of April, 2012

    After being a member of Dreamstime for about a year and a half I haven't really put much effort into my portfolio, I keep planning to come back and make an effort but when I do take some photos I don't think they are technically good enough and I don't want to destroy my... More
  • Inspiration

    by Agcuesta | 7th of March, 2012

    "As I progressed further with my project, it became obvious that it was really unimportant where I chose to photograph. The particular place simply provided an excuse to produce work...you can only see what you are ready to see - what mirrors your mind at that particular... More
  • Turning Rejection Into Self-Promotion

    by Angelaostafichuk | 30th of January, 2012

    My name is Angela and I have a rejection problem. It's not the usual suspects that most women my age worry about, so it's slightly tricky on learning how to deal when you can't turn to a friend for advice. I of course, am talking about stock photography rejections. it'... More

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