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  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season... More
  • Ellen Boughn offering inexpensive mini-consults

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of April, 2010

    More than anything in my long career in stock photography, I have most enjoyed interactions with photographers and their work. Now that I've finished my book about microstock photography, I've decided to offer microstock photographers a relatively inexpensive consulting... More
  • Lishui China Photography Festival

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of August, 2009

    I have been invited to be a guest curator at this international festival. I would like to have comments from anyone who has attended in the past or who can tell me more about the city of Lishui. See Article
  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... More
  • Personal Best

    by Ellenboughn | 7th of October, 2008

    Individual, recreational sports offer distraction from day to day stress and provide unlimited shooting opportunities. Engaging images of healthy activities and individuals competing with themselves to improve their skills and prowess are effective for a wide range of users... 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
  • Mystery in the tall trees

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of August, 2007

    Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection to trees that goes beyond simple awe.... More
  • A Kick in the Creative Pants

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of March, 2007

    The most important advice I have to offer after my decades in the stock photo business about what images to make is listen to yourself. You know more than anyone about why you want to create imagery. Build on those thoughts first. Then see how to make the images... More
  • One Year With DT Celebration and New Model

    by Cheese365 | 22nd of July, 2014

    This week sees my 1 year Anniversary with Dreamstime. I also have a new model to photograph. I have to be quick to catch up with him as he's growing so fast! So here starts a new chapter in my family's life as we share it with our puppy. Lots of photographing... More
  • Commercial vs artistic integrity

    by Glennmart | 15th of July, 2014

      This is a repost (slightly edited) of something I said in one of the forums. I think it holds true to not just photography, but anything we are passionate about and would like to make a living from. It talks about the tension of doing only what you love, but the... More
  • Second iPhone picture accepted at DT!

    by Physi28 | 11th of July, 2014

    I just managed my second Iphone photo to be accepted at DT, it is made using the panorama panning mode of the Iphone 4S which is very easy to use and gives great results. Greetings to everybody here! http://animalsdaily.blogspot.com   See Article
  • Ambubachi Festival 2014

    by Buddha13 | 6th of July, 2014

      Ambubachi Mela (Festival), the most important festival celebrated at Maa Kamakhya Temple atop the Nilachal Hills in Guwahati, the capital city of India's northeastern state of Assam. This yearly mela is celebrated during the monsoon season that happens to fall during... More
  • Meet the Godzilla of copyright infringement: Extended Collective Licensing

    by Achilles | 11th of June, 2014

    Sure by now you have heard about the potential risk of losing control over your images once you upload them on the Internet (on your blog, Facebook/Twitter/G+ page or even by selling them). Here's an older article here that explains how minor changes in layout can generate... More
  • 2100 pictures online!

    by Sasanka7 | 8th of June, 2014

    Hello, welcome in Sasanka7´s profile. I have new goal. First greater milestone! Let´s go to celebrate with me! 2 100 exclusive pictures online! Thank You Dreamstime! This is the picture ♥ And now I am waiting for 2100 sales :-D More
  • BEATS 4 LOVE

    by Sasanka7 | 7th of June, 2014

    Greatest dance party in Czech Republic - BEATS FOR LOVE!!! http://www.b4l.cz/en/ B 4 ♥                                 There are created the largest dance festival in the Czech Republic. 3 days of never ending... More
  • Annual Fly Fishing Trip & Stock Photography

    by Joshuaraineyphotography | 19th of May, 2014

    I'm almost literally jumping out of my skin right now I'm so excited about a trip I'm doing this weekend and what it means for stock photography for me! Last year, my good friend and I decided to make a trip to the Deschutes River and float a long section of water, sleeping... More
  • Advice for Motivation

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 30th of April, 2014

    I admit I have been in a bit of a photography slump lately waiting on the beauties of spring to appear after a treacherously cold hard long winter. I happened to be reading a website about stock photography and read the best advice for me at the time: SHOOT AS MANY... More
  • The Dialog of an Insightful Photography Teacher

    by Littlemacproductions | 26th of April, 2014

    Though there may be many things to say about the way this teacher delivers his message.. the fact remains.. he delivers a powerful message of artistic creation. BLOG called: The S_it my Photog prof says More
  • Fog Floating Over Little East River

    by Showins | 18th of April, 2014

    The Little East River is located in the northern entrance of Dongjiang Lake Scenic Area. It is a narrow lake with a 10 kilometers length and 500 meters width, blocked by two hydroelectric stations of upper and down stream. The mountains of river’s banks have great numbers... More

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