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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
  • Tower Bridge London

    by Culturalstockphoto | 21st of August, 2014

    Good morning, I'd like to share my impression of Tower Bridge, London, with you. At first, I was impressed by it's giant size. The breadth of the road surface, the big rivets and steel beams, the overall length...you got to see it to understand! Of course,... More
  • That First Sale...

    by Ginntinn | 15th of August, 2014

    When I was 17, in my first semester of college, I got my first check for something I had written, a whole $17 (coincidentally). It was an amazing feeling, something I've never forgotten, even though I've worked as a writer for some 20 years since. Selling my first photo... More
  • Just a kid with a dream

    by Marconti805 | 13th of August, 2014

    Good day I started a small business in construction 24 years ago. We do tile sealing, concrete staining and interior finishes on stone and tile. Added glass graffiti removal and dust and noise abatement a few years ago. Working on building equipment to be rented for small... More
  • Three hundred photos on line - the first milestone for me!

    by Theob | 12th of August, 2014

    My first three hundred images online, is for me an important step (a milestone); after an absence of several years, I came back in force at the end of April, and I added various image from different places and diversified domains! I hope that until the end of the year... More
  • Internatinal folklore festival 2014

    by Sasanka7 | 1st of August, 2014

                June 17th to 23rd                                                 International folklore festival, which is held for six days regularly at the turn of spring and summer in... More
  • So how was your July?

    by Gmargittai | 31st of July, 2014

    Month after month there is a message on DT Message Board starting toward the end of the month asking How was your ... whatever month is coming to an end. Now it is July's turn. So how was my July? Thanks for asking. I did not sell very much but I had a very good vacation... More
  • Two thousand images sold

    by Arturoosorno | 26th of July, 2014

    New milestone, two thousand images sold through Dreamstime. I like to produce images of various subjects, work on a task until satisfactory results are obtained then go on to another topic. Refresh creativity, try new techniques is the goal for now. Still a lot of work to... 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 to come, hopefully... 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

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