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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 with... 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 salable.... More
  • 6 More to Go

    by Maryrosemarapia | 28th of July, 2015

    Six more to go before reaching 50 images online, so happy.. Finally really close to be qualified to apply as DT Exclusive.   See Article
  • The Festival of the Redeemer, in Venice, Italy

    by Andreamangoni | 26th of July, 2015

    Every year , on the third Sunday of July , the city of Venice wakes up in an atmosphere of celebration : the Festival of the Redeemer.   The Festival of the Redeemer was established in 1576 , with the construction of the Church of the Redeemer on the island of Giudecca... More
  • Aviation Photos

    by Alpiee | 20th of July, 2015

    Hello, I'm from Istanbul, 51 , electrical engineer & aviation photographer. Love to take photos of aircrafts during take-off, landing or taxi. Almost 350 photos online and its increasings day by day. Most of my aviation photos were taken at Istanbul Ataturk Airport (ICAO... More
  • Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, Part 1: Son River path in cave.

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 15th of July, 2015

    You cruise along the river Son romantic, amazing by mountains, the blue water, I felt it was so amazing, I can not miss a certain shoot. Please join me admire the beauty of this untouched.                                       More
  • Two Year Anniversary with Dreamstime

    by Cheese365 | 13th of July, 2015

    As my 2 years with Dreamstime approaches I have learned quite a lot, especially from members blogs. I have enjoyed seeing my photographs accepted and have been even more excited with my sales. I doubt I will get rich here but that is not important. I have recently been dabbling... More
  • Another amazing sales today for more inspiration!!!!

    by Primesh7 | 10th of July, 2015

    Shining decorative flowers Shining decorative flowers           See Article
  • 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
  • To specialise or have an eclectic mix???

    by Lightspire | 26th of June, 2015

        Beginning to get shots that (I think) are worth uploading and yes, they are being accepted! I now find myself thinking of new subjects to photograph and submit, oh the ideas are flowing...not sure the skill is up to it though :) I know it is "early days" for... More
  • Give Your Creativity a Push: The Importance of Starting

    by Gracelife | 22nd of June, 2015

      Sometimes in photography, we find that we've slowed down for some reason. These slow periods can be a natural part of our creative work. Sometimes we feel inspired, energized, in love with life and photography! Other times, we feel lukewarm about it all. Exploring the... More
  • Festival of Polish Song in Opole, Poland

    by Leswrona | 22nd of June, 2015

      The National Festival of Polish Song in Opole, Poland is one of the most important music festivals in Poland and was established in 1963 by Polish Television (TVP) and Polish Radio.   This year (2015) the 52th annual festival kicked off on Friday June 12. During the... More
  • Payments from Dreamstime

    by Asaliro | 19th of May, 2015

    I just withdrawal my earning from dreamstime with average minimum payment. This is my 13th payment from dreamstime. Thanks DT.     See Article

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