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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
  • Goal at 1000 !!!

    by Cousy86 | 26th of September, 2015

        I can't believe that I manage 1000 files online! But this is not it, i have much more to do. This summer it was too much photography of children friends and couples! Mainly because of my little princess daughter i have inspiration for photography. New friends of mine... More
  • In the relentless pursuit of images....

    by Clewisleake | 15th of September, 2015

    I know the motto, "quality versus quantity", but I can't help but to think that the larger my portfolio is and the more diverse it is, the more chances I have for sales. I'm constantly in pursuit of interesting and useful images to expand my portfolio. As I carry on with... More
  • Thank you so much Dreamstime for help to freedom me

    by Emdaduljs | 12th of September, 2015

    Wow! That's really great that exclusive photographer on Dreamstime. Ialso was an exclusive photographer on Dreamstime. Imagine extra $0.20 earning on every uploaded items. But I like freedom in my working, it mean I want to work more stock site. I also work many other stock... More
  • Morning glory

    by Live4photo | 12th of September, 2015

      Ipomoea purpurea, the purple, tall, or common morning glory, is a species in the genus Ipomoea, native to Mexico and Central America. Like all morning glories the plant entwines itself around structures, growing to a height of 2–3 m tall. The leaves are heart-shaped... More

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 10th of September, 2015

    Hi everyone ! This is an effort and I think Dreamstime is wonderful. I love my job. Thank you all!                             More
  • Milestones, Targets, Achievements, and some Wishful Thinking

    by Rickdeacon | 10th of September, 2015

    I was going to wait for my 1 year Stock Photo anniversary to pass before posting this, but having recently reached my annual target for uploaded images this year, and passing a milestone I certainly didn't expect to reach so soon, I decided to write it now, I don't think... More
  • The Photographer’s Creative Process

    by Gracelife | 2nd of September, 2015

      For many photographers, the hardest part of a photographic project is settling on an idea. Fine art photography isn't so much about snapping as many photos as you can in the hope that you get the perfect shot. Instead, a good project takes lots of time, thought and... More
  • Beautiful colorful lanterns on Hang Ma street in Mid Autumn Festival!

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 31st of August, 2015

    Hang Ma street is from the intersection Hang Duong street to Phung Hung Street and it is of 339 m, former rural land and Yen Phu Vinh Hanh, two ancient villages separated by the To Lich river, the river has been filled up two sections on both sides of street almost opposite... More
  • One Year Anniversary on Dreamstime

    by Rhbabiak13 | 26th of August, 2015

    It's hard to believe that today marks one year since I started on Dreamstime. I was so unsure of myself a year ago, not knowing if I even had one photo that would be accepted. However, I love photography and dreamed of my photos being useful to someone rather than just... More
  • Model Norma - Living With Cancer

    by Emeraldraindropsphotography | 21st of August, 2015

        When it comes to photography, I am most drawn to those images of people who are naturally sincere and whose emotions come from the heart. Such is the case with Norma. Norma is not a trained model, but by looking at her photos and bright and warm smile, she... More
  • Happy Mid - Autumn Festival

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 20th of August, 2015

    Vietnam is the country with many beautiful festivals. There are hundreds of festivals each year. Besides the Tet Holiday, the Mid-Autumn festival is one of the most famous festivals and it is a traditional celebration for Vietnamese children.   Mid-Autumn lanterns are... More

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