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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
  • 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
  • Defining Or Redefining Model Image

    by Emeraldraindropsphotography | 19th of August, 2015

        I wish to congratulate Seattle model Serjski on her first image sale through other channels! As some of you may know, individual image sales are not lucrative earnings for the most part, but every sale counts. Beyond the sales, here is what I really enjoy.... More
  • Columbia River Gorge

    by Rajansingh | 13th of August, 2015

    The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area running from the mouth of Sandy River to the mouth of Deschutes River and spanning southern Washington and northern Oregon, United States.       See Article
  • 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

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