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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
  • Thanksgiving

    by Inyrdreams | 26th of November, 2015

    It is a holiday here in the USA, a day of reflection and family for many, where we give thanks for what we have. I will NOT be out in the stores buying 'things' or camping out in the rain and snow. I will be with grandkids and grown children and parents, thankful... More
  • My fifth sales after joining DT for eight months

    by Teashaw | 26th of November, 2015

    After joining DT for eight months and uploaded 70 pictures I have sold five of my photographs today! Thanks Dreamstime, this is a really good platform for photographer. BTW, I want to be a Exclusive at DT but it told me to have one payment request in my account history,... More
  • Feeting fish’es?

    by Wortam | 24th of November, 2015

      I can recommend Alesund aquarium - one of the largest saltwater-aquariums in northern Europe. I was impressed by the diving show, but to dive with … :) See Article
  • 101 uploads and 1st sale!

    by Fatema7864 | 24th of November, 2015

    Yippee!!! This has been a great month. Crossed 100 uploads and bagged my 1st sale. I am really thankful to Dreamstime for giving me this platform and also to the buyer of my pic. My first sale has given me a new boost and motivated me to hone my skills further. Hoping... More
  • What’s up with a Musky with a Duck in its Mouth?

    by Dream111184 | 13th of November, 2015

      One beautiful summer day, I was walking around the band shell on Lake Harriett which is just south of Minneapolis. I was taking pictures of some flowers on the south side of the band shell when there was a splash in the water behind me and some guy said, “He got it!... More
  • The most expensive prime property in the world - China Hong Kong

    by Tungtung1107 | 5th of November, 2015

    Hong Kong stands apart is the most expensive city location in the world for prime property, some 61% more expensive than its nearest rival London, new research has found. The typical prices of a prime resale apartment in Hong Kong is $4.5 million which is 45% more expensive... More
  • Remembering Yitzhak Rabin

    by Lagron49 | 28th of October, 2015

    Twenty years ago, on November 4, 1995, Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated in Tel Aviv. The Israeli warrior and prime minister died after being shot at the conclusion of a peace rally during a heated election campaign. Rabin was not at ease with the media and uncomfortable... More
  • Milestone reached ... over 1,000 images uploaded

    by Oliver7perez | 7th of October, 2015

    Finally got over 1,000 images uploaded! Staying motivated, having fun, trying new things and working on increasing my production.         See Article
  • The Yi peng Lanna International festival

    by Pushmeagain | 4th of October, 2015

    The Yi peng Lanna International arranges at Tudongkhasathan Lanna where is the backside of Maejo University about 13 kilometers outside Chiangmai town , Thailand. Tourist can takes a red mini-bus to there.              Inside the festival area tourist... 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

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