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  • 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
  • New blogs by Ellen Boughn

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of January, 2010

    Thanks to all the wonderful experience I gained writing blogs for Dreamstime for two years nicely organized by Maigi here, I have decided to go forward with a new blog on my own site found here I hope you find them helpful as you continue to succeed at Dreamstime and look... 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
  • Macro Photography: A bright new world

    by Clewisleake | 21st of August, 2014

    I've been doing photography steady on Dreamstime for about a year now Not knowing what to expect I snapped the lens on my camera and headed out into the woods seeking bugs, frogs, flowers and anything else that eluded my daily walk around a 28-105 lens. After an interesting... More
  • photography with the canon "pancake" 40 mm

    by Physi28 | 3rd of August, 2014

    Due to health limitations during the past months I passed from traveling far abroad with my 300 mmm f2.8 canon lens and the canon 5D III, heavy (!) to stay near to my home and use exclusively a 40 mm "pancake" lens from Canon. This inexpensive little lens hardly protrudes... More
  • Need some help with lens contacts

    by Szebas | 18th of June, 2014

    Hello, now I'm struggling with a new problem, I've bought some cheap macro tubes with contacts (plastic ones) which worked great, but seems my cheap tele-macro lens has some issues with them recently. I've tried to clean the contacts with an eraser then with ethyl alcohol... More
  • Valentine's Day and you have no present or idea

    by Kevm20 | 14th of February, 2014

    Today it is Valentine's Day :) You have no present, or you dont know, or you have forgotten this Day ? No Problem in my Profile you find some Photos An idea. Why not just a photo like this: or many photos in my profile. See Article
  • Happy Valentine's Day

    by Jormonago | 13th of February, 2014

    Happy Valentine's Day to all my fellow photographers/designers. Hope it is filled with joy. See Article
  • Valentine's Day

    by Celiaak | 7th of February, 2014

    William Shakespeare, Ophelia in Hamlet (1600–1601), Act IV, Scene 5: "To-morrow is Saint Valentine's day, All in the morning betime, And I a maid at your window, To be your Valentine. Then up he rose, and donn'd his clothes, And dupp'd the chamber-... More
  • Book that realize my dream.

    by Henrymm | 28th of January, 2014

    Hi friends, First of all l would like to say that I am not (NOT) a pro but just a hobbyist and still learning. But let me share some tips that I think may be useful for someone like me. I happened to read this book, "Taking Stock: Make money in microstock... More
  • Steve Allen's favorite images - New Collection

    by Mrallen | 24th of January, 2014

    Have a look at the new collection - Steve's Favorite Images. This great collection of almost 400 colorful stock images includes some of Steve's own work, but mostly the great photography of more than 75 other Dreamstime photographers. (I will add the work... More
  • Upgrading equipment, is it necessary?

    by Hkrunning | 22nd of January, 2014

    As a photography beginner, this question is always in my mind recently. Although a good photo depends mainly on your photographic skills, ideas and composition of a photo, etc., I find that a better lens and camera really help in many occasions. While some top models... More
  • Tamron

    by Thammarsten | 21st of January, 2014

    I'm super happy with my new lens Tamron SP AF 70-200/2, 8 Di IF Macro for Nikon AF, takes great pictures in all conditions and is an affordable lens. Should you invest in a new lens so I recommend this lens, its without stabilizer, but if you can photograph technology... More
  • Valentines day is approaching :)

    by Photosubstance | 15th of January, 2014

    Here are few graphics I made for the valentines day, hope you like them :) and feel free to ask for more variations if you need. See Article
  • New macro lens!

    by Matthiase | 7th of January, 2014

    I bought my first macro lens a few day ago and i really enjoy it=). Here are some images i've taken with it See Article
  • My new website- "Pics Thru Lens" in a new avatar ....

    by Subhra2jyoti | 24th of December, 2013

    Dear Friends, Wishing you and your families a MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR ! On this festive occasion, with celebration and happiness in air, I invite you all to visit my photography website relaunched (though in a small way) with a different look... More
  • 50mm - a magic lens!

    by Mangalika | 19th of October, 2013

    They say Kit lens is the beginner's lens. True it is. But I started my DSLR photography with a 50mm prime and since then I am madly in love with my magic lens! In fact I still do not own any kit lens! :D You can do thousands of experiments with this much lighter weapon!... More
  • How to improve the quality of a photo

    by Fallostupido | 16th of October, 2013

    sometimes DT refused my photos saying that the quality was low, because of camera quality lenses.In fact, the photos were taken with a compact camera. these photo was taken during a concert of an italian singer. first time dt refused it. I have not lost hope and I... More
  • Stock from the end of the world

    by Ilmoro100 | 1st of October, 2013

    If I reflect on my, still young, experience in the world of microstock, the first word that comes to mind is "confrontation." I think it's the most important part of the challenge that everyone who comes into this world is facing. Photographers all over the world converge... More
  • Advice on macro lenses!

    by Sindorei | 15th of September, 2013

    Hello dreamstimers!! I am looking to buy myself a good macro lens for my Canon 700D body! I have read some info about the Tamron AF 60/2 Di-II LD lens which has a very good price and seems like a good lens, but I somehow, wouldn't like to go with my first pic, at least... More

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