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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
  • 1001 Images!

    by Doubleclick7 | 24th of August, 2015

    1001 images It’s been 3 years, and my goal was to have 1000 images in 12 months! It’s not as easy as you’d think! But being a stock photographer/vector artist has taught me so much! It’s forced me to expand my talents, look for new things, explore new ideas... More
  • It's better to invest in camera bodies or lenses?

    by Andreamangoni | 22nd of August, 2015

    Especially among younger photographers I seem to see a buying spree of megapixels: trying the camera with the most megapixels, and it is believed that they alone can guarantee to get good photos.   Otherwise there is a search for the latest model, the camera straight... More
  • Rodeos, and editorial licenses

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 14th of August, 2015

    I've recently submitted photos I had taken whilst at a rodeo in Grace Idaho, and this is a place where it would be impossible to acquire a model release for all people in most photos. So I am very happy about using the editorial license to put my photos up for sale on Dreamstime.... More
  • 1300 images online - MILESTONE

    by Hellen8 | 14th of August, 2015

    Hi everyone ! I've just passed a significant milestone : 1300 images online and I would like to share my joy with you all.     My portfolio is not great yet, but I will work more and more. I plan to shoot new things, invent new concepts and improve quality of... More
  • The 50 mm blessing!

    by Dahlskoge | 9th of August, 2015

    So, I bought my Nikon AF 50 mm F/1.8 for about six or seven months ago and I can't begin to tell you how impressed I am of its performance. It is absolutely incredible and wherever my camera goes, it goes! Reasons? 1) Sharpness - The sharpness of a zoom lens is nothing... More
  • More Images Accepted

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of July, 2015

    Hello Just a quickie to say that I've had a few more images accepted onto Dreamstime, so well onto my target of 100 online. I know rejections are a pain, but without them we could miss out on doing our very best work. I do appreciated that the whole aspect of photography... More
  • Soap bubble bokehs

    by Vjrithwik | 21st of July, 2015

    In the recent times an old time lens from Meyer-Optik stable started gaining popularity among the new generation photographers. It was not for its sharpness or corner to corner resolving power. No nothing related to how modern days lens is assessed. But the popularity was... More
  • The small advice to the prime lens buyer.

    by Banol2007 | 14th of July, 2015

    After getting the experience with universal, comfortable zoom lens we are starting to think about lighter, chipper, smaller one with the lesser distortion, better quality of the picture and nice bockeh. The collecting information from colleagues, forums, magazines and books... More
  • Canon EF-S 10-18mm f4.5-5.6

    by Matthewcuda | 18th of June, 2015

    Most of my work is in the wildlife realm, but I also enjoy shooting landscapes from time to time as well. Since I bought a Canon 7D last fall I have needed an APS-C wide angle and so I decided to pick up the Canon EF-S 10-18mm lens. As do many of you, I went to many of... More
  • What's the best camera for start work with Microstock? (With answer)

    by Maxsp | 30th of April, 2015

      Hi Girls and Guys, here I go direct to the point, but first I want to mention that most of you had heard that you should buy an entry camera and then buying new stuffs according to need you feel necessary. FORGET IT! I had spend some years with entry cameras and I... More
  • Manual LENS: BOKEH & LENS FLARE

    by Yellowind | 21st of April, 2015

    A few years ago I wrote a little about my new toy - manual lens Jupiter-9. Here I have the new one Helios 40-2. I use it with Nikon but it can fit to other systems too. So I'd like to share my new experience with it. Helios 40-2 is mostly known for it's unique... More
  • Upload and Sell More and More Today

    by Emdaduljs | 10th of March, 2015

      Wow! In 2015, My total uploaded 377 items today and sell 34+. That's really great for me. My sell growing up more and more. Dreamstime really great stock site for me. At the present time, I upload my maximum and best items with exclusive on Dreamstime. :) Happy Nice... More
  • Milestone 1000 images online

    by Hellen8 | 4th of March, 2015

    Hello everyone ! Thousand images online was my recent goal. ... and here it is ! I am very very happy today. Today I achieved big Milestone - 1000 images online and I would like to share my joy with you all.     Yes. Today I will celebrate. I'll have... More
  • How I'm Using My Budget Lenses

    by Keremgo | 4th of March, 2015

    I'm a Nikon D90 owner and I bought my camera with a typical kit that very much available in my country. D90 body, an 18-55mm VR plus a 55-200mm VR and a nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 non AFS version). I added a battery grip and Flash to it later. When first time I joined here,... More
  • My Best Selling Images in last 12 months

    by Mrallen | 24th of February, 2015

    After reading Tangle's blog (Carmen Pietraru): 'Best Sellers of 2014' and seeing that one of my images was included as a top seller, I decided to have a look at my personal best sellers of the last 12 months. So here are the results..... &#... More
  • Happy Valentine's day!!

    by Live4photo | 13th of February, 2015

      Valentine's Day, also known as Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is a holiday observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it is not a holiday in most of them.     I chose some pictures that... More
  • Valentine's day

    by Alisen | 13th of February, 2015

    Soon Valentine's Day! Personally, I am not a fan of the celebration details: glamor pink hearts and fluffy toys angels everywhere, but nevertheless I like this holiday. I did some illustrations on the theme of love :) Happy Valentine's Day to you all! Sincerely love... More

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