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  • A Simple Life

    by Ellenboughn | 24th of April, 2007

    A growing awareness of environmental issues has created a parallel change in personal values for many people. Instead of the conspicuous consumption of years past and the over indulgent styles of the 90's, more and more seek a quieter lifestyle.... More
  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These birds... More
  • Capturing the beauty of Venice

    by Andreamangoni | 26th of June, 2015

    There are some cities in the world that seems to be a little piece of magic; Venice is undoubtely among these.   Venice could be an eternal source of inspiration even for its monuments and its stunning architecture, to watch - and be photographed! - especially at... More
  • Where is your focus?

    by Matthewcuda | 26th of June, 2015

    Focus can be thought of in two general ways in photography. There is the idea of focusing our creativity and our energy into making a great photograph and there is the physical act of focusing the camera. Both of these concepts are intimately linked and this article is going... More
  • Celebrating 1° place

    by Bennymarty | 15th of June, 2015

    Thanks to all for voting me on this last "Country life" Assignment, granting me the first place :) I take part to every assignment, since one year, but never won anything... So the first place is a very lucky strike for me :) I'm glad you have... More
  • Backgrounds for Nature Photography

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of June, 2015

    We have all had the experience of taking the family to a commercial portrait studio to have some family photos made. We all get dressed up in our Sunday best, comb our hair and probably look and act as if we are going to a funeral rather than a festive photography adventure.... More
  • My first assignment

    by Peterzsuzsa | 10th of June, 2015

    Hi everyone! I'm new in the photography with an entry level camera:) I started uploading photos to dreamstime in november last year, and this is my first assignment, and I'm very excited cause my photos were accepted:) Yeah! Here are my photos:        More
  • IT'S TIME TO VOTE AGAIN

    by Wxh6763 | 9th of June, 2015

    It's time to vote for the assignment again. I think my photos are the best and useful. I hope you can give me your best wishes and voting! I have writed a blog that about country life. I think that we live in cities for our life, work, study and love, marriage, childbearing,... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 4)

    by Matthewcuda | 7th of June, 2015

    This week I am wrapping up the "Bird Photography on a Budget" series with a conversation about flashes. I often see postings online that say "I prefer to not use flash on wildlife" and another might say "Flash scares the birds so I don't use flash." I am going to specifically... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 3)

    by Matthewcuda | 1st of June, 2015

    Welcome to part three of bird photography on a budget. In part one and part two I discussed what lens and camera body to purchase to get you started on this awesome journey to better bird photographs. In this blog entry I am going to show you how to keep your camera steady... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 2)

    by Matthewcuda | 22nd of May, 2015

    In part one of this series I talked about bird photography and photography in general as a blending of knowledge, pre-image visualization and gear which when used properly will result in better photographs of the subject. I also talked about my recommendations for a great... More
  • Starting Out

    by Can88tread | 16th of May, 2015

    I have been getting more into taking photos over the past five years. In a lot of ways it is a very spontaneous act, but at the same time not at all. Great photos can come out of planning all these details to make it just right and often there will be some great photos. My... More
  • Rural life

    by Gherzak | 12th of May, 2015

    Rural villages, rustic homes, mountain villages, ancient lowland farms have a special charm. It's like they retain the time spent. They are like a living picture of the lives of the generations of yore.   In the buildings, walls, doors, and in every single detail there... More
  • Country life is the best life-style for health

    by Wxh6763 | 11th of May, 2015

    When I saw the assignment this month I have more thoughts for my photography life. We live in cities for our life, work, study and love, marriage, childbearing, there is always all kinds of pressure and annoyance. Why don't we go to countryside and enjoy the fresh air and... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part I)

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of May, 2015

      I have been asked two different times recently as to how to get started in wildlife photography and how my photographs are so sharp? I of course gave the obligatory answers about shutter speed, aperture, a good tripod and practice, but this has unfolded into larger... More
  • The colors of flower

    by Wxh6763 | 18th of April, 2015

      Some people only like spring because many  colorful  flowers will be blooming in springtime. Also the suitable temperature just like in autumn. Another people don’t like the summer or winter because it’s too hot or cool in this season. But they are the same lovely... More
  • Easter Week

    by Rhbabiak13 | 30th of March, 2015

    Wanted to wish you all a very happy Easter week and share a few of my photographs that help celebrate this special week. He Is Risen!   Easter baking   Easter Sugar Cookie Bouquet Stained Glass Windows Easter Lily Stained Glass Window   The Lord Is My... More
  • Follow your dreams!

    by Live4photo | 20th of February, 2015

      To get where we want we have to travel a 'road'. Sometimes can be short and sometimes can be long and difficult . Mine is slightly longer but I'm optimistic and I know that one day I'll get to where I want to be .   So follow your dreams and never give up on them.... More
  • Back again

    by Piedenero | 27th of January, 2015

    Ciao I am back drawing again, after nearly two years of pausing where I was opening my new life in Sardinia. I moved in Sant'Antioco where me and my love opened a Bed and breakfast. This time somehow helped me regain the love for draw. I now draw in pencil much more than... More
  • Celebrating a Milestone of 325 Approved Image and 25 Sales

    by Shariqkhan | 10th of December, 2014

                In less than a year time my portfolio reached to 325 images with 23 sales so far. I am very happy as an Exclusive Contributor of Dreamstime and expecting first 50 sales soon.             My listed image comes from all... More

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