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  • Give It Away

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of January, 2009

    The idea of free images makes the budget minded sing and some artists cringe. How can it be a good idea to give away what you are trying to sell? On the one hand is the sanctity of the copyright. On the other is the spirit of the Internet and an age-old marketing ploy: the... More
  • Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • India Now

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of April, 2008

    Often photos of India show the poorer side of life. It is true that photojournalism has done much to alleviate the state of the poor by exposing their plight to the world. Too often though we fail to photograph evidences of positive economic growth and modernization of ancient... More
  • I Want to Thank the Academy....

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of August, 2007

    As fall approaches, the music and film communities begin preparation for the award season. Hollywood puts on the glam as the award shows build to the granddaddy of them all: the Academy awards. Unless you are credentialed or very clever paparazzi, you are not likely to be... More
  • 200 Images Online in Less than Two Months

    by Rhbabiak13 | 16th of October, 2014

    I just started Dreamstime on August 26th and today, I hit 200 images online. I am so thankful to Dreamstime for helping me to be able to share my passion with others. Today's pictures that brought me to the 200 mark, were all editorial photos that I took in Downtown Madison,... More
  • Idaho's State Capitol Building

    by Martynelson | 13th of October, 2014

    While traveling in other states, I love to visit and photograph capitol buildings because they are usually architectural masterpieces and historical landmarks of interest. But it's difficult to surpass the beauty of my own state capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Any time... More
  • Oldest Jewish Synagogue in Western USA

    by Martynelson | 12th of October, 2014

    I love to photograph unique architecture, especially of historic buildings. Most communities possess some of these treasures. Here's one from my own area, the Jewish Synagogue in Boise, Idaho.   Ahavath Beth Israel has been a landmark in Boise, Idaho since 1896 and... More
  • Shooting Food Markets

    by Amitai | 25th of September, 2014

    One of the most exciting photography sites are food markets. The usually the products are under open shade which lowers the contrast and boost the colors of the fruits and vegetables.    Although in different countries, the merchants react differently to photographers.... More
  • Early summer morning

    by Philipmorch | 10th of September, 2014

    This summer was unusually warm in Denmark. I was lucky to have vacation in this period, and spent a few weeks in Blokhus in the northern part of Denmark. Blokhus is a very small town with only 440 inhabitants but due to its proximity to the sea and a very attractive beach,... More
  • Eastbourne pier -Another fire disaster

    by Newsfocus1 | 9th of August, 2014

    Back in October 2010 I posted here about the tragic fire that destroyed much of the historic Victorian pier here in Hastings. History has recently repeated itself with fire destroying a portion of the pier at Eastbourne -some 17 miles along the East Sussex coastline.... More
  • Beginnings In Microstock I

    by Guernica | 20th of July, 2014

    As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images, I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted. I would really prefer to not waste my time on images that really have no chance of being accepted due to the... More
  • Landmark Images - Saint-Petersburg Russia

    by Creativesiva | 15th of July, 2014

    Hi Photographers, I am looking for Saint-Petersburg, Russia landmark photos in multiple angles. Please share if you have any.             See Article
  • Why should I bother with contests?

    by Inyrdreams | 12th of June, 2014

    Another contest? should I enter? should I even bother? Contests are very interesting... they are created for a lot of different reasons, the biggest most likely being that they give manufacturers a wonderful data base of names and addresses and data about you, which... More
  • The Beauty and Bustle of Taiwan Night Markets

    by Imagesbykenny | 12th of June, 2014

    Last year there was article on CNN Go about the best things about Taiwan. The night markets here were on top of the list. The night markets are like outdoor bazaars with cheap clothing shops as well as lots of snack food vendors selling traditional foods such as stinky... More
  • Tunisia travel destination

    by Dozet | 9th of June, 2014

    I I created my first collection:Tunisian travel destination See Article
  • A picture of theatre is worth a dictionary

    by Litadoolan | 10th of May, 2014

    With a midnight deadline (tonight!) I am rustling together the 50 words for a Fringe brochure listing, that will best describe my show (a drama set in Famagusta, Cyprus examining divisions when two ex pat brits cannot cross to the South after being part of an anti fracking... More
  • Venice

    by Razvanjp | 26th of February, 2014

    Here is a short description of my first visit to Venice which took place few years ago in 2011: Each time I turned the page of my notebook of future photographic projects to where I had written down « Venice », I got excited. I wondered what this city was really like,... More
  • Nothing but editorials

    by Tempestz | 21st of January, 2014

    One of the easiest ways to sell pictures of people doing things is to submit them as an editorial image because you don't need a model release when used in this context. The alternative is to arrange for a model and set up planned shots. Sometimes, this creates an... More
  • Contributors shape the market!

    by Mani33 | 24th of November, 2013

    I'm writing this blog because I believe there is wave of strange behavior from some contributors that is affecting the Microstocks Market in a way or another. This concerns everyone, but specially non exclusive photographers or those who might think of being non exclusives... More
  • World Markets Collection

    by Yorgy67 | 10th of November, 2013

    Hello to everyone! Opened a new collection "World markets" Looking forward to see some nice and unusual shots from all of you! Here is the referral link: http://www.dreamstime.com/markets-around-the-world-rcollection21885-resi5738200 Awaiting for you:) More

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