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  • Photographer Stimulus Package

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2009

    If the U.S. economic stimulus legislation works according to plan, there will be demands for images that illustrate enormous expenditures on the country’s infrastructure over the next 18 months and for years to come. In addition to building roads and bridges, the bill... More
  • In with the Old

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of January, 2009

    As retirement funds belonging to a large population of aging Boomers shrink, the word “retirement” may drop out of usage. Simultaneously as this group kisses retirement goodbye, the group just below them in the population are faced with a world of constantly changing... More
  • Booked Up

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of December, 2008

    Writing recently about a decrease in vacation time among the world’s travelers for ’09, I have been keeping my eyes out for what the trend watchers think we will be doing in our downtime and what visual opportunities this will offer. I was surprised to learn that reading... 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
  • 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
  • Women (want to) RULE...

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of September, 2008

    Truth in advertising requires ads to present the benefits and qualities of their products in an honest fashion. Of course, advertising has a very loose relationship to reality especially in the manner in which women are pictured. Advertisers recognize that women are responsible... More
  • Stuff Happens

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of June, 2008

    What does leaving my wallet at the bookstore yesterday, a flashing warning light on the car dashboard as I pulled out to drive back to the bookstore and an error in posting a payment to a bill have to do with stock photography? Typical everyday annoyances and frustrations... More
  • Earth Day 2009

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of May, 2008

    Earth Day ’08 is over. It’s time to get ready for next year. By all accounts 2009 will be “Earth Year” as all aspects of life are now increasingly examined for their impact on the environment. You will want to photograph iconic eco-products as well as using them... More
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of January, 2008

    Hotels in major business centers and cities empty out on weekends as do resorts in slow seasons. As a result many promote packages geared to special groups/interests in order to fill empty rooms. One of the fastest growing hotel and tour packages is for women only. Men... More
  • Sexy!

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of April, 2007

    Youth and sex have forever been used to promote and sell products and services. And sexy pixs are especially important to the calendar sector that isn't dominated by kittens (the more feline type) and gardens. I'm not an expert on what is sexy; that is gender specific... More
  • Dreamlike cruise for dreamstime photos

    by Ciolca | 29th of September, 2014

    When I finished High School my parents made me a fabulous gift - an eight-day cruise on the Black Sea! I managed to pass the admission exam at the Faculty of Electronics in Bucharest and at the time it was the second most difficult College to be admitted after the University... More
  • All you need to know about photography

    by Sysu90 | 27th of September, 2014

    Introduction Your camera photography has nothing to do with a high quality of photos you want to do. All cameras, especially digital ones, offer the same image quality. The difference is only in terms of the ease with which you can make the necessary adjustments to get... More
  • 13 pictures approved for the new greatest assignment of all times !

    by Bennymarty | 19th of September, 2014

    I'm very happy to be a member of this wonderful Dreamstime community and to have be admitted to the greatest assignment of all times to celebrate 25 million images online !!! I just would like to share with you my happiness to have now 13 pictures approved for this... More
  • 300 IMAGES ONLINE - WHAT A FEELING!

    by Awizard | 18th of September, 2014

    Today is a special day - I have 300 images online now! It's amazing, thrilling and exciting! And today I took part in the Assignment - for the first time. So I really don't know if I did everythig right to be involved...     Dreamstime, thank you! More
  • 100 Files On Line

    by Asakalaskas | 6th of September, 2014

    [previmg]0,400,89,239_44236290[/previmg] Today I had my 100th file approved!! Compared with some that might seem like a fairly small number, but for me it's a milestone. It's fitting it was of the new addition to our family, frankly he's a photographers goldmine!! Here... More
  • Improvement

    by Jaap2861 | 30th of August, 2014

    This picture of de Watergate of Sneek in the Netherlands was my first uploaded and accepted photo on Dreamstime in January 2014. For so far it got 134 views. And no comments and no downloads. In June I wrote in my first blog I had my first download from the image with... More
  • Today is a good day

    by Joe1971 | 18th of August, 2014

    Today is a good day. I am in Dreamstime six years, but I only has one assignment photo (maybe my photo is not good), but I has approved three assignment photoes today. I am so happy and want to share my happy to everyone in Dreamstime. and I want to say thank for Dreamstime... More
  • First assignment approvals!

    by Holybork | 13th of August, 2014

    I'm so happy. I have not only one, but two approved photos in the new assignment.   While I really have no expectations to win, the exposure is nice, and the confirmation that at least 2 out of my 133 approved images so far hold a quality good enough to sometimes... More
  • Persistence Pays!

    by Kittysnaps | 11th of August, 2014

    I joined Dreamstime in 2009 and submitted many photos for approval. Only 16 were ever accepted as the quality of my photos was never up to standard. So my percentage rating is pretty low as you can imagine. Disappointment after disappointment followed ... but I persisted.... More
  • Where did the summer go?

    by Holybork | 5th of August, 2014

    So it's August already... It seems the summer gets shorter every year. When I was young, summer seemed to take up almost half the year from everything we did, growing up on an island on the Swedish west coast. This year I haven't even had time to visit said island yet, but... More

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