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  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the... More
  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach... 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
  • How and why to manage a collection?

    by Tempestz | 17th of April, 2015

    As you will find on the dreamstime website, managed collections are groups of pictures with a similar theme. They can be something simple as Food or Editorials or Backgrounds, textures. Or can be very specific as Recognizable Landmarks. The choice of what to... More
  • Milestone of $4.000,00

    by Maxsp | 16th of April, 2015

      Just reached the milestone of $4.000,00 Yuri, Challenge accepted! See Article
  • Protective parent

    by Racoonone | 16th of April, 2015

      Doing a study on eider ducks I came across this aggressive Oystercatcher determined to drive me away from its nest, the exact location of which I could not identify. It amazed me as this relatively small bird continued to display aggressively despite its size. The power... More
  • How do we know what type of pictures are needed?

    by Tempestz | 16th of April, 2015

    That is the million dollar question and albeit not an easy one to answer. It has been a while since I last wrote a blog article. I am not one to write about stuff that does not provide other contributors with useful information, suggestions or tips. I have spent the... More
  • My favorite :)

    by Live4photo | 13th of April, 2015

      This is my favorite picture . a few days after being accepted on the site was sold 2 times within 2 days. This feeling can not be compared with anything when you know that a picture of yours is useful to someone. I hope you enjoy you too :) See Article
  • Different types of legumes as vector icons

    by Ksenashu | 13th of April, 2015

    Food and foodstuffs theme is very popular in micro-stocks. And it is natural, because food plays a big role in human life. It’s important that nowadays we can get a lot of information about healthy food. This knowledge helps people to be healthy and prolongs their life.... More
  • A Great City - Vancouver BC

    by Jackbluee | 12th of April, 2015

    Vancouver may be not as famous as London, or Paris, or New York, yet it is a real great city. It has everything that a big city can offer, such as big museums, stylish architecture, marvelous city parks, etc. In fact, it is the nicest new city I've ever visited. What... More
  • Happy Orthodox Easter

    by Allmyphoto | 11th of April, 2015

    I wish you a happy Easter with your family and the love ones and may the holy light of the resurrection of Jesus to enlighten souls with kindness, happiness and health.   See Article
  • Trying to figure out what THEY want...

    by Ezzian | 11th of April, 2015

    Stock photography has really got me thinking about what THEY (buyers) really want. My usual fun and forgetful photography isn't proving of any interest to potential buyers. I had to ask myself a few questions. Wondering day and night what it was that I was missing.... More
  • Incredible Badami, the land of Chalukyas

    by Mangalika | 10th of April, 2015

    We have been visiting many ancient places and ruins since couple of years, some were within India, some outside and some are well known as UNESCO world Heritage site. After my previous article on Hampi, this is the second blog on such a historic place. Badami was the regal... More
  • First five hundred photos

    by Andreistancu | 10th of April, 2015

    After one year on Dreamstime I've manage to reach five hundred photos online. This milestone made me more carefully regarding choose end post processing photos. I hope that at the and of the year that number will triple :) Photo with number 500:    More
  • My favourite etching illustration has just been accepted

    by Daisymay11 | 8th of April, 2015

    My favourite etching that i did of one of our sheep has just been accepted  See Article
  • Use social networks to increase the views/sales?

    by Angelaciudad | 8th of April, 2015

    I wanted to discover by myself if the use of social networks helps to increase the views of my photos and as a consequence, the possibility of more sells too. I used always facebook only for private proposals and I had not any twitter account, so I decided to create a new... More
  • Picture wanted! Please close up photos ;)

    by Sasanka7 | 7th of April, 2015

    Hello ALL! I am looking for pictures with wooden (tree) logs or stubs (timbers), which are photographed from side to put some products on as table, please send your links. Best are with light colored background  or isolated  for example:      ... More
  • Woman contest

    by Inyrdreams | 6th of April, 2015

    I was excited to see the new contest this month from dreamstime, all about WOMEN.I thought wow... im a woman, I photograph women, this is a good one for me! After all, women are amazing. we cook and clean, create magic from nothing, stretch a dollar as far as we can, hold... More
  • Mobile phone photography

    by Sebastian423 | 6th of April, 2015

    Hello Ladies and Gents. I guess i wanted to mention how handy mobile phones are now days. Being able to keep it in the pocket and shoot decent photo when there is occasion is pretty valuable thing. As an amateur photographer with low budget camera i try to use as many... More

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