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  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer. Specifically,... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • 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 unfinished... 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 own work.... 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 and learn in... More
  • Images selected to the assignments on Dreamstime

    by Myab | 30th of April, 2016

    My "proud cook of local foods in Istanbul" was selected to the assignment "See Me Working" (Dreamstime, until 16 may 2016) :) 70129900         I use the occasion to share as well my previously selected images (&... More
  • New Jerusalem Monastery. Russia

    by Uniq78 | 30th of April, 2016

    New Jerusalem Monastery called architectural icon. This monastery is the likeness and the collective image of the Holy Land. When you enter through the main gate of the monastery, it seems that you can see the whole city from a high hill.       The monastery stands... More
  • More photos of The World

    by Rjlerich | 30th of April, 2016

    With a bit of free time from professional jobs as my next assignment, a theater ballet/dance production, (see my theater images) my professional photography site isn't for another 3 weeks, I'm attacking a backlog of photos I've shot around the world... More
  • How Dreamstime is breathing new life into my photography

    by Tuftedpuffin | 29th of April, 2016

    Several years ago, I used to sell my photography as prints. But the site I used is, long story short, dying. I put extra effort into promoting myself, upgraded my gear so I'd have an extra "edge" (I felt I had outgrown mine anyway), flew to Australia... More
  • Two Images Selected for Assignment

    by Agarwalrobin | 29th of April, 2016

    I would like to share my selected images for the current assignment        See Article
  • My illustration want to draw on facade of residential building! :)

    by Dorvard | 29th of April, 2016

    Recently I corresponded with friend blogger who asked me to give him my picture incompetition for street-art artists. I shared with him referring to Dreamstime , and received admiring reviews. The work was approved and now it adapted to be transferred to facade. The image... More
  • My first big milestone yesterday - 1000 sales :)

    by Hamik | 29th of April, 2016

    Hi, thanks all customers and Dreamstime to give me a chance to reach my first milestone here - 1000 sales !! : The sale number 1000 is photo of Garden solar lamp, which was place in garden i like... In garden of my home ;)   And my very first sale, was... More
  • My new achievements

    by Pet548 | 28th of April, 2016

    Hi, First I have one photo accepted for assignment and although I sold the rights I am very proud and happy!      Secondly, I already have 713 accepted photos. And although sometimes I was disappointed and confused I do not give up. Even more this motivate me!... More
  • Celebrate my first milestone on DT :)

    by Guernica | 27th of April, 2016

    Today I like to celebrate for reaching a milestone that seemed very far away over 500 sale by accident for some photos that i thought will never sell it sold several. Thank you buyers so have hope never give up... Thank you dreamstime for making me feel accomplished I learned... More
  • To be serious... some tips on naturalistic photography...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 27th of April, 2016

    Googling around I found that the majority of photographers concentrates on nature and its representations... I also noticed that a good quantity of microstock photos are picturing animals and landscapes.   Despite of what sells more, it's good that every photographer... More
  • Trailer travels

    by Lesterphotography | 26th of April, 2016

    I recently purchased a 'Breakthrough Technology' X3 ND 10-stop filter and tested it on Monday as we had stormy weather with, clouds, rain and strong winds. I used a wired remote with a 2 second delay and a sturdy tripod with stones in a bag hung from the hook... More
  • Dog photography

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 26th of April, 2016

    One of the first trouble of a dog photographer: the uncooperating model... It happens always to anyone approaching dog photography. The model seems to move continuously, doesn't pose for more than 1 or a mid second maximum and often barks or tries to lick the camera. LOL!... More
  • Amazing Angkor Wat

    by Diego Fiore | 26th of April, 2016

    One of my dreams, since I saw a documentary about this amazing place many years ago, was to visit the ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Finally, this dream came true last month and my expectation where met completely. It is really a place where a photographer can literally... More
  • Assigments images selected

    by Zz3701 | 26th of April, 2016

    I am very happy today because I received an email which told me that two of my images for the assigement "See me working" were selected. I submitted images for assigments several times, but all of them were refused for the reason that dreamstime is looking for more elaborate,... More
  • Practise wildlife photography in a Zoo

    by Victordiola | 25th of April, 2016

    Visiting a zoo is indeed a very wonderful experience. During my son's school holidays we visited a famous zoo here in Australia. It is the Australia Zoo located in a peaceful town of Beerwah in Queensland. This zoo is huge at a size of about 40 hectares. They have a transport... More

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