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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 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
  • same procedure as every year

    by Cglightning | 29th of November, 2015

        it is the first Advent and i have noch Idea for Christmas-Presents... :/ and why everyone i know has Birthday in December??? No ideas for Presents too... :/ Today i go to the Tollwood-Festival in Munich. It is a big Music- and Theatre-Festival with a big... More
  • My New Panorama Photos

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 28th of November, 2015

    Today My first panorama was accepted in which I am very excited, I have been working on Trying to perfect my panoramas for a little over 5 months, and while it may have taken awhile to understand how to create High quality Panoramas I now can start focusing more on the subject... More
  • FINALLY more than 100 images online!

    by Yana28 | 28th of November, 2015

    Finally I've reached more than 100 images in my portfolio!📷 🙌 here are some of my latest uploads. ➡                     Hope to get more sales )    Thank you! Good luck to all members! 😍 More
  • Dubai architecture -Part 1

    by Ninoak | 28th of November, 2015

    The first architectural element in Dubai is tall building, so view from 59th floor on other skyscrapers and road infrastructure is exciting.   The view is from the DMCC tower.  Around can be seen other modern towers at JLT , with additional ones comming out... More
  • Understanding lighting: from physics to moods

    by Apers | 28th of November, 2015

    A couple of years ago I started with portrait photography. It was quite a challenge to find out what I wanted and how to communicate that to my models. I was in the lucky position that I knew my models before starting portrait photography. So, it was easy to have a conversation... More
  • What Are You Doing With That Picture?

    by Popsidoodle | 27th of November, 2015

    I have almost completed my first year with Dreamstime and have, so far, 24 sales which I am thrilled about. But some of the pictures I have sold really make me say, "What are you doing with that picture?" Like this one... Sitting at the side of the road with... More
  • 50!

    by Wortam | 27th of November, 2015

    I think it's really right photo for the 50th upload!   The Bench of Queen Sonja with view on Geiranger and the Ornevegen - Eagle Road. It has been placed here in honour of Queen Sonja. See Article
  • Hi Dreamstime

    by Aslanaksoy | 27th of November, 2015

    Good morning :) dreams time. Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.        &... More
  • 2 years wth Dreamstime

    by Msalena | 27th of November, 2015

    Hello, guys! In fact, these 2 years were very interesting, teaching and ...quick! I would say, I have learnt a lot. I made a decision at the early stage tp become an exclusive contributor. Sometimes I doubt if it was right, but meanwhile I stay with this. Photography is... More
  • A Great Souvenir Idea For Photographers

    by Angelaostafichuk | 26th of November, 2015

    After you've been traveling for a while, you start to accumulate many random kick-knacks from batiks to bowls. And your friends and family may sigh and say "yet another _______"? The truth is, when you have traveled, a lot souvenirs start to look the same. I've found very... More
  • Thanksgiving

    by Inyrdreams | 26th of November, 2015

    It is a holiday here in the USA, a day of reflection and family for many, where we give thanks for what we have. I will NOT be out in the stores buying 'things' or camping out in the rain and snow. I will be with grandkids and grown children and parents, thankful that my... More
  • My first 2 sales include a tiff sale

    by Yesphotographers | 26th of November, 2015

    I can say that I'm pleasantly surprised to announce my first 2 sales, after only one month on Dreamstime. I didn't expect to be found by customers so fast, considering my small portfolio of 200 images. The first one it was a small format with 5 credits   And I am... More
  • Trip to Nam Sang Wai (China. Hong Kong)

    by Tungtung1107 | 25th of November, 2015

    Crisscrossed by the Kam Tin River and Shan Pui River, Nam Sang Wai‘s rustic scenery attracts bird-watchers, cyclists and picnickers, as well as photographers and even film crews. You can explore the area along a network of paths. This landscape of (mostly abandoned) farms... More
  • Trip to Merida Yucatan Mexico

    by Shootalot | 25th of November, 2015

    Many people say that the Yucatan is the real Mexico. This is located on the Yucatan Peninsula in the southern part of Mexico. My wife and I traveled to Merida which is the capital for one week. We discovered many beautiful buildings such as the Governor's Palace, Plaza... More
  • Finally 200 images online!

    by Truthservant | 25th of November, 2015

    I'm so happy because today I reached 200 images online, so I'm inviting you all tonight at my place in Morocco to party, drink tea and eat diner together :) Till then here are some of my latest uploads. These are about tea, the national official everyday drink in Morocco!... More
  • My very first sale!

    by Alexberezhniy | 25th of November, 2015

    Recently I got my very first sale on Dreamstime! A vector illustration.       And though it was a 0.35 sub sale, it still made my day. I got the inspiration to draw more art, which in itself is a great reward. The image I drew was just approved:      ... More
  • Feeting fish’es?

    by Wortam | 24th of November, 2015

      I can recommend Alesund aquarium - one of the largest saltwater-aquariums in northern Europe. I was impressed by the diving show, but to dive with … :) See Article

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