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  • 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
  • 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
  • Ease on down the road

    by Bartdierickx | 15th of November, 2015

    Dear contributors, Still a beginner, yet I feel things are changing. I do not have sales yet on Dreamstime. But Dreamstime is helping me in other ways. So to all other beginners, do not fret if you're selling nothing. Dreamstime can still be of use somehow. I know... More
  • Getting the grips

    by Bartdierickx | 16th of October, 2015

    Dear Fellow contributors, and designers, It's been a month since I decided to start creating illustrations and, since I wrote my previous blog post. I feel I can still learn a lot more. So far I illustrated 15 images, and generated no sales. I feel like I do not comprehend... More
  • Happy Halloween

    by Shaereemukherjee | 15th of October, 2015

    Halloween is almost here. I have uploaded some spooky illustrations and vectors. Take a look at my Halloween collection. A spooky Halloween wallpaper screaming "Happy Halloween"   Wicked pumpkins..   Another pumpkin with a witch hat..   Black cat with a... More
  • Embarking on a rookie's quest

    by Bartdierickx | 16th of September, 2015

    Hello Fellow contributors, designers, I decided to write a short blog to introduce myself. I am someone who has been gifted with good illustration skills and decided, for the first time in my life, to try and make a little coin out of it. While googling I stumbled upon... More
  • Complete ready projects!

    by Korat_cn | 7th of September, 2015

    There are so many beautiful illustrations now on Dreamstime site that being on the market seems to be difficult. The goal is to put new ideas and new services for art-buyers on our portfolios. Illustrations have to be technically perfect, artistic, pretty, cute (ok, that'... More
  • Soap bubble bokehs

    by Vjrithwik | 21st of July, 2015

    In the recent times an old time lens from Meyer-Optik stable started gaining popularity among the new generation photographers. It was not for its sharpness or corner to corner resolving power. No nothing related to how modern days lens is assessed. But the popularity was... More
  • the Canadian Rockies secured my first 50 Images online!

    by Sam20140218 | 17th of July, 2015

    It has been a big learning curve to see what images were refused and which images were sold, however I am very happy that I now finally reached my target of 50 files online. I am working hard to increase my approval ratio and hopefully reach my next target of 50 images sold... More
  • Bangkok, Thailand : Victory monument

    by Gewwer | 21st of June, 2015

    Victory monument is a monument in Bangkok Around a roundabout halfway between Highway 1 and Rajvithi Road, Phayathai Road.     Victory Monument Built to honor the bravery of the soldiers. Police and civilians were killed in a dispute between Thailand and France. About... More

    by Cathconvey | 15th of June, 2015

    Recently I knew that several photos of mine have been purchased through photobanks and published in books. That’s a great pleasure to know! I found those books at a bookstore – they’re very nice and I decided that I want to have them in my family library. Also I decided... More
  • Reaching milestone of 50 images online

    by Gmgadani | 10th of June, 2015

    Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I would reach a 50 image mark online. Not being a professional photographer or even an amateur at photography, was ecstatic when I sold one of my images twice, back then only had about 10 photos in my portfolio.   Another... More
  • BRUTAL Industry

    by Anyvidstudio | 20th of May, 2015

    This is what is left from the past for our generation. This is what we live. That is what we breathe. What remains in memory only some - but standing in front of the eyes of many people. It traces catastrophe that continues ...    Cities that have become a symbol of danger.... More

    by Yellowind | 21st of April, 2015

    A few years ago I wrote a little about my new toy - manual lens Jupiter-9. Here I have the new one Helios 40-2. I use it with Nikon but it can fit to other systems too. So I'd like to share my new experience with it. Helios 40-2 is mostly known for it's unique... More
  • Why I love kretek cigarettes

    by Avenikolas | 21st of March, 2015

    I know, smoking is not healthy and also in this time it´s not so cool - and I agree. BUT... Some Indonesian, Haji Jamhari, discovered how to make cigarettes tasty and in 19th century he started to make "kretek" cigarettes which are loved by almost all of Indonesians (and... More
  • Hello World!

    by Juanpfotografia | 24th of February, 2015

    Hello Dreamstimers (is it ok to call ourselves that way?). I consider myself as new in photography. I'm an IT person who got into taking pictures in January 2014. This is when I bought my DSLR Canon EOS T3i and started to read, watch, and self-learn about this amazing craft.... More
  • The bookmark bar - a powerful microstock tool

    by Stamena | 14th of February, 2015

    The bookmark bar in my browser turned out to be a great microstock tool and here’s why - I have several international news agencies websites as bookmarks through which I follow what is going on in the world every day. Yes, images with people may sell the most, but to those... More
  • International Book Giving Day

    by Elianehaykal | 10th of February, 2015

    February 14th is not only a day for love & lovers, it's also the International Book Giving Day! Here's a copy/paste from the FB page of this community: "Join us in celebrating International Book Giving Day! 1. Give a book to a friend or relative; 2. Wrap up a box of... More
  • Bokeh Photography

    by Icemanphotos | 4th of February, 2015

      All the way is the hardest to find that light. No matter how wide is your aparture, and how depth is your image, without the light is nothing. I'm still making images with nice depth of field but the best images are backlighted.   I suggest to you that look for... More
  • Simple Backgrounds

    by Steveacer | 28th of November, 2014

    As I always have a camera with me wherever I go I am always looking for new things to shoot. Speaking to a designer gave me the idea of simple backgrounds, so now when I am out and about I find myself looking into the sky, puddles, fences and the ground more. Here are... More

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