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  • 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
  • Six Months on Dreamstime with 350 uploads!

    by Agarwalrobin | 26th of May, 2016

    Hello Friends, I have been doing photography as a hobby and I realized that dreamstime is a best platform to highlight my photography skills. Now my next goal is to get sales with more uploads!! Sharing images from my most recent photo shoots:    ... More
  • Learning the ways of stock photography

    by Biotabby | 24th of May, 2016

    So I am new to Dreamstime I just now finally got some photos excepted. Its not much but its a start. I have yet to sale anything but I find its helping me improve as a photographer by getting feed back on the images that are rejected. To know what to look for and to be mind... More
  • 400 sales milestone

    by Tempestz | 23rd of May, 2016

    I finally reached 400 sales with this image  take in shanghai china. i started off slow when i first joined dreamstime as i learned what makes good stock photo and what does not. much of my portfolio is travels around Asia which allowed me to experiences many wonderful... More
  • Three of my files are selected for assignment (success story)

    by Nitish22n | 22nd of May, 2016

    Hi Contributors, Greetings of the day! I want to share my success story with you. For the very first time I'm participated in assignment work and three of my files are selected on the go. I'm very new in this context, however its nearly one year since I'm a dreamstimer.... More
  • Three selections in 3 days

    by Gauravjdp2014 | 22nd of May, 2016

    I am very happy because of my 3 Editorial Pictures Related to Magnetto Mall -Raipur are selected.I am also now 28 online uploads in my account..I am very thankful to myself to increasing my interest in Photography and make same in future.       More
  • Pictures accepted

    by Farazkhan199464 | 21st of May, 2016

    Three Of my pictures have been selected for assigment at my first attempt im beginner in stock photography ,19 pictures on my portfolio,its been a while, not a single sale im worried, should i keep making my portfolio bigger or should find the reason that why pictures are... More
  • My illustrations of the univers and space

    by Yana28 | 21st of May, 2016

    MY LAST ILLUSTRATIONS AND 400 IMAGES ONLINE NOW! Please take a look at my illustrations of the universe and outer space    Amazing universe of distant moons    and light from distant universes...    fantastic explosion in the universe, the birth of a supernova... More
  • How to tell a story with pictures?

    by Apers | 21st of May, 2016

    How do I tell the story I have in mind with my pictures in an album? Here are some of the challenges I am facing: - How to construct micro-stories that fit on one or two pages that fit in and contribute to the overall story of the complete album. - Which pictures to... More
  • Step forward

    by Mgntplus | 21st of May, 2016

    Hello everyone, After a short abstinence, during which I studied the possibilities of my equipment and learned about stock photography, I decided to make some changes and try again with a different approach. I started to turn around and look for details that in normal circumstances... More
  • Approaching this year Ramadan... concepts...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 20th of May, 2016

    I'm not a Muslim, but I felt involved in Ramadan concept once "known its sense"... and that's why I want to spend a few words about this spiritual period of year, respecting it and opening others' eyes on it.   In this overpopulated world, where integration is the... More
  • Spotlight - Light and Magic in Bucharest

    by Andreistancu | 18th of May, 2016

    Spotlight Bucharest international light festival 2016 was the second edition of this event , which was held from 5 to 8 May in Bucharest, capital of Romania. For four evenings Victory Avenue, a major avenue in center of the city, was transformed into an exhibition full of... More
  • Photos with a cause

    by Melodyanne | 18th of May, 2016

       Food waste is a serious issue in our world today. So much is thrown away either because we simply have too much or because it is not quite pretty enough to suit us. To demonstrate one way I prevent food waste I made a series of images dealing with feeding produce... More
  • GPS tracking apps for iOS to geotag your photos (ALL CAMERAS)

    by Dolby1985 | 18th of May, 2016

           Hi guys, I got bored to geotag my images manually so, I've decided to look for some options on my D750 (continue reading, the solution can be used on any camera!) The official solution from my camera brand maker is an external hotshoe... More
  • Happy assignment, again; 10 approved and $250 !

    by Xy52nemo | 16th of May, 2016

    Joined the assignment "see me working", submitted 12 files in total (resubmitted 2 files for they were refused), 10 approved, all using sell the right. Got $250 from it, very happy though selling the right:) Here are some of the images.              ... More
  • Other worlds

    by Keremgo | 16th of May, 2016

    The worlds I'm seeing with my mind's alien eyes - reflections of my imagination about the possibilities in our vast Universe.    In both observable and unknown parts - perhaps in other dimensions.    Where life took different shapes and... More
  • Garden and wild flowers from spring to summer

    by Lana4kask | 16th of May, 2016

    Our southern sunny resort Sochi is often called the city of flowers. Flowers of different varieties are planted in flowerbeds all year round.   Winter hardy flowers viola are replaced by spring bright tulips.   And the most beautiful flowers in any city, of course,... More
  • Just happy, never give up pays

    by Cleymans | 16th of May, 2016

    Hi Photomaniacs, Got my 100 picture sold milestone and how: 40 pictures sold in one day... it is a Shame that I do not know who the buyer is cause I want to thank him/her for buying all those pictures! All the pictures purchased are from Ghent... my lovely home-town,... More

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