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  • Booming

    by Ellenboughn | 24th of May, 2007

    The older folks are most definitely not hanging around the rocking chairs these days. Life expectancy has been extended greatly over the last 30 years. Those that are living longer are enjoying it more. This is a generation that started going to the gym in their 20's and... More
  • Not Just a Pretty Face

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of March, 2007

    Facial expressions send strong messages about what an image is trying to say...what the image is about. Unfortunately, a model's lack of expression can sometimes cause the photo to say next to nothing. One expression to avoid is the pouty-pouty runway model blank look that... More
  • Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone

    by Valevvicki | 22nd of November, 2015

    Up until recently I had mainly taken photographs where I had most of the control over the elements - in that most of my subjects didn't move or there was one person or one animal and rarely a mix. I am currently completing a photography course and the topic choices for... More
  • 200 image online

    by Savo889 | 16th of November, 2015

    Its been some time and I have achieved for me this big number! Two sales and two image in the competition! I love nature,animals, architecture old, and its mostly my portfolio.Old architecture always admire. Think of how many hundredyears ago should people patience, skill,... More
  • Italian people

    by Antonio1962 | 13th of August, 2015

    Hello, European countries are now with a huge problems to resolve,thousands of ilegals are entering from african countries in war or on extreme poverty. There are countries like Italy and Greece who are already in humanitarian crisis.There is also problems... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Wconny | 25th of June, 2015

      Hi there, I'm new here and just got my first pictures approved some days ago :D I enjoy traveling and the beauty of nature - hope people will like my pics!     See Article
  • 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
  • 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
  • Chukchi People in the Soviet Era

    by Nikitu | 20th of February, 2015

    Over the long years of judging images here at Dreamstime I have come across some really amazing work. Stock photography has been put down many times for being cheesy and broken from reality and even goofy at times but I'd beg to differ. The story I am about to tell... More
  • My New Models

    by Rhbabiak13 | 31st of January, 2015

    In celebration of reaching 600 photos accepted by Dreamstime, I thought I would introduce you to my models. This beautiful woman let me do a maternity shoot for her and allowed me to put her pictures on here. She did a wonderful job.     This young teenager is... More
  • Washington DC Auto Show

    by Shootalot | 30th of January, 2015

    There is no better way to spend a cold January day than at the Washington DC Auto show at the Washington DC Convention center. The show runs from January 23 to February 1 every year. For $12 you can spend the entire day looking at cars inside the warm convention center.... More
  • "Athens Faces" / A portrait of Athens through its people's portraits

    by Vasilisgermanis | 4th of November, 2014

    "Athens Faces'' is an ongoing photojournalistic project in an effort to construct a census of the city of Athens, Greece through random (and not only) people's street portraits... With this project I am presenting ordinary people of Athens and their stories, their everyday... More
  • Dreamlike cruise for Dreamstime photos. Part II

    by Ciolca | 24th of October, 2014

    This is the second part of my post regarding the fabulous cruise I had this September. You may find the first part HERE. The first stop was Palermo, the capital of Sicily, Italy. To me the city appeared crowded, dirty and not so much appealing. Here the tips learnt on... More
  • Dreamlike cruise for dreamstime photos

    by Ciolca | 29th of September, 2014

    When I finished High School my parents made me a fabulous gift - an eight-day cruise on the Black Sea! I managed to pass the admission exam at the Faculty of Electronics in Bucharest and at the time it was the second most difficult College to be admitted after the University... More
  • They live in two centuries

    by Cathconvey | 9th of September, 2014

    They live in two centuries - XIX and XXI! It must be exiting! So they have an option - to ride a horse or to drive a car, to be called Mike or Sir Michelle, to go out in jeans and t-shirt or wearing elegant officer's uniform. Sounds interesting? Asking who they are?... More
  • The Master of Earth

    by Wxh6763 | 1st of September, 2014

    Torch festival is the traditional festival of the Yi nationality people which lived at southwest area of China. During the Torch festival of this year, I came to Liangshan Yi Nationality Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province in China. In there I had my unforgettable... More
  • People photoshoot

    by Matthiase | 21st of August, 2014

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.                More
  • Ambubachi Festival 2014

    by Buddha13 | 6th of July, 2014

      Ambubachi Mela (Festival), the most important festival celebrated at Maa Kamakhya Temple atop the Nilachal Hills in Guwahati, the capital city of India's northeastern state of Assam. This yearly mela is celebrated during the monsoon season that happens to fall during... More
  • Nothing but editorials

    by Tempestz | 21st of January, 2014

    One of the easiest ways to sell pictures of people doing things is to submit them as an editorial image because you don't need a model release when used in this context. The alternative is to arrange for a model and set up planned shots. Sometimes, this creates an... More
  • Travel Facts: What Is The Most Populous Black Nation?

    by Edosaodaro | 22nd of November, 2013

    The simple fact is: the West African Federal Republic of Nigerian - which is situated in the Sub-Saharan geographical region - just above the equator. With over 500 spoken languages, the American CIA estimating it to have over 250 ethnic groups and a United Nations population... More

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