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  • 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... More
  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... 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... 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... More
  • Halloween

    by Sysu90 | 24th of October, 2014

    Halloween is a celebration of Celtic origin, taken today by many people in the Western world, spreading it in the nineteenth century by Irish immigrants in the United States. It is celebrated on the night of October 31, although in some countries the celebration date varies... More
  • Horror Fashion Show

    by Malinash | 22nd of October, 2014

    Fashion is changing every two weeks? Let's stay in trend especially for the last day of October. And we're starting with: Hats Forget about those fancy wide brimmed hats. Forget about fur caps. So overrated. Urban style requires witch hats, accessorized... More
  • First Accepted Photo!

    by Rayzer1 | 21st of October, 2014

    My first blog here (though I've got, like, five elsewhere!) but I just want to chronicle my experience on Dreamstime. Starting out hopeful, although I did send a question off to admin to ask if I have to do my own marketing and the answer was yes. So, maybe I'll put these... More
  • Good luck for everybody

    by Happyolga | 20th of October, 2014

      Hey there, thank you DT for giving an opportunity to develop my skills. I am here during a long time but was not active, now I see this is not only the way to earn some money this is also good way to develop photographer's skills. Good luck for everybody Olga More
  • Do we need a CPL Filter?

    by And19sv | 18th of October, 2014

    For thoose that don't know what a CPL filter [circular polarizer filter] is, I will try to explain what is it's purpose and you can decide on your own if you need it. Let's imagine this: "You just came back from your vacation on the seaside and you download your pictures... More
  • iFound - How I Found

    by Kathirr | 14th of October, 2014

    Hi Everyone, I was very happy when I saw an advertisement saying "You could earn up to $2000" a month from your holiday photos. Was very eager and started reading the complete article. At end of the article, they asked me $99 for opening my account and providing me tips!... More
  • Home Made Food Photography - new tips and tricks

    by Amitai | 14th of October, 2014

      The best thing about being married to a spouse that cooks, is the ability to snap candid food stocks without seriously investing in it (I elaborate more about it in the original post bellow).   In the years since I publish this post, my wife has become a serious cook... More
  • Life on the nature.

    by Camerahistorylive | 12th of October, 2014

      My Life with nature most photographs are nearly the nature and true. The beautiful nature photography frequently. It makes me love both nature and photography. See Article
  • Wide Angles- How to create panoramas for your portfolio -update

    by Amitai | 12th of October, 2014

    This post was first published in 2009. During the 5 years since I posted it, I have come to important conclusions, I wish to share with you. 1) of all, there is a market to Panoramic stock images. It's not the mass sales of mine, but occasionally, a buyer finds... More
  • 100!

    by Lynnbellphoto | 11th of October, 2014

    Yes, 100 images accepted! The standards are so high it really is nice to get 100 accepted. Love this site and hope to get 10,000 accepted next year. ha.   See Article
  • It's time to vote

    by Wxh6763 | 9th of October, 2014

    At the end, it's time to vote for the assignment! I like photo especially the landscape photography. When this assignment have started, I uploaded some images which taken in the scenic spot I have been to. Finally there are 3 have been passed. Now, please vote for me,for... More
  • What do you like to take a photographs?

    by Camerahistorylive | 8th of October, 2014

    I like nature photography ,life, in both animal and human.  See Article
  • Amazing Journey

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 8th of October, 2014

    Last year at this time, I had only been a member of DT for a few months, I felt a little like I was drowning trying to learn everything I could and "catch up". I was doing my best to get the 50 photos online so that I could become exclusive. A year later, I have 216 photos... More
  • The Golan Heights

    by Amitai | 7th of October, 2014

    Everyone hears about the civil war in Syria, with heart breaking images, bad news and ISIS.This includes the Syrian side of the Golan Heights. There is something very frustrating to know that the beautiful scenery of the region, is a background to this horror.   &#... More

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