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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
  • The colors of flower

    by Wxh6763 | 18th of April, 2015

      Some people only like spring because many  colorful  flowers will be blooming in springtime. Also the suitable temperature just like in autumn. Another people don’t like the summer or winter because it’s too hot or cool in this season. But they are the same... More
  • Winter Chills

    by Daltonhoverlin | 16th of April, 2015

    Today it has been snowing here in my town and has created some beautiful winter scenery which I have taken many photos of and submitted to dreamstime which are now awaiting review. I have to say this year has been very different weather wise than other years here since the... More
  • What is your most popular pictures

    by Daltonhoverlin | 15th of April, 2015

    I was wondering what your most commonly viewed/purchased photo subjects are, I haven't made any sales yet but my most popular viewed photos are abstract, and forest scenes. Pending I haven't been on here for very long I was just wondering what you've had the most success... More
  • Over 500 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 14th of April, 2015

    I am very excited to share with you my joy of finally having over 500 images online. I remember that when I first started submitting on Dreamstime in 2010 I had a small Fuji S5700 (which meant very few approvals) and I did not know how to draw, therefore getting images online... More
  • Trying to figure out what THEY want...

    by Ezzian | 11th of April, 2015

    Stock photography has really got me thinking about what THEY (buyers) really want. My usual fun and forgetful photography isn't proving of any interest to potential buyers. I had to ask myself a few questions. Wondering day and night what it was that I was missing.... More
  • wonders of the world

    by Daltonhoverlin | 11th of April, 2015

    Sometimes the wonders of the world are all around us, for it seems that we can live in such incredible places but overtime we sometimes forget how incredible our surroundings are.     See Article
  • First five hundred photos

    by Andreistancu | 10th of April, 2015

    After one year on Dreamstime I've manage to reach five hundred photos online. This milestone made me more carefully regarding choose end post processing photos. I hope that at the and of the year that number will triple :) Photo with number 500:    More
  • Funny pictures

    by Daltonhoverlin | 7th of April, 2015

    Another thing I love about photography is being able to capture those funny moments, and be able to share them with others.   See Article
  • What is Easter

    by Daltonhoverlin | 6th of April, 2015

    Today I thought to myself what does Easter mean to me, and a few things came to my mind right away, such as i want to be with my family that i love, not the stressful family reunions but with the ones that i love that make me happy. The second thing was new life such as the... More
  • Remove Eyes Bags in few click with Adobe Photoshop!

    by colourstudio | 3rd of April, 2015

    Eye bags can be unaesthetic, especially in female portraits. To fix eye bags with Photoshop there are several methods, my favored approach is the Retouching by Curves Layer because it leaves intact the color and skin texture.        Open you image in Adobe... More
  • If trees could speak

    by Daltonhoverlin | 2nd of April, 2015

    I often wonder what trees would have seen if they had eyes that are hundreds of years old. Could they have seen Indians on the hunt or herds of buffalo on the horizon. A mystery is what makes it all the more exciting to think about.   See Article
  • Photography is memories

    by Daltonhoverlin | 31st of March, 2015

    I believe that photographs are like memories, captured for those to remember special moments, and to share memories with others. Not only does photography share where we were but it also shows who we are on the inside.    See Article
  • How to 'Sharpen' without increasing 'Noise'

    by Mrallen | 27th of March, 2015

    This is a tutorial on how to sharpen a slightly out-of-focus image WITHOUT increasing noise. If you have an image that's just slightly out-of-focus, and you try to sharpen it by just using the standard 'sharpen' filter in Photoshop, then the result is... More
  • The begining of the fortune

    by Digikhmer | 27th of March, 2015

    This week is a new start for my collaboration with Deamstime. After, almost 4 years as contributor, I decided to cash out my two years sales to upgrade my main gear for a Full Frame one as I mentioned in the previous post. It is really a great moment for several reasons... More

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