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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
  • Composing your Own Photo

    by Tianvf | 22nd of November, 2014

    Just think about this, you have a subject selected, but now, how do you make this picture as amazing as it can get? Well, you need to start off by knowing what makes up a good photo. When someone is looking to buy a photograph they look for key elements of composition, patterns... More
  • Finding A Good Subject for Your Photo

    by Tianvf | 21st of November, 2014

    Finding a subject for your photo can be a challenging and even frustrating thing, but if you know tricks for finding a subject it won't be hard for you. Once you start looking through the lens of a camera you enter the magical world of photography where you... More
  • My First Photo

    by Tianvf | 21st of November, 2014

  • Persistence pays off.. Happy to do something creative

    by Photozlaja | 20th of November, 2014

    I would like to greet all old and new members of this site. Photography is something that relaxes me, something that I love very much, and something that will bring me the financial benefits too. Still amuses me more the fact that I daily learn and improve my knowledge... More
  • Rules that if you will respect you have all the chances to earn money

    by Sysu90 | 20th of November, 2014

    For you today, I have nine rules that if you will respect you all the chances to earn money from stock photos: Average knowledge of english composition patience and perseverance good pictures high quality photos and post-processing skills at intermediate level (Photoshop,... More
  • How to Sell Stock Photos

    by Dudau | 20th of November, 2014

    If you’re on Dreamstime you probably want to sell your photos, so let me give you a few suggestions on how to actually earn some money out of your images. First thing to consider when shooting stock photography is usability. Before shooting something especially for stock,... More
  • The Money Maker

    by Braininvaderz | 20th of November, 2014

    Make money from your photographs ! You can make money from your pictures, videos even from cell phones. Take photos of different kinds, places or things you do, even products you purchase.(research the laws involving permissions/rights of others, in your country in... More
  • First smartphone pic sale

    by Physi28 | 18th of November, 2014

    Today I got my first sale of a picture I had made with a Nokia lumia 1020 smartphone, it shows a rare Aesculapian snake resting on a branch. During a few months I was only shooting and uploading with the 1020, many photos got rejected and I wondered if I would ever sell... More
  • Milestone, 100 $

    by Drobacphoto | 13th of November, 2014

    Hi! My milstone of 100 $ is here :-) 86 images online 75 sales Thank you for looking at this presentation!                       More
  • Culinary treasures: sausages

    by Malinash | 13th of November, 2014

    Special events, hometown parades, music festivals, country festivals, Oktoberfest – you name it –, sausages are part of the fun as the most wanted appetizers. They go great after your favorite musician’s gig, for example. However, sausages are not quite that common... More
  • My first sale

    by Ejecct | 12th of November, 2014

      Hello i'm ejecct i joined Dreamstime at 22 of october , and i sold my first photo and i work exclusive for Dreamstime .I'm so glad and happy !!!   See Article
  • Fog in autumn photo

    by Sysu90 | 11th of November, 2014

    Hello. A small question that still does not find the best answer, as is done fog fall photo? Any advice is welcome.       See Article
  • More Idaho Heritage

    by Willhavenrg | 10th of November, 2014

    Some Idaho heritage would be the same, as the day it was proclaimed a landmark. This site Initial Point was the starting point for all surveys in south western Idaho. Once it was proclaimed as a landmark it would not be further developed.   The other side of story... More
  • Open you mind and open you eye to creating new idea stock photo

    by Pakinai17 | 9th of November, 2014

    "In whatever one does, there must be a relationship between the eye and the heart. With the eye that is closed, one looks within, with the eye that is open, one looks without." Quotes by Henri Cartier-Bresson Open to the creativity in sometimes in everyday life we have... More

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