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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
  • Shoot the wind ...

    by Irihodgson | 30th of October, 2014

        In the month of September, I decided to give photography a go. Armed with my modest fujifilm - I took random shots of my surroundings (like a tourist, lol); you need to know the limitations of your camera before you embark on a photo shoot. I quickly learnt that... More
  • A Little Staging to Create Stock Photos

    by Martynelson | 30th of October, 2014

    I love to take Nature photographs and capture natural scenes. But admittedly, few of those beautiful flower photos get accepted as stock photos. So when I'm taking photographs specifically for stock, I do a little staging to add interest.      Purple Clematis is displayed... More
  • So well... let´s do microstock, what could possibly go wrong?

    by Konsti | 29th of October, 2014

    First things first: Hi. My Name is Konstantin (yep call me Konsti pls) and i´m 19 years old. So i did photography for a year now and wanted to go commercial since i started this thing.d i love it! I´m kinda addicted to upload and until the weekend, i think I´ll gonna get... More
  • Idaho Heritage

    by Willhavenrg | 29th of October, 2014

    In January of 2012. I purchased a digital camera. I had decided that I was going to start the business that I always wanted to do: Freelance Landscape Photography. I sat out with camera in hand to the most wild place near me, Reynold's Creek in Owyhee county.  ... More
  • Six More Up, Six Down!

    by Rayzer1 | 28th of October, 2014

    I opened my iPad this morning to find that I had six more photos approved! Looking further, I realized that six were also refused. The refusals don't bother me, because I really appreciated the feedback. I didn't really expect to get as much helpful advice from the refused... More
  • This is so cool!

    by Adrizoon | 28th of October, 2014

    Sold my third photo today (Yeah!!) an editorial one... and.. so cool... it's a photo of the building where I work :) Downtown Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The silver roof you see in front, is from our new Central Station.   See Article
  • First sale

    by Alisen | 28th of October, 2014

    Yippee! My first sale!)))) Very pleased that someone likes my works! I wish you more sales and inspiration!)   See Article
  • Just Cleared 150 Photos!

    by Geoffreygreen46 | 27th of October, 2014

    So 150 photos uploaded in the first two months. I was loosing faith and BOOM one sale for 43 cents. It may not be much however, it was a confidence booster and I feel that I may someday make traction. I started this once I realized that I had 150 gigabytes of photos, and... More
  • Celebrating First Sale !

    by Sebastian423 | 27th of October, 2014

    Hello DT I woke up this morning to find out I've sold my first photo and I was very happy because it was my first DT uploaded photo at the same time! How nice is that?   And then I was surprised even more because there was another sale so really I am celebrating... More
  • Hello every one

    by Serkokerim | 25th of October, 2014

    Hello every one I am new here I want to sell some photos on this site can anyone help me and buy my photo or just look it to comment for me thankful        See Article
  • Top 10 most downloaded Halloween images in 2014

    by Malinash | 24th of October, 2014

    Halloween, horror, costume, pumpkin, make up – they are probably the most used keywords that buyers have searched on Dreamstime for Halloween this year. And here we are, making a top ten list of the most downloaded Halloween images in 2014 on Dreamstime. The Pumpkin... 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

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