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  • Build Your Brand

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of November, 2008

    Dreamstime success depends on many factors beyond an exciting and diverse portfolio. Building a reputation for a particular style or special subject niche creates a ‘brand’. As designers become familiar with your work, they will seek out your images by searching first... More
  • Personal Best

    by Ellenboughn | 7th of October, 2008

    Individual, recreational sports offer distraction from day to day stress and provide unlimited shooting opportunities. Engaging images of healthy activities and individuals competing with themselves to improve their skills and prowess are effective for a wide range of users... More
  • Is Your Photography Art?

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of May, 2008

    There is a continuing dust up between those who claim that commercial photography isn’t art and that the photos in museums and galleries shouldn’t be sullied by appearing in promotions or ads. Not withstanding the fact that most photographers that fall into the ‘collectible... More
  • Spectator Sports

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of April, 2008

    As a photographer you need to be the most focused of all spectators at sporting events not only to make the best images but to keep from getting into the action yourself. To see what happens when a photographer forgets where he is, go to this video before reading on. There... More
  • The Eyes Have It

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of March, 2008

    Facial expressions and body language can either make or break a photo. Again and again we see images that would be successful if only there was emotion in the image instead of a subject with a bored look or a blank stare. How can you get your models more engaged with your... More
  • Mommy LOOK!

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of June, 2007

    Everybody loves a baby...unless they are screaming in the seat next to you on a cross-country flight. And almost everyone has a baby around the house at one time or another. But beware...babies and children can be like little flowers: way too many images of them to compete... More
  • Doctor in the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of March, 2007

    With an explosion of medical advertising and health care issues often in the news in print and on the web, there is an increased demand for images of medical professionals. To produce images of doctors and nurses, it's not necessary to have access to a hospital. It's been... 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
  • Baleal, a Portuguese paradise to relax

    by Josegoulao | 4th of February, 2016

    I invite you to discover Baleal, in Peniche area, Portugal, a true paradise to relax, to enjoy fantastic beaches and to have fun with nautic sports - bodyboarding, surfing, kitesurfing, paddling and so on, your imagination is the limit. Footing, running and cycling through... More
  • Retro funicular - A Lisbon icon

    by Josegoulao | 4th of February, 2016

    Pics of Lisbon, Portugal, show a lot of times the old "eléctrico", the traditional tramways of the Portuguese main city. But there also the "elevadores" the old funicular considered national monument and allowing the ascent of the steep seven hills of the city. In the picture... More
  • Under the aeroplanes

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    Many people don't know that around Barcelona international airport of El Prat we find one of the finest nature reserves in Catalonia, the Llobregat delta nature reserve. Facing the sea on the left side the aeroplanes constantly land and from the right side they take off with... More
  • Photography time

    by Lightpro | 2nd of February, 2016

    I have been amazed by the fact that there are photographers with over 100,000 images on line. As a retired professional photographer who had a camera in his hand a minimum of 10 hours a day, I have avoided carrying it with me. This has led to a small amount of time in the... More
  • 500 photographs online

    by Feriteglas | 31st of January, 2016

    Well, it's time to celebrate 500 photographs online, here on Dreamstime, since I started stock photography, in December 2006. So here's my top 5 photographs (excluding fractals) sold:           More
  • Outdoor Portraits Shooting Tips and Tricks

    by Creativei | 29th of January, 2016

    I don’t actually recall where I read, that “We all start by loving the toy, and we end up loving the art". That’s precisely how I got hooked to photography.   Unlike studio portraits, outdoor portraits provide portrait photographers a variety of challenges and... More
  • 8 "night" sales!

    by Msalena | 25th of January, 2016

    Till today, while reading blogs about 5,6,7...etc downloads at once, I felt.....mmmmm... a little bit envious, wondering "Does it really happen?!" I was sure that such nice surprises are not for me. Till today the best selling day brought me 3 sales and I remember I was as... More
  • Inflating my portfolio

    by Finestworks | 24th of January, 2016

    Hey folks, even my Dreamstime account is already older than three years, I used it rarely in the past. So I only had some few photos in it with a low number of sales... of course. Now, since November 2015 I have been uploading new photos and stock footage almost daily... More
  • Birds of Prey Collection

    by Rettart | 10th of January, 2016

    Hi everyone, I've just created my first collection of flying predators. I chose only headshot portraits with high closeup. Various species, photographers and frames. For me, the end result is amazing. Below Dreamstime collection Link: Click here --> Birds of Prey collection... More
  • 300th accepted photo!!

    by Deming9120 | 1st of January, 2016

    Have finally reached my 300th upload today, on 1st January 2016!! I have been doing photography for 6 years as a hobby (with 3 years as a freelance professional photographer), and I haven been paying much attention to stock photography despite having been on... More
  • 1000 image milestone on Christmas day

    by Cleymans | 25th of December, 2015

    Hi Photo Maniacs,            One month ago, I decided to challenge myself to put a number of 1000 images on DT before 2016, which meant I had to triple my entries and work to reach that target. I only had 779 pictures online at that moment....  ... More
  • Two hundred sales

    by Theob | 22nd of December, 2015

    Hello friends! Since April I managed to sell another 100 photos (a new milestone for me), which I think it is good, considering the number of shots in my portfolio reported to the nearly 40 million photos submitted on this website I will continue to add different images... More

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