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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
  • I finally reached the 2000 sales!

    by FabioConcetta | 2nd of July, 2015

    Hello to all my friends and to the great community of Dreamstime. Today I finally reached the 2000 sales, a very important number than the proportion of my portfolio, for this, I'm really happy.   See Article
  • Over 500 online

    by Mgntplus | 27th of June, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog ever and I am glad that the DT provoked me to write a blog for the first time. I do not have much experience with writing in public places. I am grateful to Dreamstime and all participants who generously share their experiences. This... More
  • 100 photos in portfolio

    by B8900456194 | 26th of June, 2015

    Today, I reached 1,00 photos in my portfolio. I have been a part of Dreamstime for 6 months now. It is quite exciting to be a part of such a wonderful group of people. I will share some of my latest accepted photos with you.           More
  • To specialise or have an eclectic mix???

    by Lightspire | 26th of June, 2015

        Beginning to get shots that (I think) are worth uploading and yes, they are being accepted! I now find myself thinking of new subjects to photograph and submit, oh the ideas are flowing...not sure the skill is up to it though :) I know it is "early days" for... More
  • What to do next

    by Robertflynn | 23rd of June, 2015

    hi flolks A week or so ago i wrote that i was planning ahead for the winter months to find some "subjects" that could be done indoors at home during the miserable wet weather to keep the portfolio and uploads going. I am still working on that although i managed to get... More
  • 1,000 Photos In Portfolio

    by Rhbabiak13 | 22nd of June, 2015

    Today, I reached 1,000 photos in my portfolio. I have been a part of Dreamstime for 10 months now. It is quite exciting to be a part of such a wonderful group of people. I will share some of my latest accepted photos with you. This is a photo that I took at an artist... More
  • Delma Park i Abu Dhabi

    by Ninoak | 19th of June, 2015

     When I moved from Dubai in Nahyan Camp quarter of Abu Dhabi I was happy not to drive to the office 2 hour daily - 1 in each direction, and I was lucky because I was living in Marina Dubai (at exit of the city) and working in Tourist club area Abu Dhabi (also terminal part... More
  • Some tips for photographing children

    by Guernica | 16th of June, 2015

    Some things I know so far for photographing children and I thought to share since editorial children photos became somewhat popular in my portfolio Of course after taking the permission of their parents however most photos I took were at charity events so their parents... More
  • Silver Coast

    by Cbomers | 9th of June, 2015

    Silver Coast   The Silver Coast in Portugal is known for its high sweeping cliffs, unspoilt beaches and surprising beauty. Standing on top of one of those cliffs I made this serie of images. From above you see how dancing waves and silvery water meet the golden sands... More
  • Analyzing your own porfolio

    by Marinb | 28th of May, 2015

    Hi, guys. I joined Dreamstime from 2010. I can not say i made a fortune. Only $ 1.711. That is about $28,5/month. Hm... you can not feed your family from that money. But, yes, the fault is mine - my portfolio is a small one and i had months with no uploads. So, Dreamstime... More
  • Aquabike world championship 2015

    by Fallostupido | 26th of May, 2015

    hello, I photographed a very nice event in southern Italy (Castro) :AQUABIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2015. I have witnessed between races raides of different nationalities and with bikes of varying power, but the funniest moment was the freestyle: look at the pics.   the... More
  • Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro LMP1 2015 driven by Marco Bonanomi at Monza

    by Garamount | 27th of April, 2015

    The 23 of April I took the opportunity to attend the test organized from Audi Motorsport at the Monza Circuit. The car was testing a new low drag aero kit in preparation for the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans. I really enjoyed this photo session          ... More

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