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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
  • Finally 150 items online!!

    by Fotografieschnabel | 29th of November, 2015

    Today is the day I finally got 150 images online. That makes me happy and hungry to upload more, but it took me a couple of months to get this far. As said before, mostly because of my fathers medical problems, but also because of a lot of refusals (most of them... More
  • Improve Your Skills with a Photo-A-Day Project

    by Gracelife | 19th of November, 2015

      The common advice for new and aspiring photographers is to take as many photographs as you possibly can – every day of the week if possible. For many, that means starting on a photo-a-day or 365 project. This is wonderful advice, but I don't necessarily believe that... More
  • 100 Images Finally Online

    by Maryrosemarapia | 17th of November, 2015

    July 2015 since i started uploading my images here, I don't know if i am a little bit slow compare others but i'm not competing to anybody :), I am a friendly person and likes to learn and apply. If you see on my portfolio something wrong or missing something please correct... More
  • My first level 2

    by Adammeadows12 | 14th of November, 2015

    Its been a while since I have uploaded any good images but now I'm back to uploading more images that hopefully get accepted, I just hit my first level 2 image and I'm super exited! Its like getting your first sale of 68 cents. I hope that I will continue to get more sales... More
  • P-EL Licence for a cactus image

    by Arturoosorno | 13th of November, 2015

    Wow, I used to have this image on FB as a profile, today was downloaded for P-EL Licence, is very nice to receive news like this. Thanks for visiting my portfolio, all kind of comments are welcome.       See Article
  • Wonderful:17 sales in a night...

    by FabioConcetta | 11th of November, 2015

    This morning, just had breakfast, as usual is to see if and how many sales I realized. I could not believe, 17 sales of illustrations, I have to start increasing my portfolio! Here are some illustrations sold!       [previmg]0_18823610[/previmg]     ... More
  • I found my way - Photography

    by Mantvydasd | 4th of November, 2015

    When I started taking photos, I never thought that I will sell any pictures for somebody. I was taking photos just for my pleasure, holding them in my hard disk and showing to my friends in social media. Time to time i was looking for new ideas, lessons, interesting information... More
  • ...anybody who loves photography...

    by Ajfilgud | 30th of October, 2015

    How to introduce my-self. Just one link is all I am on Dreamstime ( my DT port ) .. but out side here I am much more, just a regular anybody who loves photography and motion. Photo of the day .. /,..   More
  • In my portfolio 300 images!

    by Dorvard | 26th of October, 2015

    The long-awaited moment. Almost 6 years from January 2010, I periodically upload their works on Dreamstime. I started with the photographer, the first work was island of Santorini. Now I mostly work as an illustrator. That's my next job, which was the 300 in my portfolio.... More
  • I just made 50 sales

    by Sauleancristian | 25th of September, 2015

    At the recommendation of a friend, I did Dreamstime account. The first 3 months I did not loading photos. Now I try to upload at least 50 pictures per month. Yesterday I just made 50 sales. Special thanks those who bought those images, and Dreamstime for this opportunity!... More
  • Many achievements

    by TMarchev | 19th of September, 2015

    Hello ":) I'm so happy to share my milestones: 1000 images online 3000 sales achieved 180 FREE images $7000+ in revenue 2 Sell the rights sales and 6 other licenses Thanks to Dreamstime and all who buy my files! I will work more in future to keep that... More
  • In the relentless pursuit of images....

    by Clewisleake | 15th of September, 2015

    I know the motto, "quality versus quantity", but I can't help but to think that the larger my portfolio is and the more diverse it is, the more chances I have for sales. I'm constantly in pursuit of interesting and useful images to expand my portfolio. As I carry on with... More

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