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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
  • 400 sales milestone

    by Tempestz | 23rd of May, 2016

    I finally reached 400 sales with this image  take in shanghai china. i started off slow when i first joined dreamstime as i learned what makes good stock photo and what does not. much of my portfolio is travels around Asia which allowed me to experiences many wonderful... More
  • Step forward

    by Mgntplus | 21st of May, 2016

    Hello everyone, After a short abstinence, during which I studied the possibilities of my equipment and learned about stock photography, I decided to make some changes and try again with a different approach. I started to turn around and look for details that in normal circumstances... More
  • Finding that one good image

    by Bomanbc | 25th of April, 2016

    I'm about to launch my start-up, BOOKANAUT, which is a booking platform for sport and heath professionals, so that their customers easily can find them online. My vision is to be more than a booking platform, therefor, I will focus all my communication on helping people take... More
  • One photo, two sales

    by Jyliagorbacheva | 23rd of April, 2016

      upload one picture in the portfolio, I was very surprised when I bought it 2 times. It is very stimulating to work))))))) Today 10 photos uploaded yet, but they still are moderated. I'm very glad. I never thought that in a portfolio with a photograph may be selling More
  • Keep it handy

    by Melodyanne | 11th of April, 2016

    Your camera will take no photos while it is stored in its bag! Having your camera at an easy to reach spot is an important key to making the most of quickly passing photo opportunities. It is also wise to make sure the card is in and the battery at least somewhat charged.... More
  • 2000 Photos and 100 sales for one photo

    by Andreistancu | 25th of March, 2016

    After almost two years i've reached at 2000 photos in my portfolio. Wasn't easy but i've learned to make better photos and improve post-processing. With an 81.8% acceptance ratio i've been frustrated sometimes because of "Image not selected" :) but i realized that is good... More
  • 1000 images online

    by Osmar01 | 18th of March, 2016

    Hi everyone! It is time to celebrate - again! I finally reached the 1000 images in my portfolio! I want to thank all the friends who have supported me and helped. It is only the beginning! Thank you, Dreamstime.   See Article
  • 3 years anniversary present

    by Yorgy67 | 16th of March, 2016

    Hi, guys! 3 years with DT were really quick. Taking into consideration the fact that photography is my free-time hobby (although I am professional (so shy of me....haha:) ), I think I can be quite proud of 1956 photos in my portfolio. I try not to restrict myself to any... More
  • Contacting support

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 12th of March, 2016

    please read below blog discuss all about uploading problem sample image will attached here after it approved by editors just upload today after approved i will again modify this blog. Thanks for your patience.Please make useful this blog if this help you to understand properly.... More
  • Travel destination - Portugal Algarve

    by Sebastian423 | 12th of March, 2016

    Last year i had a chance to visit Portugal south coast. Of course i took my camera and shoot some nice landscapes. The days were always sunny, clear blue sky perfect weather i wish i could stay longer ... If you want to visit Europe warmest places Portugal must be on your... More
  • 20 000 images online!

    by Paparazzofamily | 10th of March, 2016

    Hi everyone! It is time to celebrate - again! I finally reached the 20 000 images in my portfolio! This is my next milestone on the way to the cherished goal. Thank you, Dreamstime, for shearing my sport photos with the world! This is the last image:  ... More
  • Let me show you Lisbon

    by Josegoulao | 6th of March, 2016

    Let me take you for a guided tour in Lisbon, Portugal. Not through the most well known areas and monuments, but specially walking by its old and popular quarters, outsider and inside its churches, in a small trip in the river, climbing and descending its seven hill using... More

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