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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'... 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... 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
  • Four Tips for Capturing Motorcycle Racing

    by Curtwill7 | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hello everyone. I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 round of the MotoGP World Championship in Austin, Texas on April 10-12. Having been to these races before I knew what to expect and some of the best places to position myself to get reasonably good shots. So Tip... More
  • Promotions

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hi folks, I’m well on my way of my first target of having 50 of my images accepted onto Dreamstime - still a long way to go I know, but I am getting there. Now onto my next target; to have my first sale. Beside the usual way of Tweeting, Pinterest and Facebook... More
  • Over 500 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 14th of April, 2015

    I am very excited to share with you my joy of finally having over 500 images online. I remember that when I first started submitting on Dreamstime in 2010 I had a small Fuji S5700 (which meant very few approvals) and I did not know how to draw, therefore getting images online... More
  • Goals for 2015

    by Dahlskoge | 4th of April, 2015

    1. Have 1000 + images online 2. At least 70 sales 3. Take more portraits outside using existing light 4. Visit and take photos of new places, preferably abroad 5. Have more patience while either waiting or preparing for the perfect image 6. Master the basic skills in... More
  • HI THERE !!!

    by Denger342 | 19th of March, 2015

    Friends wanted to share with you their success. Finally, I became the exclusive user. And expressed his gratitude to the team DREAMSTIME.  See Article
  • 500 images in my portfolio !! Yay !!! :)

    by Alisen | 18th of March, 2015

    Six months of work on microstock - and half a thousand works online :) I started to do more vector work lately and often try to fill portfolio. Choose different themes - so fun to work with. Many of the works are sorted by collections. Very soon going to download... More
  • Milestone 500 images online

    by Jeffrey9 | 15th of March, 2015

    Today I am so happy that I achieved Milestone - 500 images online. Some examples of my portfolio, hope you’d like it. Lugu Lake lies 200 kilometers from the center of Lijiang City       Snow mountain in Yading, Daocheng, Sichuan       The Pass... More
  • 500 Files Online Milestone

    by Sebastian423 | 14th of March, 2015

    500 files milestone reached! Few examples of my portfolio hope you're going to like it. My son first flight he was very excited :O   My dogs amber eyes :)   Natures beauty!   Kids and TV's...   What a beautiful eyes   This one looks... More
  • Snow Sports Collection

    by Neildenize | 13th of March, 2015

    Hi there I have created a collection of a couple of my winter snow shots and are wanting any other snow sports shots out there to add to the collection would be much appreciated,Just send me them and I will gladly put them in. Cheers Neil Denize Here is a link to... More

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