Stock Photography Articles about port & Community Forum

  • 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
  • Dreamstime journey (8+ months)

    by Jimmytst | 31st of August, 2015

    Today, I received my second payment from Dreamstime. It's been a gritty and rewarding journey. Like running a marathon, perseverance and determination pays off, coupled with practice and inspiration from within and without. The support and guidance from the community... More
  • Tranportation; challenge to the futur.

    by Antonio1962 | 28th of August, 2015

    Transport goods and people is one of the most important challenge to the futur.Roads are everyday on saturation of traffic,polution more and more present on cities.The global commerce will increase in the next years, and the transport also.Trains and... More
  • Growing up in Newport Beach, CA

    by Marconti805 | 23rd of August, 2015

    I grew up in Newport Beach California graduated Corona Del Mar High School in 1984. I miss it - the energy the beaches the business the beauty. Back then we had film only, we waited at least 2 weeks for our pictures after paying $20.00 we would sit on the curb outside the... More
  • Our Obsession with Noise

    by Matthewcuda | 20th of August, 2015

    When I started in photography back in the mid 1990s we were all shooting film and film that was manufactured for higher light sensitivity caused the silver halide to clump together causing a phenomenon we termed "grainy." Some photographers actually liked the look... More
  • Over 2000 files

    by Zharate | 10th of August, 2015

    Two years ago I uploaded my first photo to DT. Since then, slowly but steadily I have been creating a portfolio of over 2000 images.   This project is still starting and gradually taking shape. Will try to increase the ratio of uploads and improve the quality of my images.... More
  • Portfolio

    by Pamjreynolds | 3rd of August, 2015

    Hi folks, This is just a quick post to thank the Dreamtimers who have started to follow my portfolio, it really is very much appreciated. When I look around other artist’s portfolios I very quickly realise how much I have to learn, but I’m loving every minute of... More
  • Porto, new touristic destination

    by Antonio1962 | 2nd of August, 2015

      Second city of Portugal,Porto is now a relevant touristic destination for people around the world.The weather,the river,the food,the sea,the possibility to go on boats to the vineyards at north.Is also a paradise for photographers.The llight is marvelous,the D.Luiz bridge,... More
  • Aviation Photos

    by Alpiee | 20th of July, 2015

    Hello, I'm from Istanbul, 51 , electrical engineer & aviation photographer. Love to take photos of aircrafts during take-off, landing or taxi. Almost 350 photos online and its increasings day by day. Most of my aviation photos were taken at Istanbul Ataturk Airport (ICAO... More
  • 7 Tips for Taking Better Sports Action Shots

    by Designroast | 16th of July, 2015

    Mastering sports photography and action shots in general can be a frustrating task. With moving targets, sometimes less-than-ideal lighting conditions, and money shots that only last for a split second before they disappear, action photography is really challenging. Here... More
  • New images - Mexico, Guatemala and Indonesia

    by Avenikolas | 14th of July, 2015

    Some new editorial photos from Latin America and Indonesia.   Protest sign on the wall in Guatemala. Words unionista (unionist) and patriota (patriot), orange symbol of sun and hand in fist. The Unionist is a conservative political party.   Balinese kids making... More
  • Another border abased!!!

    by Sasanka7 | 10th of July, 2015

    4444 pictures at my Dreamstime portfolio ;) Thank You @Dreamstime! Thank You my friends and buyers!!!   See Article
  • Is 350!

    by Vladimirz747 | 5th of July, 2015

    Here also the boundary 350 is taken! It is so much files at me in a portfolio. I understand that it very much and very little.... Ten more times are necessary so much...   But the more I work with DT - the more you understand the defects and misses, as photographer and... More

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

questions, meet answers

Join the discussion in the Dreamstime photography forum. Learn from, and share with, hundreds of professional stock photographers just like you!

Photography Forums