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    by Ellenboughn | 19th of August, 2008

    You know who you are, Generation Y. An analysis of Internet and social network use tells me that a majority of you reading this were born between 1977 and 1997. You are the children of the last of the baby boomers and the most studied group of young adults anywhere because... More
  • Stuff Happens

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of June, 2008

    What does leaving my wallet at the bookstore yesterday, a flashing warning light on the car dashboard as I pulled out to drive back to the bookstore and an error in posting a payment to a bill have to do with stock photography? Typical everyday annoyances and frustrations... More
  • Rites of Passage

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of May, 2008

    Life is a series of events that mark our passage through time. Some events are as unremarkable as a Grandfather teaching his grandson how to swim or parents looking on as their child takes its first step. Other occasions such as traditional religious events or advancement... More
  • Best Seller Tips-Illustration

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of February, 2008

    I have just reviewed some of the most popular images as selected by our users during 2007. I’ll first discuss what I learned about illustrations and then next week the lessons from the most popular themes/images captured in photographs. Some of my findings surprised me... More
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer. Specifically,... More
  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your own work.... More
  • FINALLY more than 100 images online!

    by Yana28 | 28th of November, 2015

    Finally I've reached more than 100 images in my portfolio!📷 🙌 here are some of my latest uploads. ➡                     Hope to get more sales )    Thank you! Good luck to all members! 😍 More
  • My Christmas Bestseller

    by Veronikaouskova | 24th of November, 2015

    Since I am quite new in the stock photo business, I am still searching for my ways how to produce commercially desired pictures. The picture I am presenting in this blog is so far my bestseller. It is a collage of simple christmas decorations pictures. Maybe it could serve... More
  • The butterfly as symbol in art and culture

    by Yana28 | 22nd of November, 2015

         Butterflies remain prominent in fine art, advertising, fashion and jewelry. Butterflies constitute one of the major symbol in art with a significant number of major artists incorporating butterfly symbolism. Butterfly as a symbol can also represent transition,... More
  • My Drawings / Illustrations on Dreamstime

    by Earlydawnphotography | 20th of November, 2015

    I have always enjoyed drawing and painting as a hobby. Now I have decided to upload much of my artwork as illustrations here on Dreamstime.          I was pleasantly surprised to find that two of my drawings became my first images to achieve level two status:... More
  • Finding inspiration

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 20th of November, 2015

    I don't know if it's just me , but I find that finding inspiration to develop new concepts for photographing is sometimes an uneasy task. For me it's mainly because I worry about making a fool of myself by developing new concepts, or disappointing those who approve of my... More
  • Past few years on Dreamstime

    by Gofer | 19th of November, 2015

    The last few years on Dreamstime have been great and sales have been good too, especially since the royal wedding of Kate and William which really motivated me to take more editorial photos. I can remember just having the shear luck of the couple waving in my direction while... More
  • Most Popular Images

    by 2700art | 17th of November, 2015

    >  I like to see that my most viewed and also my most downloaded pictures are ones that I am fond of. Its cool to see that people have similar tastes in what is considered a special image. Whats your most viewed image and do you like it also? Cheers! Ratio almost up to... More
  • Mixed feelings about selling a photo

    by Gmargittai | 16th of November, 2015

    Usually every time a photo of mine sells it fills my heart with joy. Yesterday this photo sold.   It gave me a bitter sad feeling. We were tourists in Paris in May 2013 and just the first day when we started to roam the city, were surprised by the intense police activity,... More
  • From RUSSIA with love

    by Alenalazareva | 16th of November, 2015

    FANTASY ART BY RUSSIAN ARTIST Alena Lazareva                               I am a freelance digital artist and illustrator from Russia. I have been drawing since childhood. I studied at the School of Art as an traditional artist. In... More
  • Ease on down the road

    by Bartdierickx | 15th of November, 2015

    Dear contributors, Still a beginner, yet I feel things are changing. I do not have sales yet on Dreamstime. But Dreamstime is helping me in other ways. So to all other beginners, do not fret if you're selling nothing. Dreamstime can still be of use somehow. I know... More
  • Acceptance Ratio Increased!

    by Lmhphotography | 12th of November, 2015

    Hello all, With the upload of my six new photos, my acceptance ratio has increased from 72.1% to 76.5%! I think my mistake last month (my first month at Dreamstime) was that I uploaded too many at once, meaning that only nineteen out of thirty one were actually accepted.... More
  • I open the champagne, or not??

    by Photopassjonata | 12th of November, 2015

    Hello everyone, on November 22 it will be exactly a year of my adventure in Dreamstime. I'm very excited and happy that I can cooperate with you, thank you very much for that year, and I hope to open the champagne to celebrate 100 sold pictures I have at the moment 92,... More
  • 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
  • My first illustration online

    by Fotografieschnabel | 9th of November, 2015

    After some trials and errors, I've managed to get my first illustration online. It's a word collage placed in a lightbulb (not the most impressive illustration, but it's a start)   Wednesday I have a day off at work (Holiday in Belgium because of the celebration of... More

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