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  • GENERATION Y

    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
  • Revisiting Your Old Work

    by Gracelife | 1st of July, 2015

      Looking at Your Old Images with Fresh Perspective As photographers, we are on a never-ending quest to create something new and unusual. After so many years of taking photos, you more than likely have terabytes of archived raw files or boxes upon boxes of negatives... More
  • Finally in my portfolio 400 backgrounds and illustrations

    by Whitetqueen | 20th of June, 2015

    I am happy in my portfolio managed to cross the 400 approved illustration. Most of my ideas are the background for the sites, and more recently a number of papers appearing in the portfolio are made vektorki logo or vectors of plants. I am very happy, because the patient... More
  • 140 sales! many or less?

    by Augustinasg | 16th of June, 2015

    So I reach 140 sales, it is achievment for me cuz its quite big number for me. But when I realize that I have uploaded more that 3 k illustrations I think that I am quite a loser. Other guys with uploads like that have the same number of sales and I reach only 140 is that... More
  • Never stop DREAMING

    by Mariayunira | 12th of June, 2015

    Do you know why I love drawing? It's simply because by drawing I can do a lot of DREAMING... Just by moving my mind and my fingers (and absolutely my best friend, the Wacoom Bamboo pen.. ^_^ ) I can dream about being everybody.     I can dream to be any kind... More
  • I Scheherazade!

    by Fengai | 11th of June, 2015

    I expected more sales and my level today - 1001 for sale! This tale! And this is my Eastern Jin magician!   I draw new illustrations, caricatures. I love contour drawing, I hope this kind of art - will be a success in sales      And my new style... More
  • Finally - reaching 75% AR. My Personal Story

    by Amilevin | 20th of May, 2015

    Hi all, I'm writing this Blog mostly for you newbies out there.. :) I'll tell you my personal story and hope you'll learn from my mistakes and be a better stock contributor. I started here in 2008 and was making my first steps as a stock contributor.... More
  • Celebration-day for me today: over 500 pictures online!

    by Cleymans | 6th of May, 2015

    Hi Finally and just in one years work I have 500 pictures online and counting... and I didn't even have a camera one year ago... I'm really more and more into stock-fotography and take my camera with me every day i go out, I think it is the best way to create a stock.... More
  • The first level 5 photo reached

    by Thorken | 29th of April, 2015

    I was sailing with and old fisherman to Rinca Island (Flores, Indonesia) for Komodo dragons observation. It was fresh morning and I looked back behind our boat. This island was perfect. And it´s photo is the first that reached 25 sales - and the 5th level. And just after... More
  • New milestone celebration: 5000 photos online :-)

    by Thorken | 27th of April, 2015

    When I started to upload photos to Dreamstime, I didn´t think I´ll have so many photos. And it happened! Yesterday I reached a new milestone. I have over 5000 photos online. Last (4000 photos milestone) I reached in January 2015... Interesting is, that in last 12 month... More
  • 1st 100...Milestone!

    by Dolimac | 26th of April, 2015

    SO, I just realized the I passed the 100th vector illustration upload mark... months ago :) It's taken way too long to get here! ironically, this was image 100: breakin' on through again!   See Article
  • My favourite etching illustration has just been accepted

    by Daisymay11 | 8th of April, 2015

    My favourite etching that i did of one of our sheep has just been accepted  See Article
  • First illustrations accepted

    by Daisymay11 | 2nd of April, 2015

          two months since I started... 30 images accepted....I am being much more selective now....really glad my linocuts are now in ...but my drawings apparently need a property release...more to learn ..will keep going... but it takes so long to find out if i have done... More
  • Hello Easter

    by Sunnyfrog | 19th of March, 2015

    This is my first post in the blog. I've never really had before the blog. I'm not much writing. I have always thought that the work speak for itself without having to explain it. I started as a photographer, but it turned out that I am a much better illustrator. Still learning... More
  • My first download

    by Daisymay11 | 19th of March, 2015

    Had my first download...very exciting...still very low acceptance ratio!...but I'm learning  See Article

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