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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.... 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... 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
  • 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
  • 1000 sales!

    by Thorken | 9th of March, 2015

    Yesterday I have reached 1000 sales on Dreamstime. And this is my 1000th soled photo. It´s photo of hinduist temple Prambanan near by Yogyakarta in Indonesia. First photo I have soled 4,5 years ago. Since that time I have much wider portfolio and over 4 600 photos online.... More
  • Mermaid in water with lilies and fishes

    by Alenalazareva | 9th of March, 2015

    A mermaid is a legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish.       * Photoshop and tablet Wacom Fantasy art by Alena Lazareva. Thank you! See Article
  • Celebrating 300 sales

    by Bennymarty | 4th of March, 2015

    I'd like to share with you my new milestone of 300 sales I'm parto of this community since 9th may 2014 and I'm exclusive contributor Sales came day by day, slowly with ups and downs, but now the balance is very positive because most sales are now from credits than from... More
  • 10 most used stock illustrations

    by Andreeadobrescu | 3rd of March, 2015

    If you want to create a flyer or a children's book, or you just want an icon to illustrate a button on your website, stock illustrations offer you a wide range of possibilities and elements that you can mix together to create unique designs or use them as they... More

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