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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
  • Palekh. RUSSIAN FOLK HANDICRAFT

    by Alenalazareva | 29th of January, 2015

    Palekh miniature is a Russian folk handicraft of miniature painting, which is done with tempera paints on varnished articles made of papier-mâché (small boxes, cigarette and powder cases etc.).   Palekh Russian lacquer art on papier-mâché first appeared in 1923 in... More
  • MERMAIDS

    by Alenalazareva | 28th of January, 2015

      A mermaid is a legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish.   Mermaids have been a popular subject of art and literature in recent centuries. Danish author Hans Christian Andersen wrote his popular fairy tale " The Little Mermaid... More
  • 3 Months in, Progress Update, First Blog Post

    by Rickdeacon | 20th of January, 2015

    Hey Everyone, Never posted a blog before so thought I'd make a start by posting about my very limited experience with the world of stock photography. Photography has been a serious hobby for me for around 2 years now (serious in the sense of purchasing my... More
  • EXCITEMENT WITH DREAMSTIME

    by Msabree88 | 20th of January, 2015

    im excited to follow in dreamstime as a contributor. just joined in last december by uploading a few photo, in a few hour later got accepted and after a few days, i just got my first download, for this below photo   im getting excited and thankful to all member that support... More
  • Christmas 2014

    by Shootalot | 13th of January, 2015

    Christmas 2014 has come and gone and this past year saw some new decorations especially at the Ellipse in Washington DC next to the White House. New for this year are computer controlled lights that change the colors of the small Christmas trees. Each one of these small... More
  • Celebration: 4000 photos online!

    by Thorken | 12th of January, 2015

    Today I can celebrate. I reached new milestone - 4 000 photos online accepted on Dreamstime.com. And this is my 4000th photo: It´s not so long time ago I celebrated 3000th photo online. It´s just 1/2 year ago. And it´s less than one year I reached 2000 photos online.... More
  • My 100th sale on Dreamstime!

    by 4harmony | 31st of December, 2014

    I am very excited to reach sale #100 today! Here is my #100 sale.   Stock photography is my hobby and I really enjoy being part of this great community. I am learning so much from each of you and from the photos that do or do not get accepted. Here are my two... More
  • Merry Christmas

    by Allmyphoto | 25th of December, 2014

    Merry Christmas to all !!! Happy holidays with your loved ones.   See Article
  • 300 photos online

    by Alisen | 20th of December, 2014

    I have got a little achievment - 300 works in my portfolio! Some of them are photos, others are illustrations. I began to study 2 vector graphic programs in October up till moment: Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw. These platforms helped me to start new project of my... More
  • Christmas movies list

    by Oliena | 19th of December, 2014

    Christmas and New Year movies are always very emotional and beautiful, so they may be great source of inspiration for photographers, videographers and illustrators in the field of composition, colors, details, portraits, reactions and plot topics, of course. So, I suggest... More
  • Occupy Hong Kong Protests Continue After Camps Cleared (Photos)

    by Mitchblatt | 12th of December, 2014

    This week the two remaining occupation sites of the Occupy Hong Kong protest movement (also referred to as the Umbrella Movement) were cleared. The protesters took over streets and occupied them for 75 days, demanding the right to nominate candidates for the chief executive... More
  • Mosaic images

    by Whitetqueen | 10th of December, 2014

    My first inspiration in the design was the mosaic. A variety of colors blended into simple geometric shapes, such as square. A multitude of squares in a variety of shades. Pastel shades, many shades of the same color, clear and simple lines, the correct sequence and as a... More
  • 500 wonderful sales!

    by Dianabahrin | 8th of December, 2014

    I'm so excited about reaching the threshold of 500 sales around here and I wanted to share my joy with you. I feel that these sales have been earned and although they may not be such a spectacular for four years of presence on the website, I started almost from the bottom... More
  • Yellow fish mood

    by Dashlogvinenko | 2nd of December, 2014

    Uploaded my art work - Yellow fish. I draw this picture using photoshop+graphic tablet and had a lot of fun with this funny characer. This illustration will be good in decoration of places where people with good fantasy or children visit. It's really can cheer up) I... More

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