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  • Going Negative

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of August, 2008

    Much is being made in the current U.S. presidential race about ads and emails that disparage the candidates with the use of innuendo and false accusations. The polls show that most Americans are opposed to such ads. In general, negative claims or images are not effective... 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
  • 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
  • Dreamstime and CEPIC

    by Ellenboughn | 11th of June, 2007

    The Dreamstime Team is in Florence, Italy for the annual CEPIC (Coordination of European Picture Agencies) Congress. Serban Enache, Dragos Jianu and I were among the 900 delegates from 500 companies from 50 countries to attend the four day Congress. We met in... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top... More
  • Make us smile!

    by Heathse | 26th of August, 2014

    OK, so you've had no sales, can't get even one image accepted for the assignment and it's raining hard on the one day you took off this month for photography! (Yes that's me!) Don't get depressed, I know there are loads of very witty characters on DT so turn to your funny... More
  • 5 reason why you should use the Dreamstime Wordpress plugin

    by Honkamaa | 26th of August, 2014

    Recently Dreamstime released their long awaited Wordpress plugin and I eagerly installed this to a couple of my main blogs to try it out. It did not dissapoint! If you are running a Wordpress blog or web site, here are the reasons why you need to install and use the Dreamstime... More
  • 100 Pictures, first illustration!

    by Cleymans | 14th of August, 2014

    Hey Photo-maniacs, Just to tell you that I'm very happy with my 100 pictures on-line and more to come... But I'm really pleased cause this is my first illustration I send and it was accepted yipee... Thank you Dreamstime: My first illustration on-line at Dreamstime:... More
  • Photography Resources

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 30th of July, 2014

    I am fairly new to photography, well officially, and since joining DT a year and a half ago have improved tremendously! My photography is a hobby, which I would love to make a career of someday, that I truely enjoy learning about and improving on. DT has assisted me in... More
  • Two months of successes

    by Bennymarty | 9th of July, 2014

    Hello everybody! I would like to share with all of you my full satisfaction for contributing to this amazing photography community! I started up two months ago... on the far 05/09/2014…. and now I’ve got more than 600 approved pictures online ! With a very satisfying... More
  • Made it to 200 Sales!

    by 4snickers | 25th of June, 2014

    I am so very happy, I finally made it to 200 sales! At the beginning I thought this would never happen, but perseverance made it possible. I have to thank Dreamstime for helping me develop as a photographer by sometimes denying a photo that I thought had potential. Questioning... More
  • Welcome to my Pinterest Board

    by Subhra2jyoti | 23rd of June, 2014

    Dear friends, I have created a board in Pinterest to promote my stock images. Please do visit the same at the following link:- My Board on Pinterest Your feedback and tips will be quite helpful to me. Please do visit. Warm regards, Subhrajyoti India... More
  • My Vacation Pictures Tips

    by ClaireCphotography | 11th of June, 2014

    How to take a good picture and how can I improve mine? Because how hard can it be?... You just push a button?! ;-) I often get questions about my pictures from friends and family. I believe a mixture of gut feeling, technique and equipment ( sometimes luck) will create... More
  • Recently, good sales of my pictures.

    by Maocheng | 3rd of June, 2014

    Nearly a week, my pictures can be downloaded about twice every day. I am very excited. See Article
  • 200 Uploads

    by Nikon4004 | 2nd of June, 2014

    This last weekend we shot a series of images at Squires Castle. This was to be a residence for a VP from Standard Oil, but not completed. Now part of the local park system, a favorite backdrop for engagement and wedding pictures. Open to the public daily, no fee.... More
  • I'm new here

    by Shaowen1994 | 31st of May, 2014

    Until now, I have registered nearly six months time, I would like to say to yourself now really able to stick to easy, just registered when my photo acceptance rate is almost zero, it really hit me good but I did not give up, then I insist upload any photos, so I stick to... More
  • We Took 249 Photos Today.

    by Furorco | 31st of May, 2014

    I went out of town today with my girlfriend and came back with 249 high res. photos! At the end of the day I ended up touching up and uploading 47 of them. Cant wait to see what gets accepted. It was a exciting trip! The photo in this post is a Red-Winged Blackbird. This... More
  • Taking pictures on a sunny day!

    by ClaireCphotography | 28th of May, 2014

    When the sun is shining and it's a beautiful day, I feel the urge to go outside and explore the world and this also means taking pictures. Taking pictures when the sun is bright during the day is not easy, you can get hard shadows, flat pictures and if you want to photograph... More
  • getting into the stock photography scene

    by Neildenize | 24th of May, 2014

    Hi there Im currently just traveling around the place and started loading up some of snaps onto DT and really enjoying it. I would love to hear any comments or feedback/hints from anyone out there any tips on how to promote your profile would be much appreciated.... More
  • The Biggest European Port

    by Msalena | 24th of May, 2014

    Hi, everybody! My profession have been connected to international freight forwarding and logistics for over 15 years already. And when we have decided to spend this spring vacation in the Netherlands it was clear to me, that we will visit the biggest European Port in... More

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