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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 a truly... 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 gives a clue... More
  • Most adorable woolly guys

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    In 2012 I made my second visit to Peru, this time to the Peruvian amazon which is simply amazing! The seasonal flooding of the amazon that year had been by far much stronger than the average and even the huts of the indians which are built high up on stilts were partially... More
  • Pine forest

    by Harakternik | 30th of January, 2016

    I do not know why - but again did not receive such beauty. By standing in the woods and admired swirling leaves. wind with leaves dance started wind with leaves dance started circling ballet in the sky. Beauty runs when fall piece on ground... More
  • Remember autumn

    by Generalul2015 | 30th of January, 2016

    Autumn, the season which revives magic in the souls of all. A good season only to photograph nature in the splendor and the multitude of colors available to our. What would you photographed last fall?             More
  • Winter fishing is one of my favorit hobby

    by Niki3100kit | 21st of January, 2016

    Hi to all with best wishes from North-west region of Russia! Winter is beautiful season. Day today is beautiful for recreation to go out from home and go to river to fishing. I will take with me my camera and do several new pictures.....what are your hobby?    ... More
  • My first sale

    by Shahmeiraj90 | 19th of January, 2016

    From today I am on dreamstime because of my images are available for the sale, My most images were rejected but fault was in my images. I have captured the images with my phone camera which shows 13mp but the lense was not so good. Please use the digital camera to capture... More
  • Whistler ski resort in western Canada

    by Leswrona | 13th of January, 2016

          Whistler is a Canadian resort town in western Canada, approximately 125 km north of Vancouver. Its pedestrian village has won numerous design awards in 1990’s. Before the tourist has arrived this land has been inhabited by the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations.... More
  • Ten a day

    by Inyrdreams | 4th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to say I have reached a milestone of 2,611 images on dreamstime, and as many of us know, it is not easy! We may have the best of intentions, be the best photographer, work hard, chain ourselves to the computer, but so many of us also have family and other jobs... More
  • CNN includes Romania in a list of top holiday destinations for 2016

    by Mihocphoto | 30th of December, 2015

    Dear photographers, CNN recommends Romania as a tourist destination in the following year. If you are passing through Romania I recommend you several locations you can visit or photograph: Sighisoara, Sibiu, Brasov, Maramures - Merry Cemetery, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)... More
  • I Can't Believe I took That Picture...

    by Popsidoodle | 18th of December, 2015

    Has it ever happened to you? You take a look at your photos and think, that's not mine, I couldn't have taken that... Then you realize you had to because you remember holding the camera, but you still shake your head in wonder. It happens to me all the time. Here are some... More
  • Media credentials tips and terms

    by Chanevy | 6th of December, 2015

    If you're thinking of giving photojournalism a try, I say go ahead and do it! Some of the benefits to covering an event as a credentialed photographer include being allowed to even have a camera at events where the general public may not be able to bring one in, being invited... More
  • Small changes, great results

    by Arturoosorno | 6th of December, 2015

    I recently reviewed an image made few months ago. The picture was good but not enough to me, so according to the message of this photograph I decided to make the sky black and white to reinforce it. Dear fellows I... More
  • Same procedure as every year

    by Cglightning | 29th of November, 2015

        it is the first Advent and i have no Idea for Christmas-Presents... :/ and why everyone i know has Birthday in December??? No ideas for Presents too... :/ Today i go to the Tollwood-Festival in Munich. It is a big Music- and Theatre-Festival with a big Market,... More
  • 150 approved images

    by Bmcleod19 | 23rd of November, 2015

    I just had my 150th image approved after being on here about 2 weeks now. I haven't had any sales yet, but hopefully that will happen soon. Right now, I have an approval ratio of about 28%, which has increased for 21% when I first started uploading. The first day or two that... More
  • What I love about photography

    by Tinald2012 | 20th of November, 2015

    When I go out to take shots of nature, I try to look for the unusual, strange patterns in dirt or sand, the roughness and patterning of bark that has peeled away or wood that has been marked by water or weather and strange bugs. I also look for unusual markings that cause... More
  • Back on loop with 200 pictures online

    by Alexandr822 | 19th of November, 2015

    More than year ago i heard about stock photography at first time and registered at Dreamstime wishing to sell some of my pictures. After one month i already had few sold pictures and i was very happy with that. That time i used to work as resort photographer at Maldives and... More

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