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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
  • Pictures accepted

    by Farazkhan199464 | 21st of May, 2016

    Three Of my pictures have been selected for assigment at my first attempt im beginner in stock photography ,19 pictures on my portfolio,its been a while, not a single sale im worried, should i keep making my portfolio bigger or should find the reason that why pictures are... More
  • Spotlight - Light and Magic in Bucharest

    by Andreistancu | 18th of May, 2016

    Spotlight Bucharest international light festival 2016 was the second edition of this event , which was held from 5 to 8 May in Bucharest, capital of Romania. For four evenings Victory Avenue, a major avenue in center of the city, was transformed into an exhibition full of... More
  • My last illustrations, exquisite beauty of nature

    by Yana28 | 16th of May, 2016

       Amazingly beautiful thin branches of trees. Try to find a little bird in the picture?    and two red roses...    Abstract from hearts and floral ornaments elements. Link to my Portfolio More
  • Here's a fun game to play

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 9th of May, 2016

    I hear a lot of folks bemoaning the fact that things are taking a little longer on the site these days. With the vast number of contributors and uploads, we are experiencing a bit of a delay in processing queues when uploading our pictures - videos - audios - illustrations.... More
  • Happy Mothers day!

    by Alessandrarc1 | 6th of May, 2016

    I love you mom!       See Article
  • Dobermann theme

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 5th of May, 2016

    As a pet photographer, I usually like to take significant shoots of my clients dogs. My aim is to picture the main purposes and fundamental traits of a dog breed. Today two new pics were accepted and hope they get sales soon, as they're the trademark of the true type of the... More
  • My illustration want to draw on facade of residential building! :)

    by Dorvard | 29th of April, 2016

    Recently I corresponded with friend blogger who asked me to give him my picture incompetition for street-art artists. I shared with him referring to Dreamstime , and received admiring reviews. The work was approved and now it adapted to be transferred to facade. The image... More
  • Horses and foals outdoors

    by Lana4kask | 15th of April, 2016

    Taking a walk in the woods with my true friend - Shepherd, we often see grazing horses. My first photos were taken on a smartphone camera, which was handy for quick shooting.     Later I began always take for a walk my working camera. And also pieces of sugar for animals,... More
  • 6000$ earned on Dreamstime :)

    by Mangroove | 8th of April, 2016

    Hi Dreamstimers! Some years ago (03/02/2010) I uploaded my first pictures here on Dreamstime. I didn’t know what to expect. Days have passed – NO SALE, months have passed – still NO SALE. Shall I give up? Shall I upload more photos? Does this all make sense? Then,... More
  • Hands

    by Olena1 | 26th of March, 2016

    What I glance at when meeting any person first time are his or her hands. I know that the eyes are the windows to the soul and I look at people faces, indeed. But people could wear glasses and their real feelings could be hidden by mimic masks or make-up whereas people hands... More
  • My first sale!

    by Lmhphotography | 22nd of March, 2016

    Yesterday, my very first photo was sold on Dreamstime! I won't lie, upon discovery I did do a lap of the flat screaming in joy... I was ecstatic! Many thanks to whomever bought the below :) it made my day.   See Article
  • 3 years anniversary present

    by Yorgy67 | 16th of March, 2016

    Hi, guys! 3 years with DT were really quick. Taking into consideration the fact that photography is my free-time hobby (although I am professional (so shy of me....haha:) ), I think I can be quite proud of 1956 photos in my portfolio. I try not to restrict myself to any... More
  • Birds of the Peruvian amazon rainforest

    by Physi28 | 13th of March, 2016

    Yesterday's sale was this amazing White-chinned Jacamar (Galbula tombacea) of the deep Peruvian rainforest where I have been lucky to shoot in two occasions during the last years. Conditions are tough as even during the "dry" season rain showers may be expected at any time... More
  • 50th Sale, 350 photos Online. My Top 3 Sellers

    by Jgolby | 5th of March, 2016

    Also my first blog post so there's another milestone! I'm really pleased to have reached my 50th sale, I was close to getting there with only 200 files online which would have been a great achievement in terms of sales/uploads but I'm still very happy, also with the new content... More
  • That feeling of getting first photos approved

    by Tzphotography | 1st of March, 2016

    I have just read a few blog posts about various milestones (congrats guys, on reaching your goal of first $10.00, or 1000 sales - inspiring results!). But I wanted to write down a reminder for myself - that feeling of getting first photos approved is awesome! I don't know... More

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