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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
  • almost 200

    by Dubessonego | 27th of July, 2015

    I started here a few month ago. And now I'm close to reach 200 images on-line. This is my goal for thins month. Now, I have 184 and nine sales. I don't take pictures for live. So, I don't have much time to spent here every day. But I try to upload or submit at least one or... More
  • Pinterest

    by Ewamewa2 | 26th of July, 2015

    What do you think about using such platforms like Pinterest for the sake of increasing your sales? Does it help? I have just pinned several photos depicting different aspects of life in India. Let us hope it will bring some results :-)      More
  • $30,000 Milestone

    by Mrallen | 24th of July, 2015

    Hi everyone I've just passed a significant milestone : $30,000 in Total Earnings. My Statistics as of today (24th July 2015) are: Total Earnings: $30,004.04 Total Sales: 21,799 Uploads: 7252... More
  • It's blueberry season in Michigan!

    by Inyrdreams | 16th of July, 2015

    It is blueberry season in Michigan USA, and this year the cool nights and lots of rain has produced a bumper crop of the sweetest, largest blueberries I have ever seen. Picking at a friends Blueberry farm last week was so much fun with my beautiful granddaughter, but we joked... More
  • Another border abased!!!

    by Sasanka7 | 10th of July, 2015

    4444 pictures at my Dreamstime portfolio ;) Thank You @Dreamstime! Thank You my friends and buyers!!!   See Article
  • Revisiting Your Old Work

    by Gracelife | 1st of July, 2015

      Looking at Your Old Images with Fresh Perspective As photographers, we are on a never-ending quest to create something new and unusual. After so many years of taking photos, you more than likely have terabytes of archived raw files or boxes upon boxes of negatives... More
  • Over 500 online

    by Mgntplus | 27th of June, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog ever and I am glad that the DT provoked me to write a blog for the first time. I do not have much experience with writing in public places. I am grateful to Dreamstime and all participants who generously share their experiences. This... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Wconny | 25th of June, 2015

      Hi there, I'm new here and just got my first pictures approved some days ago :D I enjoy traveling and the beauty of nature - hope people will like my pics!     See Article
  • 1,000 Photos In Portfolio

    by Rhbabiak13 | 22nd of June, 2015

    Today, I reached 1,000 photos in my portfolio. I have been a part of Dreamstime for 10 months now. It is quite exciting to be a part of such a wonderful group of people. I will share some of my latest accepted photos with you. This is a photo that I took at an artist... More
  • 10,000th Sale Today

    by Aneese | 11th of June, 2015

    I am so happy to announce that I had my 10,000th sale on Dreamstime today. The picture that was the 10,000th sale was of a dog looking out of an airplane window. This picture also happens to be the one most downloads with 75 sales. a BIG THANKS to all the buyers that help... More
  • I Scheherazade!

    by Fengai | 11th of June, 2015

    I expected more sales and my level today - 1001 for sale! This tale! And this is my Eastern Jin magician!   I draw new illustrations, caricatures. I love contour drawing, I hope this kind of art - will be a success in sales      And my new style... More
  • Milestone, 100th image online

    by Drobacphoto | 28th of May, 2015

    My new milestone, 100 images online on dreamstime :-) Thank you for looking!             See Article
  • 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
  • How To Take a Lot of Pictures

    by Jackbluee | 3rd of May, 2015

    Have you asked yourself this question before? If not, I think you have not been serious in stock photography. Or, I would say, you have not played hard. A lot of professionals have written about how to improve picture qualities. I have not seen any topics about how to take... More
  • Fifty images of dreams and progress

    by Tenkende | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello everybody, it's my first post on Dreamstime Blog! I'm writing to share with you my joy about my first "important" upload milestone - 50 images online! I know that it may not seem important as there are a lot of portfolios on Dreamstime with 1000 and more images, but... More

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