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  • Yummo! Shooting Food

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of May, 2007

    Many times a business deal has been concluded over a pricey meal or in a coffee shop. Hundreds, if not thousands of cookbooks, are published every year. Entire magazines and web sites are devoted to recipes and cooking tips. Many charities and non-profit organizations... More
  • Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of April, 2007

    In the next two months I'll be traveling across the US more than once, going to Alaska and to several destinations in Europe. Travel destination images are plentiful but what about images of travel itself?... More
  • Shooting Small

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of March, 2007

    The current Dreamstime assignment is to create images of the owners and customers of smaller businesses. Companies with less than 500 employees generate a sizeable percentage of world wide annual revenue. And they purchase more goods and services from large national... More
  • People photoshoot

    by Matthiase | 21st of August, 2014

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.       See Article
  • Point & Shoot...

    by Guernica | 22nd of June, 2014

    Point and shoot digital cameras can be wonderfully easy to use. They are relatively inexpensive, depending on the features you require. And they are usually small, making them easily portable. Most models have auto-focus and built in light meters that automatically set... More
  • My first pictures

    by Robertnacke | 16th of April, 2014

    I wanted share with you that not too long ago I had my pictures accepted to my Portfolio on here which is such a great feeling to see this on there, in knowing that I can do this, and that as long as you never give up you can achieve anything in life. Just keep trying to... More
  • White Stuff - Shooting tips & tricks for lots of white (or black)

    by Edosaodaro | 7th of April, 2014

    Hi Guys! Does any know any tips and tricks for taking pictures with lots of white (or black) in the frame? Here are a couple of tips that I use: 1. Metering off blue skies - this invloves point the camera up towards the sky to set my exposure and then (with exposure... More
  • It won't be long, now.

    by Upwardway38 | 27th of January, 2014

    There's just something about this delicacy that only lasts such a short time in April. It's highly coveted among hunters everywhere here in the Midwest, and they sell anywhere from $40-100 a pound depending on your budget, craving, and most of all the season itself.... More
  • Process Raw or Shoot JPEG?

    by Edosaodaro | 13th of January, 2014

    Happy New Year Everyone! I often pondered this question and write this because I have a sneaky feeling that I may not be the only one to have faced this dilemma. Like some other people out there, I thought the choice was simple. You either do everything in camera -... More
  • Awesome Photoshoot!

    by Matthiase | 25th of December, 2013

    I did a photoshoot with a friend a few days ago, here's the awesome results of it. Im planning more shoots with him and another friend. Im sure they are gonna turn out great. I have also bought myself a backup server for all my images=) Please support my... More
  • Magazine Cover:)

    by Adeliepenguin | 9th of December, 2013

    I recently broke my wrist and had a cast above my elbow. I couldn't drive, couldn't open a jar, and could hardly lift, hold and use my camera. So imagine my dismay when the mother of the models I work with ask me to take some photos. She wanted to try for a magazine cover... More
  • First "On Location" photoshoot

    by Mudplucker | 11th of October, 2013

    Well, my first on location photo shoot is over and I managed to get MUCH LESS than I expected of myself. The good news I guess is that I at least got something. Here is one of those somethings… To start the day off, the garden center owner had apparently forgotten... More
  • MR each time while shooting..?

    by Vennys | 29th of September, 2013

    As I noticed, there is only 1 MR needed here (for 1 model). When you shoot more times (different days) with the same model, do you sign every time MR? Or may I use same form for the whole year (specific) year..? (only once signed at the beginning) Thanks. Vašek More
  • First model shoot!

    by Matthiase | 7th of June, 2013

    My first model shoot images accepted and are now up and ready in my portfolio. This was my first shoot ever with a model intended for my stock business. I hope they gonna sell well, and im thinking of taking a lot of image with this model. Easy to work with and good looking,... More
  • Meeting the Mafia in a workshop

    by Miraclemoments | 21st of May, 2013

    Well I recently did a shoot for people with the theme of The Mafia. They were Italian and wanted to do a Mafia themed photo shoot. I had just taken possession of my new Pocketwizard Plus X units and a 580ex speedlite as a second strobist which I was happy about.... More
  • Choosing for mirrorless

    by 1000wordsimages | 20th of May, 2013

    >I am shooting now with my Mirrorless cameras for about 1,5 year and I am very happy about the choice. Long time I was dreaming of having a small camera that creates the same quality images of a DSLR. I wanted something that I could easy take with me so that I will not miss... More
  • Living healthy

    by Cousy86 | 4th of April, 2013

    Wow ! My works has been accepted to the contest Spring Cleaning Time and it's great motivation for my next works ! Now I am planning photoshoot in sport club this Sunday. The theme is "Living healthy". Thanks to Dreamstime team for such interesting competition realization.... More
  • My First Photo Shoot With a Model

    by Mudplucker | 28th of March, 2013

    First Photo Shoot with a model: Well, I’m certainly glad to get my very first people shoot out of the way, but I did make a few mistakes ...AND it was quite a learning experience. I’m hoping that this blog will reinforce (to myself) what I need to do to elevate my... More
  • Forcing myself to "shoot stock"

    by Robinstockphotos | 4th of February, 2013

    Stock photography is supposed to be serious business, right? Where you have bring well dressed businessmen in dark suit sporting spotless neckties, a finger hovering around in the air drawing an increasing bar graph? Or maybe pressing a button on a touch screen that strikes... More
  • The cobra, at last!

    by Robinstockphotos | 24th of January, 2013

    I've been hunting for some snakes lately to photograph some. I got some photos but none were very impressive and looked quite common. It is hard to photograph snakes in the wild here because what you get here are mostly venomous and they are hard to find these days, thanks... More

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