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  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... More
  • Oops! Keywording Mistakes to Avoid

    by Ellenboughn | 18th of November, 2008

    Time for a reminder of the most common keywording mistakes to avoid. Pay attention to the list below so that your images aren't overlooked in a search due to poor keywords. Incorrect keywords can lead to frustrated buyers that hurts everyone's downloads. Keywording should... More
  • Point of View

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of March, 2008

    Fresh out of ideas? Your creative meter stuck on zero? Got the late winter idea blahs? I recommend reading this. It’s rather long but hey, if you are stuck in a morass of boredom with your creative brain flat lining, what else do you have to do? Or you can go to YouTube... More
  • What Makes Best Selling Photo?

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2008

    The most popular concepts in the top photographs from last year are happiness/love/family and determined business teams. Don’t drop everything to focus on kisses and bunches of business types. Statistics only tell part of any story. How many images would have been in the... More
  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • EXPO 2015 Milan

    by Lejoch | 12th of May, 2015

    Hi, I'm creating a new collection about EXPO 2015. Here a short description from the official site: "Expo Milano 2015 is the Universal Exhibition that Milan, Italy, will host from May 1 to October 31, 2015. Over this six-month period, Milan will become a global showcase where... More
  • The Sinking of the Lusitania

    by Popsidoodle | 29th of April, 2015

    May 7th, 1915 just 11 miles off the coast of Ireland a German Submarine, U-20, lay in wait. RMS Lusitania was nearing the end of her 202nd voyage. One torpedo was fired striking the ship on the starboard side. Soon after there was a second explosion and in just 18 minutes... More
  • A Great City - Vancouver BC

    by Jackbluee | 12th of April, 2015

    Vancouver may be not as famous as London, or Paris, or New York, yet it is a real great city. It has everything that a big city can offer, such as big museums, stylish architecture, marvelous city parks, etc. In fact, it is the nicest new city I've ever visited. What... More
  • Images within Images

    by Mrallen | 19th of March, 2015

    I thought I would try bringing together some elements of my existing images to form one new image that works to a theme. All the component images are of the same topic. This type of image is very useful to designers, who often have a need for images to use as page headers,... More
  • Live the New York experience ... with a twist

    by Nikitu | 18th of February, 2015

    You're about to visit what is widely considered the Greatest City on Earth, The City That Never Sleeps, The Big Apple, The Capital of the World, The City of Dreams or simply, THE CITY, New York, and all you can think about is: how am I going to experience all of it, where... More
  • How I Get Monty to sit for his Portrait

    by Brandinharris78 | 27th of January, 2015

         I was asked, once, "how do you get your dog to sit so nicely for a picture?" It is really quite simple...I go into the house and walk over to the silverware drawer..I pull out a tablespoon size spoon...I walk over to the cabinet, where the new, unopened jar of... More
  • Paradise for Real Car Lovers

    by Yorgy67 | 23rd of January, 2015

    When in Munich the last autumn, we couldn't miss the famous Center BMW and the Museum. Just approaching the area of the Olympic Park, this modern building of BMW Headquarters captures your eye immediately.   Built between 1968 and 1972, it is 101-metre (331 ft) high. It... More
  • Prague - Christmas Time

    by Hellen8 | 15th of December, 2014

    Hi everyone! I greet you from Prague, the Czech capital. Now is the time of Advent. Lots of tourists come and enjoy this magical Christmas atmosphere in Prague.     At the most popular places, markets are held. Traditional markets where you can buy various gifts... More
  • Dancing Around the World With Over 400 Photos in Portfolio

    by Rhbabiak13 | 8th of December, 2014

    Today, I celebrate my 400 mark with some editorial photos that brought me to this point. Dancing around the world. I enjoy taking photos of people dancing. I love the movement and facial expressions. I took all of these photos at the Holiday Folk Fair International... More
  • Making the most of your mobile device

    by Klodvig | 4th of December, 2014

    Almost all mobile devices like phones and tablets are equipped with a camera in them. Modern devices are capable of very good images, and best of all, you will almost always have your phone with you.      However, mobile devices can be more sensitive to the conditions... More
  • It's Hip to be Square!

    by Eric1513 | 20th of November, 2014

    I know I'm dating myself when I say that the 80s pop band Huey Lewis and the News was right when they sang that it's hip to be square. When it comes to photography, I love the square format. It open up new and creative composition opportunities that a normal rectangle format... More
  • A Great Coincidence

    by Kamlang | 1st of October, 2014

    I am relatively new here at Dreamstime, and I am certainly not going to make a living on it. However I enjoy taking pictures, and am learning from my failures. The other day I was looking at my employer's external website, and noticed some really great pictures. When... More
  • Discovering something new...

    by Yorgy67 | 16th of September, 2014

    Have you ever thought of something in your life, which is as far from your sphere of interest as...hm... let's say, SPACE?!... Our last vacation with my wife we have decided to spend in one of the European countries with the most stunning nature - Austria. Both of us are... More
  • The Long Walk and Taking Pictures of Nothing for Composites

    by Wisconsinart | 14th of September, 2014

    Two years ago I moved into the house where I currently live and it's a place on the edge of the metropolitan area. Here the subdivisions crash into farmland so you get a mix of neighborhoods and fields corn, depending on which street you're on. I like to go for walks, mainly... More
  • Best Revenue from Websites

    by Thefinalmiracle | 13th of July, 2014

    I have been creating and managing websites since years. They were mostly related to my own work or some for clients. The two websites that I was passionately working for over the years were The Official Michael Jackson Indian Fan Club - www.clubmj.com / www.michaeljackson.... More

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