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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
  • 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
  • Created a website with photographs bestsellers

    by Utorro | 3rd of June, 2014

    Hi everyone! Created a website http://themanwhophoto.wix.com/photos-video-themanwhophoto with pictures of the best sellers on the free platform wix.com. Placed there advertising photobanks with whom I work, including dreamstime.com. All photos are indexed according to the... More
  • Got inspired, thank you!

    by Awizard | 11th of April, 2014

    I think that everybody needs inspiration from time to time. I live in Ukraine, last haft a year has been very tough here. I was exhausted emotionally, did not see any positive tendencies, did not find any source for inspiration to take pictures. But then I read Wisconsinart... More
  • Run out of ideas for new images?...Create new images with composites.

    by Verdelho | 21st of January, 2014

    Occasionally we all need to boost our creativity by doing something new or different. And we have all taken images that could do with that little bit extra to pick it up or transform it into something a bit more saleable. Why not try combining some of your images into... More
  • Chair collection!

    by Inyrdreams | 16th of January, 2014

    Ok, I started a collection of chairs and benches, and so I need some of your favorite places to sit and regroup to add to it. Looking for outdoor seats in parks, gardens, porches, by the lake, the mountain, your favorite landscape or zen area. nothing indoors please! To... More
  • Kenyan Masai Tribe

    by Davidemontalenti | 14th of January, 2014

    In 2011 I visited Kenya and a Masai tribe in the Natural Park in Masai Mara. Their buildings, made of mud and branches, are in a circular fence. Out of this fence there is a little corral for cows. They are agriculturists and breeders and, if there is not famine, they are... More
  • My new website- "Pics Thru Lens" in a new avatar ....

    by Subhra2jyoti | 24th of December, 2013

    Dear Friends, Wishing you and your families a MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR ! On this festive occasion, with celebration and happiness in air, I invite you all to visit my photography website relaunched (though in a small way) with a different look... More
  • The new me:)

    by Silent47 | 11th of September, 2013

    Ok...At wisconsinart advice i begin to redefine myself.This is what came out: And some images in pending...What do you think about new me?Thank you all for the good advices!They took me here These images was accepted today:... More
  • My website

    by Angelaravaioli | 17th of July, 2013

    Hi all, for about a month I made my website with those pics that normally microstock sites for good commercial reasons do not accept but that to us that we like and we fans, this is the link http://angelaravaioli.jimdo.com/ for anyone who wanted to take a look, thanks... More
  • My bestseller used on a website!

    by Robinstockphotos | 19th of June, 2013

    Now this is something really exciting! I casually searched my bestselling image, the comet and moon night scene...and found it on a binocular related website along with many other spectacular images. This isn't really the typical "bestseller" with 300 downloads. It only has... More
  • Gear vs Eye

    by Mangalika | 9th of May, 2013

    I often encounter a question. Well, I am so sure most of you must have answered such question. You upload a good shot in your public profile and the next question will be 'Which camera?' Might be the most irritating question for a true artist :) Well, better gears do help... More

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