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  • New blogs by Ellen Boughn

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of January, 2010

    Thanks to all the wonderful experience I gained writing blogs for Dreamstime for two years nicely organized by Maigi here, I have decided to go forward with a new blog on my own site found here I hope you find them helpful as you continue to succeed at Dreamstime and look... More
  • Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your own work.... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in... More
  • Opening Sweden - Stockholm

    by Articture | 7th of February, 2016

    Hello, my friends! Starting my blog I'm glad to share some views and fragments from our trip to wonderful Sweden.        In a few words Sweden means for me design and proportions, colors and textures, bicycles and ecology, streets and houses, bays and... More
  • 1000 sales - Milestone

    by Hellen8 | 6th of February, 2016

    Hello everyone ! I've just reached a significant milestone - 1000 sales. I would like to express my thanks to the management DT and to all buyers. Also thanks to all my friends.             A nice day to all of you ! More
  • Psychics know best

    by Kyrajk | 2nd of February, 2016

    I went to see a psychic with my friend the other day and the psychic took my hand and read my palm and looked up at me and said "Ahh.. You're very talented. You have a very good eye and are skilled with cameras, yes?" and as a photographer, I just thought that was like the... More
  • First level 5 pictures

    by Sebastian423 | 30th of January, 2016

    Hey dear DT buyers and contributors I just wanted to share my first two most successful pictures. Both are now at level 5. Interesting thing is that I've used one of them as a background in the other :) The sky itself is being purchased for the same reason i think it... More
  • Lucky snapshot in time

    by Williamsphere | 29th of January, 2016

    I just reached 555 DT images online and had 2 sales today, which brought me to a total of 55 sales. Not sure how mystical that is, but I'm taking it as a good sign! I'm no where near the stratosphere (e.g., hundreds of thousands of online images) that the early contributors... More
  • Introducing myself

    by Romansgallery | 22nd of January, 2016

    Hi. My name is Roman Gomez. My life can essentially be broken up into thirds. The first third was spent in my native country of El Salvador. I grew up working on the family farm every day, exposed to the raw beauty of nature. I immigrated to the US when war tore my country... More
  • One small step

    by Thanakrits15 | 21st of January, 2016

    Tuesday, the 19th seemed to be just like any other day, with some lecture, papers, and all the fun stuff that comes with university life. But that morning was also the first time I have ever had a sale on dreamstime! It was only for 58 cents, at an "extrasmall" resolution.... More
  • 5 years DT

    by Martingraf | 18th of January, 2016

    Time runs - and I reckon 5 years doing something continuously without giving up is something to be a bit proud of. There are contributors who do far more uploads but I do this for fun - to learn - and I reckon I have learned heaps here. So a big thank you to all my DT friends,... More
  • Who buys your photos?

    by Bragearonsen | 17th of January, 2016

    Have you ever wondered who actually buys your photos and what they are used for? I have. I occasionally google my own name to see if I can track down any usage of my photos, just for fun. Recently I discovered that one of my photos from beautiful Petra in Jordan was used... More
  • Stock Photography Secret 1

    by Habibnawaz | 17th of January, 2016

    Long before in a magazine I saw a security camera Ad. It has a picture of room, interior was out of focus but an ant stealing a large piece of bread was well focused. After I jumped into Stockphoto industry that Ad revealed me a big secret. When you get a lot of energy... More
  • 4,001 Sales!

    by Aviahuismanphotography | 15th of January, 2016

      What a nice surprise! Today when I logged into Dreamstime I saw that I had 4,001 sales!   Woooo hoooo! Here are some of the images that got me to this wonderful number:                 Cheers! More
  • 200 uploads

    by Tempest1 | 12th of January, 2016

    Today I reached my small mile stone for my self by having 200 images online. This was not an easy task for a beginner       See Article
  • Why scientific image are less popular in stock photography

    by Dhermendratiwari | 6th of January, 2016

    Many medicine and pharma or other science companies are existing but still the available scientific images stocks are very limited or less popular. Why it's less interesting for stock.                More
  • 600 Images on Dreamstime

    by Umdash9 | 5th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to have reached a significant goal of 600 images on Dreamstime, Iset this goal of 600 images as the minimum amount to start thinking about stock photography as an income. My first accepted image Dubrovnik cable car 10/02/2013     More
  • Ten a day

    by Inyrdreams | 4th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to say I have reached a milestone of 2,611 images on dreamstime, and as many of us know, it is not easy! We may have the best of intentions, be the best photographer, work hard, chain ourselves to the computer, but so many of us also have family and other jobs... More
  • 300th accepted photo!

    by Rob3rt82 | 3rd of January, 2016

    I have reached my 300th upload today, on 3rd of January 2016! I'm very happy that my acceptance ratio is 84.5% but I'm a little bit disappointed with my sales, just 69 since Q1 of 2014. I hope that 2016 to be much better and I am looking forward to reach the next two milestones... More

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