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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
  • Milestone

    by Amlyd | 31st of July, 2015

    My 500th download - a fractal - but I don't mind !!   I will not forget. See Article
  • 400 files

    by Afrumgartz | 31st of July, 2015

      another milestone this month, and more than 100 pictures acepted a month See Article
  • Tips for beginners. What kind of photos are in demand for photostocks

    by Paparazzofamily | 28th of July, 2015

    Usually almost all new photographers to photo stock search for the answers to the following questions: Which photos to choose for uploading so that they will be in demand and immediately found its buyers? What compositions are more needed? What vectors are more popular... 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 15) are: Total Earnings: $30,004.04 Total Sales: 21,799 Uploads: 7252... More
  • Interesting milestone - 5555 photos online

    by Thorken | 23rd of July, 2015

    Since yesterday is on my Dreamstime account interesting milestone: I have right 5555 photos online :-). The 5555th photo is: It´s nice number, but anyway I hope it will not be there too long O:-). See Article
  • Reaching 1800 sales finally

    by Digikhmer | 19th of July, 2015

      I finally reached thousand height hundred sales last week after full four years of presence in the Dreamstime community. Such a long, long curve of learning and improvement picture after picture. I am still learning to make better and better pictures. Dear buyers,... More
  • New to stock photography? What should you do?

    by Benliammelville | 17th of July, 2015

    So you're checking out the world of stock photography, and you have no idea what to do? Here are a few good tips, from someone who is currently going through the same stage. 1. Read everything! Photography is full of creative helpful people, who have covered every subject... More
  • the Canadian Rockies secured my first 50 Images online!

    by Sam20140218 | 17th of July, 2015

    It has been a big learning curve to see what images were refused and which images were sold, however I am very happy that I now finally reached my target of 50 files online. I am working hard to increase my approval ratio and hopefully reach my next target of 50 images sold... More
  • Historical odyssey - rally reconstruction groups and historical groups

    by Kryspl | 16th of July, 2015

       Once a year in my small town in Kutno takes a big event. People come from all over the country and beyond Polish borders. In one place you can meet soldiers, weapons and traditions of many centuries and many countries. Next meeting will take place this weekend.... More
  • 300 files

    by Afrumgartz | 14th of July, 2015

      Here it is - 300 file in my portfolio, a grumpy foxy cat See Article
  • One small step in my Dreamtime journey

    by Cathyr1 | 14th of July, 2015

    Hello fellow Dreamtimers, I wanted to share my little milestone of 50 sales. It has been a slow start for me since I joined in August 2014. Working fulltime it has been hard to build up my portfolio but I’m plodding along. I have 281 images uploaded and have achieved a... More
  • New milestone

    by Phoenixci | 13th of July, 2015

    Today I have achieved one of the goal that I had set for myself when I first joined Dreamstime, some have told me that my expectation were too high that I was in competition with better more experienced photographer than I. To these folks today I say take a good look! because... 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
  • Microstock Photography - The Winning Strategies, part II

    by Robinstockphotos | 5th of July, 2015

    Continued from Part I... Your intentions matter! Are you looking for shortcuts to make easy money online? Trying to anyhow get an image past the reviewers who seem to reject everything? It can be easily observed that many of those new to microstock photography believe... More
  • Tips for farm photography

    by Adammeadows12 | 30th of June, 2015

    Farms are seen as a dirty place, but through the lens of a camera so much beauty can be captured. As a farmer by day and a photographer by night one thing I can ensure you is that you should be prepared at all times. Prepare yourself and your equipment for dirt and dust,... More
  • Microstock Photography – The Winning Strategies, part I

    by Robinstockphotos | 28th of June, 2015

    Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new... More

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