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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
  • What Are You Doing With That Picture?

    by Popsidoodle | 27th of November, 2015

    I have almost completed my first year with Dreamstime and have, so far, 24 sales which I am thrilled about. But some of the pictures I have sold really make me say, "What are you doing with that picture?" Like this one... Sitting at the side of the road with... More
  • Finally 200 images online!

    by Truthservant | 25th of November, 2015

    I'm so happy because today I reached 200 images online, so I'm inviting you all tonight at my place in Morocco to party, drink tea and eat diner together :) Till then here are some of my latest uploads. These are about tea, the national official everyday drink in Morocco!... More
  • My first 'True' Level 5 image!

    by Prsntg | 20th of November, 2015

    With a 42c sub sale today, this one has jumped up the ladder to become the first Level 5 image in my port (Ignoring the assignment files). A Feel-Good moment!   Never thought this will be the 'Top-Seller' in my port. In fact this is the only one that I can call a... More
  • I won 100 credits!

    by TMarchev | 19th of November, 2015

    Yes yes yes !!! I win 100 credits NOW and maybe Ipad air i'm not sure BUT so excited Dreamstime again made my day :) Thank you so much i feel so lucky! WoooO!     See Article
  • Game of pairs - what stock sells

    by Photashoot | 15th of November, 2015

    I've just been playing the Dreamstime Stock Game - interesting challenge to see which of two images has sold! How have you scored? There's some tricky ones in there, but some definite themes too... A good few images waiting for the buyers messages to be added, like this... More
  • $1,000 milestone

    by Rhbabiak13 | 15th of November, 2015

    Today marks the day that I crossed the $1,000 mark on Dreamstime. I never would have imagined that a homemaker, wife, mother of 10, grandma to 4, could make money from doing something I love. I feel blessed. Thank you Dreamstime, buyers and fellow photographers who encourage... More
  • 600 photos milestone and 400+ sales!!

    by Snookless | 15th of November, 2015

    600 photos I am sure is small potatoes for some but for me it is an accomplishment - it is very difficult to get the time to get photos online, and honestly sometimes I am just too tired.     But I finally got to 600 photos online and feel good about it. I have been... More
  • Milestone - over 150 pictures online!

    by Veronikak | 9th of November, 2015

       Hello everyone! I am pleased to announce that I already have over 150 pictures online, 8 sales and 1 approved picture for the current assignment "In Soft View and Mood". I am quite new to this. I joined at the beginning of this year and started to upload some... More
  • 2001 images online!

    by Babar760 | 3rd of November, 2015

    And 7400 sold. It took a while but now it's going faster because I know better what sells. I also know exactly what DT wants as far as technical issues. The secret is being selective and not uploading everything I shoot. Quality vs quantity, that is the secret. Heading for... More
  • 2000 images online milestone!

    by Baspentrubas | 2nd of November, 2015

    Hi there DT comunity , i just reached 2000 images online. This is my latest image online representing Atocha train station in Madrid.   See Article
  • Finally 2000 sales

    by Digikhmer | 2nd of November, 2015

    Just want to shout out my happiness and to think all my pictures buyers with my last assignment pictures.   Thanks in advance for your kind votes     See Article
  • 1000 files online

    by Sebastian423 | 31st of October, 2015

    Small milestone reached in my portfolio there is now 1000 files. It took over 1 year to get here and it's just 10% of my ultimate goal which is 10.000 files :) Along with files I've managed to sell my pictures 316 times. It's been very interesting journey so i'd like to... More
  • My first level 5 sale

    by Danielc1998 | 30th of October, 2015

    My most downloaded image so far. See Article
  • 600 files

    by Afrumgartz | 25th of October, 2015

      At last - 600 files online, not mentioning 8 in free section. See Article
  • 50th milestone

    by Sunethjal | 22nd of October, 2015

    After so many rejection and instructions 50 milestone complete. I joined Dreamstime in 2009 with two images.At that time I didn't have the camera I took thees from my brother's camera.   After long time I got the camera in april 2015.After that I learn so many things... More
  • A great big dream come true!

    by Bratty1206 | 17th of October, 2015

    In another week, I travel to Fiji, with four girlfriend's. I won a trip there and will be staying in a beautiful home right on the waters of the South Pacific. I am so excited to be going there for the first time, taking pictures for the cover of a travel magazine, feature... More

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