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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
  • Why Stock Photography is Not a Hobby

    by Photographycornwall | 31st of May, 2016

    Okay, so it's been a while since my last post and, if you recall, my last DT blog was fairly negative in calling out people who do not pay for using stock images. That I'm afraid is a perennial problem, which isn't likely to go away any time soon. And anyway,... More
  • Milestone, 200th image online

    by Drobacphoto | 31st of May, 2016

    My new milestone, 200 images online on Dreamstime :-)                    More
  • 860-th picture

    by Afrumgartz | 29th of May, 2016

        Victory day parade in Ekaterinburg. Now i'm close to 1000 pictures milestone - just a month or two needed. See Article
  • 500 images uploaded

    by Famed01 | 25th of May, 2016

    I finally managed to reach this important milestone         See Article
  • Learning the ways of stock photography

    by Biotabby | 24th of May, 2016

    So I am new to Dreamstime I just now finally got some photos excepted. Its not much but its a start. I have yet to sale anything but I find its helping me improve as a photographer by getting feed back on the images that are rejected. To know what to look for and to be mind... More
  • Another happy goals

    by Mariayunira | 24th of May, 2016

    The journey in Dreamstime's family is trully a breathtaking. I was begin to join in January 8, 2011, but starting to upload in September 2014. I do drawing and uploading everyday. I try to make every kind of themes and concept. So now, after 20 months of happily drawing,... More
  • 400 sales milestone

    by Tempestz | 23rd of May, 2016

    I finally reached 400 sales with this image    taken in shanghai china. i started off slow when i first joined dreamstime as i learned what makes a good stock photo and what does not. much of my portfolio is travels from around Asia which has allowed me to experiences... More
  • 1700+ Sales milestone!

    by Dolby1985 | 20th of May, 2016

            Hi Photographers, I wanted to share with all of you my new milestone of 1700 sales! It has been long time since I joined this community back in 2007. Here's are some of the top sales of my favourites:                         ... More
  • Just happy, never give up pays

    by Cleymans | 16th of May, 2016

    Hi Photomaniacs, Got my 100 picture sold milestone and how: 40 pictures sold in one day... it is a Shame that I do not know who the buyer is cause I want to thank him/her for buying all those pictures! All the pictures purchased are from Ghent... my lovely home-town,... More
  • First 50 pics online thanks to my pet pics

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 14th of May, 2016

    Hi everyone! Today I reached the goal of 50 pics online... here's some of my work with pets and working activity:                 More
  • Here's a fun game to play

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 9th of May, 2016

    I hear a lot of folks bemoaning the fact that things are taking a little longer on the site these days. With the vast number of contributors and uploads, we are experiencing a bit of a delay in processing queues when uploading our pictures - videos - audios - illustrations.... More
  • 119 sold photos

    by Warczakoski | 9th of May, 2016

    Unbelievable - I sold more than 100 pictures during the last night session!!! OK, I earned a very little money, but statistics is also very important ;-)   See Article
  • Milestone of 500 files sold!

    by Snookless | 8th of May, 2016

    Well I finally reached the 500 files sold. This is the 500th file here, not a super great photo but this is it.     I do not get a lot of chances to upload many files but I am trying, soon to get to 700 files online which is pocket change for most of you. This... More
  • 2500 sales milestone

    by Digikhmer | 8th of May, 2016

    I grab the opportunity reaching the 2500 sales to write a little blog to celebrate four years of Dreamstime with active participation and four milestones achieved : - 5 years at Dreamstime with constant uploads. - 2500 sales. - 1800 picture accepted. - $5000 earnings... More
  • Celebrating my 500+1 sales milestone :)

    by Myab | 5th of May, 2016

    Today I celebrate my 500+1 sales milestone ! Wanted to do it on the 500th one, but, Oh Yeah, the 501th image was sold the next day ! :) Thanks dreamstime, being into this activity does give me a motivation to do more and to improve myself in photography :) My 500th... More
  • Upload instead of willing to sell at any cost...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 4th of May, 2016

    Hi guys, here I am again. Browsing the Blogs, I found many many contributors willing to sell almost one or two images at any cost, as if this site is aimed "only" to sell whatever you post on uploading... Bad point of view... Here's mine... I started my subscription as... More

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