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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
  • Celebrate my first milestone on DT :)

    by Guernica | 27th of April, 2016

    Today I like to celebrate for reaching a milestone that seemed very far away over 500 sale by accident for some photos that i thought will never sell it sold several. Thank you buyers so have hope never give up... Thank you dreamstime for making me feel accomplished I learned... More
  • I'm Exclusive!

    by Pofophoto | 23rd of April, 2016

    I have reached a milestone today!!! I am very happy and want to thanks to all buyers and DT. :)   See Article
  • Stock photography and mobile photography

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 23rd of April, 2016

    I'm starting to upload some images took with my phone during my travels or journeys... surprisingly found a million pictures laying in my phone camera roll that could be of stock interest. So, I tried with one of them that is the entrance of a themepark in Sicily, and... More
  • Visit to Jordan

    by Fatema7864 | 22nd of April, 2016

    Jordan is a young state that occupies an ancient land, one that bears the traces of many civilizations. Separated from ancient Palestine by the Jordan River, the region played a prominent role in biblical history. It is among the most politically liberal countries of the... More
  • A Dream(stime) come true

    by Amitai | 20th of April, 2016

    I've been a member of DT since 2005.   (My best selling image of all times - Istanbul old city) Over the years I have tried numerous approaches to stock photography. I've tried shooting models. I've tried food photography, pet photography and even baby photography.... More
  • 1 year on Dreamstime.

    by Am4367 | 16th of April, 2016

    In April it's been one year since I became an author on Dreamstime. I have for sale 385 photos. For the year 3 purchased file, I earned 4.5 $. What can I say? I do not know whether to continue.  See Article
  • 200 images!

    by 2700art | 15th of April, 2016

    >  The last batch I got accepted marked my 200 images milestone. Despite this great achievement I feel a little disappointed that I have only 35 sales. Is this a good amount? Should I be happy with how things are rolling along? I feel that I have a pretty strong database... More
  • To my first $100 in sales

    by Winnietam | 13th of April, 2016

    My jellyfish image taken from Monterey aquarium gave me another important Dreamstime milestone today! How fitting that this image was taken almost one year ago today.    See Article
  • Rainbow blue sky

    by Rainbowblue | 13th of April, 2016

      I am a little horse that run across the grassland. I am a butterfly too that fly freedom in the sky. I am a fish that swim freedom on the sea. I am ..... I am feeling the land and the sky and others that are so broad and awesome that let me discover all are different... More
  • 400 online...few steps closer to next milestone!

    by Mangalika | 12th of April, 2016

    Happy to see the 400th image online in my portfolio and gearing up to touch next milestone of 500 as soon as possible! Many thanks to the entire Dreamstime community and fellow photographers for being so happening here! Your images and interesting stories inspire a lot of... More
  • Things I learn while shooting for stock - Part 1: out on the streets

    by Unteroffizier | 8th of April, 2016

    When I first handled a digital camera, I did not know to surf the internet for information on camera operations, nor how to look for information on understanding the concepts and relations between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. The internet wasn't saturated with such information... More
  • Thank you to all our buyers

    by Tempest1 | 7th of April, 2016

    I would like to thank all our buyers.         See Article
  • Yalova, city of Turkey

    by Keremgo | 5th of April, 2016

    I've worked as hard as I could all my life. I wasn't a photographer nor an illustrator in the past - never went to school and learned everything by myself. No one did a favor to me, no one helped. I'm lucky that I have my parents who supported me on my passions as much as... More
  • 200 online photos

    by Balazovic | 4th of April, 2016

    Hallo everybody ! I am happy to tell you, that today evening I have me first milestone of 200 pieces of accepted photos ( 208 ) . For me it is amazing and uneblievable. I hope for good sales here and I am going to another milestone, that is 500 online files ...... More
  • Your model works for free for you

    by Moravaldes | 3rd of April, 2016

    Sometimes we do not have the resources to hire a model, or simply becomes difficult to find the right person at the right time. if you are going through that situation, you can go ahead adapting the script to the model .   yes , think about the idea that in that... More
  • Number 250 is a selfie

    by Brocko | 2nd of April, 2016

    The last sold image it's with me!    /cheers See Article

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