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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
  • My Journey and 10000 USD mile stone.

    by Creativei | 5th of September, 2015

      I have just posted a blog about Microstock and my achievement, read now Its been a great journey over 6 years now. Click the above link to read the complete story. More
  • 100 images online milestone

    by Truthservant | 4th of September, 2015

    Hi everyone ! I finally reached 100 online images, so I would like to share my happiness with you, and wish all the best to all of you my friends ! Here are 11 images of my work. The next images are from south Morocco:                  ... More
  • The Photographer’s Creative Process

    by Gracelife | 2nd of September, 2015

      For many photographers, the hardest part of a photographic project is settling on an idea. Fine art photography isn't so much about snapping as many photos as you can in the hope that you get the perfect shot. Instead, a good project takes lots of time, thought and... More
  • I got it too - 200 pictures in my portfolio.

    by Veronikaouskova | 2nd of September, 2015

    I see that in Dreamstime community it belongs to the good manners to celebrate specific milestones publicly. Well, for me, the very important goal was to reach the 200 photos milestone. Why? When I was starting to contribute photos into photobanks, I searched for some tips... More
  • Milestone August

    by Winnietam | 1st of September, 2015

    August was a great month for me as a new-ish Dreamstimer.   I had my second TIFF sale!   I had my highest sale value (a credit sale, no less)! But overall, I had my highest ever number of sales in a month. August was an all-around success.   Hooray!... More
  • Double Digit Milestone

    by Arielfriedphotography | 30th of August, 2015

    While to a lot of contributors on here, 10 photographs is nothing but a days work, to me its a big triumph. It shows that I've got something to be proud of, but also that I can definitely improve. The acceptances are becoming more frequent with the new camera upgrade (from... More
  • Perhaps It's a Milestone to Me

    by Wxh6763 | 29th of August, 2015

    Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.    Recently, I analyzed the information and data... More
  • Finally 2000 online!

    by Joe1971 | 29th of August, 2015

    It’s wonderful time since I upload my photos in the dreamstime before 7 years ago. Today, the 2000s photos finally done! I should say it is not easy to me because that my full time job and family. But I will thank the life what give me relax time and the dreams. You... More
  • Milestone 300 Sales!

    by Valevvicki | 28th of August, 2015

    I was very excited to see the Dreamstime symbol appear on my phone today as it was my 300th sale. It has been a long road of learning, taking on board feedback and trying new ideas over the last couple of years. It is always great to have an image accepted, but a real 'buzz'... More
  • 200-Images-Online Milestone

    by Georgeskyrillos | 26th of August, 2015

    Yes it's an achievement for me even if it's like a drop of WATER in the sea ;) The magical milestone image is this one:    Looking forward to my next milestone, meanwhile I hope you like my latest work: More
  • 1001 Images!

    by Doubleclick7 | 24th of August, 2015

    1001 images It’s been 3 years, and my goal was to have 1000 images in 12 months! It’s not as easy as you’d think! But being a stock photographer/vector artist has taught me so much! It’s forced me to expand my talents, look for new things, explore new ideas... More
  • Finally 2000+ images done!

    by Matthiase | 24th of August, 2015

    It has been a long journey to reach this goal, but i did it =). Its hard to find time to photograph as much as you would like to, since most of us have full-timejobs and families.   Every milestone is fun to achieve, you have to put in a lot of time to shoot and edit... More
  • 200 Images Online - Another Milestone

    by Cheese365 | 22nd of August, 2015

      My 200th image approved. Another milestone achievement, I now have 200 approved images online. When I first started with DT I never thought any of my images would be good enough to be approved and put online. With each approval your confidence builds and you get better... More
  • Milestone, 100th sale

    by Drobacphoto | 21st of August, 2015

    Milestone, 100th sale Thank you for looking!           See Article
  • Non-working keywords

    by Paparazzofamily | 18th of August, 2015

    In this article, I would like to give the irreplaceable advice to the photographers, who are just starting their work with the Dreamtime photostock. I hope it will be useful for you at the stage of photos description and selecting keywords. My advice concerns the step... More
  • Reflections in a short break

    by Zharate | 18th of August, 2015

    Hi everyone¡¡¡ Most of my work Microstock performed from the free sessions. I like to experiment and turn those photographs that usually end up in a corner of any hard drive. I have the formation of surveyor and worked for more than 15 years in civil works ... how... More

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