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  • Very Crafty

    by Ellenboughn | 18th of March, 2008

    The mention of a craft project no longer has to bring to mind clunky macrame window hangings or the dreaded and ugly scarf so lovingly knit by grandma. A change has come to the world of craft and with it, photo opportunities. As Rob Walker wrote in the NY Times last December,... More
  • Point of View

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of March, 2008

    Fresh out of ideas? Your creative meter stuck on zero? Got the late winter idea blahs? I recommend reading this. It’s rather long but hey, if you are stuck in a morass of boredom with your creative brain flat lining, what else do you have to do? Or you can go to YouTube... More
  • Best Seller Tips-Illustration

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of February, 2008

    I have just reviewed some of the most popular images as selected by our users during 2007. I’ll first discuss what I learned about illustrations and then next week the lessons from the most popular themes/images captured in photographs. Some of my findings surprised me... More
  • The Trendspotting Trend*

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of August, 2007

    Traditional stock photo agencies are heavily vested in ‘creative research’. This is the stuff that informs expensive stock productions and drives editing guidelines. The biggest stock producers look for sociological and economic trends that will impact general image needs... More
  • All the Pretty Faces

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of June, 2007

    When I think of portraits, I don't visualize the standard, studio shot of a family or a high school grad or even a scion of the business world. I think in stock pictures, so I see an image of a person or animal or an illustrated character that looks like he/she/it is... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • BUTTERFLY KODAK MOMENT TRUE STORY

    by Project007 | 18th of January, 2015

    BUTTERFLY TRUE STORY  I HAVE A STORY ABOUT THIS BUTTERFLY... IT WAS A HAPPY DAY WHEN THIS BUTTERFLY FLEW INTO MY MOTHER'S HOUSE . FIRST OF ALL, THE FLOWER YOU SEE HERE WAS THE FLOWER THAT WAS PUT IN A VASE AS A PRESENT TO MY MOM ...MY DAD PLACED THE FLOWER IN THE... More
  • My Coffee Latte Art

    by Billysiew | 15th of January, 2015

    Nowadays, coffee is one of the most popular beverage all around the world. However, there are many types or brand of coffee in the world. Luckily, one of my friend introduce me a healthier coffee with Ganoderma, OG coffee. Everyday, I will make a cup of coffee latte for... More
  • The Cotton World

    by Shariqkhan | 9th of January, 2015

      Two weeks back I have got a chance to visit some areas of Nimar Region of Madhya Pradesh, India which have cotton producing fields.     At that time crop of cotton was ready to harvest and I have captured three stages flower, boll and jin of Cotton Crop.   More
  • Fastest illustrator tool to create seamless patterns

    by Dacascas | 6th of January, 2015

    Here I want to show you a new script for Adobe Illustrator which automatically creates seamless patterns from any sample of your art - Magic Pattern Light Video on YouTube Magic Pattern Light script quickly and easily makes patterns on the Artboard by one click. For... More
  • How $20 increased my acceptance ratio

    by Vogonify | 27th of December, 2014

    About 18 months back, my acceptance ratio on DT was at about 35%. While this was an increase from the earlier 25%, thanks largely due to a slightly better understanding of microstock requirements and general composition, it was still a bit dispiriting to see many images being... More
  • Happy Holidays!

    by Jormonago | 21st of December, 2014

    Happy Holidays from me and my furry family to you :) Let's make 2015 a great one.   See Article
  • $10,000 earned to date: lessons learned

    by Davidwatmough | 3rd of December, 2014

    In May 2009 I joined DT after meeting another photographer who said he earned $480 per month on micro stock sites. It was sometime after I joined before I knew what I was doing.................... even now there's much to learn. The feedback from editors is probably the... More
  • Silhouettes that Sell!

    by Eric1513 | 3rd of November, 2014

    Let's face it, we are here at Dreamstime because we want to sell images. The question in our image creation, though, is what types of images sell. A quick look through my portfolio reveals that my subjects are broad and varied. I am always searching for another angle,... More
  • Oregon State Capital

    by Keeton10 | 30th of October, 2014

      The Oregon State Capital located in Salem,Oregon is one of the coolest landmarks in the state. See Article
  • Little girl - new model

    by Thorken | 27th of October, 2014

    I have got another model - brunette little girl. I think that this one will be successful. See Article
  • About cats

    by Alisen | 22nd of October, 2014

    A separate article blog about cats and kittens ^ _ ^ I like these cute animals, and I want to draw them again and again. I has turned to portray a few different cats on postcards, illustrations and images in a vector format. Create a separate collection is still early,... More
  • Shooting to get it the first time

    by Circed | 22nd of October, 2014

    Portfolio Circe Denyer  Shooting for Dreamstime has given my photography focus. Literally. The goal I have is to shoot with the end in mind. No cropping, no Photoshop, the right shot in the "can". This required me to study the mistakes I made and correct as I went along.... More
  • Do we need a CPL Filter?

    by And19sv | 18th of October, 2014

    For thoose that don't know what a CPL filter [circular polarizer filter] is, I will try to explain what is it's purpose and you can decide on your own if you need it. Let's imagine this: "You just came back from your vacation on the seaside and you download your pictures... More

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