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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
  • photography with the canon "pancake" 40 mm

    by Physi28 | 3rd of August, 2014

    Due to health limitations during the past months I passed from traveling far abroad with my 300 mmm f2.8 canon lens and the canon 5D III, heavy (!) to stay near to my home and use exclusively a 40 mm "pancake" lens from Canon. This inexpensive little lens hardly protrudes... More
  • Twoo Twoo pictures by Little Owl

    by Littleowlinfo | 21st of July, 2014

    Whether it is a breath taking landscape that embraces you, or a lone flower growing at the bottom of the street, or a simple everyday tool forgotten under the dust in the room - they all have their silent but vibrant story to tell. See Article
  • Tip how to do film-like video footage in daylight

    by Alvera | 18th of July, 2014

    Hi. Another tips from your beloved king :) As you know, recording at 24 fps will give a film-like look at recordings. Combine this with a shallow DOF and you have a piece of art, ready for sale. Today tip is not about filming at 24 fps (only available on selected cameras)... More
  • Conquest on water castle Svihov

    by Thorken | 16th of July, 2014

    The 4th and 5th of July took place a "Conquest of the Svihov castle" in Czech Republic near by city Klatovy. Besides the conquest with tens of wariors (mainly landsknecht and Swiss soldiers) there was lots of performances of historical dancing group, sword fencing groups... More
  • Image cropping tool for creating beautiful blog posts

    by PHPMaster | 30th of June, 2014

    Hello Dreamstime Bloggers, Let me show you how to use the new cropping tool to create beautiful blog posts: Step 1 - Click on the crop image button. Step 2 - Enter the image ID that you want to crop and click "Load image". - you can use only dreamstime.com images.... More
  • Point & Shoot...

    by Guernica | 22nd of June, 2014

    Point and shoot digital cameras can be wonderfully easy to use. They are relatively inexpensive, depending on the features you require. And they are usually small, making them easily portable. Most models have auto-focus and built in light meters that automatically set... More
  • Pamukkale, the Cotton Palace of Turkey

    by Nikitu | 3rd of June, 2014

    Pamukkale is one of Turkey's top attractions and a precious in the world with its cotton-look terraces. The underground water once gave life to the ancient city of Hierapolis now helps Pamukkale be one of the most important thermal centers of Turkey.Pamukkale's terraces are... More
  • The Biggest European Port

    by Msalena | 24th of May, 2014

    Hi, everybody! My profession have been connected to international freight forwarding and logistics for over 15 years already. And when we have decided to spend this spring vacation in the Netherlands it was clear to me, that we will visit the biggest European Port in... More
  • Spring is coming

    by Fengshang520 | 21st of February, 2014

    Spring, rebirth, there are too many new things moved us waiting for us to capture. Starting it, press the shutter happy in an instant freeze. See Article
  • What’s wrong with my photos ?

    by Joe1971 | 20th of February, 2014

    I don’t know what’s wrong with my photos ? This is the worst month that I almost did not sell any photos since 2009, Anybody same as me? I hope I can solved it and I need some help. More
  • Seattle - Wikipedia

    by eric5 | 12th of February, 2014

    Seattle (pronounced [siːˈætɫ̩] ( listen) see-at-əl or [siːˈæɾɫ̩]) is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. With an estimated 634,535 residents as of 2012, Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region... More
  • Romancing the Camera

    by Daddiomanottawa | 22nd of January, 2014

    I often wander about with my camera... even on the coldest of winter days and nights. Whilst some enjoy a cold, winters evening in their home, sitting on the couch, huddled under warm blankets and enjoying the TV, I might be outdoors in -30 degree weather doing one... More
  • And the 2014 Word of the Year is .....

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 2nd of January, 2014

    I'm a list maker. It's what I do. It's how I keep myself organized. I'm such an extreme list maker that my husband jokes that I need to keep lists of all the lists that I keep! Sometimes I write things on a list, just so I can cross them back... More

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