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  • War and Peace

    by Ellenboughn | 11th of June, 2008

    Occasionally I have the opportunity to query buyers of images about their specific needs. This week I spoke to the head of an art buying team that spends over seven figures on image licenses annually. Naturally I asked about the kinds of images they use in the subject area... More
  • In the News!

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2008

    I am very pleased with the images that are showing up daily under the new editorial license. It snows in Athens and BOOM, Dreamstime displays images of the Roman Forum covered in snow. Barack Obama appears at a rally and we see him quickly in the news section. (We have a... More
  • What Makes Best Selling Photo?

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2008

    The most popular concepts in the top photographs from last year are happiness/love/family and determined business teams. Don’t drop everything to focus on kisses and bunches of business types. Statistics only tell part of any story. How many images would have been in the... More
  • Update Business Images

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of January, 2008

    It’s a fact business images that work seldom ******** from the predictable: business teams, meetings, handshakes, office collaboration and portraits. Within these scenarios you should always try to move ahead by updating wardrobe and props as your images evolve.... More
  • I Want to Thank the Academy....

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of August, 2007

    As fall approaches, the music and film communities begin preparation for the award season. Hollywood puts on the glam as the award shows build to the granddaddy of them all: the Academy awards. Unless you are credentialed or very clever paparazzi, you are not likely to be... 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
  • Global Warming

    by Ellenboughn | 11th of April, 2007

    April 22 is Earth Day. The tipping point has been reached. Politicians and corporations have joined the rest of us in sharing concern for what human activity is doing to the earth. As a consequence there is an increasing demand for images that illustrate these major issues.... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • Give Your Creativity a Push: The Importance of Starting

    by Gracelife | 22nd of June, 2015

      Sometimes in photography, we find that we've slowed down for some reason. These slow periods can be a natural part of our creative work. Sometimes we feel inspired, energized, in love with life and photography! Other times, we feel lukewarm about it all. Exploring the... More
  • Retirement was my connection to photography. What was your connection?

    by Debratos | 14th of May, 2015

    I retired from my "job" and now I'm a photographer! Yay   PLEASE READ ON Over the past few months I've been struggling with the question, "what is retirement"? Is it quitting your job? Is it collecting a pension? Is it the beginning of a new, fun career? Is it... More
  • The celebration of the 70th anniversary of Victory Day

    by Aynursib | 14th of May, 2015

      2015 is a jubilee year of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 in Russia (the Soviet Union in those days). This date is celebrated in Russia on a large scale, especially in big cities.   Villagers watched the big celebration on TV. But we celebrated... More
  • The Sinking of the Lusitania

    by Popsidoodle | 29th of April, 2015

    May 7th, 1915 just 11 miles off the coast of Ireland a German Submarine, U-20, lay in wait. RMS Lusitania was nearing the end of her 202nd voyage. One torpedo was fired striking the ship on the starboard side. Soon after there was a second explosion and in just 18 minutes... More
  • Best Kept Secret

    by Steveacer | 9th of February, 2015

    Many people only know about Spain's incredible beaches and stunning mountains but the country is also steeped in history, the most recent chapter being the Spanish Civil War. Being one of the final conflict areas Alicante still has many reminders.         More
  • 5 warm destinations to escape the winter freeze

    by Dudau | 18th of December, 2014

    If you're not a winter fan, check out these 5 hot destinations you can escape to: 1) Buenos Aires, Argentina   Average temperature in January: 25°C (77°F). It's the most visited city in South America and it has the third best quality of life of Latin American cities.... More
  • Priceless monuments lost in war zones of Syria and Iraq

    by Nikitu | 20th of November, 2014

    There are historic monuments that you will never get to visit. They are the silent victims of war zones, they stood proud for millennia only to be destroyed by bombs and crossfire. These places take their legacy with them in the rubble of war. Ancient city of Bosra, Syria... More
  • New Collection - Images from inside Armed Forces cemeteries

    by Martincp | 25th of September, 2014

    This collection contains images from armed forces cemeteries. They serve as a reminder to us all of the brave, selfless and often heroic acts carried out by the men and women of our armed forces during times of international crisis and conflict. Note: I am only looking... More
  • Got inspired, thank you!

    by Awizard | 11th of April, 2014

    I think that everybody needs inspiration from time to time. I live in Ukraine, last haft a year has been very tough here. I was exhausted emotionally, did not see any positive tendencies, did not find any source for inspiration to take pictures. But then I read Wisconsinart... More
  • Global Warming

    by Aynursib | 21st of February, 2014

    In Siberia, where I live, the last years strongly felt "global warming" in winter and "ice age" in summer. Winter becomes warmer, temperature averaged only -10 on Celsius, whereas - 25 was the norm. Vice versa in the summer was cooler. It was raining all time and I couldn'... More
  • New Photographer

    by Gavinp101 | 26th of December, 2013

    Hi All, I recently become an exclusive photographer. I was under the assumption that each image accepted received a $0.20 reward, is this correct, or is it each image that sells receives this bonus. I am new to this and am just starting to learn a few techniques and... More
  • First World War Centenary

    by Astormfr | 8th of November, 2013

    In France the ceremonies have started yesterday to commemorate the First World War Centenary. There will be lots of events all over the country but mainly in the famous WW1 sites as in the French military cemetery of Notre Dame de Lorette in North of France.... More

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