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  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These birds... More
  • A Kick in the Creative Pants

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of March, 2007

    The most important advice I have to offer after my decades in the stock photo business about what images to make is listen to yourself. You know more than anyone about why you want to create imagery. Build on those thoughts first. Then see how to make the images more salable.... 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 in the day in... 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
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer. Specifically,... 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
  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the unfinished... 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
  • Coloring Pages Wallpapers Images Biographies

    by Coloringpagesbiographies | 9th of December, 2016

    We provide Images wishes wallpapers coloring pages on different event like we have already wrote articles on happy new year and merry christmas. You can check here Merry Christmas Images , Happy New Year Images Wallpapers  More
  • The Contributor's Guide to Understanding the SEO of Stock Images

    by Smokinggun7 | 9th of December, 2016

      (This featured image was the first result for "SEO" on Dreamstime.) This is not a leaked document, nor a methodical dissection of any general or specific stock library algorithm out there, full of equations and statistics or anything mathematical.... More
  • 3 myths about photographing modern abstract architecture

    by Cebas1 | 9th of December, 2016

    Modern abstract architecture is one of my photographic passions. Being an amateur photographer I am not perfect at it. But I would like to share 3 myths which I noticed prevent photo enthusiasts from shooting this exciting theme. You have to live in or visit big metropolis.... More
  • Happy Friday

    by Meteejinakote | 8th of December, 2016

    The Monday is boring for someone while Friday is more energize and hopeful. The relax time is coming on weekend. Fly away to the sky... ~~~☆○☆~~~~  See Article
  • 11 Ways to Get Started Creating Concept Pieces

    by Smokinggun7 | 8th of December, 2016

      (This is the #1 result for "big fish in a small pond." But it's a shark. How could you benefit from creating concepts?) Can I let you in on a dirty little secret? A lot of designers out there don't want to admit it, but, well... There are a lot of us who have... More
  • Visually stunning cultures around the world

    by Ganesh005 | 8th of December, 2016

    Thank you Dreamstime. The Cultural Wear assignment pictures were published on CBS News. Just wanted to share this information. Visually Stunning Cultures around the World    More
  • 10 Power-Packed Insights to Capture a Hero on Camera or Digital Canvas

    by Smokinggun7 | 8th of December, 2016

      BAM! Oof! Snikt! Pow! Heroes are ingrained deeply into our culture. From ancient Greece to Gotham City, heroes help us tell our story of what it means to be human through their powerful symbols, epic plot lines, Herculean feats, and mysterious superpowers. Not to... More
  • Facebook and photography

    by Romeocharly | 8th of December, 2016

    FaceBook is also literally BURST in Italy, with many visitors a day, although it is completely different from the search engines, and to some extent also from other social networks. So many people are wondering how Earning using FareBook, and while I think it is possible... More
  • 5 Secrets to Producing the Perfect Hero Image

    by Smokinggun7 | 7th of December, 2016

           Uncover the 5 essential elements that every photo or illustration must have to get cast in the lead role of "hero image" on a website. As I was downloading an image for one of my niche websites, Dreamstime prompted me to answer the question,... More
  • I got the first Christmas gift

    by Iguanasbear | 6th of December, 2016

    I got to Nicholas feast a gift from PandaWild, who likes to create animated videos. Here is: Christmas domino PandaWild used in the video that my graphics:   Do not forget about the winter holidays.       More
  • Valletta: A living history

    by Spike28742 | 6th of December, 2016

      The capital of Malta is inextricably linked to the history of the military and charitable Order of St John of Jerusalem. It was ruled successively by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and the Order of the Knights of St John. Valletta... More

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