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  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season with... More
  • The search engine revealed

    by Tangie | 1st of April, 2010

    Many questions have been asked and heated debates started on this subject in the last few years. It is that thing each and every contributor wonders about at least twice a day when checking account statistics and sales. It is one of Dreamstime's greatest mysteries and best... More
  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... More
  • What size is....?

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of October, 2008

    The past couple of weeks found me in New York just as Fashion Week was ending and last week in Southern California for a seminar. Perhaps because NY was filled with fashionistas and models, I noticed a lot of very, very thin women in the park and on the street. A jogger... More
  • GENERATION Y

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of August, 2008

    You know who you are, Generation Y. An analysis of Internet and social network use tells me that a majority of you reading this were born between 1977 and 1997. You are the children of the last of the baby boomers and the most studied group of young adults anywhere because... More
  • Rites of Passage

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of May, 2008

    Life is a series of events that mark our passage through time. Some events are as unremarkable as a Grandfather teaching his grandson how to swim or parents looking on as their child takes its first step. Other occasions such as traditional religious events or advancement... More
  • Modern Medicine

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of January, 2008

    Biotech companies generate ever-promising new drugs and treatments while politicians in the US argue over the cost of health care. What to shoot to get your images used in the enormous world of health care education, promotion and advertising? Why should you care? Each year... More
  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • The RGB of it all

    by Ellenboughn | 10th of August, 2007

    Or is it the CYMK? (One matters online; the other in print). Do you dream in color? Did people dream in black and white before the invention of black and white film? If so, how did they know what the world looked like in black and white? When are color photos best and when... More
  • PACA Annual Meeting

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of May, 2007

    It's late Friday night in Alexandria, Virginia and from my nicely upgraded room on the 24th floor I can see the Capital and the Washington Monument. But I'm not here to sightsee. Tonight was the opening reception of the PACA (Picture Agency Council of America) annual meeting.... 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
  • My Travel Through Greece

    by Atung86 | 25th of July, 2017

    Hey Everyone. first of all let me tell you a little bit about my self, i am the House photographer for United Nation Indonesia and i travel a lot, I've been to over 90+ countries and i love to document Culture, People and Landscape Here are some photograph that i took... More
  • architecture (1)

    by Jameshexin | 23rd of July, 2017

    yesterday is today's past, and Today is tomorrow's past. so now , we can see everything, tomorrow will be memory and commemoration. time and s has been devastated many landscape, the remaining is precious. when you meet, what do you think? i think : today,... More
  • FEED YOUR IDEAS WATCHING MOVIES

    by Martinchiroque | 22nd of July, 2017

    I think it´s important to watch some interesting movies that were dominated to oscar to the best photography beucause there we can notice some special play of light and colors that we can recreate later to our own way and add a little of our art and imagination then we can... More
  • Photos that stand out Part 2

    by TheSlowWalkers | 21st of July, 2017

    Some of you might have seen an earlier blog about photos that, for me, stood out in some way. Bettina (Bwagner656) pointed out that the majority had contrasting colours, which, when I looked back was right and yet at the time of posting, I hadn't realised. Since then, when... More
  • Take Travel Photos While taking care of our enviroment

    by Bbudlao | 20th of July, 2017

    I love nature photography, beach view is one of my favorite subject. The photo below is one of the 7,107 islands in the Philippines.        In my observation local people living in the island had a different role for taking care of the place .     ... More
  • Clouds

    by Jimmytst | 19th of July, 2017

    Let's talk about clouds. Clouds are fascinating to watch. They come in all shapes, sizes and colours. Do you know that clouds have different names for different patterns? Here are some examples.    stratocumuls clouds    cirrus clouds    cirrocumulus... More
  • Environmental photos

    by Jimmytst | 19th of July, 2017

    Today, I am going to talk about photos that carry environmental themes such as pollution, deforestation, soil erosion and so on. I have come across many aesthetically beautiful photos in Dreamstime, such as scenic landscapes and so on. But how about photos that are not... More
  • Week with Micro Four Thirds Panasonic GH5

    by Zayacskz | 11th of July, 2017

    Dear fellow Dreamstimers,     I would like to mark my milestone of first thousand uploaded photos and first accepted 4K video with something practical, not just with set of pictures from my portfolio. Anyway, thousand pictures online doesn't mean thousand good pictures,... More

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