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  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Felzum
    My firts image for assignment approved

    by Felzum | 28th of September, 2016

    Hi I wanna share my hapiness for my first image accepted for a Dreamstime contest, was a hard work, Best wishes and good sales   See Article
  • Lealimicka
    Photos needed!

    by Lealimicka | 28th of September, 2016

    Hello everybody, i´m new here and i´m searching for some photos which symbolize document management. The photos should be used on this site: http://www.ser-solutions.es/productos-soluciones/gestion-documental-dms.html Does anybody have a good idea for some photos? Everything... More
  • Doubleclick7
    Using a smaller camera, and using it often.

    by Doubleclick7 | 28th of September, 2016

    It’s been over a year since my last blog post, so I guess it’s time. I’ve continued to take my camera most everywhere I go - a small, quality point and shoot fits nicely in my purse. (I use the Panasonic DMC-LX3.) Shopping? Snap a photo. Traveling? Catch that scenery!... More
  • Balazovic
    Tomb stones at jewish cemetery below medieval castle Beckov

    by Balazovic | 28th of September, 2016

    This amazing castle is a short walk from my house. Often I go there to photograph my favorite castle. And when I went there around the old and derelict Jewish cemetery and I saw how light is there, I must to take a photobreak overthere ... Overview on the castle and this... More
  • Freehand2
    Hello, I'm new member

    by Freehand2 | 27th of September, 2016

    Iam is the vector Illustrator, I am very inspired by the dreamstime contributors. I hope get some buyer like other contributors. I would be very glad if anybody want to share advice and tips to me . . . . thanks :)  See Article
  • Anoopkumar4466
    First Sale Yayyyy

    by Anoopkumar4466 | 27th of September, 2016

          Having great time at Dreamstime. Thanks to the buyers. See Article
  • Cloverpatch
    Fifty photos uploaded

    by Cloverpatch | 26th of September, 2016

    The adventure continues! Today my 50th photo was uploaded and it happens to be a photo of my favorite subject: Clouds. The photo below was taken when a storm was approaching our area. The clouds which formed were a more uncommon type called "undulatus asperatus."  ... More
  • Kamell
    Hurrah!

    by Kamell | 26th of September, 2016

    Hurrah . I sold my 1500 + photos. 1499   1500  1501  See Article
  • Jruffa
    Basic Tips for Photographing Waterfalls and Water

    by Jruffa | 26th of September, 2016

    Over the years, I have found that I tend to gravitate towards photographing waterfalls and moving water. As someone who enjoys the outdoors, not only are these types of locations thoroughly enjoyable to visit, but, from a photographer’s point of view, there is a wide range... More
  • Ajlis
    Macro

    by Ajlis | 25th of September, 2016

  • Patilustra
    Need Advice...

    by Patilustra | 24th of September, 2016

    Hello to everyone that reads this words, I hope you guys are having a great weekend and that you are having fun the best way... taking photos ;) I have been training to become a better photographer every time I use my camera, but sometimes I feel that maybe because of... More

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