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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
  • Where and how to find good honest critique for your work?

    by ImagoGestalter | 30th of August, 2016

    Dear DT community,   I haven't been active on the site for almost 2 years now, because I've made a decision to refocus my photographic ambitions and interests following a more theatrical/artistic style. I've got no regrets doing that, however, it... More
  • ECO CENTER Serbia Prilički sorrel

    by Ecocentar | 30th of August, 2016

    Eco Center is established to achieve the objectives and tasks of ecology and Primenen ecology, development, promotion and application of modern scientific and technological knowledge, improving standards and content in science, education, the economy in the area of environmental... More
  • Autumn mood

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    Autumn is here!!!       See Article
  • Shoes set

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    nce staged a photo shoot bright flats. Now they are here.             See Article
  • Thank you buyer for architectural photos

    by Henrymm | 30th of August, 2016

    Today, six of my photos, series of "Modern Living in Australia" were sold. Hope architectural photos are still in demand. All the shots were taken on moving boat. I was lucky enough because it was a bright sunny day that allow me to shoot with reasonably fast... More
  • Beautiful mountains

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    This summer I was traveling in the mountains. It was very beautiful, incredibly beautiful, indescribably beautiful. Now I have in my portfolio these beautiful pictures from the Caucasian nature summer mountains.         More
  • Sealife

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    Someday I'll live by the sea. In the meantime, the sea is my favorite.       See Article
  • Britain votes to leave EU

    by Davidwatmough | 29th of August, 2016

    The referendum held in June 2016 in the United Kingdom delivered a close result the 'Leavers' winning by a narrow majority over those wanting to 'remain' . The problem is that once chapter 40 is triggered there is no going back even though the terms... More
  • New Achievement: 5000$

    by Julicos | 29th of August, 2016

    I've just reached 5000$ earnings on dreamstime. It's a nice feeling, but it would have been even greater if I wouldn't have requested previous payments. But still, it gives me a great satisfaction.   Good luck to all in selling as much as possible!... More
  • FC Rostov - AFC Ajax, League Champions match

    by Ajlis | 29th of August, 2016

    This sensation in Rostov-on-don, football club "Rostov" defeated the legendary "Ajax" of Amsterdam with a score of 4-1. The team went through to the group stage of the Champions League 2016/17 season The team from Amsterdam, the beginning of the match... More
  • Texture

    by Ajlis | 28th of August, 2016

    Textures - brick wall in different colours and types. I love shooting textures, because they are everywhere, you only get out of the house.       See Article

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