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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
  • Incredible weather phenomena

    by Rstelmach | 23rd of May, 2017

    I used to be able to photograph the effects of incredible hail. While it looks innocent in pictures, in fact it was not so nice to see what was left of it. Fortunately, the hailstorm is already a past and only pictures left after.            ... More
  • My first

    by Rzachariasse | 17th of May, 2017

    So, my first blog entry. Well my second, but the first one got eaten bu Chrome :) I am a photographer from The Netherlands. Well I am also a writer and illustrator, but more about that later on. For now I am trying to settle in and I hope I can surround myself with other... More
  • Happy Mothers Day To all the Moms

    by Callearlisa | 14th of May, 2017

    Happy Mothers day to all the mothers , Enjoy your day and make some memories and remember to take lots of photos to make memories for a lifetime!   See Article
  • 10 things to do with your mother on this Mother's Day

    by Nikitu | 12th of May, 2017

    It's that special day when we celebrate the woman who brought us into the world and we can make it even more special with small gestures that carry our love across. Here are 10 simple yet sweet ideas for a Mother's Day to remember: 1. Take her to the beach... More
  • South Texas

    by Bradshawj567 | 5th of May, 2017

    Recently, I have added a lot of South Texas pictures, thanks in part to a trip my wife & I recently took down there with my sister. Now, for those unfamiliar, South Texas is...well, pretty much desolate, with oasis' of cities cropping up every now and again. There is Corpus... More
  • Second sale

    by Matkomel11 | 2nd of May, 2017

    Second sale in less than a month. I think that is very good for beginner. Thanks to the buyers  See Article
  • Long Walk

    by Animalcc | 26th of April, 2017

      Took this trail and so worth while. The view and the cool spring air along with the shade of the canopy are the fruits of the efforts. See Article
  • Help save the Earth

    by Dudau | 21st of April, 2017

       A friend of mine, who works in cost reduction, told me once that the easiest way to reduce costs is to shut off the lights when you leave the office. It’s that simple. At the end of the day, if you work in an office building and nobody else needs the lights... More

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