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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
  • Kentucky weather

    by Robdun66 | 22nd of April, 2017

    Wow I have to say relocating from California to Kentucky was a dream come true, I have never seen mother nature at her full force before sending chills though my body, my first storm welcomed me as I stepped out on my deck and seeing all the ominous clouds engulfing the sky... More
  • 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
  • New milestone. 1000 images sold!

    by Baldas1950 | 20th of April, 2017

    Today I have discovered that it has reached the goal of 1000 sales. This is the thousandth photo sold. "The four primordial elements: earth, water, air and fire"   I started uploading images in 2011 and then creating compositions like this one just for fun. Today it... More
  • Who seeks finds

    by Wvalbuena81 | 18th of April, 2017

    Hello friends Today I want to talk about a typical Italian proverb that says, he who seeks finds. this to tell, as the latest work I've done were born. One night before a storm, I went out to capture lightning in a photograph, a real challenge given the difficulty 'to... More
  • Prague

    by Fjarabica | 18th of April, 2017

    I recently with my girlfriend decided to make a weekend cruise ship. And here are some shots.     Weather came out and was like always and you admire.   See Article
  • Friends and Photography

    by Ctollan | 17th of April, 2017

    Over the past few weeks I've just passed my driving test and got myself on the road. Looking forward to accessing more locations with the camera. Anyway on with this blog. I've been off work for the Spring break and arranged a catch up with my mate Alex. It was Alex... More
  • Earth Day

    by Bwagner656 | 15th of April, 2017

    We hear about climate change every day. Politicians, the Paris treaty, big companies. But what can we do in our everyday life? Take mass transportation!   Take the bike!   Do not litter!   Recycle   Only this way can we preserve our Earth. Halibut... More
  • SYNERGY

    by Axl7510 | 12th of April, 2017

    I would like to share on the blog my first picture published .This photos was shoot spontaneously… by letting slip the finger on the sand in order to express a simply truth . Wonderful things that life gives us are actually the result of a synergy, where the result is greater... More

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