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  • The business woman in stock photos:the strong, the smart, the graceful

    by Tangie | 22nd of September, 2017

    Times are changing and so is the woman's place in business. From secretary to CEO, we now see more women at the helm of major companies than ever before and the perception of the woman's role in business has clearly shifted from marginal to central. What about... More
  • Lishui China Photography Festival

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of August, 2009

    I have been invited to be a guest curator at this international festival. I would like to have comments from anyone who has attended in the past or who can tell me more about the city of Lishui. See Article
  • Get Framed

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of May, 2008

    Images that are mass-produced as ‘wall art’ or posters for use in décor differ from fine art in that the images are not signed prints or original art. The business of wall art is complex and involves multiple publishers, distributors and online retailers as well as direct... More
  • Is Your Photography Art?

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of May, 2008

    There is a continuing dust up between those who claim that commercial photography isn’t art and that the photos in museums and galleries shouldn’t be sullied by appearing in promotions or ads. Not withstanding the fact that most photographers that fall into the ‘collectible... More
  • Snow: Real or Instant?

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of October, 2007

    How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes. A discussion about the merits of various... More
  • It's All There in Black and White

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of August, 2007

    Advertising screams, ‘We want color photos!’ and galleries yell back, ‘Only black & white matters.’ That was the past. Yes, it’s certain that color images dominate in print and web advertising and that classic photography found in galleries is more closely associated... More
  • Art nouveau architecture

    by Bwagner656 | 3rd of November, 2017

    Art nouveau, secession, jugendstil. The next stop of Bwagner Tours. Art was always part of the mankind, I think, this is, what really makes us different from animals. From early on, humans decorated their caves, their clothes, then called the greatest artists to build and... More
  • 5 Tips on Mobile Photography.

    by Nikitu | 24th of October, 2017

    As promised in yesterday's blog 5 reasons why your mobile phone is your best camera, I return with tips on how to make the best of your mobile phone’s camera.    1. Choose the right phone As you may have already imagined, the story starts with the phone purchase.... More
  • Art and Photography

    by Lightpro | 17th of October, 2017

    A recent conversation with a photographic colleague brought up an interesting topic. What do you see as art in your photography? My answer was everything. How did I come to this conclusion? The photography medium has been described as documentary, but I beg to differ.... More
  • Photography as a game

    by Tarboaca | 21st of September, 2017

    It is well known that performance sports begin at an early age. But what about photography? I ask you this because of my recent experience with my children. Concerned about the fact that my daughters (like most children today) want to use the smartphones and... More
  • Free Hand Drawing

    by Kaduabhinav70 | 20th of September, 2017

      Free hand drawing is a method of sketching or drawing without using measuring tools or guides to assist in the artwork. For example a straight line in a "free-hand" drawing relies on the hand - eye coordination of the artist. Rather than a straight edge of a ruler or... More
  • Thinking like a Stock Photographer : Thoughts from the Edge

    by Leicaphotos | 15th of September, 2017

      I've been thinking about my content and photo projects a lot recently. I'm usually pretty busy... I have a full time day job, a girlfriend, I shoot bands, and like everyone else, I'm swamped with a million little things. This is NOT a complaint. It just means I have... More
  • Installation style artic with steel

    by Richardwhf | 6th of September, 2017

    As a Chinese whose hometown is the countryside,it is difficult for me to love the heavy industry.In my memory,all of the heavy industry is composed by high funnel with heavy smoking,the small space is fullfilled with noise, the black waste water flowing to the river which... More
  • Whoever wakes up in the morning goes far away

    by Axylexu | 2nd of September, 2017

    Whoever wakes up in the morning goes far away. This is a quote in Romania. And i listening to this, so I made sure I got the full battery on my camera and woke up at 4.50 am. Yes 4.50 in the morning. Due to the fact that I live near the Black Sea, I reached the beach in 5... More
  • The small stuff

    by Jaquiht | 11th of August, 2017

    My favourite type of photography is almost certainly macro. Ideally, the type of macro that involves chasing small insects around to no avail in summertime, although I do also have a soft spot for grovelling around in decaying leaves in autumn in order to photograph fungi.... More
  • Arriving at Dreamstime

    by Jaquiht | 10th of August, 2017

    “You can take moon pictures with it.” Said my friend. That sounded such a cool thing to do. I had never taken a photo of the moon. In fact, I had never even considered the possibility of taking a picture of the moon. For the previous eight years about 90% of the... More
  • Getting Started for New Contributors / Beginner Photographers

    by Mgphotostock | 10th of August, 2017

       Getting Started on Photography Everyday, many new contributors sign up on Dreamstime. Number of photographers on Dreamstime reaching to 372.000 with monthly about 2 millions of photographs. Dreamstime becoming the leader of the photo stocks with rising rapidly... More
  • Writing a Hot Article on Dreamstime (and the Second part!)

    by Mgphotostock | 7th of August, 2017

      Hello everyone! I wrote an article Writing a Hot Article ar Dreamstime several weeks ago where I give 8 tips and the last trick, and the article has been read for about 800! Thanks for everybody who read my article. I get the second part after experiencing more... More
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

    by Callearlisa | 31st of July, 2017

    I have many interests when it comes to photography. The first and foremost is my family. The next I always come back to which is flowers.    As I have told my husband they make my heart smile.    When taking pictures of Flowers try to get different... More
  • Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

    by Lightpro | 27th of July, 2017

    Anyone with a camera can take a good snapshot, a photographer can frame the image, make sure the lighting is correct and keep the viewers interest. An artist sees something different in every subject. Making the ordinary EXTRAORDINARY. Lets look at what can change an... More

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