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  • 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
  • Creative Backgrounds

    by Pamjreynolds | 18th of July, 2017

    Hi folks, I am at last getting back to work now with my photography and learning more about Photoshop. I must say it has given this 'old girl' a new lease of life. The last couple of weeks I've been trying to extend my creativity with Abstracts and Backgrounds with... More
  • New ideas for textures and backgrounds

    by Sharkiboy73 | 15th of July, 2017

    Hi everyone, I was thinking about some new ideas for backgrounds and textures, but also about images that can easily be incorporated into websites and magazines, and eve commercials. This time I took a more minimalistic approach, even artistic, to create those images.... More
  • Photo of a white flower on a stone.

    by Dliapiara | 30th of June, 2017

      Photo of a white flower on a stone. As for me, a very good background turned out, the flower itself is very small and grows very much in our forests. Do not find that it is a bit like a lily and it makes it even more attractive. The idea of the photo came quite spontaneously... More
  • Crossing 50 images with macro images

    by Sharkiboy73 | 29th of June, 2017

    Hello guys, How are you? 52 images are not much. I know that, but it's a start. Hopefully I will be able to upload more in a short time since I'm aware of the quantity factor here. I'm sure everybody are trying hard to upload their best images, and I know it takes time... More
  • 3D Rendering for digital games background

    by Mattiabonelli | 12th of May, 2017

    Beeing an architect student, i learned many different programs for 3D modeling and now i want to bring my knowledge in digital games. If you want to create a background for 2D games, you will not have problems, but 3D games are completely different! If you need to create... More
  • Walk through the garden

    by Fjarabica | 2nd of May, 2017

    When I do not mind anything, I'll always take somewhere outside. Since I moved to Prague there is a lot more possibilities to take pictures like here at home. There are plenty of places I like to go back to, and I'll always find something new. And now I will show you nothing.... More
  • First Sale!

    by Azilaaim | 1st of May, 2017

    Photography is something I did for a hobby. My photos are not too perfect nevertheless someone find quite a liking of it. There is always a first time! Thank you for that someone who downloaded my pic. Two months from date of upload, not bad for a rookie. More power!... More
  • Milestone, 1500 pictures online

    by Photostock2015 | 15th of April, 2017

    Hello DT friends. This week i celebrate the 1500 pictures online on Dreamstime. During this period I managed to have a varied portfolio with photos, backgrounds and graphic illustrations.I wish that in the future as much to me perfecting photo techniques and my portfolio... More
  • How To Take Great Pictures of Flowers

    by GWHughes | 12th of March, 2017

    The photo (below) in this post of the Snowdrops in my backyard turned out very well. (See the full frame photo in my portfolio). But, it wasn't necessarily going to happen without a bit of planning before snapping the shutter. Here are a few simple steps to consider when... More
  • My new illustration (vector)

    by Pal1983 | 8th of March, 2017

    Hi! Offer you my new illustration (vector)                   More
  • 'Soft' versus 'hard' backgrounds...

    by Parinmnparmar | 9th of January, 2017

    Importance of backgrounds cannot be underestimated. They make the impression (first impression is the last impression, you know! :-)), they highlight the text/images, they attract readers, and they create an environment related to the subject. Usually, backgrounds are... More
  • Fly High in 2017!!!

    by Parinmnparmar | 30th of December, 2016

    A new year always begins with new aspirations, new hopes, and new dreams... I am also feeling the same! :-) Towards the end of 2016, I am so happy to cross milestone of 300 uploads, and I am sharing a few of my abstract backgrounds with novel concept:      ... More
  • New abstract banners

    by Iguanasbear | 30th of December, 2016

    Will time of sales, and you need to take something unusual. Abstract background banner has the advantage that it can combine with any goods and any text. They are simply universal.                             ... More
  • New Christmas season collection

    by Photostock2015 | 25th of November, 2016

    The holidays fast approaching and i thought and I will present a small collection of xmas season.Do not forget Christmas is each of you,magic hovers over us and opens our hearts.Take advantage of these moments and to capture all the beautiful pictures and stories in the lenses... More
  • Checkered patterns and backgrounds

    by Iguanasbear | 1st of November, 2016

      Plaid patterns are still trendy and I know who is buying them. Buy in Scotland, which is incomprehensible to me, because they do have their own traditional and genuine. So what do the Scottish tartan patterns originating from a generator?   It's a great vogue... More
  • Pick a beautiful pattern

    by Olgavic | 19th of October, 2016

    Hi. Pick a beautiful pattern of red flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern of blue flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern of yellow flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern on your favorite background: Red background,     Yellow background,... More
  • Be creative when choosing background images

    by Sandro11 | 23rd of September, 2016

    A typical request by my clients is to remove backgrounds from images and replace them with stock photos. Usually, the client has an idea of what they’d like that new background to look like. Even so, I like to explore alternate backgrounds because sometimes they have a... More
  • Ad-Lib to Fade: Give More Freedom to Web Designers

    by Michaelafree | 23rd of September, 2016

    When graphic designers or photographers create web backgrounds for sale to web designers, they often forget one fundamental problem of the internet – variable screen width. A website must look as good on a mobile phone as on a TV-size monitor, which often feels as like... More
  • The Conundrum of the Upper Right Corner in Web Design

    by Michaelafree | 22nd of September, 2016

    Studies of user-behavior show, the upper right corner of a website is the area the human eye is least drawn to. This makes it a perfect spot for a contextual image, something users see, but don’t need to read. But who would shoot a picture like that? We Simply Read Left... More

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