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  • Booked Up

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of December, 2008

    Writing recently about a decrease in vacation time among the world’s travelers for ’09, I have been keeping my eyes out for what the trend watchers think we will be doing in our downtime and what visual opportunities this will offer. I was surprised to learn that reading... 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
  • Facebook and photography

    by Romeocharly | 8th of December, 2016

    FaceBook is also literally BURST in Italy, with many visitors a day, although it is completely different from the search engines, and to some extent also from other social networks. So many people are wondering how Earning using FareBook, and while I think it is possible... More
  • Using Lightboxes For Collaborative Work

    by Docbooth | 25th of August, 2016

    I am an author of Children’s Story Books. My books consist of mainly photo illustrations of which I shoot myself and/or use royalty free illustrations supplied by Dreamstime.com. As a Children’s Book author, I develop most of my stories over time with many thought provoking... More
  • Book Cover Design - How to choose and use images

    by Odeliafloris | 19th of August, 2016

    When starting thinking about creating a book cover design, a great place to begin is by going online and looking at covers of books from the same genre as the one you are designing for. Amazon is an excellent place to do this. Look at the covers of the top-selling books... More
  • Photographic time update

    by Lightpro | 14th of February, 2016

    Just a follow-up for those of you who read my blog on photography time. I have started to carry my camera with me more often. This photo of my best friend Brady came from the weekly trip to the dog park. this seems to be a model rich environment and the puppies don't mind... More
  • Complete ready projects!

    by Korat_cn | 7th of September, 2015

    There are so many beautiful illustrations now on Dreamstime site that being on the market seems to be difficult. The goal is to put new ideas and new services for art-buyers on our portfolios. Illustrations have to be technically perfect, artistic, pretty, cute (ok, that'... More
  • NICE AND UNEXPECTED BONUS!

    by Cathconvey | 15th of June, 2015

    Recently I knew that several photos of mine have been purchased through photobanks and published in books. That’s a great pleasure to know! I found those books at a bookstore – they’re very nice and I decided that I want to have them in my family library. Also I decided... More
  • The bookmark bar - a powerful microstock tool

    by Stamena | 14th of February, 2015

    The bookmark bar in my browser turned out to be a great microstock tool and here’s why - I have several international news agencies websites as bookmarks through which I follow what is going on in the world every day. Yes, images with people may sell the most, but to those... More
  • International Book Giving Day

    by Elianehaykal | 10th of February, 2015

    February 14th is not only a day for love & lovers, it's also the International Book Giving Day! Here's a copy/paste from the FB page of this community: "Join us in celebrating International Book Giving Day! 1. Give a book to a friend or relative; 2. Wrap up a box of... More
  • Simple Backgrounds

    by Steveacer | 28th of November, 2014

    As I always have a camera with me wherever I go I am always looking for new things to shoot. Speaking to a designer gave me the idea of simple backgrounds, so now when I am out and about I find myself looking into the sky, puddles, fences and the ground more. Here are... More
  • First known ever book's cover page

    by Digikhmer | 10th of October, 2014

      The cover of this book has a special history. Without going into details, this photo was not purchased through Dreamtime or via another microstock agency. It was donated to the author of the book graciously to illustrate the book. As there is a hierarchical relationship... More
  • My first book "Guardians of memories and witnesses of history"

    by Dozet | 2nd of June, 2014

    Тhis time of new technologies, the time when everyone is taking photographs, has created a false image in our society that photography, and photojournalism in particular, is something anyone can do. You come, click the button and it's done - as ignorants would say! This... More
  • Suggested read

    by Phoenixci | 5th of May, 2014

    I have the opportunity to live in a vast country that stretches from the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans and my work will on occasion have me travel from one side to the other. A fellow worker also an avid photographer knew that I was heading to the province of Alberta... More
  • First Sale

    by Davinciphotos | 22nd of February, 2014

    Well that was exciting! Hydee actually saw the sale first on her Facebook, as DT automatically posted for me. This image was my first sale on DT. I expected to be able to see some information on who purchased it, or what they plan to use it for. But, from what... More
  • $200 milestone!!!

    by Coenemeloen | 13th of February, 2014

    Found out this morning that my earning balance reached a $200 milestone with my latest sale! Thank you buyer and Dreamstime! This is great! See Article
  • Creating Referrals

    by Davinciphotos | 2nd of January, 2014

    I started a competition on my Professional Facebook site, https://www.facebook.com/TheDaVinciCamera?ref=hl. The competition was posted as an event which says: $100 Prize Create a profile at https://www.dreamstime.com/register#res6740166 Upload your photos... More
  • A country boy for inspiration

    by Kckendricks | 24th of November, 2013

    This fella has a story to tell. What's he doing at the log cabin? How'd he get there? What are his plans? Is he waiting for companionship, or was it a lover who snapped his picture? It's something I need to figure out when he tells me his name. www.kckendricks.com... More
  • A man for every romance cover

    by Kckendricks | 23rd of November, 2013

    Writing romance has a lot of perks, one of which is the search for perfect inspiration photo. Sometimes it's more about what you don't see than what you do. What color are his eyes? Does he have a little scruff on his cheeks? Is he the serious sort, or more mischievous?... More
  • Aiming for Romance eBook Covers

    by Aromancewriter | 23rd of November, 2013

    Ten years ago, the ebook market was just seeing the dawn of a new era. It's when I started to write novels and I geared toward the digital industry. So did the photostock market for book covers. In the romance industry everything is about the couple on the cover. There'... More

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