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  • Tangie
    Your business models look old and ugly

    by Tangie | 25th of January, 2016

    Don't get mad, they're still young and beautiful, they just pose, dress and look oldfashioned. Here are a few things you need to pay attention to when working with models for a business photo shooting: 1. The right expression     Don't you find fake forced smiles... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Update Business Images

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of January, 2008

    It’s a fact business images that work seldom ******** from the predictable: business teams, meetings, handshakes, office collaboration and portraits. Within these scenarios you should always try to move ahead by updating wardrobe and props as your images evolve.... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Shooting Small

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of March, 2007

    The current Dreamstime assignment is to create images of the owners and customers of smaller businesses. Companies with less than 500 employees generate a sizeable percentage of world wide annual revenue. And they purchase more goods and services from large national and multinational... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in... More
  • Photographycornwall
    Poundland

    by Photographycornwall | 13th of July, 2016

    So it hit the news this morning that the South African based company Steinhoff International is to take over the British discount store Poundland. They've settled on the figure of £597m, so a bit more than just £1 :) It's a bit weird that I decided to... More
  • Photographycornwall
    Why stock photography is not a hobby

    by Photographycornwall | 31st of May, 2016

    Okay, so it's been a while since my last post and, if you recall, my last DT blog was fairly negative in calling out people who do not pay for using stock images. That I'm afraid is a perennial problem, which isn't likely to go away any time soon. And anyway, I like to think... More
  • Bhabotoshchakraborty
    100 touch today

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 16th of February, 2016

    Hi This is my century blog I mean to say 100 photos online now I am so excited. Hope all of dreamstime user’s best wishes for my portfolio. Already cross golden, next diamond, now century touch next milestone will be 200 means double century this month hope. Below my... More
  • Adammeadows12
    Get to know how to grow organically

    by Adammeadows12 | 13th of November, 2015

    Lettuce greens are so easy to grow, so nutritious, and so delicious picked fresh from the garden, that's why everyone should try to grow it. With regular watering and shade from the heat and sun you can successfully grow lettuce almost all year round. here are some of my... More
  • Karenfoleyphotography
    Turning a Passion into a Profit

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 2nd of July, 2015

    Many of us have a hobby that we’re passionate about – and at one time or another most of us have given thought as to how to turn that pastime into a money generating activity. Before quitting your day job however, ask yourself a few hard questions.    What... More
  • Karenfoleyphotography
    Imagining Business as a Newbie

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 27th of June, 2015

    I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.... More
  • Cathconvey
    PROFESSIONAL CAREER IN PHOTOGRAPHY. JUST A FEW STEPS

    by Cathconvey | 13th of May, 2015

    Recently I’ve been reading several articles on how famous photographers built their professional careers. I discovered that actually many people took a few very similar steps on their way up to the top. Step one – shooting celebrities (not Hollywood stars Like... More
  • Wickedlydivine
    Breaking into the Photography Business

    by Wickedlydivine | 27th of April, 2015

    Well today I thought to myself about the expression breaking into the business, and that's what I'm trying to do only difference is it ain't easy. The expression breaking into the business makes it sound quick, and easy but truthfully it isn't an I've learned that. But the... More
  • Photozlaja
    You are solely responsible for your success!

    by Photozlaja | 25th of March, 2015

    If you already have an approved portfolio with photographs that means that you are qualified and that the quality of your photos are satisfying. Is it worth it to just sit and wait for it to happen all by itself? I do not think so.   Always and at every step you make... More
  • Photozlaja
    My portfolio reached 3000 images! Sharing joy with you!

    by Photozlaja | 17th of March, 2015

    I would like to share my joy with you. Today, my portfolio reached 3,000 photos. I set myself some goals on a monthly basis, and these goals are achieved, one by one.   It is a nice feeling when you're doing something in order to succeed. I hope that my work will be... More
  • Bhabotoshchakraborty
    1st sale 27-10-2014

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 27th of October, 2014

    Today I am feeling happy because I got my 1st sale @0.42 ,I have 31 file online and joining date March 8, 2014.So my 1st sale come out after 7 months 19 days later.  See Article
  • Bennymarty
    New set of pumpkins for Halloween!

    by Bennymarty | 18th of October, 2014

    On the occasion of Halloween I've carved a pumpkin for a new theme sets: frightening night, pumpkin selfie, fun business and a nice party. And I've made a complicated composition using an HDR picture of a Norway cemetery, this one has been approved for assignment too.... More
  • Malinash
    Pet photography – the battlefield of a very popular niche

    by Malinash | 14th of May, 2014

    In my block apartment where I grew up, I was surrounded by three dogs, different parrots and even a hamster. My little zoo has been the joy of my childhood and when they died whether from illness or old age, I was devastated as if a brother or a sister had gone. I&... More
  • Jdanne
    Paris - the most visited town in the world

    by Jdanne | 1st of April, 2014

    Paris - for most of us this town is the most famous tourist area in the world. For rich Chinese it is a famous place for wedding tourism, too. For me Paris is a working place at the customer side - at least for several months. That means: Being away from my family, overtime,... More
  • Fotoeye75
    Track Your DT Earnings Easy

    by Fotoeye75 | 16th of March, 2014

    Want to be able to see exactly how much money you have earned for a single days worth of shooting, an individual model or any other subject matter .. and have it continuously up to date? 1) Before you do anything, decide exactly what you want to track .. a location, model,... More

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