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  • Haunting and haunted locations for photography

    by Tangie | 30th of October, 2013

    We're getting closer to that spooky night of the year when they say the dead walk the earth and all sort of supernatural, spine-chilling phenomena occur. Most of you will probably grab their cameras. Experienced photostockers will always try to shoot the best of the worst... More
  • Naycation

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of December, 2008

    Just as I was getting ready to reveal the top travel destinations for 2009 for those enterprising photographers planning shoots for the coming year, a new word popped up in a travel story to replace last year's "staycation": naycation (no vacation) may be this year's most... More
  • Catching ZZZZZ's

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of October, 2008

    Photos of models sleeping or relaxing have a multitude of uses. How can you ensure that you include the major concepts associated with sleep in your images? Consider how the photos will be used: for vacation promos, stress-relieving activities, sleep clinics and pharmaceutical... More
  • Staycation

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of June, 2008

    The hot buzzword in travel is ‘staycation’ meaning a vacation that takes place by staying in the neighborhood or city where one lives. The word and the concept seem to pepper every other article that I read and are also popping up in ads for travel destinations close... More
  • What Makes Best Selling Photo?

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2008

    The most popular concepts in the top photographs from last year are happiness/love/family and determined business teams. Don’t drop everything to focus on kisses and bunches of business types. Statistics only tell part of any story. How many images would have been in the... More
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of January, 2008

    Hotels in major business centers and cities empty out on weekends as do resorts in slow seasons. As a result many promote packages geared to special groups/interests in order to fill empty rooms. One of the fastest growing hotel and tour packages is for women only. Men have... More
  • Snap! Not! Vacation Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of July, 2007

    Trying to pack too many photos into too little time can result in photos of everything but few, if any, terrific shots. To document your vacation as well as taking some great shots for Dreamstime, you need to plan ahead. It's not just about getting the best airfare and hotel... More
  • The I Hate to Keyword Guide to Keywording (part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of March, 2007

    Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models. Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice by offering four different means of adding information.... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times in the day in... More
  • Getting the shot

    by Leicaphotos | 17th of August, 2016

      Sometimes, being a photographer can be exhausting. We all push ourselves. Some mornings, it's worth being awake before anyone else... Sunrises and sunsets can be cliche or exotic. Look for the angle nobody else is shooting, carry a wide, a macro, and a telephoto at... More
  • Welcome To My City

    by Angelaostafichuk | 15th of August, 2016

    Whenever I say I’m from Canada, people ask three questions: Am I from Toronto, Vancouver or do I speak French (meaning am I from Quebec). Neither A, B, or C are correct actually and when I say where I’m from, 99.9% (ok, maybe 90%) of people have never heard of it.... More
  • Back to school

    by Afrumgartz | 15th of August, 2016

       Less than in three weeks is the 1-st of September - traditional beginning of school year in Russia. So it's time to get everything prepared for it.                More
  • educate yourself with Dreamstime

    by Lightpro | 27th of July, 2016

    A recent blog visit to a new photographers thoughts brought this subject to mind. When I was a beginning photographer many years ago a talented and very open minded professional photographer took me under his wing. He taught me everything he knew, creating his own competition.... More
  • Success stories in your favorite categories

    by Schoolbookpk | 10th of July, 2016

    Hello everyone! I am a new member on DT. I intended to start a discussion - from your experience, I would like to invite you to share tips for taking pictures in your favorite categories. I look forward to see your ideas, sample work, tips for new photographers in your... More
  • Wayag Raja Ampat, Hidden Tropical Paradise

    by Brigitt1 | 5th of July, 2016

    So guys, this is the unknown beauty.. Amazing crystal sea in an island which was called the black island. It's called so because 200 years ago, it was still the unknown, untouchable by the outsiders. It's in Raja Ampat, Bird head of Papua New Guinea which is the... More
  • Wild and rugged Iceland – part I

    by Philipmorch | 2nd of July, 2016

    If you are a football fan (also known as soccer in some parts of the world) there is a good chance that you are following the European Championship 2016. In that case I am quite certain that you have also noticed the impressive results of Iceland. Impressive because... More
  • New? Something to Consider. . .

    by Qiwoman01 | 21st of June, 2016

    I returned to stock photography recently after a five year break. I have taken note of the images that continued to sell while others have gone dormant. Location photos seem to be eternally popular and generally don't have a 'time-stamp' on them visually as... More
  • Exciting News

    by Adeliepenguin | 12th of June, 2016

    I have exciting news to share! Photofocus.com has invited me to be part of their team as an author. I will primarily be writing about travel photography. If you aren’t familiar with Photofocus, it is an on-line educational resource for photographers of all levels of... More
  • The best time is SUMMER!

    by Pal1983 | 11th of June, 2016

    I wish you all happy summer vacations and holidays! And bright impressions)))     See Article
  • Trailer travels

    by Lesterphotography | 26th of April, 2016

    I recently purchased a 'Breakthrough Technology' X3 ND 10-stop filter and tested it on Monday as we had stormy weather with, clouds, rain and strong winds. I used a wired remote with a 2 second delay and a sturdy tripod with stones in a bag hung from the hook... More

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