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  • Focus on Wolves

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of November, 2007

    I spent last Sunday afternoon listening to Jim and Jamie Dutcher speak about the six years they spent living with a pack of wolves in the Idaho wilderness. Those years have been documented in their still photography, films and books. Using photographic and scientific talent,... More
  • Mystery in the tall trees

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of August, 2007

    Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection to trees that goes beyond simple awe.... More
  • A Kick in the Creative Pants

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of March, 2007

    The most important advice I have to offer after my decades in the stock photo business about what images to make is listen to yourself. You know more than anyone about why you want to create imagery. Build on those thoughts first. Then see how to make the images more salable.... More
  • Unusual uses for manequins

    by Lightpro | 24th of June, 2016

    When I lived in Cleveland, Ohio, there was a building owner that thought it would be pretty funny to pose a mannequin in a third floor window dressed in weird clothes and light it at night. Many passers-by thought they were seeing a ghost in the window. I am seeing this... More
  • About me

    by Creativegan | 18th of June, 2016

    My blogs: CreatiVegan Gastronomía Vegana My published books: Cocina Vegana - Ed. Anaya  See Article
  • Inscriptions and creative on misty and rainy window

    by Yana28 | 17th of June, 2016

    Hi everyone! Here is my creativity on misty windows. How to brighten your mood when it's raining and sky cloudy? Look at my rainy and misty windows! It's Fun!   Funny smiling face, inscription smile on sweaty window   Funny face and inscription stressed out on the sweaty... More
  • The Photographer’s Creative Process

    by Gracelife | 2nd of September, 2015

      For many photographers, the hardest part of a photographic project is settling on an idea. Fine art photography isn't so much about snapping as many photos as you can in the hope that you get the perfect shot. Instead, a good project takes lots of time, thought and... More
  • First goal

    by Kriszwells | 23rd of April, 2015

    Finally I hit the 100 pictures online, and now i've 119. I hope my sells will be grow too. I like taking stock photos, its a very creative work. :)   See Article
  • A soft farewell....

    by Inyrdreams | 31st of December, 2014

    I am whispering a soft farewell here, not to dreamstime and the wonderful people on it, but to the year 2014. This year was a tough one, as I left my home in Michigan and moved in with parents to help them care for infant grandchildren. I became a licensed foster mom, relearned... More
  • It's Hip to be Square!

    by Eric1513 | 20th of November, 2014

    I know I'm dating myself when I say that the 80s pop band Huey Lewis and the News was right when they sang that it's hip to be square. When it comes to photography, I love the square format. It open up new and creative composition opportunities that a normal rectangle format... More
  • The Color Red (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 27th of September, 2014

    My very first blog on Dreamstime was about using the color red in stock photos (here). I've gone back through my portfolio and can see that some of my best selling older images have the color red in them.       I can also see a trend in many of the photos... More
  • Dreams of photographers

    by Heungyoulyin | 26th of September, 2014

    I am Republic of Korean Photographer and hope to be creative phographer and also communicate other photographers on Dreamstime. I have been trying to study creative art. Hoping for your kind advice and support. My photo blog is as below. More
  • Creative Light (part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 4th of September, 2014

    I just re-read my original article about creative light (here). Given that there are over 25,000,000 stock images here at Dreamstime as I write this, using creative light has never been more important. Creative light in your photos... More
  • The Dialog of an Insightful Photography Teacher

    by Littlemacproductions | 26th of April, 2014

    Though there may be many things to say about the way this teacher delivers his message.. the fact remains.. he delivers a powerful message of artistic creation. BLOG called: The S_it my Photog prof says More
  • My development at Dreamstime

    by Gellerpa | 12th of April, 2014

    When I started at Dreamstime, I thought every times about potential sales. I read different tips many times, which photos I should upload to get high sales and approval ratio. But 4 month ago I decided, that I don’t want take photos without passion. I started taking the... More
  • Design Shanghai 2014

    by Fengshang520 | 12th of March, 2014

    "Design Shanghai" (Shanghai International Design Fair) is in the original design of Shanghai's first truly international event. Exhibition 2014 年 February 27 to March 2, held at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. More
  • Shoot some special

    by Herman118 | 7th of March, 2014

    Rice production with images, I spent more than half a day to make it look more like, good luck! See Article
  • Awakening

    by Msalena | 11th of February, 2014

    There are places in the world, where Mr Spring is already knocking on the door and everything around starts awakening from winter sleep, symbolizing new beginnings, new life, new targets. Wishing you creative Spring, fresh ideas and happy sales! :) More
  • Without Ideas for photos?

    by Maxsp | 7th of January, 2014

    LONG STORY SHORT! Okay, you have a camera, you want to make photos but you don't know what to photograph. Let's solve it now! First of all, it's not your fault and it's not because you are not creative, but because you still don't learn about it, until now! It is... More
  • Wishes of Creativity and Inspiration

    by Yorgy67 | 1st of January, 2014

    Dear friends, colleagues, staff and all DT users! Here is a New 2014 came, keeping good memories from 2013 and bringing new hopes for this year. Sincerely wish you this year to become for all of you the Year of: - Interesting trips and colorful impressions... More

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