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  • User Generated Content Expo

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2009

    Microstock falls into the UGC classification but when one tries to define UGC to someone who has never heard of it, you realize that the designation doesn’t totally apply to Dreamstime. A friend in the industry who works with professional advertising photographers on assignments... More
  • 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
  • Personal Best

    by Ellenboughn | 7th of October, 2008

    Individual, recreational sports offer distraction from day to day stress and provide unlimited shooting opportunities. Engaging images of healthy activities and individuals competing with themselves to improve their skills and prowess are effective for a wide range of users... More
  • 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
  • Incredible weather phenomena

    by Rstelmach | 23rd of May, 2017

    I used to be able to photograph the effects of incredible hail. While it looks innocent in pictures, in fact it was not so nice to see what was left of it. Fortunately, the hailstorm is already a past and only pictures left after.                ... More
  • Free Vacations to Exotic Places

    by Babar760 | 12th of April, 2017

    Some years ago, I decided to go on vacation for a few weeks during the winter. I checked the internet and found many hotels but with terrible pictures. That gave me an idea. I picked a few hotels and E-mailed them my proposal. If they let me stay at their hotel for free,... More
  • "Carpe diem"!

    by Helgardas | 3rd of March, 2017

    The most common symbolic use of the skull is a representation of death. At first impression it carries a negative aura and nowadays more often its portrayal express everything what can be associated with evil in general. However, it can have and another meaning such as life... More
  • Color, concepts and creativity

    by Glynisquinlan | 1st of March, 2017

      I have just passed my first milestone of having 50 photos accepted by Dreamstime and it has been an interesting journey. If you look at my portfolio of online photos you will see a great deal of variety reflecting my varying interests. But they do all have three things... More
  • My Unusual hobby

    by Rossmcneillie | 15th of February, 2017

    Well....amongst my hobby's, I have one that is rather unusual. I'm part of a team which maintains theatre pipe organs...The Mighty Wurlitzer. For quite some time I've been helping out with looking after the very last Wurlitzer organ to come to the UK. The "old girl" as... More
  • Sometimes bad weather is not so bad

    by Moravaldes | 12th of February, 2017

    The popular belief is that you can only take good photos on sunny days, but a day with storm clouds can give a dramatic and expressive atmosphere to a place that on sunny days is not so attractive to photograph, To take the picture of the first image, I simply measured the... More
  • Death tolls in Italy

    by Guernica | 19th of January, 2017

    Just heard of a new death tolls in Italy repeating the earthquake there and the deaths of the past earthquakes, Its really sad i want to let them know that i feel for them and my heart of breaking for their sadness and grief. I want to pray for the dead people and their family... More
  • Rain mood

    by Ajlis | 5th of October, 2016

    "Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky" - Rabindranath Tagore   "Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind.... More
  • Night tours on castle Svihov

    by Thorken | 2nd of July, 2016

    Every year at the end of the August we are performing fencing - theater performance "Night tours on castle Svihov". In three weekends we have about 50 repeats and thousands of visitors are enjoying the castle in uncommon way.    The play changes every year and is based... 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
  • Dobermann theme

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 5th of May, 2016

    As a pet photographer, I usually like to take significant shoots of my clients dogs. My aim is to picture the main purposes and fundamental traits of a dog breed. Today two new pics were accepted and hope they get sales soon, as they're the trademark of the true type of the... More
  • Beach... timid approaching of summer? Definitely not!

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 26th of April, 2016

    I like to take photos on the beach, usually... but this time was quite different... in these days in Italy came a cyclone called Medusa that offered my camera a further opportunity to picture the following shots:   And here the EXIF infos: Aperture F Number: f/9.0... More
  • Slim and get fit !

    by Davidwatmough | 25th of April, 2016

    We all worry about being overweight and too fat; what can we do about it ? Suggestions are cut down on bread   or stop taking snacks between meals if you have the will power   But eating sweats is really fattening so cut them right out   Keeping fit holds the key... More

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