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  • Top Travel Photo Spots-Part II

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of January, 2008

    If we use the Top Travel Photo Ops destinations in Part I as examples of typical travel destinations, you can learn some specifics about what travel photos will sell. The first step, starting weeks or more in advance, is to do research. What are the best seasons to visit... More
  • Top Travel Photo Spots-2008

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of December, 2007

    The travel publications are out with their predictions for the top travel destinations for 2008. We searched them for spots that Dreamstime photographers had not yet covered comprehensively. Seven hot destinations for 2008 to visit and create images to fill out the Dreamstime... More
  • Snow: Real or Instant?

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of October, 2007

    How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes. A discussion about the merits of various... More
  • Changing

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of October, 2007

    A widely distributed video produced by a soap company shows that some long necked, wide-eyed beauties aren’t necessarily that way because of exalted strands of DNA. Go here to see how expert makeup and the judicious use of PhotoShop can transform a merely pretty woman into... More
  • Religious Freedom

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of September, 2007

    Religion has been much in the news over the last couple of weeks. Some of the flurry surrounds Christopher Hitchen’s best seller: God is Not Great and the tenth anniversary of the death of Mother Theresa. Organized religions down to the local level publish in print and/... More
  • I Want to Thank the Academy....

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of August, 2007

    As fall approaches, the music and film communities begin preparation for the award season. Hollywood puts on the glam as the award shows build to the granddaddy of them all: the Academy awards. Unless you are credentialed or very clever paparazzi, you are not likely to be... More
  • All the Pretty Faces

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of June, 2007

    When I think of portraits, I don't visualize the standard, studio shot of a family or a high school grad or even a scion of the business world. I think in stock pictures, so I see an image of a person or animal or an illustrated character that looks like he/she/it is... More
  • Booming

    by Ellenboughn | 24th of May, 2007

    The older folks are most definitely not hanging around the rocking chairs these days. Life expectancy has been extended greatly over the last 30 years. Those that are living longer are enjoying it more. This is a generation that started going to the gym in their 20's and... More
  • Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of April, 2007

    In the next two months I'll be traveling across the US more than once, going to Alaska and to several destinations in Europe. Travel destination images are plentiful but what about images of travel itself?... More
  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These birds... More
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer. Specifically,... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • Beautiful mountains

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    This summer I was traveling in the mountains. It was very beautiful, incredibly beautiful, indescribably beautiful. Now I have in my portfolio these beautiful pictures from the Caucasian nature summer mountains.         More
  • New Achievement: 5000$

    by Julicos | 29th of August, 2016

    I've just reached 5000$ earnings on dreamstime. It's a nice feeling, but it would have been even greater if I wouldn't have requested previous payments. But still, it gives me a great satisfaction.   Good luck to all in selling as much as possible!... More
  • New Dimensions

    by Pzmphoto | 25th of August, 2016

    I won a Helios 44M-4 58mm f/2 on an auction. I did not expect much, but I was surprised. I really like it! The one problem is my Nikon, because this lens technically impossible to focus at infinite. I only need an extension tube for deeper macros. Check my first attempts... More
  • Photographing Edmonton: The Best Places To Go

    by Angelaostafichuk | 24th of August, 2016

    One of the first things that people notice about Edmonton is that it’s a small city, but it’s spread out like butter on a hot piece of toast. If you catch the airport bus in (#747, $5) you’ll see that it takes a few minutes to get into where the city basically starts,... More
  • 12 hours for a city - Ekaterinburg

    by Afrumgartz | 17th of August, 2016

        To see what a city really is you need some days but so happened that I had only 12 hours to walk around Ekaterinburg - the capital of South Urals. Though - I had enough time to see something.             You can see both modern and historical buildings... 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
  • 24 hours in Tobolsk Kremlin

    by Afrumgartz | 13th of August, 2016

      In Siberia weather is variable. So in May in 24 hours you can see both sunshine with +20 degrees C and heavy snowfall.     So it happened that on Easter this year I was in Tobolsk and saw such weather change         More
  • Las Vegas

    by Hellen8 | 13th of August, 2016

    Las Vegas Trip Las Vegas is the largest city in the State of Nevada, USA. "Vegas" is a city of gambling and entertainment. ... and this beautiful and crazy city in the desert, I recently visited. But not as a gambler, but as a tourist. Las Vegas is particularly... More

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