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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
  • How did it all start?

    by Photostoryap | 16th of October, 2016

    Hi! It is Anna and Peter. We are quite new here, just joined in July. Achieving first 100 accepted photos, going for much more and hoping for some downloads. How did it all start? We were sitting in a cafe , discussing how much we love taking pictures. After every holiday,... More
  • Have Camera, Will Travel!

    by Jruffa | 15th of October, 2016

    I suspect that I am like most of the contributors to Dreamstime- not a photography professional (where photography is how I make a living), but a hobbyist who does this as a creative outlet on the side of my normal life and job. My actual profession sometimes requires a... More
  • Man and technology

    by Moravaldes | 14th of October, 2016

    Taking pictures of the most essential in our world, human and technology, technology a vital tool for modern man             More
  • Prizren, historical city, Kosovo

    by Malik5 | 13th of October, 2016

    Prizren is a historical city located in southern Kosovo. It is the administrative center of the homonymous municipality and district. The municipality of Prizren is still the most culturally and ethnically heterogeneous of Kosovo, retaining communities of Bosniaks, Turks,... More
  • Ireland

    by OstergotlandiBilder | 13th of October, 2016

    I like many others love to travel, and a few weeks ago, I was in Ireland. The beautiful country, and especially the coastal band gave us lots of photo opportunities. One of the highlight is the Cliffs of Moher with its 214 meters over the Atlantic.   If you managed to capture... More
  • SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta

    by Lana4kask | 1st of October, 2016

    These days in Varna, Bulgaria, completed grand regatta. A few photos of sailing ships during the stay in the sea port of Sochi, Russia.     It was a great celebration for our city, everyone could walk on the deck of any sailing ship, there are guided tours.   Unfortunately... More
  • Welcome to autumn

    by Kvintet | 1st of October, 2016

    Who does not love autumn?   The first yellow leaves on even green grass.     Bright red reddish yellow color.     Even dull rainy days. Or hike in the forest with a basket of mushrooms.     Welcome to autumn More
  • More hard to find photos worldwide

    by Rjlerich | 30th of September, 2016

    Just back again from a six country adventure with plenty of photos to add to my portfolio. Countries being added now: Sweden, Norway, Lithuania, Greece, Bulgaria, Scotland and more from Big Corn Island, Nicaragua. Lucky that I enjoy what I do!      More

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