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  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Doubleclick7
    Using a smaller camera, and using it often.

    by Doubleclick7 | 28th of September, 2016

    It’s been over a year since my last blog post, so I guess it’s time. I’ve continued to take my camera most everywhere I go - a small, quality point and shoot fits nicely in my purse. (I use the Panasonic DMC-LX3.) Shopping? Snap a photo. Traveling? Catch that scenery!... More
  • Brocko
    New look

    by Brocko | 24th of September, 2016

    I've changed my look after my little girl told me so...:))    See Article
  • Joezachs
    My story

    by Joezachs | 23rd of September, 2016

    Had been to Andaman and Nicobar islands recently. Clean air and clean beach are the main highlights of the place. Saw this tree stump on one of the beaches and was wondering how old this could be.    Visiting the Samudrika Naval Marine Museum was an afterthought and... More
  • Hellen8
    Milestone 3200 images online

    by Hellen8 | 17th of September, 2016

    Hi everyone ! I've just passed a significant milestone : 3200 images online ( 1474 sales) and I would like to share my joy with you all.           I would like to express my thanks to the management DT and a special thank you to all the... More
  • Robinstockphotos
    Select the perfect background image

    by Robinstockphotos | 15th of September, 2016

    The purpose of a background image extends far beyond just filling up free space. A creative background can draw viewers into your content and give them a head start by getting your message across undistorted. Here are some points to note before selecting your next background... More
  • Angelaostafichuk
    Photographing Edmonton: The Muttart Conservatory

    by Angelaostafichuk | 11th of September, 2016

    Canadian winters are famous for being long and cold, really long and cold. So how can you bring a camera out when it's -30? You really can't. I've tried and literally frozen up leaving me with nothing to show. So if you're here in those long dark months, what do you do?... More
  • Thorken
    First video online

    by Thorken | 10th of September, 2016

    I´m taking photos for Dreamstime already 6 years. But I have never tried to upload video. Actually, I have tried to make a video just few times at all. I prefer taking the moment. But... It´s few weeks ago and I was taking pictures with two models (my wife and my neighbor)... More
  • Moravaldes
    A beautiful and peaceful village

    by Moravaldes | 7th of September, 2016

    despite being visited by tourists from all over the world, this quiet corner of turkey seems to have been paralyzed in time, architecture and culture of the place are preserved as if time had never passed.                 glass... More

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