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  • Earth Day 2009

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of May, 2008

    Earth Day ’08 is over. It’s time to get ready for next year. By all accounts 2009 will be “Earth Year” as all aspects of life are now increasingly examined for their impact on the environment. You will want to photograph iconic eco-products as well as using them... More
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of January, 2008

    Hotels in major business centers and cities empty out on weekends as do resorts in slow seasons. As a result many promote packages geared to special groups/interests in order to fill empty rooms. One of the fastest growing hotel and tour packages is for women only. Men have... More
  • 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
  • The Trendspotting Trend*

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of August, 2007

    Traditional stock photo agencies are heavily vested in ‘creative research’. This is the stuff that informs expensive stock productions and drives editing guidelines. The biggest stock producers look for sociological and economic trends that will impact general image needs... More
  • Be The First !

    by Callearlisa | 28th of April, 2017

    Looking for a new perspective! BE the first to show some love! 1. I am looking for Tips, Be the first! 2. Have great ideas please share! 3. Hoping for interaction with other members, please be the first! 4. Have some great techniques you could share would... More
  • Prague

    by Fjarabica | 18th of April, 2017

    I recently with my girlfriend decided to make a weekend cruise ship. And here are some shots.     Weather came out and was like always and you admire.   See Article
  • Heart of a Dog

    by Helgardas | 3rd of April, 2017

    Here is a short story of Argos, the dog who could be called the most loyal canine in history. In the pictures I share, you see Kora, the dog we own, and other our pack members. That‘s our family.       Argus is the best example of the loyal friend. In Homer&... More
  • Editor's Choice

    by Keremgo | 17th of March, 2017

    Thank you for the opportunity to announce that my work Young Women On Meadow Sunset recognized as the editor's choice. It is good to know that the hard work and time I'm putting on my illustrations is appreciated. I'm honored, flattered and humbled.     I also like... More
  • Creating Professional Stock Photos with Amateur Models

    by Darrinhenry | 6th of March, 2017

    I’ve shot micro-stock with both professional and amateur models; there are pros and cons with both. Theoretically the professionals hit the ground running; they know how to pose, aren’t shy and understand the photo shoot dynamic. But there are also disadvantages. You... More
  • Why Your Content Calendar & Stock Image Portfolio Are Missing Out

    by Smokinggun7 | 6th of March, 2017

        Why Your Content Calendar & Stock Image Portfolio Are Missing Out aka “Marketing for Obscure Holidays, Part 2” When the movie, Independence Day was released back in 1996 on the 2nd of July 2 (the same day the action in the film started), we all knew that the... More
  • February is Just Weird: Marketing for Obscure Holidays, Part 1

    by Smokinggun7 | 28th of February, 2017

         First of all, happy Mardi Gras! Second of all, it’s also the last day of February this year. February is the shortest month, with only 28 days even though other months have 31 days. I guess this is a good thing because it’s usually so cold. While only yesterday... More
  • Good day

    by Leptir2010 | 4th of November, 2016

     Every morning when I open my eyes thank the blessing of my day to enjoy another day, morning. A great blessing to wake up every day happy, without pain, be able to function, to live life to the fullest, do what you love in your life and be well paid for what you do with... More
  • Delicate droplets of dew on plants

    by Galyna0404 | 6th of October, 2016

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  • Lavender afternoon

    by Luisfgil | 31st of August, 2016

    Should we stay at home watching films during a good sunday afternoon or go outdoors ? We decided to go outdoors to visit a nearby lavender farm and climb a hill and found that tens of other families decided the same ! When sun is a rationed, even in summer, we need... More
  • Britain votes to leave EU

    by Davidwatmough | 29th of August, 2016

    The referendum held in June 2016 in the United Kingdom delivered a close result the 'Leavers' winning by a narrow majority over those wanting to 'remain' . The problem is that once chapter 40 is triggered there is no going back even though the terms and conditions lie in... More
  • Summer spirit, dog story

    by Lana4kask | 22nd of August, 2016

    One of my new photos has been approved for Assignment Summer Spirit and I'm happy)   Short story about this image, it's not my dog, but my true friend. My daughter and I even thought a name - Spot for funny spots on his body. The first time we saw the puppy in early... More
  • Adding photos along my 3D illustrations

    by Raducomes | 9th of July, 2016

    Hello, As i`m getting closer and closer to my three year anniversary in the stock photo business, I have decided to purchase a camera and start adding some photographs along with my 3D illustrations. As for my 3D rendering, I use an Intel 5820k processor and I have... More
  • The best time is SUMMER!

    by Pal1983 | 11th of June, 2016

    I wish you all happy summer vacations and holidays! And bright impressions)))     See Article
  • More uploads

    by Pamjreynolds | 10th of June, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers, I just thought I would let you know that since my last post of achieving 100 uploads to my portfolio, and that my aim in that post was to have 150 online by the end of the year. I’m pleased to say so far, I’m up to 116 images, and I still have... More
  • Daily Render Projects

    by Keremgo | 11th of April, 2016

    This concept of finishing a project daily and rendering it out without over thinking or over judging yourself is by far the best idea I've seen since first day I started interesting in digital art.        "One render a day keeps the artist block... More

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