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  • Tangie
    A rose by any other name would not sell as sweet

    by Tangie | 28th of April, 2009

    As stated in my previous articles, a crucial stage in thinking up your uploads is to step in your buyer's shoes: what do buyers need and what are they searching for? Or, most importantly, how do they search for our files? I have seen other users have also addressed this topic.... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Goodbye

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of February, 2009

    It’s been two years and one month and well over a hundred blogs written since I joined Dreamstime. But now it is time to say goodbye as I move on to finish writing a book that continues the themes of my blogs to be published by an imprint of Random House and to concentrate... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • Ellenboughn
    The New Commuters

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of July, 2008

    Commuter patterns have changed dramatically over the past few months as individuals cut back on driving both to save gas money and to protect the environment just as other countries such as India and China begin a love affair with the automobile. Both of these events have... More
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • 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
    Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • Tangie
    First days in Photoland

    by Tangie | 12th of July, 2007

    Equipped with fairly good knowledge of words, strong sense of humour, gripping onto reality, sometimes wandering through alternatives, chattering all the time, a habit she still can’t get rid of, Alice stumbled upon photography with genuine and untrained eyes. Never wanting... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Springtime

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of March, 2007

    A few Christmas images have been downloaded in the last few days. Seasonal images are often put into play many months prior to the actual time of year. The conundrum is that the best time to shoot seasonal images is after the images have reached their peak download period.... More
  • Brocko
    New look

    by Brocko | 24th of September, 2016

    I've changed my look after my little girl told me so...:))    See Article
  • Vtr
    Nearing the 100$ mark

    by Vtr | 15th of September, 2016

    It has been little more than 8 years in Dreamstime now... With 157 Photographs and 77 Sale I am inching close to 100 Dollars mark which would be my first pay out. The journey was not without disappointment. It has been a roller coaster ride starting with the initial Happy... More
  • Igrik89
    First sale

    by Igrik89 | 15th of September, 2016

    I signed up Dreamstime 6 years ago in 2010 and uploaded some photos that were not accepted. After several attempts to upload photos, I stopped trying to send photos for years to come. In 2016 I decided to take up photography again. I uploaded some photos in April of which,... More
  • Thorken
    My first exhibition of photos

    by Thorken | 14th of September, 2016

    Some friends asked me to make an exhibition of underwater photos for years. I was not sure that I have enough good photos for this purpose. But... on beginning of summer one friend took me to a new pub of his friend. Both together persuaded me to print and exhibit some photos.... More
  • Unteroffizier
    4 aspects of photography that blurrs the background of a photo

    by Unteroffizier | 3rd of September, 2016

    In case anyone is not aware of the aspects that determines the intensity of the sharpness of parts of a photo (usually the backdrop), here are 4 things we need to take note of. The size of the aperture Aperture opening size determines the depth of field of a photo.... More
  • Sarahbob
    My Early Morning Walk Around Weymouth Harbour

    by Sarahbob | 27th of August, 2016

    I don’t usually get up early on a Sunday, or any other day if I can help it, but last Sunday was different. I had wanted to go to Weymouth Harbour, to take some photos for a long time. I needed to go before there were too many people about and, when the weather was fine.... More
  • Pzmphoto
    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
  • Karenfoleyphotography
    5 Tips to Finding the Perfect Image for Your Project

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 19th of August, 2016

    46 million and counting. That’s the number of images and videos available in dreamstime’s database today. So how, with all this fabulous selection, do you find the one image that is ideal for your next project? Whether you are a newcomer to the site, or are just... More
  • Dolby1985
    Some shots of my last trip in Brittany

    by Dolby1985 | 19th of August, 2016

       Hello DTmers, I know some of you likes my pictures because they're not so "conventional" I try to include people or have shots from weird places/locations with my fisheye lens. I've uploaded few pictures of my recent trip in Brittany (France) and the one below... More
  • Project007
    Money talks!

    by Project007 | 2nd of August, 2016

        There are billions of dollars in this world and every country has currency. These kind of money pictures will attract buyers that are marketing Banks, stock-markets, and anything to do with currency or travel to Canada. Stories are told in the news everyday about... More
  • Romancaffrey
    Overnight camping - this is the Life

    by Romancaffrey | 27th of July, 2016

    We are working and working eight to six from day to day, eagerly dreaming for the long-awaited weekends, gathering our hiking backpacks and finally going on a back-country tent camping far away from routine, from obligations, from everything! Just you, your love, nature... More

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