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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A 1.8 35mm Lens Changed My Life

    by Nigelspiers | 4th of December, 2016

    For many years I used an 18-200mm Nikon zoom lens on my Nikon DX DSLR. While the results were acceptable I received more refusals from Photo Stock Libraries than I expected due to lack of sharp focus. I just assumed this DX lens was sharp but then I read an article saying... More
  • Oriental figure sculpture (1)

    by Jameshexin | 14th of November, 2016

       History sage - Sima Qian sculpture    Figure sculpture - Long beard Confucian scholars   Figure sculpture- Long beard Fish clothes old man    Figure sculpture - Fish clothes old man   Personage sculpture - Song and dance duet More
  • First post

    by Marvin1er | 13th of November, 2016

    Here is my first article - i wanted to celebrate my 50th online file! - to illustrate a cold and rainy walk: even in autumn, whatever the weather, the fishermen continue to fish!   See Article
  • Happy Shot at Tsing Ba Bridge with film camera

    by Dreamhouse2021 | 10th of November, 2016

    I have take a short trip to Tsing Ma Bridge where located at Hong Kong Ma Wan. I use my lovely Hasselblad 500CM camera to take a set photo of Tsing Ma Bridge. The high resolution of medium format film camera let me produce a beautiful and high quality photo. Nowadays many... More
  • Blue Jellyfish

    by Hegelill | 9th of November, 2016

      These cute little guy just lay there in the ocean and relaxed! I was on a small trip with some friends to the beach. See Article
  • My First Blog to Dreamstime

    by Bryanroschetzky3 | 30th of October, 2016

    I Live in Austin , Texas and the city seems to have grown into a melting pot of Culture from all over this country.   The Heat of Texas Kills me in summer -"The Mountains are Calling so I must go"   What an amazing life. When you get out and Explore , take... More
  • Playing with Fire

    by Leicaphotos | 26th of October, 2016

      Poi is a fun photographic experience. There are many variations, but my personal favorite is spinning steel wool. Spinning steel wool is edgy, dangerous and a lot of fun. The equipment needed is as follows: a good hat or hoodie a coat that is fire resistant a... More
  • I exceeded 100 uploads

    by Gibizet | 23rd of October, 2016

    I tried it a few times it without success, some pictures denied and I had given up the idea to post here. I returned on the advice of a contact who sells photos on Dreamstime and I did well. 139 Uploads and only 5 refusal, now I try to clean my best photos and apparently... More
  • What's up with Frogs?

    by Dream111184 | 7th of October, 2016

    Years ago my dad was out ice fishing in his dark house in the middle of January. He was in about twenty feet of water and this particular winter the water was exceptionally clear. He could clearly see the bottom of the lake and everything on it. He had been staring at the... More
  • Sharpness with Photoshop

    by FabioConcetta | 7th of October, 2016

    It is a method to increase the sharpness, only on the edges, without creating a deterioration on the darker areas or full color. We bring our photograph on Photoshop and select the channels panel. Deselect all the channels, except green and duplicate. We go on> Filters>... More
  • New look

    by Brocko | 24th of September, 2016

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

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