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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
  • First sale

    by Matkomel11 | 18th of April, 2017

    Hi good people, Just 8 days after i wrote in this blog about my first 100 photos on Dreamstime I have first sale!!! This deserves small celebration. Thanks to the buyer and Dreamstime. That's it from me, now I am off to take more pictures...  See Article
  • My first sale

    by Abdellahboughazoual | 17th of April, 2017

    It was so great to wonder that my first sale had done. So happy and thanks to the person who bought my photo. Thanks Dreamstime to make my dreams come true! Hope it won't be last too!!    See Article
  • Free Vacations to Exotic Places

    by Babar760 | 12th of April, 2017

    Some years ago, I decided to go on vacation for a few weeks during the winter. I checked the internet and found many hotels but with terrible pictures. That gave me an idea. I picked a few hotels and E-mailed them my proposal. If they let me stay at their hotel for free,... More
  • The Most Insane Film Sets of All Time

    by Assignments | 10th of April, 2017

    Film sets are a health and safety inspector’s nightmare. They are often built as quickly as possible, with potentially dangerous stunts going on and lots of things happening in the area constantly, leading to unpredictable situations. However, the examples we have chosen... More
  • Point Lobos Preserved For Posterity

    by Glennfrancosimmons8 | 6th of April, 2017

         Point Lobos is a pristine locale on the Big Sur Coast of California a few minutes south of world-famous Carmel-by-the-Sea. Point Lobos includes the Point Lobos Natural Reserve as well as two adjoining federally protected marine environments: The Point Lobos State... More
  • Photographing the California Coastline

    by Debratos | 5th of April, 2017

    Since moving to California seven years ago it has been my mission to visit as much of the coastline as possible. “Every weekend’s a vacation!” My love for the beach, the ocean, the birds and fish that live there, the flowers and plants that grow there, and the sun... More
  • WOW! FIRST ONE

    by Westwoodkuba | 5th of April, 2017

      So its my second blog, and its to say i had my first sale today. Have to say i can not stop smiling. It really happens, and it feels great. And i think i know why, you need to be active on here. Up until this week i had next to no views, i wrote a blog and BOOM. Big... More
  • Deep Sea Creatures Oceanography

    by Mitchellraman | 1st of April, 2017

        I have a passion for the world under water. I primarily like freshwater marine life, how ever since I am living in Florida I see much of the Ocean. So in this blog post I will share my best and latest Ocean Photography. These images are one of a... More
  • NOTHING TO CELEBRATE ?REALLY?

    by Westwoodkuba | 1st of April, 2017

       Hello everyone, its my first blog so excuse me if i ramble. Its Saturday morning here, and i am reading some great blogs about sales and number of uploads, and i start to think i am out of my depth. You see i am only on 45 uploads, no sales and keep letting myself... More
  • International Pillow Fight Day 2017 is coming soon

    by Photostock2015 | 30th of March, 2017

    Hello photographers, i have for you new international street event. On Saturday 1 April 2017, there will be massive pillow fights in cities around the world.This is the 8th annual International Pillow Fight Day, and the event attracts tens of thousands of people in 100+... More
  • My first sale

    by Yswong0633 | 29th of March, 2017

    It was so great to wonder that my first sale had done at 24/3/17. So happy and thanks to the person who bought my photo. Thanks Dreamstime to make my dreams come true! Hope it won't be last too!!   Here is my other work.     More

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