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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • What's up with Landing Nets?

    by Dream111184 | 17th of July, 2016

      On a warm, sunny, calm morning in 1948, my mom, her Uncle Reuben, Aunt Olga, and her cousin’s wife JoAnne, were staying at a cabin on Fish Trap Lake in Minnesota. They were at the cabin for two weeks and it would be non-stop fishing. In fact they fished so much that... More
  • Firefighters competition

    by Thorken | 17th of July, 2016

    Voluntary firefighters can attack the fire when it happens. But in Czech villages they have firefighting also as a kind of sport. To keep they abilities for fighting the fire they practice - and compete. It´s one month ago whet took place the competition of firefighters... More
  • Fish Vector Illustrations Collection

    by Lglucena | 8th of July, 2016

    Hi everyone, I'm here at dreamstime since february 2015. This year I decided to make some illustrations of my passion: Fishing and fishes. I hope you enjoy them and if you have any suggestion to me, I will be very glad. Fish Vector Illustration Collection Hammer... More
  • 2nd milestone: 200 pictures online

    by Hkgfcochina | 7th of July, 2016

    Dear all: finally i have 200 pictures online. this is not easy job. wish every dreamtimer good luck.                 More
  • Mexican-Style Tortilla Soup for lunch

    by Felzum | 4th of July, 2016

    Hi everybody Very happy for my 200 uploads. I wanna show you this pics of a azteca soup or mexican style tortilla soup, If you like spicy food, you're going to love this lunch!    And some of my news pics: wood chips    a wood chips mountain... More

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