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  • Ellenboughn
    Booked Up

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of December, 2008

    Writing recently about a decrease in vacation time among the world’s travelers for ’09, I have been keeping my eyes out for what the trend watchers think we will be doing in our downtime and what visual opportunities this will offer. I was surprised to learn that reading... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Update Business Images

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of January, 2008

    It’s a fact business images that work seldom ******** from the predictable: business teams, meetings, handshakes, office collaboration and portraits. Within these scenarios you should always try to move ahead by updating wardrobe and props as your images evolve.... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • Sandro11
    Be creative when choosing background images

    by Sandro11 | 23rd of September, 2016

    A typical request by my clients is to remove backgrounds from images and replace them with stock photos. Usually, the client has an idea of what they’d like that new background to look like. Even so, I like to explore alternate backgrounds because sometimes they have a... More
  • Ananve
    Introducing myself and my first 10 files

    by Ananve | 14th of August, 2016

    Hello everyone! I am a newcomer here. My portfolio has slowly increased and now I have got 10 files online. So I think it is about time I am introducing myself to the community :) My portfolio contains mainly landscapes and wildlife as these are where my interest lies.... More
  • Jimmygade
    New to photography

    by Jimmygade | 25th of July, 2016

    I am rather new to the world of photography, which has always interested me, only recent i have taken up the challenge to learn to take proper pictures, which i find very hard, but still very interesting work of art, i love taking pictures of everything in nature, animals,... More
  • Thorken
    Night tours on castle Svihov

    by Thorken | 2nd of July, 2016

    Every year at the end of the August we are performing fencing - theater performance "Night tours on castle Svihov". In three weekends we have about 50 repeats and thousands of visitors are enjoying the castle in uncommon way.    The play changes every year and is based... More
  • Yana28
    My last illustrations, exquisite beauty of nature

    by Yana28 | 16th of May, 2016

       Amazingly beautiful thin branches of trees. Try to find a little bird in the picture?    and two red roses...    Abstract from hearts and floral ornaments elements. Link to my Portfolio More
  • Zz3701
    Assigments images selected

    by Zz3701 | 26th of April, 2016

    I am very happy today because I received an email which told me that two of my images for the assigement "See me working" were selected. I submitted images for assigments several times, but all of them were refused for the reason that dreamstime is looking for more elaborate,... More
  • Mengtianhan
    "White Snake" - Kunqu Opera

    by Mengtianhan | 25th of April, 2016

    Legend of the White Snake is one of the most famous tales spreading out amongfolks in ancient China. There is a very famous traditional Chinese story that has a close connection to theDragon Boat Festival. Thus, it can be seen that The Legend of White Serpent has been... More
  • 2700art
    200 images!

    by 2700art | 15th of April, 2016

    >  The last batch I got accepted marked my 200 images milestone. Despite this great achievement I feel a little disappointed that I have only 35 sales. Is this a good amount? Should I be happy with how things are rolling along? I feel that I have a pretty strong database... More
  • Lana4kask
    Horses and foals outdoors

    by Lana4kask | 15th of April, 2016

    Taking a walk in the woods with my true friend - Shepherd, we often see grazing horses. My first photos were taken on a smartphone camera, which was handy for quick shooting.     Later I began always take for a walk my working camera. And also pieces of sugar for animals,... More
  • Apers
    Yellow Mountain: 7 additional formats in one day

    by Apers | 13th of March, 2016

    End 2014 I made a challenging trip to Yellow Mountain: bus, cable car, and a climb. The area is really spectacular, with the fog hanging between the peak-shaped mountains. I had taken my Nikon D800 and 16-35mm wide angle lens (quite a load). The pictures capture the atmosphere... More
  • Physi28
    Birds of the Peruvian amazon rainforest

    by Physi28 | 13th of March, 2016

    Yesterday's sale was this amazing White-chinned Jacamar (Galbula tombacea) of the deep Peruvian rainforest where I have been lucky to shoot in two occasions during the last years. Conditions are tough as even during the "dry" season rain showers may be expected at any time... More
  • Jweston
    Getting the most out of a photo shoot

    by Jweston | 7th of March, 2016

    Hi DT'ers I, like many others have recently been making a significant effort to improve my downloads. There doesn't seem to be an one size fits all answer, but effort in does equal reward out, as with most things in life that are worth doing. A friend and I often plan... More
  • Romeojuly
    Soon will be spring

    by Romeojuly | 26th of February, 2016

    The snow and the frost melts the recent wet and slush - gray boring picture in our region.-bothered!soul asks spring heat flourishing nature and bright colors around. the new experience points and new photos...probably would have to get to the rest of the gray stone of the... More
  • Physi28
    Most adorable woolly guys

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    In 2012 I made my second visit to Peru, this time to the Peruvian amazon which is simply amazing! The seasonal flooding of the amazon that year had been by far much stronger than the average and even the huts of the indians which are built high up on stilts were partially... More
  • Harakternik
    Pine forest

    by Harakternik | 30th of January, 2016

    I do not know why - but again did not receive such beauty. By standing in the woods and admired swirling leaves. wind with leaves dance started wind with leaves dance started circling ballet in the sky. Beauty runs when fall piece on ground... More
  • Generalul2015
    Remember autumn

    by Generalul2015 | 30th of January, 2016

    Autumn, the season which revives magic in the souls of all. A good season only to photograph nature in the splendor and the multitude of colors available to our. What would you photographed last fall?             More
  • Apers
    Digitization of photography: software

    by Apers | 12th of December, 2015

    Since the advent of the digital camera the whole workflow has been digitized. Below a list of software tools, platforms, and services I use. The hardware I use consists of and 27" iMac, a Synology NAS, and a bunch of external harddisks. For backup I use Sync Pro to copy... More

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