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  • Ellen Boughn offering inexpensive mini-consults

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of April, 2010

    More than anything in my long career in stock photography, I have most enjoyed interactions with photographers and their work. Now that I've finished my book about microstock photography, I've decided to offer microstock photographers a relatively inexpensive consulting... More
  • User Generated Content Expo

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2009

    Microstock falls into the UGC classification but when one tries to define UGC to someone who has never heard of it, you realize that the designation doesn’t totally apply to Dreamstime. A friend in the industry who works with professional advertising photographers on assignments... More
  • Humor Sexy Cute Football Economy

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of February, 2009

    Who won football’s Super Bowl? In my world there is more interest in what ads were more successful than news of the game itself. Which commercials resonated the most with the target audiences? Which ones garnered kudos from creatives at the top agencies? And which ones... More
  • Sexy!

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of April, 2007

    Youth and sex have forever been used to promote and sell products and services. And sexy pixs are especially important to the calendar sector that isn't dominated by kittens (the more feline type) and gardens. I'm not an expert on what is sexy; that is gender specific and... More
  • And now just for fun..

    by Physi28 | 1st of December, 2016

    I have been an exclusive contributor at DT since 2010 and there have been many ups and downs, after the first difficulties and the unavoidable learning process my acceptance ratio increased to over 80% and it seemed that slowly but steadily, as the sales and also the revenue... More
  • New Christmas season collection

    by Generalul2015 | 25th of November, 2016

    The holidays fast approaching and i thought and I will present a small collection of xmas season.Do not forget Christmas is each of you,magic hovers over us and opens our hearts.Take advantage of these moments and to capture all the beautiful pictures and stories in the lenses... More
  • 50 sold

    by Mgntplus | 15th of November, 2016

    After two years I've reached 50 sold photos of 850 accepted. Honestly, I expected more when I became a contributor. It is obvious that it takes far more effort for a good result. My involvement and expectations are now higher. I am sure that the reason for the high criteria... More
  • What? More Sales?!

    by Lmtphotography | 9th of November, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers! I was astounded when I logged in the other day to discover that I had, in fact, seven sales! Granted, it only comes to a total of $5.67... But, nevertheless, I am really happy about the success. Here are some that I have sold in the past few weeks:... More
  • Photography can be freedom or captivity

    by Bryanroschetzky3 | 5th of November, 2016

    I have always tried to keep Photography , in my opinion, an art form. A Freedom. Not that dirty word. A JOB. but it is sad to say, it is a Job. It seems like these days it's almost impossible to find a way to climb to the top of the ladder in the realm of Photography. So... More
  • Top 10 tips for new contributors

    by Nikitu | 4th of November, 2016

    Congratulations on having your first images accepted at Dreamstime. Keep up the good work and many more to come! To improve your future uploads and continue with a high approval rate, here are some tips based on our extensive experience in microstock imagery review. You... 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
  • Cat resting

    by Harakternik | 30th of September, 2016

    cat is resting after the hunt.   cat willingly posing for me resting after a heavy night hunting See Article
  • 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
  • First video online

    by Thorken | 10th of September, 2016

    I´m taking photos for Dreamstime already 6 years. But I have never tried to upload video. Actually, I have tried to make a video just few times at all. I prefer taking the moment. But... It´s few weeks ago and I was taking pictures with two models (my wife and my neighbor)... More
  • Sealife

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    Someday I'll live by the sea. In the meantime, the sea is my favorite.       See Article
  • Singapore National Orchid Garden

    by Kheng1987 | 28th of August, 2016

    I love orchids. Depending on the species and hybrids, they can be elegant, exotic, flamboyant, stylish, demure, the list goes on. One of the best places to enjoy these beautiful flowers is at the Singapore National Orchid Garden, which is located within the Singapore... More
  • Using Lightboxes For Collaborative Work

    by Docbooth | 25th of August, 2016

    I am an author of Children’s Story Books. My books consist of mainly photo illustrations of which I shoot myself and/or use royalty free illustrations supplied by Dreamstime.com. As a Children’s Book author, I develop most of my stories over time with many thought provoking... More
  • New experience

    by Skai777 | 23rd of August, 2016

    Hello everybody! :) I am a beginner in photography work. I am from Russia. I take photos of beautiful landscapes, nature, city architecture and sky. I really enjoy this activity. If you are interested in it, you can check my profile; here you'll find great pics. I hope... More
  • Hello Dreamstime - I'm here to learn and earn

    by Seanmccammon | 6th of August, 2016

    I just wanted to say hi everyone. I'm quite new to this whole stock photo thing but I'm looking to hit it running. I've always enjoyed taking photos; one of my proud moments was buying my first 35mm SLR. Not log after that; in the late 90's; I got my first digital camera,... More
  • XRAY IMAGES - discussion about the information, art and legal issues

    by Jzajic | 6th of August, 2016

    As the visible light is used to create regular images everybody is familiar with, Xrays are used for images of inner structures of objects. Both are actually electromagnetic radiation, stream of photons differing in wavelength - visible ~ 390-710 nm; xrays ~ 10-0.001 nm.... More

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