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  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the unfinished... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in... More
  • New complete coloring book: three little pigs

    by Korat_cn | 27th of March, 2017

      My vector 3 little pigs in colors are going well so... Why do not make them a coloring book? And so, here you have: another complete project ready to print, 12 images. I hope kids will enjoy these cartoon vector illustrations. Good Coloring!   More
  • New complete coloring book: three little pigs

    by Korat_cn | 27th of March, 2017

      My vector 3 little pigs in colors are going well so... Why do not make them a coloring book? And so, here you have: another complete project ready to print, 12 images. I hope kids will enjoy these cartoon vector illustrations. Good Coloring!   More
  • New complete coloring book: three little pigs

    by Korat_cn | 27th of March, 2017

      My vector 3 little pigs in colors are going well so... Why do not make them a coloring book? And so, here you have: another complete project ready to print, 12 images. I hope kids will enjoy these cartoon vector illustrations. Good Coloring!   More
  • Is this going to be a night like this?

    by Markogt | 27th of March, 2017

    We have quite a good possibilities to see the Northern Lights over Northern Europe tonight. America and Canada are under fire right now. So it is time to charge your barreries and look up in the night sky :) It might look something like this:     Panoramic... More
  • God's creation

    by Billysiew | 26th of March, 2017

    If you know the true creation of God, you will think differently. Praise to the Lord! Share you some images of God's creation:         See Article
  • Categories & Keywords: Sometimes It's Best to Think Inside the Box P2

    by Smokinggun7 | 25th of March, 2017

    PART 2: THE SOLUTION FOR DOING SEO FOR IMAGES   “I’m going to give you less than 30 seconds to draw a picture of a tree. Go.” Running a sketch meetup group, I prompted a café full of extremely creative artists with this, and do you know what happened? I... More
  • Categories & Keywords: Sometimes It's Best to Think Inside the Box

    by Smokinggun7 | 25th of March, 2017

    PART 1: THE PROBLEM WITH SEO FOR IMAGES    “What’s in the box?” This question is asked by Brad Pitt’s character, Detective David Mills, in the 1995 neo-noir crime thriller movie, Se7en. As viewers, we never get to see the answer, what was actually in the... More
  • Komodo Dragon, Biggest Lizard on Earth

    by Brigitt1 | 24th of March, 2017

    Komodo or Komodo dragon is the biggest living species of lizard on earth. It is one the few venomous lizards and has been designated as one of The New 7 Wonders of Nature. I was really lucky that I could take photos of them in the wilderness of Komodo Island and Rinca Island,... More
  • I received my first payment!!!

    by Primesh7 | 24th of March, 2017

    I received my first payment from Dreamstime last week in my Bank account. Thanks to Dreamstime and all the downloaders.   See Article
  • Acceptance percentage

    by Patrick57 | 23rd of March, 2017

    I have just got my acceptance percentage up to 80% from a low of 57% the first month or two of uploading to Dreamstime. So for anyone new my tip would be check your images carefully for blemishes and noise as a starting point and be a little selective. Now if I have any doubts... More
  • Start to shoot food

    by Nimless | 22nd of March, 2017

    Couple months ago, I start shooting food and food ingredients. A whole new universe was open to my eyes. Didn't realize that usual, daily products, fruits and vegetables can be artistic in some way. For me, photography was focused on portraits: seniors, childs, men, woman,... More
  • Captivating world of Dreamstime

    by Prdream1982 | 20th of March, 2017

    Hi Friends, As my journey with Dreamstime progresses, I feel motivated seeing the astonishing images that my peers have uploaded. I now appreciate the effort put into each uploaded image. Here are few latest images for which I seek your comments.      ... More
  • Upload What?

    by Cwinkler25 | 20th of March, 2017

    As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images,‭ ‬I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted.‭ ‬I would‭ ‬prefer to not waste my time on images that‭ ‬have no chance of being accepted... More
  • Editor's Choice

    by Keremgo | 17th of March, 2017

    Thank you for the opportunity to announce that my work Young Women On Meadow Sunset recognized as the editor's choice. It is good to know that the hard work and time I'm putting on my illustrations is appreciated. I'm honored, flattered and humbled.     I also like... More
  • Milestone - 500 images online

    by Lana4kask | 17th of March, 2017

    Hello friends! At last I reached this magic number, 500 images online)   For two years I uploaded my photos to Dreams, now acceptance ratio – 75%. Sales only 17, but I hope and stil waiting) My favorite themes are flowers, nature, animals and seascapes.     Some... More
  • Patience pays out!

    by Bwagner656 | 14th of March, 2017

    I know, you heard it a thousand times. Now I'd like to talk to those, who have some experience with other stock sites, but are new on Dreamstime. I guess, you have some photos, that sold well on other sites, and are a disappointment here. Or maybe you have pictures that you... More

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