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  • 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
  • Christmas Spirit: Is It Too Soon?

    by Yana28 | 2nd of December, 2016

    Christmas is coming :) Please look at Christmas tree with clock and bullfinches    Red lace bow on the green needles of Christmastree    Sun shining through snow covered tree branches.    Stars and ice in the emerald light    guy in... More
  • New Guinea and Solomon Islands

    by Hel080808 | 2nd of December, 2016

    I'm travelling a lot, but my last journey to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands was very special. To see the joy of living with creative music instruments, dances and handmade costumes from kids up to old people is a personal gain for me. Words can't describe... More
  • 101 images and no sales

    by Nimless | 1st of December, 2016

    I broke my 100 images portfolio barrier 3 weeks ago and still no sales at all. Trying to promote myself via twitter, facebook, pinterest - got views for the pictures, however no sales at all, not a single one. Got a bit frustrated.      See Article
  • 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
  • Most precious photograph

    by Valalolo | 30th of November, 2016

      What is your most precious photo, the one you value the most from your own photos? It might be anything. From nature to the commercial stuff, anything that is close to your heart. This is the area I always bump into when I try to sell my photos. I spend a lot of... More
  • Right place. Wrong lens.

    by Vintagepix | 28th of November, 2016

    So here I am at the geyser in Iceland waiting for it to erupt. It turns out that it blew so high that I had the wrong lens to get it all in the frame. Before and after pics will have to do.       See Article
  • So, this is why I'm here

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 28th of November, 2016

    I'm on Bonaire until the 31st of January working as an intern (at my age!) with the Bonaire Coral Restoration Foundation trying to put a dent in the decline of endangered Caribbean Elkhorn and Staghorn Acropora corals. So far so good, everything I've seen is encouraging a... More
  • What’s up with Growing Up?

    by Dream111184 | 27th of November, 2016

    My grandmother was born in central Minnesota and when the flu epidemics hit in the 1900’s, both of her parents died. My grandmother and her brothers and sisters were then put into an orphanage because there weren’t any other family members to take the children. When people... More
  • Bonaire dreams

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 27th of November, 2016

    I’m in Bonaire for the next two months, so plenty of opportunities to grab some great shots of “Divers Paradise” above and below the water. The excellent visibility and virtual absence of significant current at most of the dive sites on the island should give me the... More
  • New milestone!

    by Pet548 | 27th of November, 2016

    Hi all! I want to share with you how happy I am! First I have 1000 pictures accepted and second I reached to $ 100. It was a long and hard work and even though my acceptance ratio is low, I continue to learn and improve my skill! I wish you all good luck! My latest uploaded... More
  • My Brov.

    by Pamjreynolds | 26th of November, 2016

    Hello This post is to say thank you to the folks that commented on a previous blog of mine about me donating some of my earnings from Dreamstime to a Cancer Charity. This to me is more important than ever, after losing my brother nearly four weeks ago to Cancer. I know... 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
  • One of my favourite aerial video shot from this year

    by Farkasjeremias | 24th of November, 2016

    I just simply wanted to share this footage with you guys. What do you think about it? It was taken in Budapest this autumn.   And also, one of my favourite image. I like taking picture of dancing people. How do you like it?   More
  • A bit of statistics

    by Iguanasbear | 24th of November, 2016

    A bit of statistics (my private). :-D The most visited of my collections: Backgrounds and patterns Most authors in the collection: Creative bar code Most images in the collection: Judaist feasts The latest collections: Food and drink Cute sweet hearts... More
  • Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan, India

    by Parinmnparmar | 24th of November, 2016

    Jaisalmer fort is a World Heritage Site situated in Jaisalmer (also known as "Golden City), Rajasthan, India. The name comes from a Rajput Ruler, Rawal Jaisal, who built the fort in 1156 AD. The fort stands on a hill - Trikuta Hill. The beauty of the fort comes from yellow... More
  • Stained Glass windows - Nativity Scene at Christmas

    by Jorisvo | 23rd of November, 2016

    With Christmas approaching, hereby an updated selection of my best Nativity stained glass:                                   More
  • Pingyao - one of the four most well preserved ancient cities in China

    by Herotop | 23rd of November, 2016

    Pingyao County is located in central Shanxi, is a city with 2700 years of history and cultural city, with the same Chinese as the second batch of national historical and cultural city of Sichuan Langzhong, Yunnan Lijiang, Anhui Shexian was known as the "four best preserved... More

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