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  • Lishui China Photography Festival

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of August, 2009

    I have been invited to be a guest curator at this international festival. I would like to have comments from anyone who has attended in the past or who can tell me more about the city of Lishui. See Article
  • In with the Old

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of January, 2009

    As retirement funds belonging to a large population of aging Boomers shrink, the word “retirement” may drop out of usage. Simultaneously as this group kisses retirement goodbye, the group just below them in the population are faced with a world of constantly changing... More
  • Funniest thing I've read lately

    by Tangie | 13th of November, 2008

    Here is something someone in my office was kind enough to give me to read today. He told me that I should read it as it is connected to what I do and it will help me improve my customer service skills. I must admit, it surely made an impression. I laughed a lot. It is... More
  • Personal Best

    by Ellenboughn | 7th of October, 2008

    Individual, recreational sports offer distraction from day to day stress and provide unlimited shooting opportunities. Engaging images of healthy activities and individuals competing with themselves to improve their skills and prowess are effective for a wide range of users... More
  • What size is....?

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of October, 2008

    The past couple of weeks found me in New York just as Fashion Week was ending and last week in Southern California for a seminar. Perhaps because NY was filled with fashionistas and models, I noticed a lot of very, very thin women in the park and on the street. A jogger... More
  • A Whale of a Tale

    by Ellenboughn | 30th of July, 2008

    Taking photos of giant marine mammals can be tricky. First of all, they simply can’t be counted on to show up on set on time. Whale watching tour companies chart the movement of known pods and individuals to ensure that their trips offer the most likely chances of seeing... More
  • Camp Whatucallit

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of July, 2008

    As the end of summer approaches, it’s time to capture as many summer themed images as possible. When the demand for this genre grows in early 2009, you’ll find yourself looking for a campsite or outdoor pool that isn’t covered in snow. Over six million kids attend... More
  • The New China

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of March, 2008

    The world prepares to visit China in great numbers for the 2008 Olympics. Many visitors may be surprised at the extent of China’s expansion. According to Businessweek, “China will soon be home to the world's largest airport, the world's first fully sustainable city, and... More
  • I Want to Thank the Academy....

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of August, 2007

    As fall approaches, the music and film communities begin preparation for the award season. Hollywood puts on the glam as the award shows build to the granddaddy of them all: the Academy awards. Unless you are credentialed or very clever paparazzi, you are not likely to be... More
  • Mommy LOOK!

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of June, 2007

    Everybody loves a baby...unless they are screaming in the seat next to you on a cross-country flight. And almost everyone has a baby around the house at one time or another. But beware...babies and children can be like little flowers: way too many images of them to compete... More
  • Photos that stand out Part 2

    by TheSlowWalkers | 21st of July, 2017

    Some of you might have seen an earlier blog about photos that, for me, stood out in some way. Bettina (Bwagner656) pointed out that the majority had contrasting colours, which, when I looked back was right and yet at the time of posting, I hadn't realised. Since then, when... More
  • My Travel Through Beautiful Iran

    by Atung86 | 15th of July, 2017

    Hey Everyone. first of all let me tell you a little bit about my self, i am the House photographer for United Nation Indonesia and i travel a lot, I've been to over 90+ countries and i love to document Culture, People and Landscape. Believe me when i tell you that Iran... More
  • Week with Micro Four Thirds Panasonic GH5

    by Zayacskz | 11th of July, 2017

    Dear fellow Dreamstimers,     I would like to mark my milestone of first thousand uploaded photos and first accepted 4K video with something practical, not just with set of pictures from my portfolio. Anyway, thousand pictures online doesn't mean thousand good pictures,... More
  • Ideas about introducing unique travel experiences

    by Isakwiklund | 6th of July, 2017

    Hello! I have been thinking about something recently! That is how to better use photography in a small travel/culture-project i am involved in. The project is based on local family homestays and the people going to visit them as guests. The 4 currently available homestays... More
  • Yellow Mountain: another two sales

    by Apers | 1st of July, 2017

              In 2014 I visited Yellow Mountain. With the fog hanging between the peaks of the mountains it looks like a fairy tale. This week another two of the Yellow Mountain pictures were sold. In total 35+. I wrote a post about my visit to Yellow Mountain:... More
  • Photo of a white flower on a stone.

    by Dliapiara | 30th of June, 2017

      Photo of a white flower on a stone. As for me, a very good background turned out, the flower itself is very small and grows very much in our forests. Do not find that it is a bit like a lily and it makes it even more attractive. The idea of the photo came quite spontaneously... More
  • First Sale And Made $1.80

    by Zafarkhan132639 | 28th of June, 2017

    My First sale which made $1.80. When I uploaded this file it made a sale within 13 days. When buyer search something they always use one or two words in the search box, So it means that we need to add some sharp and attractive tittle to our file. I also got that it does... More
  • Let the Emoji do the talking ….

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 27th of June, 2017

    If it’s true that a picture can speak a thousand words, then an emoji must express a thousand feelings.   You know the emoiji. Those adorable little icons that started out letting you express your joy, or your anger, or your impish sense of humor in a Facebook posting,... More
  • My First Milestone

    by Anuraa30 | 27th of June, 2017

    Photography was so expensive before, with films to be bought and then processed and printed. Now with the digital cameras it has become so much cheaper. Photography being my hobby, the day I got a digital camera , I began clicking and still do. Out of the many photographs... More
  • Photos that stand out.

    by TheSlowWalkers | 21st of June, 2017

    Being fairly new to photography, I look at a great many photos of on Dreamstime, to try and learn from different people, some of them also beginners but also those that have thousands of uploads (and downloads too) Sometimes, I'll see a photo and it immediately say's "... More

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