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  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season with... More
  • 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
  • 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
  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... 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
  • Focus on Wolves

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of November, 2007

    I spent last Sunday afternoon listening to Jim and Jamie Dutcher speak about the six years they spent living with a pack of wolves in the Idaho wilderness. Those years have been documented in their still photography, films and books. Using photographic and scientific talent,... More
  • Mystery in the tall trees

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of August, 2007

    Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection to trees that goes beyond simple awe.... More
  • A Kick in the Creative Pants

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of March, 2007

    The most important advice I have to offer after my decades in the stock photo business about what images to make is listen to yourself. You know more than anyone about why you want to create imagery. Build on those thoughts first. Then see how to make the images more salable.... More
  • Bad Schandau

    by Fjarabica | 14th of August, 2017

    Bad Schandau is a small spa town in Germany, in Saxon Switzerland. It lies at the border of the Czech Republic on the River Elbe about 35 km southeast of Dresden. The city falls into the Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains district, whose center is the town of Pirna.... More
  • Excellent Starting with Dreamstime

    by Shahvet | 10th of August, 2017

    Hi Friends I have just started my work with dreamstime. I am crazy for photography experience. Dreamstime helped myself becoming my dreams true. I took the first shot of a flower on a roadside greenbelt. That photo was accepted. After that i was so excited to make... More
  • Extreme Macro Photography

    by Mandritoiu | 4th of August, 2017

    This article is describing the technique I'm using to achieve high quality extreme macro photos, for magnifications beyond 3x, up to 10x (possible up to 20x). This means that the subject frame is between 3 and 20 times smaller than the physical sensor dimensions... More
  • Orchids, travel and photos

    by Cabestrera | 1st of August, 2017

    I discovered my Mother's love for orchids some time after having returned to Venezuela, 10 years ago. Maybe it was before, but I was not involved. Until I noticed, "I answered," that every time we went to the house of an aunt, passing the front of a particular house asked... More
  • Singkawang Tatung Festival

    by Atung86 | 31st of July, 2017

    Singkawang Tatung Festival is held 10 days after the chinese new year at a small city in Kalimantan Indonesia called Singkawang. Tatung are people that is possessed by spirit, and when they are possessed they dont feel pain so thats why they have their face pierced and marched... More
  • Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

    by Lightpro | 27th of July, 2017

    Anyone with a camera can take a good snapshot, a photographer can frame the image, make sure the lighting is correct and keep the viewers interest. An artist sees something different in every subject. Making the ordinary EXTRAORDINARY. Lets look at what can change an... More
  • IRONMAN France 2017

    by Southmind | 26th of July, 2017

    This weekend, I made a small photo report on the IRONMAN 2017 (NICE, France, French Riviera) Athletes begin with a beach start and embark on a two-loop, 3,8 km swim in the Mediterranean Sea.    The 180 km bike course follows much of the original Nice... More
  • 100 Photos on the go!

    by Muhlisgursoy | 19th of July, 2017

    Hello everyone, I have reached to 96 files this morning. (20 July 2017 update : Now already 110 files) I'm very happy because I have been a photographer, videographer, illustrator and have some friends in only 1 month. Assignments? Still trying, 2 of it... More
  • First pictures

    by Verosalatin | 16th of July, 2017

    Hello, I just arrived to Dreamstime. There are my first pictures. I tried a selection based on diversity, but I still don´t know much about preferences of the page and people. So I appreciate your tips.         More
  • Just Been a Exclusive User in 19 Days with $13.40 Bonus!

    by Muhlisgursoy | 1st of July, 2017

    Hello everyone! I just been a exclusive user (in only 19 days) with $13.40 upload bonus! Wow! Thanks Dreamstime! I very happy and very excited with this.   Thanks for reading! -Muhlis Gürsoy- More
  • Step Up to a Mid Year Challenge

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 30th of June, 2017

    Happy Mid Year! We’ve reached the half way point of the calendar year. We are exactly half of the way through 2017, or we have half of 2017 to go, depending on your outlook on life.       Are you a little worn out from staying up late to ring in the Mid Year... More

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