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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
  • 100 photos online as exclusive photographer in Dreamstime

    by Rosebc10987 | 18th of January, 2017

    I am happy to announce that i am just got approved as exclusive in DT and i have 100 photos online please check my new upload thankyou                         More
  • Wow, Level 5!

    by Denger342 | 18th of January, 2017

    Hello! I want to share with you a photo that was held on a competitive basis, and it was granted Level 5. I wish you all good luck :)   See Article
  • Full exclusivity

    by Adammeadows12 | 11th of January, 2017

    Hello DT community, I am happy to announce that after 2 years I have become fully exclusive with Dreamstime.   Here are a few of my images off my portfolio that you may check out       More
  • Andean trails: South Bolivia

    by Bluchiavari | 29th of December, 2016

    Just back from the most beautiful photographic travel I ever did, from Chile to Peru, I want to share with you some of the magic landscapes of Bolivia.       The Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve is situated in the southwestern region of this country, near... More
  • First milestone of 50 online files crossed

    by Shahmeiraj198139 | 29th of December, 2016

    Moments moment for me, may also get sales latter, but always hope for the best. These golden apples are very famous in Kashmir   This apple tree is most delicious that causes my love for it   This river known as shali ganga   The shepherd taking sheep herd  Look... More
  • My First 100 Online Images Exclusively For Sale

    by Meteejinakote | 17th of December, 2016

        I love nature, animals, and macro photography. The story so far for 2 years along the way before I reached my 100 online images for sale. Since Q1 2015, I started upload my first image exclusively @Dreamstime. Because of my novelty and no experience... More
  • Portfolio milestone - 2000 images online

    by Newsfocus1 | 14th of December, 2016

    Whilst quality is important as well as quantity it is always nice to pass a significant milestone. My latest batch of images from the Tentertainment music festival did just that taking my portfolio to 2005 images. For those of you just starting out and with only a few images... More
  • Getting there with the lighting

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 12th of December, 2016

    So, these guys are my local models who are more often than not hanging out under the jetty at buddy dive. Around 1630hrs on calm sunny days, and it is rainy season at the moment so sun and calm water are a little rare, the light is perfect for shooting them with a little... More
  • Party Time in Northern Chile - Carnaval Andino Con La Fuerza Del Sol

    by Jeremyrichards | 5th of December, 2016

    Every January, Arica plays host to the biggest carnival in Chile and one of the largest in South America. It attracts some 10,000 dancers and musicians from the Andean regions of Chile, Peru and Bolivia; as well as thousands of "groupies" and spectators, most are... 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
  • 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

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