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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
  • We Are Stars

    by Keremgo | 28th of April, 2017

    Just like the nature; universe inspires, influences and amazes me since I was a little kid. Lately the only thing makes me sad is that it seems not possible to see other worlds, great civilizations in distant planets with our own two eyes. Universe is expanding and galaxies... More
  • Thank you very much Dreamstime!

    by Angleeyes | 27th of April, 2017

      Today, I am very pleased to become an exclusive Dreamstime contributor.It's a pleasure to do what you love and be recognized by others.I hope I can be a good photographer in the future. See Article
  • Fascinating Experience at Universal Studios

    by Prdream1982 | 27th of April, 2017

    A place where all adults turn into kids having a gala time with their favourite animated characters, thrilling roller coasters, theme based rides with live performances and visually appealing merchandise.                 More
  • For April

    by Pop3000ru | 20th of April, 2017

    April is considered the second month of spring, but its first manifestations are revealed just this month.       During the whole month I set myself the task, see and photograph such manifestations             What happened, you can see in my portfolio... More
  • Guilin city and the amazing scenery of Yangshuo in China

    by Saletomic | 19th of April, 2017

    South of China has the amazing scenery, more than you would hope for. Karst formations, rice fields and big rivers. Everything forms a picture, which waits to be taken. One of the most stunning view I have ever seen:    Guilin is very special place, a city famous... More
  • Free Vacations to Exotic Places

    by Babar760 | 12th of April, 2017

    Some years ago, I decided to go on vacation for a few weeks during the winter. I checked the internet and found many hotels but with terrible pictures. That gave me an idea. I picked a few hotels and E-mailed them my proposal. If they let me stay at their hotel for free,... More
  • Exclusive Dreamstime

    by Wvalbuena81 | 6th of April, 2017

    So, today i'm really proud to become an exclusive Dreamstime member!! I'm really glad to be part of this big family.    See Article
  • Exclusivity approved

    by Monimitta | 29th of March, 2017

    Hello All, I am glad to share this news with you all that my exclusivity request has been approved yesterday. I am so happy to see this as its big achievement for me.           More
  • First 50 images approved and applied for exclusivity

    by Monimitta | 28th of March, 2017

    Hello Friends, Today my more than 50 images got approved and I have applied for the exclusivity request as well. See my few pictures below :           More
  • 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
  • My first exclusive sale

    by Olgabugrovskaya | 2nd of March, 2017

    And here is my first sale as a photographer working exclusively with Dreamstime.com. I am very happy and proud!   See Article

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