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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
  • My new camera for future diver

    by Josecb81 | 24th of August, 2016

    After much thought and find useful for everyday use without professional which I believe not to last long, and is known to be more who wants who can and in this case I would say it was more a whim than anything you cosa.Seguramente I will give use because I like taking pictures... More
  • Getting the shot

    by Leicaphotos | 17th of August, 2016

      Sometimes, being a photographer can be exhausting. We all push ourselves. Some mornings, it's worth being awake before anyone else... Sunrises and sunsets can be cliche or exotic. Look for the angle nobody else is shooting, carry a wide, a macro, and a telephoto at... More
  • 200 sales

    by Anorton | 10th of August, 2016

    Great news! My sales have just reached 200. Although I have uploaded a wider range of images a number of which are selling slowly at level 1, two of my images are generating the greatest number of sales. By far the most popular is a picture of banana loaf and its constituent... More
  • Peach festivals or Peach Fest

    by Project007 | 5th of August, 2016

    Has anyone ever been to a Peach Festival? In British Columbia it is a famous fruit festival but what is shocking is that there are no peaches at Peach Fest and there are no pictures of peaches! Is it because there is a shortage of pictures or we are tagging the fruit in the... More
  • 100 Photos accepted!

    by Carlosrojas20 | 22nd of July, 2016

    My first personal goal is reached, a 100 photos online. I have some months in Dreamstime and this is a personal important checkpoint. :)       See Article
  • Unusual uses for manequins

    by Lightpro | 24th of June, 2016

    When I lived in Cleveland, Ohio, there was a building owner that thought it would be pretty funny to pose a mannequin in a third floor window dressed in weird clothes and light it at night. Many passers-by thought they were seeing a ghost in the window. I am seeing this... More
  • Eid Greeting

    by Gulrez | 23rd of June, 2016

    Many are the wishes that are being sent your way, but the is a special one for a very happy Eid Day Eid Mubarak to everyone from me. Click here to download Free Eid greeting card Image Preview. (Please click the above link to download)     ... More
  • Living Statues - art and dedication

    by Andreistancu | 22nd of June, 2016

    International Festival of Living Statues was held in Bucharest - Romania between 16-20 of Jun 2016. At over 30 degrees celsius the street performers (from Romania, Netherlands, USA, Israel, Macedonia, Germany, Great Britain, Portugal, and Russia) brought to the audience... More
  • Mini collection of stones

    by Schomik | 20th of June, 2016

    Some time ago I went on holiday to Turkey. Captivated me the beauty of this place, and my attention attracted stones from the Mediterranean. These stones over the years have been washed by the waves to finally get the perfectly oval shapes. See my mini collection of selected... More
  • About me

    by Creativegan | 18th of June, 2016

    My blogs: CreatiVegan Gastronomía Vegana My published books: Cocina Vegana - Ed. Anaya  See Article
  • Inscriptions and creative on misty and rainy window

    by Yana28 | 17th of June, 2016

    Hi everyone! Here is my creativity on misty windows. How to brighten your mood when it's raining and sky cloudy? Look at my rainy and misty windows! It's Fun!   Funny smiling face, inscription smile on sweaty window   Funny face and inscription stressed out on the sweaty... More

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