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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
  • 10 months, 1000 online

    by Pp1 | 16th of October, 2016

    Just to share my joy - although I've been a member since 2008, just within the last 10months, I was able to get 1000 photos online. Thank you Dreamstime! There some of my client's favorites -                 Especially thanks for monthly assignments,... More
  • Toowoomba Flower Festival Australia

    by Victordiola | 12th of October, 2016

    Every third week of September the city of Toowoomba in Queensland in Australia celebrates its annual flower festival. It was a great time for my family to drive down there and see the amazing flower displays. September is the first month of spring in Australia that is... More
  • Autumn and Winter

    by Luisfgil | 3rd of October, 2016

    Autumn and winter are almost arriving. We need to be prepared. Of course we can do great photos of orange and brown leaves or patterns of snow.   But the issue is other: avoid sadness and depression caused by the lack of light and the weather. Buy some colorful... More
  • What's up with kids driving cars?

    by Dream111184 | 15th of September, 2016

    When my dad was two and a half years old, he and his twin brother climbed up into his dad’s car and was messing around with various knobs and levers. He found an interesting button on the dashboard and he pushed it. It ended up that this was the starter button. The car... More
  • One year anniversary 500+ uploads, 40+sales!

    by Zz3701 | 10th of September, 2016

    How time flies! Without knowing it, one year with Dreamstime has passed! I am so thankful to Dreamstime I have learnt so much here, now I have 500 uploads! I did not know that my photos can be sold one year ago, now I have made 40 sales. Though small, I feel so good! I... More
  • 2 Year Anniversary - 2,000 Images Uploaded

    by Rhbabiak13 | 7th of September, 2016

    This past August was my two year anniversary with Dreamstime. It's amazing to think that it was only two years ago that I was dreaming about being able to sell my photos. Two years later, it has become a reality. Today, I hit the 2,000 pictures uploaded mark. I currently... More
  • I became the exclusive seller!

    by Saulute123 | 5th of September, 2016

    Hey everybody! I became the exclusive seller and I am so happy! I don't have a lot of sales, but I'm still excited. Because I like to take pictures, and if you earn something, then it is amazing :)) Here are some of my photos///                 Have... More
  • Coronation festivities

    by Fjarabica | 5th of September, 2016

    Hello friends today I would like to bring to attention nedavnu event in Prague, Czech Republic. On a recent 700-year anniversary of the birth of Charles IV, the bottom 3 September 2016 held the Coronation Ceremony. During these festivities were presented crafts and procedures... More
  • Prague Castle - Knights Festival

    by Hellen8 | 1st of September, 2016

    Prague Castle -Knights Festival - 2016 Festivities of Knights at Prague Castle 2016 - The 700th anniversary of the birth of the King and Emperor Charles IV, who was the most popular monarch throughout the history of the Czech Republic.              ... 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

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