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  • Give It Away

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of January, 2009

    The idea of free images makes the budget minded sing and some artists cringe. How can it be a good idea to give away what you are trying to sell? On the one hand is the sanctity of the copyright. On the other is the spirit of the Internet and an age-old marketing ploy: the... More
  • Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • India Now

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of April, 2008

    Often photos of India show the poorer side of life. It is true that photojournalism has done much to alleviate the state of the poor by exposing their plight to the world. Too often though we fail to photograph evidences of positive economic growth and modernization of ancient... More
  • I Want to Thank the Academy....

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of August, 2007

    As fall approaches, the music and film communities begin preparation for the award season. Hollywood puts on the glam as the award shows build to the granddaddy of them all: the Academy awards. Unless you are credentialed or very clever paparazzi, you are not likely to be... More
  • My Travel Through Beautiful Iran

    by Atung86 | 15th of July, 2017

    Hey Everyone. first of all let me tell you a little bit about my self, i am the House photographer for United Nation Indonesia and i travel a lot, I've been to over 90+ countries and i love to document Culture, People and Landscape. Believe me when i tell you that Iran... More
  • It's really about the food

    by Ajlis | 7th of June, 2017

    Sometimes in my city there are food markets. Some restaurants put their food and drinks, you could buy and try. Immediately plays the music, you can communicate directly with the cafe's owners and chefs. It is Very atmospheric. It's Really about the food.       More
  • Grocery Store Interiors

    by Keremgo | 5th of June, 2017

    My adventure in photography getting a bit more wider since I accepted the truth that I have the obligation of carrying a camera with me where ever I go. This is relatively freeing because I don't have to make plans to go out shooting anymore - since I have my camera... More
  • Anything special?

    by Callearlisa | 11th of May, 2017

    Is there anything special that could be shared that is helping your sales. I post on facebook also pinterest and am just getting views. Would love to hear from others on any ideas that would help sales. There are no 2 pictures just alike we all view things with... More
  • Top 10 Destinations in Ireland

    by Dudau | 13th of March, 2017

         From ancient history to natural beauty, Ireland features spectacular sights, assorted with bustling cities and cheerful pubs. As Saint Patrick's Day is fast approaching, I'm gonna take advantage of this occasion to introduce you to the top 10 destinations... More
  • Commercial-style photos

    by Moravaldes | 16th of January, 2017

    From the simplest but trying to do it as useful and professionally as possible, no need for model release (it is not necessary in this case) because we can not see the face of the model, so everything works faster and simpler And the best of everything, the model is me,... More
  • Visit Cesky Krumlov in Czech Republic

    by Frank11 | 26th of December, 2016

       Most tourists who visit the Czech Republic in the heart of Europe, discover Prague with its monuments- famous Charles Bridge, Hradcany Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral or Mala Strana etc. Because I'm from the Czech Republic, so I know that this country has many beautiful... More
  • Why do I like markets and street food

    by Frank11 | 19th of December, 2016

       I like traveling, taking pictures and I like good food too. I admire marketeers, for example, on French and Italian markets and street stands, how long and beautifully they describe about producing cheese or sausage you want to buy. In the beautiful Provence -... More
  • Fast acceptance of images: hurrah for the editors!

    by Physi28 | 11th of December, 2016

    Some two months ago I noticed a rather slow rhythm in the work of our editors, I used to wonder if it was coz of an unusual high amount of submitted photos , some editors being on holidays (hopefully) or not feeling well (hopefully not) or both reasons together. During this... More
  • 1st Milestone Reached - 100 images online

    by Kheng1987 | 25th of August, 2016

    I finally crossed the 100th mark for the number of images online! The 100th image was that of Victoria Harbour during my trip to Hong Kong in July 2016.   Now onward to the 200th mark and hopefully increase in sales! See Article
  • 24 hours in Tobolsk Kremlin

    by Afrumgartz | 13th of August, 2016

      In Siberia weather is variable. So in May in 24 hours you can see both sunshine with +20 degrees C and heavy snowfall.     So it happened that on Easter this year I was in Tobolsk and saw such weather change         More
  • Turning Refusal into Acceptance

    by Kheng1987 | 30th of July, 2016

    One of the common refusal comments is "The image contains elements that might be protected by copyright/trademark (logos, brands, specific buildings etc.)... Read more: https://www.dreamstime.com/thread_148". I have my fair share of refusals with this comment.  ... More
  • Blue hour reflections and experiences

    by Hstovring | 26th of June, 2016

    The blue hour occurs twice every day, just before sunrise and after sunset, but despite its regularity it provides almost magical opportunities for photography. Do you lack colors in your photos? Would you appreciate more mystical atmosphere in your frames? And would you... More
  • Dreamstime and beautiful June!

    by Osmar01 | 13th of June, 2016

    Friends!!! Dreamstime begins with a beautiful June! Sun, sea and so many sales. Thanks to my clients and to showcase Dt. Summer is still long and we hope to be spent in many nice surprises.   If you want to spend a nice holiday I recommend Denmark.   More
  • Finally...1400 online pictures

    by Marcociannarel | 2nd of June, 2016

    I've just reached this goal. 1400 online pictures!     See Article
  • 1000 upload by end of 2016

    by Mellow | 1st of June, 2016

    I'm hoping to have 1000 approved photos by the end of this year and bring up approval ratings too. It's not easy to take a lot of picture working full time, but my wife and I have been busy trying to make our goal on the weekends. It's a good thing that we love doing it.... More

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