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  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • It's All There in Black and White

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of August, 2007

    Advertising screams, ‘We want color photos!’ and galleries yell back, ‘Only black & white matters.’ That was the past. Yes, it’s certain that color images dominate in print and web advertising and that classic photography found in galleries is more closely associated... More
  • Clouds

    by Jimmytst | 19th of July, 2017

    Let's talk about clouds. Clouds are fascinating to watch. They come in all shapes, sizes and colours. Do you know that clouds have different names for different patterns? Here are some examples.    stratocumuls clouds    cirrus clouds    cirrocumulus... More
  • Incredible weather phenomena

    by Rstelmach | 23rd of May, 2017

    I used to be able to photograph the effects of incredible hail. While it looks innocent in pictures, in fact it was not so nice to see what was left of it. Fortunately, the hailstorm is already a past and only pictures left after.                ... More
  • Earth Day

    by Bwagner656 | 15th of April, 2017

    We hear about climate change every day. Politicians, the Paris treaty, big companies. But what can we do in our everyday life? Take mass transportation!   Take the bike!   Do not litter!   Recycle   Only this way can we preserve our Earth. Halibut... More
  • Creating Professional Stock Photos with Amateur Models

    by Darrinhenry | 6th of March, 2017

    I’ve shot micro-stock with both professional and amateur models; there are pros and cons with both. Theoretically the professionals hit the ground running; they know how to pose, aren’t shy and understand the photo shoot dynamic. But there are also disadvantages. You... More
  • Macaque monkeys

    by Plagesse | 11th of February, 2017

      Monkeys from Mauritius have been introduced in the 17th century by dutch settlers. The historians think they could be one of the reason for the extinction of the dodo bird since they used to feed on the birds' eggs. These pictures were taken in a Mauritian forest using... More
  • Dramatic angles

    by Plagesse | 11th of February, 2017

      I love dramatic angles ! This Aldabra tortoise is the perfect subject to photograph from unusual angles. This reptile seems to come from the jurassic times and has got incredible textures. The fact that its a very slow moving animal helps a lot... More
  • Golden look of paddy fields

    by Shahmeiraj198139 | 24th of December, 2016

    Have you ever seen the Golden fields of paddy when it is ready to ripe, then they cut, collect and thresh the paddy. Beautiful look.           See Article
  • Climate Change is Real - Before the Flood Let Us Care about our PLANET

    by Bryanroschetzky3 | 31st of October, 2016

    I love my Planet . Here in Texas we have a yearly ritual , every single Halloween people in texas have been sweating in 90+ degree heat every day since May... and every Halloween we are ready for the ANNUAL COLD FRONT.... well that cold front never comes , this year..... More
  • Amatrice, please you all pray for Italy...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 27th of August, 2016

      This WAS Amatrice, province of Rieti, Italy. On 24th August we were shocked by a terrible earthquake, that destroyed totally what you're looking at in this picture. Please, pray for all the victims. Thanks. See Article
  • New to photography

    by Jimmygade | 25th of July, 2016

    I am rather new to the world of photography, which has always interested me, only recent i have taken up the challenge to learn to take proper pictures, which i find very hard, but still very interesting work of art, i love taking pictures of everything in nature, animals,... More
  • Make your amateur photos more professional with Photoshop

    by Felzum | 7th of June, 2016

    Hi everybody I am learning to use photoshop, this is my new project. Powerful lessons I´ve learned from Photoshop: •Almays remove distracting objects ruining the photo, or put a black background on a picture •Try to Put a plain background photo and clone the... More
  • WekMentor Says hello!

    by Elenawekmentor | 27th of May, 2016

    This is my first article, and I would like to say hello to this community! In here I will soon be posting some photos on anything related to the education world: Universities anywhere, classes that invites you to flight through the knowledge, libraries with charm in where... More
  • Yellow Mountain: 7 additional formats in one day

    by Apers | 13th of March, 2016

    End 2014 I made a challenging trip to Yellow Mountain: bus, cable car, and a climb. The area is really spectacular, with the fog hanging between the peak-shaped mountains. I had taken my Nikon D800 and 16-35mm wide angle lens (quite a load). The pictures capture the atmosphere... More
  • Invasive, but relaxed

    by Physi28 | 3rd of March, 2016

    The pet market has made many exotic species available to enthusiastic animal lovers with different not-always-positive consequences for the concerned species and for our environment. In some occasions an excessive hunt of wild species has endangered their survival, in... More
  • Again that monkey!

    by Physi28 | 12th of February, 2016

    Last February 4th and after making a bunch of sales all of them showing Woolly Monkeys from Peru I wrote a post about that issue. Today one of the pics I showed on the post was sold again, coincidence or a result of posting at Dreamstime? It will probably be impossible... More
  • Running Out of Time

    by Laroach | 2nd of November, 2015

      Had a nice sale today for this photo - "Running Out of Time". This has been one of my best-selling images, created in 2007 as an assignment photo, illustrating climate change/global warming. I find it rather prophetic that the last year I chose to include in the running... More
  • One month of Dreamstime

    by Constructerman | 20th of October, 2015

    Dear members, dear contributors, I greet all of you. I have almost one month of Dreamstime as contributor and... with no results yet :). In this month my total stock photos accepted are 36 with an acceptance ratio of 48%. I want to ask you how was your first month online... More
  • 555 files online

    by Afrumgartz | 24th of September, 2015

      Here's my 555 file online. And want to reach 600 this month See Article

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