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  • 2015 in review

    by Tangie | 7th of January, 2016

    Goodbye 2015 and welcome 2016! May this be an amazing year, much better than the last one. But before we bid adieu to an eventful 2015, we want to have a last look at what happened stock wise here on Dreamstime. As usual, we're making some stats and facts public... More
  • Photographer Stimulus Package

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2009

    If the U.S. economic stimulus legislation works according to plan, there will be demands for images that illustrate enormous expenditures on the country’s infrastructure over the next 18 months and for years to come. In addition to building roads and bridges, the bill... More
  • In with the Old

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of January, 2009

    As retirement funds belonging to a large population of aging Boomers shrink, the word “retirement” may drop out of usage. Simultaneously as this group kisses retirement goodbye, the group just below them in the population are faced with a world of constantly changing... More
  • Booked Up

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of December, 2008

    Writing recently about a decrease in vacation time among the world’s travelers for ’09, I have been keeping my eyes out for what the trend watchers think we will be doing in our downtime and what visual opportunities this will offer. I was surprised to learn that reading... 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
  • 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
  • Women (want to) RULE...

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of September, 2008

    Truth in advertising requires ads to present the benefits and qualities of their products in an honest fashion. Of course, advertising has a very loose relationship to reality especially in the manner in which women are pictured. Advertisers recognize that women are responsible... More
  • Stuff Happens

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of June, 2008

    What does leaving my wallet at the bookstore yesterday, a flashing warning light on the car dashboard as I pulled out to drive back to the bookstore and an error in posting a payment to a bill have to do with stock photography? Typical everyday annoyances and frustrations... More
  • Earth Day 2009

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of May, 2008

    Earth Day ’08 is over. It’s time to get ready for next year. By all accounts 2009 will be “Earth Year” as all aspects of life are now increasingly examined for their impact on the environment. You will want to photograph iconic eco-products as well as using them... More
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of January, 2008

    Hotels in major business centers and cities empty out on weekends as do resorts in slow seasons. As a result many promote packages geared to special groups/interests in order to fill empty rooms. One of the fastest growing hotel and tour packages is for women only. Men have... More
  • Sexy!

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of April, 2007

    Youth and sex have forever been used to promote and sell products and services. And sexy pixs are especially important to the calendar sector that isn't dominated by kittens (the more feline type) and gardens. I'm not an expert on what is sexy; that is gender specific and... More
  • The thermal power station

    by Uniq78 | 10th of July, 2016

    The Thermal Power Plant. Sunset. The contrast between the beautiful nature and a terrible human activity. Ideal sky and frightful smokestack pipe.     The Thermal Power Plant 27 is a combined heat and power plant located in Moscow Oblast, Russia. It provides heat... More
  • The comics in one page

    by Pal1983 | 10th of July, 2016

    Since my childhood I love comics. Particularly short. Like this before I invested in gum. First I created the items.   Then began to create their own comics!   See Article
  • Cemeteries

    by Lightpro | 6th of July, 2016

    Cemeteries provide so many opportunities for photographing works of art in stone. Every community has an old cemetery that reeks of history and amazing art. The craftsmanship practiced by the artists that created the images for grave markers that have stood the test of tome.... More
  • Leading lines

    by Lightpro | 30th of June, 2016

    Most experienced photographers know the concept of leading lines. They are one of the most basic elements of composition. Years of studying the masters of art show these lines as a major element in some of the greatest works of art, whether it be photography or the work... More
  • Assignments - Should You Sell the Rights?

    by Qiwoman01 | 23rd of June, 2016

    It's an exciting moment, you have 50 images in your portfolio and are ready to submit a photo for the first time to the monthly assignment contest! But wait. . .do you click Sell the Rights or Upgrade this photo to Level 5? What do these options mean? Let's talk about what... More
  • Do you like them?

    by Dolby1985 | 7th of June, 2016

            Hi Dreamstimers, This is my first assignment, I'm on the starting blocks for a long run of new challenges (it is actually me in the picture above - 2009). I've uploaded three pics from my archive from some years ago which were never... More
  • How a disappointment can turn into joy and happiness

    by Cathconvey | 31st of May, 2016

    What a pity! It was my first thought when I saw a small boy’s back appeared right in front of my camera. I was taking pictures of a musical band performing in a city park, and the show was really hot! A beautiful woman danced in latino-style, musicians played drums, guitars... More
  • Happy!

    by Korat_cn | 30th of May, 2016

        What a surprise to receive a DT email about the new assignment with my ballerinas!!! I'm proud to be the testimonial of the new assignment: usual people in unusual situations. This image was created for another assignment, and it's exclusive on DT. Well, may the... More
  • Learning the ways of stock photography

    by Biotabby | 24th of May, 2016

    So I am new to Dreamstime I just now finally got some photos excepted. Its not much but its a start. I have yet to sale anything but I find its helping me improve as a photographer by getting feed back on the images that are rejected. To know what to look for and to be mind... More

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