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  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times in the day in... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer. Specifically,... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the unfinished... More
  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your own work.... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in... More
  • Oonasdivers Limited

    by Oonasdiverslimited | 25th of May, 2017

      The longest established diving holiday tour operator in the UK, now 30 years old, we are a small team of divers dedicated to giving you the diving holiday you deserve. We take a personal approach and are dedicated to providing you with a diving holiday that will exceed... More
  • Ultimate Diving

    by Ultimatediving | 25th of May, 2017

      We arrange top quality diving holidays to over 40 destinations around the globe and offer a wide range of shore-based diving holidays, liveaboards and tailor-made dive trips including excursions. We are all experienced divers ourselves and understand what makes... More
  • Alright sold my first picture

    by Robdun66 | 25th of May, 2017

    Alright sold my first picture, of a sunset   See Article
  • Alright sold my first picture

    by Robdun66 | 25th of May, 2017

    Alright sold my first picture, of a sunset   See Article
  • Sunset on the Shanghai Skyline

    by Astormfr | 25th of May, 2017

    What an experience! As a European citizen I was lucky enougth to spend, during a business trip, two days in Shanghai. The first thing I did what enjoying a beautiful sunset on the amazing Shanghai skyline from the famous Bund.    There you are like in front... More
  • Why a simple photo of no names flower can make 100 times download?

    by Joe1971 | 24th of May, 2017

    22nd May 2017, I got the first photo which is download 100 times.   I should say I never guessed it real happened, because when I upload this simple photo, I just love it color as love that summer. That was a hot summer, I drive to outside from my city. My destination... More
  • Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus)

    by Rstelmach | 24th of May, 2017

    Eurasian tree sparrow Is a small bird living very close to people (in villages and even in cities). Today, its population has decreased dramatically. This may be a problem ... the Chinese have already become aware of it in times of great famine. The Chinese leader Mao stated... More
  • Spooky!

    by Patrick57 | 23rd of May, 2017

       I uploaded this image in November and was just reviewing it when I noticed...a man or a skeleton man or ghost on the right hand side. Although the colours have been changed the pattern is the same as the original..very spooky!!! Just shows you have an image for a... More
  • A Happy Editorial Illustration

    by Mariayunira | 23rd of May, 2017

    There were so many times, when I want to upload a Happy Editorial Illustration But I always ask my self, Will it be sold? Will it be 'something' that 'telling' ? How can I make some editorial images as an eye-catching product? There's a lot of... 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
  • EHF European Cup 2016/17 Final

    by Ajlis | 23rd of May, 2017

    The second leg of the EHF Cup Final followed a scenario similar to the first leg. Just like a week ago in Ludwigsburg, Rostov somewhat struggled for a large part of the match, yet ultimately claimed a 25:21 victory and crowned their European season with a trophy.   ... More
  • Become exclusive user

    by Blackcat97 | 23rd of May, 2017

    Six year pass from the day join Dreamstime, from the hobby, I think about earn some money from my image, so I request Dreamstime to be an exclusive user. Today, I receive email from Dreamstime approve my request. And I'm very happy when I see my Earning increase from 21$... More
  • The photos accepted

    by Callearlisa | 22nd of May, 2017

    I have noticed with my photos that it seems the photos I have edited the least are the ones being accepted. Which makes me wonder, the beautiful photos that you know are photoshopped how are they getting accepted? Maybe it is just that I need to polish up on my editing... More

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