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  • 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
  • Acceptance percentage.

    by Patrick57 | 23rd of March, 2017

    I have just got my acceptance percentage up to 80% from a low of 57% the first month or two of uploading to Dreamstime. So for anyone new my tip would be check your images carefully for blemishes and noise as a starting point and be a little selective. Now if I have any doubts... More
  • Start to shoot food

    by Nimless | 22nd of March, 2017

    Couple months ago, I start shooting food and food ingredients. A whole new universe was open to my eyes. Didn't realize that usual, daily products, fruits and vegetables can be artistic in some way. For me, photography was focused on portraits: seniors, childs, men, woman,... More
  • Captivating world of Dreamstime

    by Prdream1982 | 20th of March, 2017

    Hi Friends, As my journey with Dreamstime progresses, I feel motivated seeing the astonishing images that my peers have uploaded. I now appreciate the effort put into each uploaded image. Here are few latest images for which I seek your comments.      ... More
  • Editor's Choice

    by Keremgo | 17th of March, 2017

    Thank you for the opportunity to announce that my work Young Women On Meadow Sunset recognized as the editor's choice. It is good to know that the hard work and time I'm putting on my illustrations is appreciated. I'm honored, flattered and humbled.     I also like... More
  • Milestone - 500 images online

    by Lana4kask | 17th of March, 2017

    Hello friends! At last I reached this magic number, 500 images online)   For two years I uploaded my photos to Dreams, now acceptance ratio – 75%. Sales only 17, but I hope and stil waiting) My favorite themes are flowers, nature, animals and seascapes.     Some... More
  • Happy Saint Patrick's Day

    by Georgeskyrillos | 17th of March, 2017

    The symbol of this religious holiday is the shamrock:    & cheers of course!    See Article
  • Peles Castle - Romania

    by Andreistancu | 16th of March, 2017

    Peles Castle is located in Sinaia Town - Romania, built between 1873 and 1914. A former summer residence of the Romanian kings, it is now a museum.     Peles Castle was built at the initiative of the first King of Romania, Carol I, outside perimeter of Neag Bridge... More
  • Good news

    by Anorton | 15th of March, 2017

    Today I received the news that I have reached 250 sales. Very good news especially when the image is a new one to sell, this is the image,   Many of my images which sell are the food images, so I am particularly pleased with this sales as it widens my portfolio exposure.... More
  • Patience pays out!

    by Bwagner656 | 14th of March, 2017

    I know, you heard it a thousand times. Now I'd like to talk to those, who have some experience with other stock sites, but are new on Dreamstime. I guess, you have some photos, that sold well on other sites, and are a disappointment here. Or maybe you have pictures that you... More
  • my new account

    by Luliaiko | 14th of March, 2017

      Hi guys, my name is Luisa, I just created this account, I really like to take pictures and some of my just got uploaded, but I still haven't sold any. If you are interested please look at my pictures, I would be glad. See Article
  • Offbeat illustrations

    by Prdream1982 | 13th of March, 2017

    Hi Friends, I am excited to share with you some offbeat illustrations that I prepared for the first time for dreamstime. These are a manifestation of some random thoughts.                       More
  • My First Sale!

    by Ladybillie | 13th of March, 2017

    Hello Everyone, What a wonderful end to the day to find all your hard work is paying off! Yes someone out there in the big wide world has purchased a license to use one of my images!! How exciting, I do wonder what project it was for?! Thank you to that person for... More
  • FC Rostov vs. Manchester United

    by Ajlis | 13th of March, 2017

    Game between Rostov and Manchester United took place on 9 March in Rostov-on-don. The result 1-1.     See Article
  • Cute illustrations everywhere - Easter is coming!

    by Pretendiendomucho | 13th of March, 2017

    Apart from the traditional religious icons, this time of the year brings loads of childish like and cute images. From the Easter Bunny to the Easter Egg Hunt, is awesome to see so many pretty characters popping up literally everywhere you go. I made my own contribution to... More

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