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  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season with... More
  • Local Global

    by Ellenboughn | 10th of October, 2007

    Business and travel have shrunk the world. Our customers sometimes want images that represent local and regional lifestyles and symbols. How can you best illustrate the character of the country in which you live without using flags or depicting landmarks? The assignment beginning... More
  • A Kick in the Creative Pants

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of March, 2007

    The most important advice I have to offer after my decades in the stock photo business about what images to make is listen to yourself. You know more than anyone about why you want to create imagery. Build on those thoughts first. Then see how to make the images more salable.... More
  • Tips For Getting Your 'National Geographic' Shot

    by Rachaelmurphey | 31st of October, 2016

         Getting that perfect shot can be difficult. There are a number of different variables that come into play that can make or break whether that shot is National Geographic worthy, such as lighting, motion, gear, and even the camera case. These tips are designed... More
  • Photography Inspires Me

    by Cheese365 | 28th of October, 2016

      For me photography is about capturing memories; maybe family occasions, special places, stunning colours, shapes, dew drops on leaves, sunsets, sunrises, old buildings or just the unusual. Every photograph or image is a memory of some sort; whether it captures a special... More
  • National park Mala Fatra, Slovakia

    by Peasac | 18th of October, 2016

    National park Mala Fatra, also called Little Fatra, is a mountain range situated in the north-west of Central Slovakia. It’s the most beautiful national park in Slovakia with fascinating flora and fauna.     Ve’lký Kriváń is the highest peak in Mala Fatra. It... More
  • More hard to find photos worldwide

    by Rjlerich | 30th of September, 2016

    Just back again from a six country adventure with plenty of photos to add to my portfolio. Countries being added now: Sweden, Norway, Lithuania, Greece, Bulgaria, Scotland and more from Big Corn Island, Nicaragua. Lucky that I enjoy what I do!      More
  • Bryce Canyon

    by Pettys | 25th of July, 2016

    Hoodoos and forest mixed together. There is no other place like Bryce Canyon. Hoodoos can be found on every continent, but here is the largest collection of hoodoos in the world! All Descriptions fail. Cave without a roof? Forest of stone? Photographs do not do it justice.... More
  • A different point of view

    by Lightpro | 3rd of June, 2016

    As photographers we walk about looking at the world from a more artistic point of view. As stock photographers our view can be more varied. We see possibilities in scenes that most photographers pass by without a second glance. The problem is most of us look at our visions... More
  • Other worlds

    by Keremgo | 16th of May, 2016

    The worlds I'm seeing with my mind's alien eyes - reflections of my imagination about the possibilities in our vast Universe.    In both observable and unknown parts - perhaps in other dimensions.    Where life took different shapes and... More
  • More photos of the world

    by Rjlerich | 30th of April, 2016

    With a bit of free time from professional jobs as my next assignment, a theater ballet/dance production, (see my theater images) my professional photography site isn't for another 3 weeks, I'm attacking a backlog of photos I've shot around the world during the past year or... More
  • Top 10 awesome destinations for 2016

    by Nikitu | 7th of April, 2016

    Suffering from wanderlust but don't know which way to go? Scratch your head no more, we have some awesome destinations for you that apparently are all the rage this year according to the Lonely Planet guide.      1. Botswana This South African country... More
  • International Women's Day

    by Debratos | 8th of March, 2016

    It's International Women's Day and I'm proud to say that I have been fortunate enough to participate. As a woman, and one with a visual disability, I have proven success to myself and others. I hope I can be inspirational to others who might be struggling and unsure of their... More
  • The tiniest and endemic too!

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    In 2014 I had the opportunity to visit again the Island of Cuba which is a very attractive destination for wildlife photographers. Besides of the beautiful beaches, excellent rum and friendly cubans the island boasts with quite a number of endemic birds. Among all of the... More
  • Just started, first view and already sale :)

    by Tessalouwerens | 2nd of November, 2015

    I just started exploring stockphotography and Dreamstime. I haven't uploaded that many pictures yet but I have already sold a couple. I love traveling and hiking. A few days ago I uploaded a few pictures that I took in the Stirling Range National Park, Western Australia.... More
  • The City of San Francisco

    by Lyoung403b | 2nd of September, 2015

    My friend told me about Twin Peaks. Why I had not heard of this before, I'm not sure but, I was so glad I listened to her because I was able to get a whole view of the city from above. There is so much detail in this one photo that I'm sure it would take days to actually... More
  • Plitvice Park in Croatia - a part from heaven

    by Feriteglas | 1st of September, 2015

    I have recently visited the Plitvice National Park in Croatia. It looks like a peace of heaven, i totally recommend you to visit. Here are some photos:             More
  • Buzzzzzzzz

    by Heathse | 17th of June, 2015

    Everyone must bee aware by now that there is a worldwide bee crisis, especially of the honeybee which accomplishes about 75% of the worlds plant pollination. We've also been told that should mankind disappear the planet would do very well thank you, but should insects beegone... More
  • Our national bird!

    by Heathse | 11th of June, 2015

    The red Robin (Erithacus Rubecula) has just been made the UK's National Bird. (About time some will say!) It may be in the news for a few days so please help me add some more images to my 'red robin' collection. These are a few already there.       Thank... More

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