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  • 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
  • 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
  • Christmas is coming!

    by Olgabugrovskaya | 23rd of November, 2016

    The gingerbread man is in a hurry to us with the spirit of Christmas!    Christmas is not far off.    Soon very soon we are going to decorate Christmas trees.    The snow will fall and winter fun will get us out of the houses.    Maybe you will even... More
  • Welcome for the new DT photographer and New Year piglets

    by Iguanasbear | 10th of November, 2016

    I would like to welcome the new DreamsTime photographer whose first picture looks almost just like a brook that runs through our village. Here in Central Bohemia are places like clouds, and today finally attacked the first snow (of which I am not at all pleased, although... More
  • Halloween is Less Than a Week Away

    by Anne062319 | 26th of October, 2016

    Yes! Believe it or not, Halloween is less than a week away! It is not too late to download some quality illustrations for your cards and signage for parties, trick or treat bags or just to use as screen savers! Check out some of Halloween images, they are simple, fun... More
  • Using Lightboxes For Collaborative Work

    by Docbooth | 25th of August, 2016

    I am an author of Children’s Story Books. My books consist of mainly photo illustrations of which I shoot myself and/or use royalty free illustrations supplied by Dreamstime.com. As a Children’s Book author, I develop most of my stories over time with many thought provoking... More
  • A good joke and bad joke

    by Eternalfour | 24th of August, 2016

    A joke can make us laugh out loud and it can do nothing. It is the same joke yet told by different people ... so what makes a joke a good one? ... its the way the joke is told The photo, be it conceptual or indicative may have no meaning unless taken in the "proper"... More
  • Book Cover Design - How to choose and use images

    by Odeliafloris | 19th of August, 2016

    When starting thinking about creating a book cover design, a great place to begin is by going online and looking at covers of books from the same genre as the one you are designing for. Amazon is an excellent place to do this. Look at the covers of the top-selling books... 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
  • 500 photos online and my artwork in the competition!

    by Yana28 | 30th of June, 2016

    500 photos online and first milestone reached! and my work in the competition! Glamorous diva caught on the fence on the red carpet and broke heel and tore dress. Hand drawn watercolor and gouache.    I tried very hard. Please Support Me! Please Vote for my work... More
  • Summer travels

    by Debbiepalmer176 | 21st of June, 2016

    Where are you going this summer? Is it a stay cation, or will you be exploring a new country? Western Canada has some great places to visit, from the badlands to the Rocky Mountains in Alberta.     The Okanagan Valley in British Columbia is wonderful for lake activities.... More
  • My first hundred pictures

    by Alessandrarc1 | 19th of March, 2016

    I became a contributor mid- Dec 2015 and at the time I had about 40 pictures in my "stock" that I uploaded. Since then it has been a marathon of about 10 pictures a week, sometimes less. I think my favorite of all is a snapshot I took last summer when I was driving up to... More
  • Photographic time update

    by Lightpro | 14th of February, 2016

    Just a follow-up for those of you who read my blog on photography time. I have started to carry my camera with me more often. This photo of my best friend Brady came from the weekly trip to the dog park. this seems to be a model rich environment and the puppies don't mind... More
  • Beautiful photos

    by Popsidoodle | 4th of February, 2016

    A photographer is invited to a dinner party. When he arrives the hostess says, "I've seen your beautiful photos. You must have a very good camera." After the meal she says to the photographer, "How did you like your dinner?" He responds, "It was delicious, you must have... More
  • One small step

    by Thanakrits15 | 21st of January, 2016

    Tuesday, the 19th seemed to be just like any other day, with some lecture, papers, and all the fun stuff that comes with university life. But that morning was also the first time I have ever had a sale on dreamstime! It was only for 58 cents, at an "extrasmall" resolution.... More
  • 300th accepted photo!!

    by Deming9120 | 1st of January, 2016

    Have finally reached my 300th upload today, on 1st January 2016!! I have been doing photography for 6 years as a hobby (with 3 years as a freelance professional photographer), and I haven been paying much attention to stock photography despite having been on... More
  • Recap last year & select photos for next years calendar

    by Shubhashish5 | 27th of December, 2015

    At end of the year its the time to look back last years photos & select a dozen of them for next year calendar which will make its way to my desk.. January:   February:   March:   April:   May:   June:   July:   August:   September:... More
  • First assignment approval and how it happened!

    by Vogonify | 1st of December, 2015

    I've tried to get images selected for assignments, but had never succeeded. Until now. The "Retro Look" call for assignments was of great interest to me. This was like an open invitation to get iphone or android app processed images or even Lomo-ish images out into the competition,... More
  • Ease on down the road

    by Bartdierickx | 15th of November, 2015

    Dear contributors, Still a beginner, yet I feel things are changing. I do not have sales yet on Dreamstime. But Dreamstime is helping me in other ways. So to all other beginners, do not fret if you're selling nothing. Dreamstime can still be of use somehow. I know... More
  • Getting the grips

    by Bartdierickx | 16th of October, 2015

    Dear Fellow contributors, and designers, It's been a month since I decided to start creating illustrations and, since I wrote my previous blog post. I feel I can still learn a lot more. So far I illustrated 15 images, and generated no sales. I feel like I do not comprehend... More

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