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  • 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
  • facebook and photography

    by Romeocharly | 8th of December, 2016

    FaceBook is also literally BURST in Italy, with many visitors a day, although it is completely different from the search engines, and to some extent also from other social networks. So many people are wondering how Earning using FareBook, and while I think it is possible... More
  • Party Time in Northern Chile - Carnaval Andino Con La Fuerza Del Sol

    by Jeremyrichards | 5th of December, 2016

    Every January, Arica plays host to the biggest carnival in Chile and one of the largest in South America. It attracts some 10,000 dancers and musicians from the Andean regions of Chile, Peru and Bolivia; as well as thousands of "groupies" and spectators, most are... More
  • Accepted photo

    by Habibnawaz | 5th of December, 2016

    You should be at right place at the right time to take such a shot + need an additional hand to create action. In our village these big frogs only appear after heavy rain. So after the rain I found lots of them around a pond. Then I spotted a frog which was in perfect position... More
  • 250 Photos ONLINE!!!

    by Brigitt1 | 5th of December, 2016

    I am really excited with the number of photos accepted in less than 2 years. I started to join dreamstime in June 2015 and by December 2016 I reached 250 photos online. Here are my first accepted photo and my 250th accepted photo. First photo   250th photo  ... More
  • What’s up with a Calm Lake Superior?

    by Dream111184 | 4th of December, 2016

    A friend of mine and I stopped in Grand Marais and we walked out to Artists Point to take some pictures. Lake Superior was dead calm, not a ripple. I had never seen the big lake that still. We were skipping some stones and trying to take photos and videos of the stones skipping.... More
  • A 1.8 35mm Lens Changed My Life

    by Nigelspiers | 4th of December, 2016

    For many years I used an 18-200mm Nikon zoom lens on my Nikon DX DSLR. While the results were acceptable I received more refusals from Photo Stock Libraries than I expected due to lack of sharp focus. I just assumed this DX lens was sharp but then I read an article saying... More
  • Sales top 500 & wishing you a blessed & prosperous holiday season!

    by Ctmphotog | 2nd of December, 2016

    I am pleased to announce this milestone and also take this opportunity to wish everyone a blessed and prosperous holiday season! I normally custom design our Christmas cards and this year used images taken of two new members of our family, Charlie and Toto. Charlie is the... More
  • New Guinea and Solomon Islands

    by Hel080808 | 2nd of December, 2016

    I'm travelling a lot, but my last journey to Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands was very special. To see the joy of living with creative music instruments, dances and handmade costumes from kids up to old people is a personal gain for me. Words can't describe in details,... More
  • And now just for fun..

    by Physi28 | 1st of December, 2016

    I have been an exclusive contributor at DT since 2010 and there have been many ups and downs, after the first difficulties and the unavoidable learning process my acceptance ratio increased to over 80% and it seemed that slowly but steadily, as the sales and also the revenue... More
  • Most precious photograph

    by Valalolo | 30th of November, 2016

      What is your most precious photo, the one you value the most from your own photos? It might be anything. From nature to the commercial stuff, anything that is close to your heart. This is the area I always bump into when I try to sell my photos. I spend a lot of time... More
  • 100 pics online

    by Leg0ra | 30th of November, 2016

    Few days ago I reached 100 photos online, I have registered in 2014, but have only been active in the begging and few months back. I plan to be more active in future and upload more photos per month, reach milestones faster, and try to be better in quality. Here is my... More
  • The historical city of Paraty - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

    by Danoliveira84 | 29th of November, 2016

    Hello, Friends. Paraty is located in the south of the state of rio de janeiro.A little of the history of Brazil crosses this city. This city around 1880 was part of the outflow of gold brought from Minas Gerais and taken to Portugal.   The architecture of Paraty... More
  • What’s up with Growing Up?

    by Dream111184 | 27th of November, 2016

    My grandmother was born in central Minnesota and when the flu epidemics hit in the 1900’s, both of her parents died. My grandmother and her brothers and sisters were then put into an orphanage because there weren’t any other family members to take the children. When people... More
  • New milestone!

    by Pet548 | 27th of November, 2016

    Hi all! I want to share with you how happy I am! First I have 1000 pictures accepted and second I reached to $ 100. It was a long and hard work and even though my acceptance ratio is low, I continue to learn and improve my skill! I wish you all good luck! My latest uploaded... More
  • The Altiplano of Northern Chile

    by Jeremyrichards | 26th of November, 2016

         If you are looking for somewhere off the beaten track, try the Altiplano of Region XV in the far north east of Chile. The Altiplano is a vast high plateau that stretches across large areas of Chile, Bolivia and Peru and is characterised by stunningly beautiful... More
  • My Brov.

    by Pamjreynolds | 26th of November, 2016

    Hello This post is to say thank you to the folks that commented on a previous blog of mine about me donating some of my earnings from Dreamstime to a Cancer Charity. This to me is more important than ever, after losing my brother nearly four weeks ago to Cancer. I know... More
  • First Milestone

    by Davidnew7 | 25th of November, 2016

    hello everyone i am new here on dreamstime (less then a month) I wanted to share with you my first milestone - 100 online files! of course no sales yet but i believe that time will make them! I want to invite you all to take a look at my small portfolio I will like... More

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