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  • Booming

    by Ellenboughn | 24th of May, 2007

    The older folks are most definitely not hanging around the rocking chairs these days. Life expectancy has been extended greatly over the last 30 years. Those that are living longer are enjoying it more. This is a generation that started going to the gym in their 20's and... More
  • Not Just a Pretty Face

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of March, 2007

    Facial expressions send strong messages about what an image is trying to say...what the image is about. Unfortunately, a model's lack of expression can sometimes cause the photo to say next to nothing. One expression to avoid is the pouty-pouty runway model blank look that... More
  • Finally I've reached the 500 milestone after all these years

    by Szebas | 4th of July, 2016

    I could have done more from the start, but along the years I've tried to make my port as varied as possible and it took me more than it should have to finally reach the 503 uploaded images mark. I could blame it on full time work but that would be just an excuse for my... More
  • Happy assignment, again; 10 approved and $250 !

    by Xy52nemo | 16th of May, 2016

    Joined the assignment "see me working", submitted 12 files in total (resubmitted 2 files for they were refused), 10 approved, all using sell the right. Got $250 from it, very happy though selling the right:) Here are some of the images.              ... More
  • Image selected to the "See Me Working" assignment of DT

    by Myab | 13th of May, 2016

    Hey ! I'm glad to present here my image selected to the "See Me Working" assignment on DT :) "Proud cook of local foods" is taken in Istanbul, last summer...                       There are still 3 more days left... More
  • Hands

    by Olena1 | 26th of March, 2016

    What I glance at when meeting any person first time are his or her hands. I know that the eyes are the windows to the soul and I look at people faces, indeed. But people could wear glasses and their real feelings could be hidden by mimic masks or make-up whereas people hands... More
  • Aoba festival on Mount Koya, Japan

    by Katinka2014 | 24th of March, 2016

    I travel a lot in Asia, and Japan is my most favorite country. One of the things I especially enjoy is local events, like temple festivals or traditional celebrations. Mount Koya in Wakayama prefecture is a UNESCO World Heritage site for its Buddhist temples. It's a major... More
  • Real people in real time

    by Shaikhkamalk1 | 18th of March, 2016

    Vegetable seller    In Pakistan many poor people sale vegetables in street through cart. they wake up early in the morning and go to vegetable wholesale market to purchase vegetables than they visit streets with cart to sale vegetable by call till sunset. Thadal... More
  • 7 images finished in this assignment

    by Wxh6763 | 15th of February, 2016

    I never thought that I would have such a success in this assignment. There are 7 images of mine are passed in the assignment this month. Before this, only a maximum of 4 images in one assignment. When I saw the title of "On Assignment" , I like it immediately. I think... More
  • Star Wars Fever

    by Shootalot | 21st of December, 2015

    This past week the new Star Wars Movie, Star Wars Episode 7, The Force Awakens opened in movie theaters across the country. In Washington DC it opened at the Uptown Theatre on Thursday December 17, 2015 to a huge crowd of people waiting in a three hour line to get in. The... More
  • Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone

    by Valevvicki | 22nd of November, 2015

    Up until recently I had mainly taken photographs where I had most of the control over the elements - in that most of my subjects didn't move or there was one person or one animal and rarely a mix. I am currently completing a photography course and the topic choices for... More
  • 200 image online

    by Savo889 | 16th of November, 2015

    Its been some time and I have achieved for me this big number! Two sales and two image in the competition! I love nature,animals, architecture old, and its mostly my portfolio.Old architecture always admire. Think of how many hundredyears ago should people patience, skill,... More
  • Italian people

    by Antonio1962 | 13th of August, 2015

    Hello, European countries are now with a huge problems to resolve,thousands of ilegals are entering from african countries in war or on extreme poverty. There are countries like Italy and Greece who are already in humanitarian crisis.There is also problems... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Wconny | 25th of June, 2015

      Hi there, I'm new here and just got my first pictures approved some days ago :D I enjoy traveling and the beauty of nature - hope people will like my pics!     See Article
  • How do we know what type of pictures are needed?

    by Tempestz | 16th of April, 2015

    That is the million dollar question and albeit not an easy one to answer. It has been a while since I last wrote a blog article. I am not one to write about stuff that does not provide other contributors with useful information, suggestions or tips. I have spent the... More
  • Woman contest

    by Inyrdreams | 6th of April, 2015

    I was excited to see the new contest this month from dreamstime, all about WOMEN.I thought wow... im a woman, I photograph women, this is a good one for me! After all, women are amazing. we cook and clean, create magic from nothing, stretch a dollar as far as we can, hold... More
  • Chukchi People in the Soviet Era

    by Nikitu | 20th of February, 2015

    Over the long years of judging images here at Dreamstime I have come across some really amazing work. Stock photography has been put down many times for being cheesy and broken from reality and even goofy at times but I'd beg to differ. The story I am about to tell... More
  • My New Models

    by Rhbabiak13 | 31st of January, 2015

    In celebration of reaching 600 photos accepted by Dreamstime, I thought I would introduce you to my models. This beautiful woman let me do a maternity shoot for her and allowed me to put her pictures on here. She did a wonderful job.     This young teenager is... More
  • Washington DC Auto Show

    by Shootalot | 30th of January, 2015

    There is no better way to spend a cold January day than at the Washington DC Auto show at the Washington DC Convention center. The show runs from January 23 to February 1 every year. For $12 you can spend the entire day looking at cars inside the warm convention center.... More
  • "Athens Faces" / A portrait of Athens through its people's portraits

    by Vasilisgermanis | 4th of November, 2014

    "Athens Faces'' is an ongoing photojournalistic project in an effort to construct a census of the city of Athens, Greece through random (and not only) people's street portraits... With this project I am presenting ordinary people of Athens and their stories, their everyday... More

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