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  • 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
  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These birds... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times in the day in... More
  • 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
  • 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 island of Crete

    by Hellen8 | 22nd of January, 2017

    Hello! I'd like to share with you my last trip to the island of Crete. Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands and the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. I love this island. I have visited it several times already and again I come... More
  • 100 photos online as exclusive photographer in Dreamstime

    by Rosebc10987 | 18th of January, 2017

    I am happy to announce that i am just got approved as exclusive in DT and i have 100 photos online please check my new upload thankyou                         More
  • New milestone

    by Frank11 | 18th of January, 2017

    I sold 1000 photos...I`m happy. Joy got even bigger, that model is our darling - Black Schnauzer Dog named Yummy.   See Article
  • Assignment Lion

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 18th of January, 2017

        This my new Assignement Picture, hope to make it better each time. It is hard to get into the assignment, but from that point to win it :=) I don't know... It seems so unreachable. But who knows... if it's not this one, maybe antother one to come. We are learning... More
  • First step to success

    by Kash007 | 12th of January, 2017

    HI guys, My first photos are out for display... Hope you would like them.  See Article
  • The portrait of the animal

    by Helgardas | 9th of January, 2017

    Here I want to share some simple pictures of animals on black background. I do like it, because its focus is on a part of figure isolated from natural background. Though the animal is isolated from its natural surroundings whether it be a park, a zoo or a forest, these pictures... More
  • Zhanmusi Laoshi is now on Dreamtime

    by Zhan98 | 1st of January, 2017

    I am known as Zhanmusi Laoshi. I am a photographer in China. I attempt to capture the essence of Chinese traditional beauty as well as the juxtoposition of modern China with traditional cultural values. In my work you can discover the many sides of oriental culture and deep... More
  • My First 100 images

    by ShorelineUK | 31st of December, 2016

      So I have reached 100 images, well 109 actually, and so far 1 sale, in just 6 weeks here on Dreamstime. And so a new year starts tomorrow and with it a new determination to take more varied and unique images as well as standard stock images. My Photography background... More
  • a New Year and a new set of goals

    by Phoenixci | 31st of December, 2016

    In late 2015 I started working for a cultural Webzine as an event photographer, this took me to some very nice venues. From movie premiere red carpets to music festival and Cons. The deadline to provide images is so tight that I have for the last year been rarely uploading... More
  • A picture of a fox... or some general thoughts on vision.

    by Helgardas | 28th of December, 2016

    Being in a forest and mostly with a photo camera, I have felt many times over that it was not I who was looking at the surroundings while my expectations to see a wild animal had fulfilled. On certain days before seeing an animal, I felt that it was rather the unseen animals... More
  • Milestone - 300 files online

    by Gibizet | 27th of December, 2016

    300 images to the stock to finish 2016, it becomes difficult to advance, I work both on old photos of past years and on those that I manage to do at this time. 300 images and 4 sales, small average, but I always hope that this starts soon. So some pictures of this hundred... More
  • Finaly reached 100 approved images - 26 Sales

    by Habibnawaz | 22nd of December, 2016

    I started uploading picture few years ago and in couple of months I was able to upload 32 images. Then I could not give much time to Dreamstime but continued shooting for couple of years. Those few images then started selling and again I started to upload. Finally got 100... More
  • 10.200 Pics online !

    by Milllda | 21st of December, 2016

    I am happy having 10.200 photos in my portfolio :)  See Article
  • Tips for Capturing Great Photos in Your Own Backyard

    by Jruffa | 20th of December, 2016

    We’ve all been there- you’re going on a big trip to an exciting destination and you want to make sure you come back with some amazing photographs to document your trip and the locations you visited. However, despite your best intentions (and ambitions!), the reality... More

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