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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
  • What I love about photography

    by Dudau | 18th of August, 2017

    I’ve been involved in photography, in one way or another, most of my adult life. As we’re celebrating World Photography Day on August 19, I took a minute to review our relationship and remember how much joy it brought into my life. I love photography because it brought... More
  • Honesty

    by Eternalfour | 15th of August, 2017

    We move along and take pictures, as amateurs and professionals. Some enjoy the moment, while giving the content within the frame much thought, and others do it as a habit and such has currently become a trend. Acting and believing the act, that's what photo making seems... More
  • Rules of the supermarket

    by Dudau | 14th of August, 2017

    This article is not about supermarkets. It’s about stock photography and how to sell more images. But first, a few words about supermarkets:    A century old business model The concept of supermarket, in its various forms, appeared about a hundred years ago. It... More
  • Respect the wildlife

    by Bbudlao | 13th of August, 2017

    Travelling trough animal kingdom , humans are the visitors. Do not feed the animals,You may think you’re doing something nice.The consequences can be tragic. Animals die as a result, and sometimes people do, too. But it also has the potential for causing major problems... More
  • How and why you should use stock photos in Facebook marketing

    by Katairobi | 11th of August, 2017

      Did you consider starting a Facebook marketing campaign for your business or brand? What do you think about Facebook ads? Did you think about using stock photography for your campaigns? Facebook is the most popular social networking platform ever with tw billion monthly... More
  • Arriving at Dreamstime

    by Jaquiht | 10th of August, 2017

    “You can take moon pictures with it.” Said my friend. That sounded such a cool thing to do. I had never taken a photo of the moon. In fact, I had never even considered the possibility of taking a picture of the moon. For the previous eight years about 90% of the... More
  • Getting Started for New Contributors / Beginner Photographers

    by Muhlisgursoy | 10th of August, 2017

       Getting Started on Photography Everyday, many new contributors sign up on Dreamstime. Number of photographers on Dreamstime reaching to 372.000 with monthly about 2 millions of photographs. Dreamstime becoming the leader of the photo stocks with rising rapidly... More
  • Excellent Starting with Dreamstime

    by Shahvet | 10th of August, 2017

    Hi Friends I have just started my work with dreamstime. I am crazy for photography experience. Dreamstime helped myself becoming my dreams true. I took the first shot of a flower on a roadside greenbelt. That photo was accepted. After that i was so excited to make... More
  • Traveling in China with a fixed-lens camera

    by Grisho | 8th of August, 2017

    My sister started studying in China in 2012 and I had the opportunity to visit her multiple times during her stay there. I always stayed for about a month each time so I can experience closely the culture, people and what interested me most as a photographer - life on the... More
  • 600 files online and 35 sales

    by Gibizet | 6th of August, 2017

    600, I got to 600 and even better with with 35 sales, it's true that this month of July has been very prolific. To start really a year ago, I am very happy with these statistics and I approach the $ 100, I do not yet understand everything about the amounts of the various... More
  • Extreme Macro Photography

    by Mandritoiu | 4th of August, 2017

    This article is describing the technique I'm using to achieve high quality extreme macro photos, for magnifications beyond 3x, up to 10x (possible up to 20x). This means that the subject frame is between 3 and 20 times smaller than the physical sensor dimensions... More
  • About keywording

    by AuthenticCreations | 3rd of August, 2017

    Hello Dreamstimers, As you know i wrote already in previous blogs about keywording and the importance of it. The next step to know is how to use your keyword skills in your advantage when it comes to the Google search engine. As you know in Google you can search on... More
  • Orchids, travel and photos

    by Cabestrera | 1st of August, 2017

    I discovered my Mother's love for orchids some time after having returned to Venezuela, 10 years ago. Maybe it was before, but I was not involved. Until I noticed, "I answered," that every time we went to the house of an aunt, passing the front of a particular house asked... More
  • What Is The Best Camera Choice When Travelling On-Board?

    by Muhlisgursoy | 31st of July, 2017

      Hello everyone, I have a question. What is the best camera choice when travelling (including on-board)? Compact camera, DSLR, or bridge cameras? (Did you read this article? The question is anent this article : "Travel Photography" Tips&... More

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