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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Six years contributor on DT

    by Hellen8 | 18th of November, 2016

    Six years contributor on DT Exactly six years ago, I registered and sent a few photos for approval. Can you imagine how happy I was, after acceptance? ... Great! I gradually sent more and more photos. After accepting 50 pictures, I became the exclusive photographer... More
  • Colorphil

    by Philomenanicholl | 17th of November, 2016

      Hi, I am new to Dreamstime and I would like to get as much as possible from this site in terms of exposure for my images, photographic tips and just see what other photographers are doing. I am from Ireland and based in Dublin. The first selection of images I uploaded... More
  • Photography to a dream

    by Dabahos | 15th of November, 2016

    Hi guys, Actually it's my first post in here, I just started the account and uploaded some photos. My name is write your text here, and I'm traveling across Central and South America in the most beautiful places. As part of my traveling I'm taking pictures of all certain... More
  • Travel photography: Parks and Exhibits

    by Sunfire | 14th of November, 2016

          Last September I was traveling. I was visiting some friends and enjoying the theme parks at Orlando Florida. Yes, the crowds are horrible and everyone and their mother wants to take great vacation photos with their phones. Underexposed, dark, blurry photos... More
  • 50+ Photos accepted & available for sale

    by Banubalaji77 | 14th of November, 2016

    Feels very happy that 50+ of my images are accepted by Dreamstime and no available for sale. Thanks to Dreamstime Team for the same. I am hoping to upload more photos and waiting for more sales. Thankyou all for your support.         More
  • Milestone - 200 files online

    by Gibizet | 13th of November, 2016

    A hundred files online further, I arrive at two hundred. For this I took a tour at the Paris Motor Show                I followed a ladybug      I photographed Paris      I did panorama in the churches  ... More
  • Happy Shot at Tsing Ba Bridge with film camera

    by Dreamhouse2021 | 10th of November, 2016

    I have take a short trip to Tsing Ma Bridge where located at Hong Kong Ma Wan. I use my lovely Hasselblad 500CM camera to take a set photo of Tsing Ma Bridge. The high resolution of medium format film camera let me produce a beautiful and high quality photo. Nowadays many... More

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