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  • Build Your Brand

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of November, 2008

    Dreamstime success depends on many factors beyond an exciting and diverse portfolio. Building a reputation for a particular style or special subject niche creates a ‘brand’. As designers become familiar with your work, they will seek out your images by searching first... More
  • Personal Best

    by Ellenboughn | 7th of October, 2008

    Individual, recreational sports offer distraction from day to day stress and provide unlimited shooting opportunities. Engaging images of healthy activities and individuals competing with themselves to improve their skills and prowess are effective for a wide range of users... More
  • Is Your Photography Art?

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of May, 2008

    There is a continuing dust up between those who claim that commercial photography isn’t art and that the photos in museums and galleries shouldn’t be sullied by appearing in promotions or ads. Not withstanding the fact that most photographers that fall into the ‘collectible... More
  • Spectator Sports

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of April, 2008

    As a photographer you need to be the most focused of all spectators at sporting events not only to make the best images but to keep from getting into the action yourself. To see what happens when a photographer forgets where he is, go to this video before reading on. There... More
  • The Eyes Have It

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of March, 2008

    Facial expressions and body language can either make or break a photo. Again and again we see images that would be successful if only there was emotion in the image instead of a subject with a bored look or a blank stare. How can you get your models more engaged with your... More
  • Mommy LOOK!

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of June, 2007

    Everybody loves a baby...unless they are screaming in the seat next to you on a cross-country flight. And almost everyone has a baby around the house at one time or another. But beware...babies and children can be like little flowers: way too many images of them to compete... More
  • Doctor in the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of March, 2007

    With an explosion of medical advertising and health care issues often in the news in print and on the web, there is an increased demand for images of medical professionals. To produce images of doctors and nurses, it's not necessary to have access to a hospital. It's been... 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
  • Over 1000 online

    by Mgntplus | 26th of February, 2017

    I thought that I would not succeed, but here they are, over 1000 photos. After more than two years, I can say that I kept interest. I was skeptical, but now I'm satisfied. Several interesting photos for me I will point out in this blog.      ... More
  • Your Top 10 Reasons to Let the Good Times Roll This Mardi Gras

    by Smokinggun7 | 19th of February, 2017

         Rio's Carnival just started yesterday. Venice's Carnival is already in full swing. That means the big shabang, the biggest party of the year in the Big Easy, is right around the corner. That's right, I'm talking about Mardi Gras, the party... More
  • 2000 Files uploaded and nearly 2500 sales

    by Cla78 | 18th of February, 2017

    Hi to everybody. This is my first blog I write here. I'm happy because I'm near to 2500 sales. I hope to reach that goal soon. Take a look to my portfolio. Thanks Here some of my bestseller:         More
  • Tour De France Winners

    by Steveacer | 9th of February, 2017

    Winners of the Tour De France and La Vuelta España Alejandro Valverde   Nairo Quintana   Lotto Jumbo Time trial la Vuelta España   The Brilliant Columbian winner of La Vuelta again   Chris Froome looking at the most beautiful sight in Spain... More
  • Always Different Aircraft At The Airport

    by Steveacer | 29th of January, 2017

    Nice that an airport varies so much with each visit. There seems to be different weather and new airlines each time. One wheel landing from prop plane   Coming in low   Military helicopter   Local Airline   A colourful new airline   Double... More
  • WOW! Assignment

    by Baspentrubas | 9th of January, 2017

    Hello everybody, Until now I have participated only once in a DT contest , with a single image (didn't win). This time i feel more inspired and i have two images on this wow assignment contest. I hope i will have more inspiration to do a few more pictures... More
  • 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
  • 10.200 Pics online !

    by Milllda | 21st of December, 2016

    I am happy having 10.200 photos in my portfolio :)  See Article
  • Portfolio milestone - 2000 images online

    by Newsfocus1 | 14th of December, 2016

    Whilst quality is important as well as quantity it is always nice to pass a significant milestone. My latest batch of images from the Tentertainment music festival did just that taking my portfolio to 2005 images. For those of you just starting out and with only a few images... More
  • Streets And People Of Istanbul

    by Keremgo | 11th of December, 2016

    People in the streets of Istanbul in one of the central regions of city named Kadikoy district. Historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, Istanbul is the most populous city of the country Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.   ... More
  • The Contributor's Guide to Understanding the SEO of Stock Images

    by Smokinggun7 | 9th of December, 2016

      (This featured image was the first result for "SEO" on Dreamstime.) This is not a leaked document, nor a methodical dissection of any general or specific stock library algorithm out there, full of equations and statistics or anything mathematical. Instead this is... More
  • 11 Ways to Get Started Creating Concept Pieces

    by Smokinggun7 | 8th of December, 2016

      (This is the #1 result for "big fish in a small pond." But it's a shark. How could you benefit from creating concepts?) Can I let you in on a dirty little secret? A lot of designers out there don't want to admit it, but, well... There are a lot of us who have... More

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