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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
  • Have Camera, Will Travel!

    by Jruffa | 15th of October, 2016

    I suspect that I am like most of the contributors to Dreamstime- not a photography professional (where photography is how I make a living), but a hobbyist who does this as a creative outlet on the side of my normal life and job. My actual profession sometimes requires a... More
  • First video online

    by Thorken | 10th of September, 2016

    I´m taking photos for Dreamstime already 6 years. But I have never tried to upload video. Actually, I have tried to make a video just few times at all. I prefer taking the moment. But... It´s few weeks ago and I was taking pictures with two models (my wife and my neighbor)... More
  • New Achievement: 5000$

    by Julicos | 29th of August, 2016

    I've just reached 5000$ earnings on Dreamstime. It's a nice feeling, but it would have been even greater if I wouldn't have requested previous payments. But still, it gives me a great satisfaction.   Good luck to all in selling as much as possible! More
  • FC Rostov - AFC Ajax, League Champions match

    by Ajlis | 29th of August, 2016

    This sensation in Rostov-on-don, football club "Rostov" defeated the legendary "Ajax" of Amsterdam with a score of 4-1. The team went through to the group stage of the Champions League 2016/17 season The team from Amsterdam, the beginning of the match   And then - a goal... More
  • Benchmark Achieved

    by Pamjreynolds | 25th of August, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers It’s been a little while since I blogged about anything but in my last blog I mentioned about my benchmark was to have 150 images online by the end of the year. Today I’m pleased to say I managed it a few months earlier. It is surprising, but when... More
  • Olympic Games post

    by Afrumgartz | 20th of August, 2016

    Today is the last day of Olympic Games in Rio. So I decidede to make a post of sport photos.               More
  • Combining Photos and History

    by GWHughes | 10th of August, 2016

        I am often interested in the history of the location that I am photographing. By providing some context to the age of the building being photographed I can hopefully address the needs of some image purchasers that want a colorful image of a building over 150 years... More
  • Basic posing techniques

    by Lightpro | 2nd of August, 2016

    In portrait photography there are two basic poses. The C pose and the S curve. The S curve pose in predominantly a female pose while the C curve can be used for both female and male model, while being predominantly a male pose. In this blog we will explore these poses.... More
  • 50 Images sold and 1500 Images online

    by Ganesh005 | 27th of July, 2016

    50 images sold and 1500+ images in my portfolio. My Portfolio                  See Article
  • Olympics Rio 2016

    by Lglucena | 27th of July, 2016

    Hi Friends, Olympic Games are coming and I can't wait for the images that this wonderful party can provide to us. Rio de Janeiro is a place that can give the most beautiful pictures of the olympic history. If the tourists come here with the same happiness and enthusiasm... More
  • Sagres in Praia, Cape Verde

    by Alex3 | 12th of July, 2016

    Sagres in Praia    See Article
  • Portugal - turistic destination

    by Antonio1962 | 10th of July, 2016

    Portugal becames in few years one of the most visited european countries. Cities like Porto,Lisbon,Aveiro, and the ocean from the north to the hot water of Algarve beach. The traditional food,the wine,the people are one of the most important values. From the... More

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