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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
  • 200 portfolio images, two sales

    by Nimless | 21st of May, 2017

    Couple days ago I've reached 200 images on my portfolio. However, my sales on reach the amount of two, and stays like that since march 2017. Not sure what to think, it's a bit embarrassing. I see photographers reaching 120-150k in sales, is it something wrong with... More
  • My popular photos. History 1 - football.

    by Olegmalyshev | 18th of May, 2017

    We love to play ball      Children and adults are united in this game      The whole world loves to score!          When life is busy with young children there is the opportunity to use their toys for a football image.      We take the... More
  • Photographing in central India in the autumn

    by Olegmalyshev | 16th of May, 2017

    Hello dear friends! During the first trip to India Vrndavana and the Sacred Hill Govardhana took many pictures of the local life! Incredible traffic flow and people on the streets, pilgrims on holy places and food on the street-all this is a new experience and pleasant memories... More
  • New uploads after a long time

    by M4rio1979 | 10th of May, 2017

    ...finally I have decided to upload some new photos to my Dreamstime portfolio after a long time. Uploaded 4 images, and all 4 accepted! Thanks DT! Since I love taking photos of Nature and Landscape, I have decided to upload that kind of images. Here are my latest photos.... More
  • A freelance photographer in Los Angeles

    by Yuanmei326 | 7th of May, 2017

    Hello every body! My name is Shouyuan Zhang. I am a freelance photographer. I have been working on photography many years and taken a lot of photos and videos. I am good at scenery,portrait,advertising and news photography. Hope everyone like my photos and videos. Thank you!... More
  • Cats :)

    by Bographics | 27th of April, 2017

    I am happening to be a cat lover, as I had a cat from childhood. Maybe because of that I am now photographing cats all over the places I go. For now, I have some cute cats to show off, as you can see below :)                More
  • A few days in Lisbon

    by Pjworldtour | 22nd of April, 2017

    I had the chance to have some days in Lisbon, Portugal. Here are some on the pictures I bring back home : the famous local tramway, a statue of fado dancer, a piece of an old coach and Jeronimos Monastery.         More
  • Back with new stuff again...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 11th of April, 2017

    After a long time away from DT, due to the loss of my whole camera setup, I decided to buy another one and keep on posting for my Exclusivity contribution to this database, improving the quality of my shots and the times of shooting sessions. And so I also decided to ask... More
  • WOW ! 100 Dreamstime Fans

    by Hellen8 | 6th of April, 2017

    Hi Dreamstimers ! In those days, I became a favourite contributor for 100 Dreamstimers ! Thanks to you, my fans ! I am very happy. On Tuesday I came back from New Zealand. I traveled through North and South Island and I have brought hundreds of photographs. The weather... More
  • FC Rostov vs. Manchester United

    by Ajlis | 13th of March, 2017

    Game between Rostov and Manchester United took place on 9 March in Rostov-on-don. The result 1-1.     See Article
  • Sales over 200

    by Ilkercelik | 11th of March, 2017

    In six Years I made sales just over 200. Do you think It is low? Well, maybe It is a great success who knows. I uploaded over 1100 photos to Dreamstime and waited for sales. Waited with patience. It is usually said, it is normal that contributor may not see increase in sales... More
  • My first sale

    by Mihaistanciu1977 | 7th of March, 2017

    Hello! Happy day, my first sale finnaly came! I was worried that something was wrong with my account, but is there people! My first sale!  It is an inuit wooden sculpture, from the beautiful city of Ketchikan, Alaska.   So, I just had to be patient:) I have a ton... More

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