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  • Ellenboughn
    Going Negative

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of August, 2008

    Much is being made in the current U.S. presidential race about ads and emails that disparage the candidates with the use of innuendo and false accusations. The polls show that most Americans are opposed to such ads. In general, negative claims or images are not effective... More
  • Ellenboughn
    Stuff Happens

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of June, 2008

    What does leaving my wallet at the bookstore yesterday, a flashing warning light on the car dashboard as I pulled out to drive back to the bookstore and an error in posting a payment to a bill have to do with stock photography? Typical everyday annoyances and frustrations... More
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Ellenboughn
    Dreamstime and CEPIC

    by Ellenboughn | 11th of June, 2007

    The Dreamstime Team is in Florence, Italy for the annual CEPIC (Coordination of European Picture Agencies) Congress. Serban Enache, Dragos Jianu and I were among the 900 delegates from 500 companies from 50 countries to attend the four day Congress. We met in a truly... More
  • Ellenboughn
    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
  • Sandro11
    Be creative when choosing background images

    by Sandro11 | 23rd of September, 2016

    A typical request by my clients is to remove backgrounds from images and replace them with stock photos. Usually, the client has an idea of what they’d like that new background to look like. Even so, I like to explore alternate backgrounds because sometimes they have a... More
  • Luisfgil
    Digital

    by Luisfgil | 16th of September, 2016

    Today I would like to talk about a problem and ask your reflections about possible solutions. The problem is the memory. The memory of us, our today. How will today be remembered in the future? Which evidences of today will survive until the next 20 or 40 years?  ... More
  • Mjs8282
    A new journey

    by Mjs8282 | 11th of September, 2016

    Well I am old enough to know better and young enough to still dream. I have been through a lot in my life seen a lot of dreams crash and burn. I don't have the thousand dollar camera and all the fancy equipment to go along with it, but i do have a lot of love for natural... More
  • Ajlis
    Texture

    by Ajlis | 28th of August, 2016

    Textures - brick wall in different colours and types. I love shooting textures, because they are everywhere, you only get out of the house.       See Article
  • Karenfoleyphotography
    Let’s raise our voices with respect

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 7th of August, 2016

    I'm tired of American Politics. You can't turn on the TV these days without politicians or their surrogates slinging mud at each other in very loud voices, and we still have 3 months until the election.         The level of discourse in this country... More
  • Jimmygade
    New to photography

    by Jimmygade | 25th of July, 2016

    I am rather new to the world of photography, which has always interested me, only recent i have taken up the challenge to learn to take proper pictures, which i find very hard, but still very interesting work of art, i love taking pictures of everything in nature, animals,... More
  • Epicmagnagraecias
    Turn ideas in pictures and let them sell...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 21st of July, 2016

      Hi all, I just was browsing aroud in search of "ideas" concept and found that being a stock photographer is like having an idea and willing to get it approved, just like being in office and trying to get rid of the chief to have a preferment... Well, and I personally... More
  • Lana4kask
    Sea resort, beach holidays

    by Lana4kask | 19th of July, 2016

    During the summer hot season the best escape from the heat - vacation at the seaside resort.   Someone likes bright sun and tends to get a nice tan on the beach.     Others prefer the evening, walking on the beach and watching beautiful sunsets.     And even... More
  • Epicmagnagraecias
    Attractive pictures about food and food blogging & potential new trade

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 29th of June, 2016

    Hi Dreamstimers, here I am again. Although I have never experienced food photography, that's a thing a feel attracted from. All begun when a friend of mine started his business in growing plants and selling his own products as typical here nearby. He is a passionate photographer... More
  • Pavitrar7
    Started with Dreamstime

    by Pavitrar7 | 19th of June, 2016

    Hi Friends, I have just started with Dreamstime would love to know some people and get to know there work. My first upload were more than 50 clicks but only 9 were accepted rest were refused with reason of inappropriate keywords and not justifying titles. I agree... More
  • Sashalend
    Black is a stunning color

    by Sashalend | 25th of May, 2016

    There is probably no other color as useful and elegant as black. On side it is true that it is not color or shape exactly define the beauty of creation. But on the other side black and white are two colors that stand special positions in the world of arts since centuries... More
  • Farazkhan199464
    Pictures accepted

    by Farazkhan199464 | 21st of May, 2016

    Three Of my pictures have been selected for assigment at my first attempt im beginner in stock photography ,19 pictures on my portfolio,its been a while, not a single sale im worried, should i keep making my portfolio bigger or should find the reason that why pictures are... More
  • Andreistancu
    Spotlight - Light and Magic in Bucharest

    by Andreistancu | 18th of May, 2016

    Spotlight Bucharest international light festival 2016 was the second edition of this event , which was held from 5 to 8 May in Bucharest, capital of Romania. For four evenings Victory Avenue, a major avenue in center of the city, was transformed into an exhibition full of... More
  • Yana28
    My last illustrations, exquisite beauty of nature

    by Yana28 | 16th of May, 2016

       Amazingly beautiful thin branches of trees. Try to find a little bird in the picture?    and two red roses...    Abstract from hearts and floral ornaments elements. Link to my Portfolio More
  • Karenfoleyphotography
    Here's a fun game to play

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 9th of May, 2016

    I hear a lot of folks bemoaning the fact that things are taking a little longer on the site these days. With the vast number of contributors and uploads, we are experiencing a bit of a delay in processing queues when uploading our pictures - videos - audios - illustrations.... More

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