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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1,000 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 20th of November, 2016

      Hello, I write this blog post with great joy, announcing that my portfolio has finally reached 1000 images. Six years ago, when I started submitting images on Dreamstime, I had such a difficult time getting my images approved and having even 40 online was a very big... More
  • I have 9 new assignment pictures this month

    by Maocheng | 1st of November, 2016

    I usually like to take pictures of various minorities in China. Luckily, this month I have 9 photos finalists. Thank you website editor for encouragement. My image usually is adobe rgb format. Because participating in monthly tournament, so this pictures are srgb format.... More
  • Autumn impressions and colors

    by Gibizet | 1st of November, 2016

    Already on November 1, already half of this fall and the leaves beginning to fall, to yellow, funny season.    In addition no mushrooms or else of that I do not know    Well .. It remains that late, autumn is a great season for photography      ... More
  • Unusual sculptures in different parts of the world

    by Yana28 | 24th of October, 2016

       Sculpture of a golden cat on a windowsill, sculpture created in honor of the heating system. city Samara, Russia    The sculpture L'Ecoute, Listening. Paris France, Paris, the sculpture by the artist Henri de Miller on the Place Rene Cassin. Head in Hand Sculpture... More
  • Autumn Norwegian landscapes

    by Mariuszks | 21st of October, 2016

    Autumn Norwegian landscapes https://www.dreamstime.com/autumn-norwegian-landscapes-rcollection26619-resi8443929       Autumn Norwegian landscapes https://www.dreamstime.com/autumn-norwegian-landscapes-rcollection26619-resi8443929 More
  • Just reached 200!

    by Mantvydasd | 6th of October, 2016

    Today I reached 200 of accepted photos to dreamstime with 42 sales. This is nice numbers and my next target is 300 of accepted photos. Hope to reach it soon! Here you can see my last accepted photo of autumn colored landscape. What do you think, is there a chance to sell... More
  • Autumn and Winter

    by Luisfgil | 3rd of October, 2016

    Autumn and winter are almost arriving. We need to be prepared. Of course we can do great photos of orange and brown leaves or patterns of snow.   But the issue is other: avoid sadness and depression caused by the lack of light and the weather. Buy some colorful... More
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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