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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
  • 200 pictures online milestone

    by Olgabugrovskaya | 7th of April, 2017

    Just achieved the 200 pictures online milestone! I became actively working on dreamstime from October, 2015, and I am happy to reach 200! Now an image of Easter eggs from my latest uploads.   See Article
  • Caucasus Nature Reserve

    by Lana4kask | 6th of April, 2017

    Caucasus Nature Reserve having been created in Russia in 1924 and in 1999 included in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Caucasus Reserve is bounded on the south by Sochi National Park and the ridge of Caucasus Mountains, between Black Sea and Caspian Sea. The climate of Caucasus... More
  • On my trip to New Zealand, my camera malfuntioned!

    by Babar760 | 27th of March, 2017

    I usually shoot all my pictures on "A", which stands for Aperture. I like to control my lens opening for depth of field as well as sharpness. I don't have the best lenses so I try to stop down at least one stop if not two. 1/3 of the way through my trip, my camera would... More
  • my new account

    by Luliaiko | 14th of March, 2017

      Hi guys, my name is Luisa, I just created this account, I really like to take pictures and some of my just got uploaded, but I still haven't sold any. If you are interested please look at my pictures, I would be glad. See Article
  • A Present of Presence

    by Helgardas | 19th of February, 2017

    In winter season while the weather is growing colder, even the wood smoke out of the neighbors chimney could be seen as the last breath of the dead one. Norther in Europe, where the seasons are clear, daytime shelter deprived people of sunlight. Just look around - what a... More
  • Camera changes

    by TheSlowWalkers | 18th of February, 2017

    Since joining Dreamstime, I've submitted photographs taken with various cameras, starting with a good old point and shoot, followed by a bridge camera and now, with a recently bought DSLR. It's a natural progression but I feel it's still, more about the subject of your photo... More
  • A day at Enisala Ruins

    by Axylexu | 7th of February, 2017

    Hi DT, I like to travel so last day i put my self in the car and drove to an Ancient fortress . It's located in Dobrogea (Romania). The fortress' three hexagonal tower are the only of this type found in the whole region of Dobruja. There are several competing theories regarding... More
  • A Clever Hans

    by Helgardas | 1st of February, 2017

    Here is a horse who lives with his friends in a neighborhood. I would call him a clever horse Hans. Why? He cannot do arithmetic or talk in a human voice, but his clever gaze or his manner to come to greet me makes his actions in a way very humane. At these moments I talk... More
  • Making the most of January

    by Nycscripts | 31st of January, 2017

      Have been taking baby steps with my submissions on Dreamstime, but this last year, have finally found the time needed to get on board. Happy to say that today I finally hit the 200 posted picture mark and happy with this milestone. What I found to be helpful was... More
  • Photo number 2001: Story of A belgian traveler

    by Cleymans | 25th of January, 2017

    Hello, Photo-maniacs. No nonce, "why do we do this", really not for the money. We do it for the beauty of the eye of the camera, the light, the sunshine in early cold mornings. Passion My name is Bart, I live in Belgium. It was a long time ago that I wrote a long... More
  • You deserve a cold one

    by Friedel3 | 19th of January, 2017

    To all the hard working photographers and the people like me out there, who's also hard working, but unfortunately not at photography. You deserve a cold one. Take a break and have one...it can't hurt, unless that calls another one, then there might be trouble brewing.... More
  • 600 IMAGES ONLINE MILESTONE

    by Julietta24 | 18th of January, 2017

    Hello!! And happy New Year! I wish you all happiness, love, good luck and good sales in the new year !!! And I have a small record 600 images online! Here are a few of my new shots.           More
  • My lovely pets or cat story

    by Lana4kask | 16th of January, 2017

    My family and I are very fond of animals and now in our house quite harmoniously coexist dog and cat. The cat appeared in our home about a year ago, we took a very small kitten.   And we started to notice sometimes that the cat learned a lot from our adult Shepherd. Early... More
  • Newer in 6 years

    by Physi28 | 11th of January, 2017

    After quite some posts in the message boards section discussing the sales situation here for us contributors and many of us considering that the saturation of contributed material to microstock could be among other reasons the cause for the difficulty to achieve satisfactory... More
  • Heavy snow in Bucharest

    by Photostock2015 | 11th of January, 2017

    For street photography enthusiasts,Bucharest, Romania's capital has become a perfect place for photo,new slogan for town is ,,Come out from snow,, because all city surface is coated in a blanket of snow. For new more pictures from Bucharest click this link.     ... More

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