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  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • Milestone, 1500 pictures online

    by Photostock2015 | 15th of April, 2017

    Hello DT friends. This week i celebrate the 1500 pictures online on Dreamstime. During this period I managed to have a varied portfolio with photos, backgrounds and graphic illustrations.I wish that in the future as much to me perfecting photo techniques and my portfolio... More
  • nice texture

    by Binder1 | 2nd of April, 2017

    I made a lot of variety of texture                         See Article
  • 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
  • How To Take Great Pictures of Flowers

    by GWHughes | 12th of March, 2017

    The photo (below) in this post of the Snowdrops in my backyard turned out very well. (See the full frame photo in my portfolio). But, it wasn't necessarily going to happen without a bit of planning before snapping the shutter. Here are a few simple steps to consider when... More
  • My new illustration (vector)

    by Pal1983 | 8th of March, 2017

    Hi! Offer you my new illustration (vector)                   More
  • February is Just Weird: Marketing for Obscure Holidays, Part 1

    by Smokinggun7 | 28th of February, 2017

         First of all, happy Mardi Gras! Second of all, it’s also the last day of February this year. February is the shortest month, with only 28 days even though other months have 31 days. I guess this is a good thing because it’s usually so cold. While only yesterday... More
  • 'Soft' versus 'hard' backgrounds...

    by Parinmnparmar | 9th of January, 2017

    Importance of backgrounds cannot be underestimated. They make the impression (first impression is the last impression, you know! :-)), they highlight the text/images, they attract readers, and they create an environment related to the subject. Usually, backgrounds are... More
  • Fly High in 2017!!!

    by Parinmnparmar | 30th of December, 2016

    A new year always begins with new aspirations, new hopes, and new dreams... I am also feeling the same! :-) Towards the end of 2016, I am so happy to cross milestone of 300 uploads, and I am sharing a few of my abstract backgrounds with novel concept:      ... More
  • New abstract banners

    by Iguanasbear | 30th of December, 2016

    Will time of sales, and you need to take something unusual. Abstract background banner has the advantage that it can combine with any goods and any text. They are simply universal.                             ... More
  • New Christmas season collection

    by Photostock2015 | 25th of November, 2016

    The holidays fast approaching and i thought and I will present a small collection of xmas season.Do not forget Christmas is each of you,magic hovers over us and opens our hearts.Take advantage of these moments and to capture all the beautiful pictures and stories in the lenses... More
  • Checkered patterns and backgrounds

    by Iguanasbear | 1st of November, 2016

      Plaid patterns are still trendy and I know who is buying them. Buy in Scotland, which is incomprehensible to me, because they do have their own traditional and genuine. So what do the Scottish tartan patterns originating from a generator?   It's a great vogue... More
  • Pick a beautiful pattern

    by Olgavic | 19th of October, 2016

    Hi. Pick a beautiful pattern of red flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern of blue flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern of yellow flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern on your favorite background: Red background,     Yellow background,... More
  • Take a tour to Alleppey - Venice of the East

    by Anoopkumar4466 | 6th of October, 2016

       Paddy field texture Paddy fields are a majority of the scenes at Kuttanadu (the rice bowl of Kerala) in Alleppey (or Alappuzha) district of Kerala, India. It was a major business port in India at ancient times. The artificial canals made for... 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
  • Ad-Lib to Fade: Give More Freedom to Web Designers

    by Michaelafree | 23rd of September, 2016

    When graphic designers or photographers create web backgrounds for sale to web designers, they often forget one fundamental problem of the internet – variable screen width. A website must look as good on a mobile phone as on a TV-size monitor, which often feels as like... More
  • The Conundrum of the Upper Right Corner in Web Design

    by Michaelafree | 22nd of September, 2016

    Studies of user-behavior show, the upper right corner of a website is the area the human eye is least drawn to. This makes it a perfect spot for a contextual image, something users see, but don’t need to read. But who would shoot a picture like that? We Simply Read Left... More
  • Select the perfect background image

    by Robinstockphotos | 15th of September, 2016

    The purpose of a background image extends far beyond just filling up free space. A creative background can draw viewers into your content and give them a head start by getting your message across undistorted. Here are some points to note before selecting your next background... More
  • What Buyers Look For In Background Images

    by Wisconsinart | 30th of August, 2016

    There is a great need for background images in the microstock industry, however, their uses can vary greatly so there is no real rule of thumb for producing background images. Instead, it can be helpful in understanding what buyers may be looking for.   First of all,... More
  • Beautiful mountains

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    This summer I was traveling in the mountains. It was very beautiful, incredibly beautiful, indescribably beautiful. Now I have in my portfolio these beautiful pictures from the Caucasian nature summer mountains.         More

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