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  • New blogs by Ellen Boughn

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of January, 2010

    Thanks to all the wonderful experience I gained writing blogs for Dreamstime for two years nicely organized by Maigi here, I have decided to go forward with a new blog on my own site found here I hope you find them helpful as you continue to succeed at Dreamstime and look... More
  • Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your own work.... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in... More
  • Ace was a good horse!

    by Ctmphotog | 21st of January, 2017

    Ace was the boss of our ranch! Though he whipped other horses to let them know he was boss he was also gentle and lovable. I only rode him three times and that was bareback. Each time was when we used Ace to retrieve or return a neighbor's stray horse. Sometimes stray... More
  • 2500 sales on DT

    by Pjworldtour | 19th of January, 2017

    Today I reach a new milestone : 2500 sales ! And the last sale is from Louisiana.     See Article
  • New milestone

    by Frank11 | 18th of January, 2017

    I sold 1000 photos...I`m happy. Joy got even bigger, that model is our darling - Black Schnauzer Dog named Yummy.   See Article
  • 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
  • 500 sales :)

    by Baspentrubas | 16th of January, 2017

    Hello DT community, today i reached 500 sales, yey! Here is the latest sale, Sofa and bellow the latest upload. Wish you all the best!     See Article
  • Historical cities of Spain

    by Janmarijs123 | 13th of January, 2017

    Recently we visited the cities of Avila, Toledo and Salamanca in Spain. These are cities with a rich history and culture. We walked a lot and were amazed by their beautiful cathedrals and other monuments. Historical cities have a lot to offer and, as you can see, also... 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
  • First Milestone: 500 Uploads

    by Prdream1982 | 9th of January, 2017

    I am happy to share that I have achieved my first milestone for 500 images online but no sales yet. Hope, sale will start soon too..Please have a look at my portfolio and advise me how can I improve more. Below are some of my latest shots:          ... More
  • City of Lahore - Pakistan

    by Habibnawaz | 8th of January, 2017

    I’ve been living in Lahore since past 5 years now. A great place to live and for photography. It has many historical places like Lahore Fort (Shahi Qilla), Badshahi Mosque, Shalimar Gardens, Wazir Khan Mosque, etc. I have photographed most of the places but still there... More
  • 2016 milestone

    by Digikhmer | 5th of January, 2017

             I grab the opportunity, reaching more than 3100 sales already, to write another little blog to celebrate six years with Dreamstime as active participation and four milestones achieved : - 6 years at Dreamstime with constant uploads (2180 to date&... More
  • Milestone - 300 files online

    by Gibizet | 27th of December, 2016

    300 images to the stock to finish 2016, it becomes difficult to advance, I work both on old photos of past years and on those that I manage to do at this time. 300 images and 4 sales, small average, but I always hope that this starts soon. So some pictures of this hundred... More
  • A Dreamstime Christmas Tale

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 22nd of December, 2016

    Twas the night before dreamstime, as I clutched at my mouse, My images were all sorted, the time’d come to pounce. The keywords were entered with such loving care, In hopes that the buyers soon would be there.          When suddenly my smartphone started... More
  • Finaly reached 100 approved images - 26 Sales

    by Habibnawaz | 22nd of December, 2016

    I started uploading picture few years ago and in couple of months I was able to upload 32 images. Then I could not give much time to Dreamstime but continued shooting for couple of years. Those few images then started selling and again I started to upload. Finally got 100... More
  • 2nd milestone @ 600

    by Guernica | 15th of December, 2016

    I reached finally my second milestone @ 600 sales I was expecting more progress but i have not submitted much in 2016 i am still grateful by the end of this year to reach another milestone, Also found some of my photos used online on some websites on women issues hope 2017... More
  • Portfolio milestone - 2000 images online

    by Newsfocus1 | 14th of December, 2016

    Whilst quality is important as well as quantity it is always nice to pass a significant milestone. My latest batch of images from the Tentertainment music festival did just that taking my portfolio to 2005 images. For those of you just starting out and with only a few images... More
  • 250 Photos ONLINE!!!

    by Brigitt1 | 5th of December, 2016

    I am really excited with the number of photos accepted in less than 2 years. I started to join dreamstime in June 2015 and by December 2016 I reached 250 photos online. Here are my first accepted photo and my 250th accepted photo. First photo   250th photo  ... More

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