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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
  • 50 Images sold and 1500 Images online

    by Ganesh005 | 27th of July, 2016

    50 images sold and 1500+ images in my portfolio. My Portfolio                  See Article
  • MILESTONE: 1000 IMAGES ONLINE

    by Dahlskoge | 26th of July, 2016

    Hey guys, Hope you're all enjoying your summer and taking advantage of the inspiration that comes with it, I know I am. Today I reached a milestone of 1000 images in my portfolio which I am thrilled about! I've also come to realize that I enjoy sport photography and... More
  • Bryce Canyon

    by Pettys | 25th of July, 2016

    Hoodoos and forest mixed together. There is no other place like Bryce Canyon. Hoodoos can be found on every continent, but here is the largest collection of hoodoos in the world! All Descriptions fail. Cave without a roof? Forest of stone? Photographs do not do it justice.... More
  • Quite near 90 images online

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 16th of July, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers... I'm quite near my 100 images milestone... can't wait to see that number... Here the last photos accepted in my portfolio!     A great satisfaction for me and my dogs... they're good models! Isn't it? More
  • Poundland

    by Photographycornwall | 13th of July, 2016

    So it hit the news this morning that the South African based company Steinhoff International is to take over the British discount store Poundland. They've settled on the figure of £597m, so a bit more than just £1 :) It's a bit weird that I decided to... More
  • Is pet photography profitable for microstock?

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 12th of July, 2016

    Hi Dreamstimers, here I am again. With great surprise I found that one of my pictures has sold 3 times in the last two weeks:    And here it is... so I asked myself... the world of stock photography has a really huge collection of images depicting pets and animals... More
  • Success stories in your favorite categories

    by Schoolbookpk | 10th of July, 2016

    Hello everyone! I am a new member on DT. I intended to start a discussion - from your experience, I would like to invite you to share tips for taking pictures in your favorite categories. I look forward to see your ideas, sample work, tips for new photographers in your... More
  • Cemeteries

    by Lightpro | 6th of July, 2016

    Cemeteries provide so many opportunities for photographing works of art in stone. Every community has an old cemetery that reeks of history and amazing art. The craftsmanship practiced by the artists that created the images for grave markers that have stood the test of tome.... More
  • Finally I've reached the 500 milestone after all these years

    by Szebas | 4th of July, 2016

    I could have done more from the start, but along the years I've tried to make my port as varied as possible and it took me more than it should have to finally reach the 503 uploaded images mark. I could blame it on full time work but that would be just an excuse for my... More
  • 1000 Images on Dreamstime

    by Ganesh005 | 20th of June, 2016

    Target achieved. I uploaded first 500 photos within 6 months, but it took more time to reach 1000. Finally 1000 photos in my portfolio. 1000 Photos in my portfolio..                     More
  • Mini collection of stones

    by Schomik | 20th of June, 2016

    Some time ago I went on holiday to Turkey. Captivated me the beauty of this place, and my attention attracted stones from the Mediterranean. These stones over the years have been washed by the waves to finally get the perfectly oval shapes. See my mini collection of selected... More
  • One Is Good But Two's The Charm

    by Info70962 | 19th of June, 2016

    Hello Everyone! Well I have been photographing wildlife for little over five years and recently have been working on a collection of images capturing the connection between animals.   There is something truly unique when developing a unique style portraying a story... More
  • 100 online files!

    by Egemonia | 16th of June, 2016

    Finally, now I have 100 online files.   It took a long time for me to reach this point but I have learned a lot and I am very glad for that.   And hopefully, many more uploads to come :) See Article
  • 200 Uploads

    by Sunfire | 15th of June, 2016

    A long time ago I created my Dreamstime account and started uploading photos. At the time I wasn't sure if I was good enough or even if I would make any sales at all; I only wanted a place for my photos to be seen and judged, I wanted honest feedback on what I was doing.... More
  • It's time to celebrate Father's Day

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 12th of June, 2016

    It's approaching the celebrations for Father's Day. Also if usually in Catholic countries it is celebrated during St. Joseph's day, in the US there's another celebration, usually held on 19th of June.   History of Father's Day Festival as seen today is not even a hundred... More
  • 800th Sale

    by Rhbabiak13 | 9th of June, 2016

    I have been a photographer for Dreamstime for 21 months. Each new milestone is exciting to me. Today, I made my 800th sale. I am so thankful to be able to sell my photos on here and each sale makes me want to work harder. I really am so thankful to every buyer who... More

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