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  • Very Crafty

    by Ellenboughn | 18th of March, 2008

    The mention of a craft project no longer has to bring to mind clunky macrame window hangings or the dreaded and ugly scarf so lovingly knit by grandma. A change has come to the world of craft and with it, photo opportunities. As Rob Walker wrote in the NY Times last December,... More
  • Point of View

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of March, 2008

    Fresh out of ideas? Your creative meter stuck on zero? Got the late winter idea blahs? I recommend reading this. It’s rather long but hey, if you are stuck in a morass of boredom with your creative brain flat lining, what else do you have to do? Or you can go to YouTube... More
  • Best Seller Tips-Illustration

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of February, 2008

    I have just reviewed some of the most popular images as selected by our users during 2007. I’ll first discuss what I learned about illustrations and then next week the lessons from the most popular themes/images captured in photographs. Some of my findings surprised me... More
  • The Trendspotting Trend*

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of August, 2007

    Traditional stock photo agencies are heavily vested in ‘creative research’. This is the stuff that informs expensive stock productions and drives editing guidelines. The biggest stock producers look for sociological and economic trends that will impact general image needs... More
  • All the Pretty Faces

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of June, 2007

    When I think of portraits, I don't visualize the standard, studio shot of a family or a high school grad or even a scion of the business world. I think in stock pictures, so I see an image of a person or animal or an illustrated character that looks like he/she/it is... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times in the day in... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • Four Steps to Taking Great Photos of Stars and the Milky Way

    by GWHughes | 12th of September, 2017

    There are some great opportunities, and challenges, in photographing the night sky. This is especially true if you want to include the Milky Way as in this photo below. Here are four steps to make it easier for you. 1. Plan the location. You are looking for the darkest... More
  • Getting Started for New Contributors / Beginner Photographers

    by Mgphotostock | 10th of August, 2017

       Getting Started on Photography Everyday, many new contributors sign up on Dreamstime. Number of photographers on Dreamstime reaching to 372.000 with monthly about 2 millions of photographs. Dreamstime becoming the leader of the photo stocks with rising rapidly... More
  • Excellent Starting with Dreamstime

    by Shahvet | 10th of August, 2017

    Hi Friends I have just started my work with dreamstime. I am crazy for photography experience. Dreamstime helped myself becoming my dreams true. I took the first shot of a flower on a roadside greenbelt. That photo was accepted. After that i was so excited to make... More
  • Want Your Audience To Read Your Message? You Need Images!

    by Jstaus | 1st of August, 2017

          Let’s say you have something you want to communicate with an audience. It could be a blog-post, a presentation at your company, a social media post, an advertisement, or any other form of message. How do you get your audience to pay attention to your message?... More
  • FEED YOUR IDEAS WATCHING MOVIES

    by Martinchiroque | 22nd of July, 2017

    I think it´s important to watch some interesting movies that were dominated to oscar to the best photography beucause there we can notice some special play of light and colors that we can recreate later to our own way and add a little of our art and imagination then we can... More
  • Getting the Portfolio Exposure at Dreamstime (Tips!)

    by Mgphotostock | 13th of July, 2017

       Hello everyone again! Today, I'll explain everyone (such as contributors) how to boost your portfolio exposure. Every contributor wants to they photos (etc.) get sold. Portfolio exposure as for starting of sales. This tips might help... More
  • Moving forward

    by Radiso2000 | 11th of July, 2017

    Attended an agricultural show in Botswana and as i was having my camera with me i took a few images which i later uploaded on dreamstime and were all approved. Since joining dreamstime my love for photography has been growing and i feel i'm becoming better and better with... More
  • Rotterdam Central Station: post-processing

    by Apers | 18th of June, 2017

    The Dutch Railways realises that railway stations form an important part of the center of cities. I guess that is one of the reasons that the architecture of the railway stations is regarded as extremely important. Rotterdam Central Station is no exception. It was officially... More
  • Butterfly museum

    by Callearlisa | 17th of June, 2017

    Just returned from my trip to Pompano, Florida. My husband and I decided to stop at the butterfly World that was located at Coconut creek, Florida.   While there I did get a couple good shots I would like to share. I will share a few other shots after I get all my... More
  • Shi-ku garden in China (1)

    by Jameshexin | 17th of June, 2017

    The shi-ku Garden in China is known as "the first ancient cultural relic of China" by the Chinese modern celebrities -- Kang youwei. The shi-ku in the shi-ku mountains of baoji where its were unearthed. East of yin-xiang river, the south depends on jifeng mountain --Qinling... More
  • Attacked by monkey on Kelimutu

    by Thorken | 4th of June, 2017

    Kelimutu is active volcano with three colorful lakes on island Flores near by village Moni (Indonesia). If you want to see them in the best light you have to leave at 4 a.m. We rented a motorbike so we were not depended on other people. By the parking lot there is a small... More
  • My first approved video

    by Olgabugrovskaya | 29th of May, 2017

    Now it's time for me to start a new stage of cooperation with DT. I decided to present to the community my first video   And much to my surprise, they were approved!   How it is important to be open to new things inyour life   More
  • Spooky!

    by Patrick57 | 23rd of May, 2017

       I uploaded this image in November and was just reviewing it when I noticed...a man or a skeleton man or ghost on the right hand side. Although the colours have been changed the pattern is the same as the original..very spooky!!! Just shows you have an image for a... More

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