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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
  • 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
  • Milestone 600 images

    by Patrick57 | 15th of May, 2017

    I have just had my 600th image accepted onto Dreamstime. I'm not sure if I'm making good progress but I am making some progress. I have just read Thorkens blog 10,000 images online(pretty amazing), congratulations to him and it makes me want to strive to get more and... More
  • Terracotta Army in Xi'an, really incredible

    by Apers | 6th of May, 2017

           During my trip to visit 4 Chinese universities, I had the opportunity to visit the Terracotta Army near Xi'an, some 50 km outside the city. It is incredible to imagine that these terracotta soldiers date back to roughly 200 BC, and were only discovered... More
  • Promoting Others, Not Just Yourself

    by Rhbabiak13 | 13th of April, 2017

    I was raised to love my neighbor as myself. I think of my fellow photographers on Dreamstime here as my neighbors. One of the ways I try to show love to my neighbors here on Dreamstime is to help promote their pictures. I have a Twitter account that is set up just... More
  • Thailand this year? Bangkok and Ayutthaya travelogue

    by Saletomic | 6th of April, 2017

    Hello Dreamstime community. I want to share my Thailand pictures with you. It was an interesting journey, and great cultural experience. First stop, Bangkok, a great mess. Differences can be seen at each step. It was really hard to take pictures in Bangkok as the... More
  • Rubbish Pollution

    by Patrick57 | 5th of April, 2017

    I went down to one of my coastal haunts after a few days away and wondered what the strange looking heap in the car park was as I approached. This is what I saw as I got closer   This was the rubbish picked up in one afternoon on a small section of foreshore. Now this... More
  • The best things about frogfish

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 10th of February, 2017

    I think it's safe to say that the long lure frogfish, Antennarius multiocellatus, is not classically beautiful. However, they have loads of character and are, I would argue, so comical in form and behaviour as to make them, well, cute. Although highly camouflaged ambush... More
  • Pop art experiments

    by Yablochniuk | 7th of February, 2017

    How often do you have inspiration to shoot something awesome but the weather ugly and light is flat? I had exactly this situation few week ago. And it was perfect moment for new experiments.   I tried himself in shooting of things. I used origami paper as background and... 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
  • Valletta: A living history

    by Spike28742 | 6th of December, 2016

      The capital of Malta is inextricably linked to the history of the military and charitable Order of St John of Jerusalem. It was ruled successively by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and the Order of the Knights of St John. Valletta... More
  • Milestone - 1500 files online!

    by Slanapotam | 1st of November, 2016

    Today I celebrate my milestone - 1500 files are online! It took me 4 long years to get to this point. And today I want to share with you some of my favourite images from my portfolio:                   Flowers, of course :) I can't decide... 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

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