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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
  • Some shots of my last trip in Brittany

    by Dolby1985 | 19th of August, 2016

       Hello DTmers, I know some of you likes my pictures because they're not so "conventional" I try to include people or have shots from weird places/locations with my fisheye lens. I've uploaded few pictures of my recent trip in Brittany (France) and the one below... More
  • Let’s raise our voices with respect

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 7th of August, 2016

    I'm tired of American Politics. You can't turn on the TV these days without politicians or their surrogates slinging mud at each other in very loud voices, and we still have 3 months until the election.         The level of discourse in this country... More
  • Thatched Country Cottage

    by Pamjreynolds | 9th of July, 2016

    Hi folks I just wanted to show you one of my latest uploads onto Dreamstime of a Chocolate Box type image of a Country Cottage complete with a pond. This image does not do the cottage justice, as it's absolutely gorgeous to see in real life. You really need to see... More
  • Simplicity

    by Lightpro | 27th of June, 2016

    Thanks to a recent blog I read, I have been reviewing my portfolio to analyze selling trends for my images. My best selling images all seem to have the same quality.....Simplicity. The images are uncluttered and simple ideas expressed in a simple way. The first image... More
  • My new illustration for everyone

    by Pal1983 | 1st of June, 2016

    Hello! My new illustration for everyone!         See Article
  • Capturing the Sunset

    by Melodyanne | 4th of May, 2016

    Great sunset photos must of course start with a great sunset. Here are a few simple tips to achieve your own great sunset photos. Keep an eye to the West. . . great sunsets often come, and go, very quickly. Use a tripod. . . you will need a fairly slow shutter speed... More
  • Love is not just kissing

    by Jorgeprz | 12th of February, 2016

    Love is considered as a set of behaviors and attitudes, unconditional and selfless, manifested between people who are able to develop emotional intelligence and emotionality.   Love is also flexibility, understanding, honesty, tolerance, selflessness. Because love is... More
  • Twitter: Tips, Tricks for Photo Clicks

    by Winnietam | 10th of February, 2016

    I have to admit, I never understood Twitter. I'm not sure I still do. I understand why people tweet but until I started at Dreamstime, I never found a purpose for Twitter myself. Plus, it's only fun if you are the type with a lot of snarky one-liners. A friend of mine,... More
  • Opening Sweden - Uppsala

    by Articture | 8th of February, 2016

    Hello, dear friends! You know, not only the central places of Sweden are beautiful. It's provinces are amazing too. Pretty town Uppsala, for example, warmed us with hot chocolate and cake during the blind rain. Here are the botanical garden and the University, viewing... More
  • Opening Sweden - Drottningholm

    by Articture | 8th of February, 2016

    Hello, dear friends! Continuing my Swedish story I remember one of our fabulous mornings in hotel! It began with surprise. After breakfast we returned to the room to take things and go for a walk. Glancing out the window, we suddenly saw a rabbit (really huge rabbit... More
  • Opening Sweden - Stockholm

    by Articture | 7th of February, 2016

    Hello, my friends! Starting my blog I'm glad to share some views and fragments from our trip to wonderful Sweden.           In a few words Sweden means for me design and proportions, colors and textures, bicycles and ecology, streets and houses,... More
  • Good Friday for the Traveller

    by Shivani1997 | 29th of January, 2016

    If you love travelling around and discovering new places inside out then festive season is the best time for you. During this time you can get acquainted with every aspect of a place be it music, local cuisines or culture. Everything is at it’s prime. The best time of discovering... More
  • Hell in Paradise

    by Alexandr822 | 12th of January, 2016

    My previous blog article was about amazing tropical beautiful views you can find at Maldives and pictures you can take here. Some people call this place Heaven on earth, Paradise, sunny side of life and so on. Maldives it is one of the top honeymoon destinations. It is... More

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