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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
  • 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
  • Vintage patterns for Halloween

    by Pal1983 | 22nd of October, 2016

    Vintage patterns for Halloween. The evil pumpkin on the old parchment.   Cute right?   Scary?   Bottom curl   See Article
  • Pick a beautiful pattern

    by Olgavic | 19th of October, 2016

    Hi. Pick a beautiful pattern of red flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern of blue flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern of yellow flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern on your favorite background: Red background,     Yellow background,... More
  • Romanian Pottery - Color, Legends and Dedication

    by Andreistancu | 17th of October, 2016

    Horezu is a beautiful town located in Valcea County, Romania. It attested in a Hristov belonging to Prince Vlad the Monk in 1487, which mentioned the village “Hurez”. The name is taken from a bard named “ciuhurez” (like an owl), bird that inhabit the surrounding... More
  • Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand, India

    by Parinmnparmar | 15th of October, 2016

    Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand, India, is a part of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. The valley is situated across valley of Bhyundar Ganga, within transition zone between Zanskar and Great Himalayan ranges. Reaching here requires trekking of 3.5 km from Ghangaria,... More
  • Take a tour to Alleppey - Venice of the East

    by Anoopkumar4466 | 6th of October, 2016

       Paddy field texture Paddy fields are a majority of the scenes at Kuttanadu (the rice bowl of Kerala) in Alleppey (or Alappuzha) district of Kerala, India. It was a major business port in India at ancient times. The artificial canals made for... More
  • SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta

    by Lana4kask | 1st of October, 2016

    These days in Varna, Bulgaria, completed grand regatta. A few photos of sailing ships during the stay in the sea port of Sochi, Russia.     It was a great celebration for our city, everyone could walk on the deck of any sailing ship, there are guided tours.   Unfortunately... More
  • Vector

    by Freehand2 | 1st of October, 2016

      the silhouette man stood in front of the door, out of the darkness   the business man stood in front of the door, out of the darkness room hai, Im new vector contributors :) See Article

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