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  • War and Peace

    by Ellenboughn | 11th of June, 2008

    Occasionally I have the opportunity to query buyers of images about their specific needs. This week I spoke to the head of an art buying team that spends over seven figures on image licenses annually. Naturally I asked about the kinds of images they use in the subject area... More
  • In the News!

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2008

    I am very pleased with the images that are showing up daily under the new editorial license. It snows in Athens and BOOM, Dreamstime displays images of the Roman Forum covered in snow. Barack Obama appears at a rally and we see him quickly in the news section. (We have a... More
  • What Makes Best Selling Photo?

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2008

    The most popular concepts in the top photographs from last year are happiness/love/family and determined business teams. Don’t drop everything to focus on kisses and bunches of business types. Statistics only tell part of any story. How many images would have been in the... More
  • Update Business Images

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of January, 2008

    It’s a fact business images that work seldom ******** from the predictable: business teams, meetings, handshakes, office collaboration and portraits. Within these scenarios you should always try to move ahead by updating wardrobe and props as your images evolve.... More
  • I Want to Thank the Academy....

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of August, 2007

    As fall approaches, the music and film communities begin preparation for the award season. Hollywood puts on the glam as the award shows build to the granddaddy of them all: the Academy awards. Unless you are credentialed or very clever paparazzi, you are not likely to be... 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
  • Global Warming

    by Ellenboughn | 11th of April, 2007

    April 22 is Earth Day. The tipping point has been reached. Politicians and corporations have joined the rest of us in sharing concern for what human activity is doing to the earth. As a consequence there is an increasing demand for images that illustrate these major issues.... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • Loving your working place -1

    by Richardwhf | 10th of September, 2017

    It's hard to say how many people really love their work. At least, not all of my colleagues have to work because they have to earn money to pay for the apartment fee,pay their children's tuition,and enjoy the entertainment and so on... I could hear so much complaint in the... More
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

    by Callearlisa | 31st of July, 2017

    I have many interests when it comes to photography. The first and foremost is my family. The next I always come back to which is flowers.    As I have told my husband they make my heart smile.    When taking pictures of Flowers try to get different... More
  • War Sounds , With A Hint Of Horror

    by Nicholsonadams9 | 22nd of July, 2017

      War sounds , with a hint of horror! Sounds that will make your hair stand on end , and goosebumps all over your body , Dark deep screeching sounds from the deep abyss. Audio Sample MOVIE SNIPPET See Article
  • Long Walk

    by Animalcc | 26th of April, 2017

      Took this trail and so worth while. The view and the cool spring air along with the shade of the canopy are the fruits of the efforts. See Article
  • Creating Professional Stock Photos with Amateur Models

    by Darrinhenry | 6th of March, 2017

    I’ve shot micro-stock with both professional and amateur models; there are pros and cons with both. Theoretically the professionals hit the ground running; they know how to pose, aren’t shy and understand the photo shoot dynamic. But there are also disadvantages. You... More
  • Beginner

    by Patrick57 | 21st of October, 2016

    Although I joined in 2015 my camera wasn't really up to the task of taking quality pictures. So I purchased a Sony ILCE 6000 and I'm pleased with the results despite not understanding every setting. I have an acceptance rate around 59% which I hope to improve on as I get... More
  • Historical sites, war, and photography

    by Afifalshaibani | 7th of October, 2016

    Hi all, War is a disaster !! I took these photos before the horrible war in Yemen. Nowadays, these sites are destroyed totally as this building    or partially as this site    As a photographer, I should be happy that my photos of these sites can not be... More
  • Timelapse software and subjects

    by Lesnivila | 25th of April, 2016

      Dear readers, in some days we will receive our Timelapse Software and we are very glad, that we than can offer 4K and HD timelapse videos. For us is the software very expensive ($89.00) and we hope that my RAM from the PC will be enough for to produce the 4K and... More
  • 200 images!

    by 2700art | 15th of April, 2016

    >  The last batch I got accepted marked my 200 images milestone. Despite this great achievement I feel a little disappointed that I have only 35 sales. Is this a good amount? Should I be happy with how things are rolling along? I feel that I have a pretty strong database... More
  • Victory day May 9

    by Romeojuly | 14th of April, 2016

    May 9, 1945 in Berlin signed the capitulation of Germany ... Fascism and Nazi Germany was stopped ! ... During the Second World War is an instrument used to protect the sky over our homeland from attacks lyuftvafee sometimes also used for shooting light and medium tanks... More
  • The Chiffchaff

    by Physi28 | 10th of March, 2016

    The Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) is one of our most well-known warblers and it belongs to the Leaf warbler group. According to the Wikipedia distribution map, in the Iberian Peninsula it only occurs during wintertime but I can't confirm this point as I have made photos... More
  • Those tough pigs

    by Physi28 | 8th of February, 2016

    Today I made a sale of a Warthog which is one of the funniest (the piglets) and toughest (mother with piglets) african animals you can imagine. This pic is by far not any of the better Warthog photos I made during several trips to Kenya but sometimes the buyer choses those... More

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