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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
  • 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
  • Star Wars Fever

    by Shootalot | 21st of December, 2015

    This past week the new Star Wars Movie, Star Wars Episode 7, The Force Awakens opened in movie theaters across the country. In Washington DC it opened at the Uptown Theatre on Thursday December 17, 2015 to a huge crowd of people waiting in a three hour line to get in. The... More
  • Digitization of photography: software

    by Apers | 12th of December, 2015

    Since the advent of the digital camera the whole workflow has been digitized. Below a list of software tools, platforms, and services I use. The hardware I use consists of and 27" iMac, a Synology NAS, and a bunch of external harddisks. For backup I use Sync Pro to copy... More
  • Androgen. The story of a photoshoot

    by Vagengeym | 5th of November, 2015

      - Look, the girl sword ... - Girl, and it is possible to meet you? .. - The sword! This, huge so, why is it her? These and other phrases flew me next cold night, when I was standing at the bus stop waiting taxi. The benefit of a long ash wig waiting mnya home and... More
  • Running Out of Time

    by Laroach | 2nd of November, 2015

      Had a nice sale today for this photo - "Running Out of Time". This has been one of my best-selling images, created in 2007 as an assignment photo, illustrating climate change/global warming. I find it rather prophetic that the last year I chose to include in the running... More
  • Dreamstime journey (8+ months)

    by Jimmytst | 31st of August, 2015

    Today, I received my second payment from Dreamstime. It's been a gritty and rewarding journey. Like running a marathon, perseverance and determination pays off, coupled with practice and inspiration from within and without. The support and guidance from the community... More

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