Articles by Jennifer Russell

Finally reached 1000 downloads

I have been with Dreamstime for just over 2 years now.Each month I see my numbers growing when it comes to the number of downloads I receive.Today I have reached a milestone of receiving a total of 1000 downloads.I am still trying to feel my way around the world of micro stock .Here is the picture that brought me to the 1000 mark.One of my greatest mentors on Dreamstime has been Sebastian Czapnik .He has been very helpful in answering all my questions... continue reading

Found First Photo in Action

I have been submitting photo's onto Dreamstime for quite a while and today I found my first picture in action.Check it out!!!!Also by seeing how the picture was used it gave me a whole new set of keywords to add for that series of photo's. continue reading

Halloween Pictures

Halloween is about a month away and the kids are already deciding on what they should dress up as to go trick or treating.As far as stock photography is concerned, what is the best type of pictures to submit for this holiday?Is it pictures of pumpkins resting on hay stacks, kids in their costumes, haunted houses, or all little bit of everything.I am aware that Halloween is not as big in other countries as it is in the United States.We sure do love our holidays, especially when free... continue reading

Bringing an old town to life

Lately I have been having trouble finding things to photograph in my area.I know that any one of you could come to my town and probably find hundreds of fascinating images to shoot, but for my driving the same streets everyday and seeing the same buildings hasn't sparked any excitement.Do any of you feel the same way about where you live.I would love to see some pictures of places that surround you. continue reading

Multiracial is popular

I have many pictures of children in my portfolio from all different backgrounds.I have found, pictures of biracial or multiracial children are very popular and have received many downloads compared to my other pictures.I am excited that there is such a need for this type of photo and will continue to bring these pictures to you.What do you all think?Have you noticed an increased need in multiracial pictures of children? continue reading

Adorable Children

I just finished putting together my collection of adorable children was really fun browsing through DT looking at all the sweet little kids.As you probably already know....I LOVE TAKING PICTURES OF KIDS, so this collection has been set up to showcase some of those little darlings. continue reading

Wedding Photographers

Although I am not a wedding photographer I did go to a wedding this weekend where the bride had a photographer and videographer.How many of you shooting a wedding has had issues with someone doing video.Do you feel as though you are competing?Does it make your job harder when they have a hard light on the bride while you are trying to take pictures?Just curious... continue reading

Managed Collections

One of my new favorite things to do on DT is to build a managed collection.It gives me the opportunity to put a collection of pictures together from a number of photographers and have it available for viewing anytime I like.So far I have three collections, the first is a collection of food dishes, the second is monochrome shots and finally I have one of landscape (nature's beauty).If you are interested in seeing my collection go to my profile and look on the right hand side where you will... continue reading

New York Institute of Photography

I have recently started program through the mail at the New York Institute of Photography.I was wondering if anyone has been through the program and what you liked or disliked about the way it is setup. continue reading

Candid Shots

Hi...My name is Jennifer and I have been with Dreamstime for 9 months.Some of my most popular pictures are candid shots of children.If you are interested in downloading or taking these type of pictures, send me a message so we can chat.Thanks for looking,Jennifer continue reading

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