We're back from this year's CEPIC conference and after gathering the notes and observations made there, we've put together this article to give you a general idea of what went on in Dublin. This year, more than ever, microstock was under the spotlight. Many advocated it as the future, others argued the revenue and a few proved even skeptical about it. In the midst of all debates, the general feeling was that the power of the community, the variety of content and the broad price range... continue reading
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Dreamstime brings you our latest addition: the DT search box, a more practical and direct tool to look for images on our site.Not only can you now take DT as companion in all your virtual online journeys, but our site is always at hand in no time.When you browse our pages using latest Firefox or Internet Explorer versions, you will always notice the downwards arrow next to the search box in the upper right corner of your screen. A simple click on this arrow will reveal a new option, - "... continue reading
Life is a series of events that mark our passage through time.Some events are as unremarkable as a Grandfather teaching his grandson how to swim or parents looking on as their child takes its first step. Other occasions such as traditional religious events or advancement at school or a job require celebration. Images that catch these moments become iconic photos that celebrate family milestones, relationships or rites of passage. They evoke positive emotions that advertisers use to build familiarity... continue reading
There has been noise recently in the photo news about an email exchange that writer and Wired Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Chris Anderson, had with a hapless photographer who had sent Anderson a promo piece using bulk email from a purchased list. Anderson blasted back, accusing the shooter of being a time waster and practicing lazy marketing, indicating that all future emails would be blocked.I’ve managed to block a few emails myself including some with anatomical references, those from an ex-... continue reading
The Dreamstime Team is in Florence, Italyfor the annual CEPIC(Coordination of European Picture Agencies) Congress. Serban Enache,Dragos Jianu and I were among the 900 delegates from 500 companiesfrom 50 countries to attend the four day Congress. We met in a trulyglobal picture summit covering all aspects of the picture businesswith the most important up-dates and picture business specialists fromall over the world. Among those honored specialists was Dreamstime'sCEO, Serban Enache,... continue reading
A few Christmas images have been downloaded in the last few days. Seasonal images are often put into play many months prior to the actual time of year. The conundrum is that the best time to shoot seasonal images is after the images have reached their peak download period. Now IS the time to create images emblematic of Easter and springtime.
(Still need iconic photos and illustrations for the current season? Please see more images in my collection Spring.)
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Here’s something that I need invented, if anyone gets the chance: a time machine that fast forwards me to the last ten minutes of a photography trip, and then adds all the preceding time onto the end. The reason for my request is that whenever I go out and about with my camera I spend the first part of outing either taking no photos at all, or taking bad shots. Then, when I have about ten minutes left, either I light upon something that I would be happy to photograph for hours, or suddenly... continue reading
Admit it, unless you live under a rock, you have used Facebook for at least some of your daily life.But what you may not want to admit is what kind of user you are. Are you the “post every detail of your day from sun rise to sun set” kind of user?Or maybe you are the “I have an opinion and I just have to share it” user?Possibly you fall into the “I just want my friends and family to know where I am and what I’m doing” kind of user.Do you simply troll others online,... continue reading
Hello everyone,I have a question. What is the best camera choice when travelling (including on-board)? Compact camera, DSLR, or bridge cameras? (Did you read this article? The question is anent this article : "Travel Photography" Tips)Please not hesitate for leaving a comment (your opinions) about this. If you want to leave a comment, please consider this subjects:1) Easy handling2) Visibility on people (and stewardess!... continue reading
Topic today : Why use legal, licensed images from Dreamstime vs. pulling from a search engine or social media? Did you think that? Why we don't use any photos we want from Google search engines or from Pinterest like social medias?Here's the reasons that you may know or might know :1. Free Photos Are EverywhereIf you're using free photos from search engines such as Google, let's imagine. You're preparing to make a travel advertisement on your local TV channels. You make it and sent... continue reading
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