500px Blog » 13 tips for taking travel photos that stand out to buyers – Photography Article

According to a recent report, people between the ages of 18 to 34 are likelier to spend more money on travel than any other age group. On average, the millennials polled spent 35 days per year traveling, as opposed to just 26 for Gen X, and they were willing to spend upwards of $5000 on vacation costs. As the travel industry shifts, travel photography changes with it. Nearly 90% of Gen Z travelers use Instagram, Facebook, and other social networks…

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500px Blog » Understanding the differences between commercial & editorial photography – Photography Article

Main photo: Vicente Concha Like you, we’re passionate about photography and want to find a place for every photo in our collection. So, in an effort to remove any guesswork on your part, we’re going to take a second to lay out some guidelines and simplify the submission process. One of the most common points photographers struggle with is understanding the difference between commercial and editorial photos—more specifically, what content is considered safe for commercial uses, and what is restricted…

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500px Blog » [Horse Photography] Capturing Equine Elegance: How to Photograph Horses – Photography Article

Wiebke Haas was born in 1991 in Germany. After school she spend 3 years of learning to became an official certificated photographer before she took the risk of self-employment. During an internship for renowned animal photographer Tim Flach in London she was able to gather an enormous amount of photographic insight and knowledge. Furthermore, it was here that she learnt to love clean structures and well laid out compositions. You can find more of her beautiful photography on 500px, her…

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500px Blog » Tutorial: Create Glow in the Dark Mason Jars for Your Next DIY Photo Experiment – Photography Article

When we saw this photo for the first time on 500px, it was an instant favorite that we immediately added to Editors’ Choice. Since then, photographer Luca Gerda László has been inundated with requests to share the secret behind her glow in the dark mason jars. Lucky for you, the big secret is about to unravel… The image above is one of my “most famous” photos and I got lots of requests on how I made these glowing jars. I…

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500px Blog » Tips For Becoming a Travel Photographer – Photography Article

This article is guide for the aspiring travel photographer who don’t know where to start. The article originally appeared here, and is being republished with express permission from Viktor. Viktor Elizarov is a travel photographer and educator from Montreal, Canada. He travels around the world and shares his experiences on his popular travel photography blog. Visit Tutorials section of his blog for free tutorials (including original raw files) and free Lightroom presets. It was a beautiful day in Montreal. I…

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500px Blog » [Cat Photography] 21 Tips For Taking Incredible Cat Photos – Photography Article

Zoran Milutinovic is a professional pet photographer based in Serbia. As a lover of cats himself, he specializes in photographing cats in their natural environment, capturing all their quirks, habits, and facial expressions. His photos have been published in magazines, virtual galleries, greeting cards, calendars, mobile apps, wallpapers, posters, and book covers. Curious about capturing great images of cats? In this tutorial, he shares some of his expert tips on photographing fascinating felines! How To Photograph Cats by Zoran Milutinovic…

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500px Blog » The Ultimate Guide for Macro Photography Beginners – Photography Article

Robert K Baggs is a Headshot, Portrait, and Commercial photographer from London & Hertfordshire. He’s been published in broadsheets, magazines, and websites globally including the likes of The BBC, National Geographic, and The Telegraph. In addition to this, Robert’s work has been displayed in galleries from New York to Paris. You can find out more of his work on 500px, his website, Facebook, and Instagram. 1. Introduction Like all modern love stories, I found macro photography on the internet. I…

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500px Blog » 23 Landscape Photography Tips From A Pro – Photography Article

Landscapes may be a popular subject among photographers, but it takes a lot of mastery, patience, and a certain frame of mind to capture imagery that will really stir the viewers’ emotions and minds. Just ask photographer Iurie Belegurschi, whose own jaw-dropping landscapes never fail to amaze us. In this 500px ISO exclusive, Iurie shares his personal tips that will help you improve your landscape photography from scouting locations to gear recommendations. Scroll down for a Q&A with Iurie—followed by…

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500px Blog » [Night Photography] 12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night – Photography Article

Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online courses on digital blending and post-processing can be found in his official website. In this tutorial, Jimmy shares his expert night photography tips on photographing cityscapes at night and during golden hour. How To Create StunningGolden Hour and Night Cityscapes by Jimmy McIntyre It was the fifth time that we climbed this hill at 4 a.m.—the four…

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500px Blog » 8 post-processing tips for creating beautiful landscape photos – Photography Article

Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online courses on digital blending and post-processing can be found in his official website. You can also check out his exclusive tutorials on 500px ISO here. In this tutorial, Jimmy shares his expert tips and videos on post-processing landscape photos. Read on and get inspired! There is nothing quite like the power of a stunning seascape or landscape…

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500px Blog » [Winter Photography Tips] 10 Winter Photo Tips For Shooting Outdoors – Photography Article

Cover photo by Pete Wongkongkathep Doing any outdoor photo shoots this winter? 500px co-founder and CPO Evgeny Tchebotarev, also a photographer himself, shares his expert tips and tricks to improve your winter photography! Scroll down, bundle up, and take notes! 1. Increase exposure compensationWhen you are shooting during sunny and bright winter conditions, or trying to capture the pure whiteness of the fresh snow, adjust your exposure compensation by +0.3 or +0.7. Cameras don’t know that you are shooting snow…

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500px Blog » 12 Nude Photography Tips & Tricks from a World-Famous Photographer (NSFW) – Photography Article

Image credits: All photographs copyright Greg Gorman and used with express permission from COOPH. Our friends at COOPH—the cooperative that brings you killer photography tips, tricks & ideas like these from earlier this year—recently got the chance to work with world-famous photographer Greg Gorman and tackle a particularly sultry subject for their newest video: nude photography. Nude photography is a tricky subject because the line between art and porn is precariously easy to cross if you don’t know what you’re…

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500px Blog » Capturing Love: Posing Ideas for Incredible Couples Photography – Photography Article

Did you know that nearly 40% of engagements occur between November and February? Neither did we. Valentine’s Day marks the end of engagement season and since the weather is warming up I put together a gallery of some key couple poses, tips, and photoshoot ideas to prepare you for your next couples photo shoot. When preparing for a couples photoshoot, it’s easy to get caught up making sure your gear is good to go and connecting with your clients, but…

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500px Blog » » How to find the best off-the-beaten-path shoot locations: Part 1 – Photography Article

If you’ve been on social media enough in the past five years, you’ve probably seen that view of Lake Moraine come through your feed, or the bridge with the mountain in the back of the Lofoten Islands, or the waterfall that falls into the ocean in the Faroe Islands. Nothing wrong with these popular places—actually, they’re so incredible that people flock from around the world to photograph them! But if you’re driven to differentiate your work from most of what…

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500px Blog » » The Difference Between The Top Landscape Photographers and Everyone Else – Photography Article

Originally published: June 15, 2015; updated / re-published June 5, 2019 Hey, I am Manuel Becker and I am the founder of Locationscout, a platform for discovering & sharing amazing places for photographers. I am living in Germany near Cologne in the beautiful Rhineland. I love traveling and discovering all these beautiful places around the world. You can also find me on Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, and, of course, here on 500px. A question that I often thought about when…

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