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The great photographer Robert Frank once said, “Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.” They are powerful words, with more meaning behind them than I’ll attempt to dive into here, but what Mr. Frank doesn’t touch on here is just how much more difficult black-and-white photography can be when you’re doing it right—particularly in the realm of portraiture. Much if not most of…

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500px Blog » 20 Rare Images of the World Unseen – Photography Article

Let’s explore the world of tiny creatures, hidden and unseen without an aid of a macro lens. Please enjoy twenty rare and beautiful photographs captured by 500px photographers. Click on your favourite image to see EXIF data and photographer details.     Related window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({ appId : 322474681237501, xfbml : true, version : ‘v2.1’ }); }; … This is only a snippet of a Photography Article written by 500px Blog Source link

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500px Blog » 35 awe-inspiring space photos in honor of Stephen Hawking – Photography Article

Legendary theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking—”whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease,” noted the Chicago Tribune—died Wednesday. Along with numerous academic and scientific accomplishments, Hawking was celebrated for inspiring public interest and passion for space and science. Bask in these space and night sky photos, curated by 500px Content Team Manager Heather Balmain, and Operations Manager Becky Weir, in honor of one of the greatest minds of our time. … This is only…

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500px Blog » 40 Fine Art Nude Photos that Celebrate All Shapes and Sizes (NSFW) – Photography Article

When we shared our Top 10 Nude Photos of 2014 (NSFW link) at the end of last year, the feedback was clear: “why are these all skinny white women?” We heard you loud and clear. There were no men and no diversity in body type or ethnicity — both things we noticed when we were writing up the post. Unfortunately, being a Top 10, there was nothing we could do about that list. Which is why we spent the last…

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500px Blog » 50 Creative Self-Portrait Photography Ideas To Trump All Selfies – Photography Article

Self-portrait photography like all other types of photography has no limits. But with all creative freedom we can also feel unmotivated or paralyzed on where we start. How do come up with creative self-portraits ideas every-time we start taking photos? How do we maintain our motivation? One thing that works for the 500px community is always getting photography inspiration from other artist. This is why it’s important for creatives to stay within a great community as they master their craft.…

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500px Blog » The Cutest, Tiniest Baby Turtles You’ll Ever See – Photography Article

Happy World Turtle Day! May 23 is dedicated to the appreciation and protection efforts of our hard-shelled reptilian friends. And what better way to shell-ebrate than to round up the most adorable photos of baby turtles in our community? As you can see from the pictures we gathered, these cute hatchlings start off as the size of Ping-Pong balls, they’re quite bold and daring. Did you know that the first few steps they make in their lives involve a fearless…

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500px Blog » 40 Inspirational Photography Quotes… and 10 Funny Ones – Photography Article

Need some inspiration to get you through the rest of the week and into the sweet embrace of the weekend? Or maybe you prefer humor? Whatever the case, we’ve got you covered with some inspirational photography quotes. We’ve scoured the Internet and compiled some of our all-time favorite quotes about photography — from the deeply inspirational, to the snarky, to the hilarious and potentially misattributed (did Abraham Lincoln ever REALLY say that?) — and placed them all on top of…

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500px Blog » 10 Action/Sport Photographers You Need to Follow on 500px Right Now – Photography Article

Looking for new photographers to follow on 500px? Great! We’ve got a set of Top 10 lists in the works that’ll help you do just that. We’ll work our way through the major categories of photography — from wildlife, to landscapes, to street photography, to portraiture, and beyond — listing out 10 of our favorite 500px photographers in each genre. The lists are by no means exhaustive, of course (there are many more than 10 incredible photographers on 500px for…

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500px Blog » 32 spring pictures that will awaken you from hibernation – Photography Article

500px ISO is home to the best photo stories on the web. We feature the unique, crazy, and beautiful stories behind the photos you see on 500px. You’ll meet inspirational photographers, and discover how they capture the images that blow your mind every day. From tutorials to collections and beyond, 500px ISO is your go-to source for everything photography. 500px ISO on Flipboard window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({ appId : 322474681237501, xfbml : true, version : ‘v2.1’ }); }; (function(d,…

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500px Blog » [Aerial Photography] The Most Breathtaking Views Of Beautiful Earth From Above – Photography Article

Take in the beauty of the planet we call home with these majestic views shot from above. As we celebrate the many diverse landscapes that make up the Earth, let’s think about the ways we can conserve and save these fragile environments from their total destruction in our hands. (And then just go and do it.) Ready to fly? Scroll down—it’s awesome at the top! Can’t get enough? Browse some more lovely landscapes from the top. You Might Also Like…

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500px Blog » 29 Adorable Photos Of Baby Elephants To Brighten Up Your Day – Photography Article

Elephants are known to be gentle giants. We all know and love them but baby elephants are even better. To celebrate the presence of these majestic, gentle creatures in the world, take a look at these 29 cute calves captured on camera by 500px photographers. Thanks to these photography experts for sharing these amazing elephant photographs with us. Scroll down below, and share this with anyone who these adorable animals would perk there day. We hope these elephant photos will…

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500px Blog » 30 Beautiful Bokeh Images to Capture Your Imagination – Photography Article

There’s something so whimsical about images that incorporate bokeh. It’s almost as if they could be from a different, magical world. We’ve loved watching the submissions fly in for our bokeh-themed Photo Quest by Meyer-Optik-Görlitz and selected 30 of our favourites to ignite your creative spark! The three lucky winners of this Quest are going to receive an incredible prize courtesy of master lens-crafters Meyer-Optik. The good news is that there’s still time to enter, so get inspired by the…

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