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500px Blog » What’s Trending in Licensing: Travel photography and the freedom of solo travel – Photography Article

The month of July marks some of the hottest days of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It also marks one of the busiest travel months of the year, encouraging a major travel trend we see starting to gain momentum: Solo Travel. In 2018 alone, Dublin Airport reported that 31.5 million travelers (57%) passing through their airport were traveling alone. This indicates that there is an increased need to market to individuals embarking on their own solo adventure. Solo travelers…

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500px Blog » Top cameras and lenses for different styles of photography – Photography Article

The last few years have brought a wave of transformation in the field of digital photography, from the emergence of high-quality smartphone cameras to the mirrorless revolution. With so many options available to rent or buy, it’s an exciting time to be a photographer. Trends come and go, but great cameras and lenses stick around and leave their mark. Here’s a look at just eight pieces of gear that prove their worth time and again. If your specialty is landscape…

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500px Blog » This Week in Editors’ Choice: Water in motion, summer love, and starry nights – Photography Article

Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. This week’s curation highlights water in motion, summer love, and starry nights. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. Check out which photos are catching our Editors’ eyes today in Editors’ Choice! Not on 500px yet? Sign up here to explore more impactful photography. Related … This is only a…

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500px Blog » » 9 tips for creating family images that sell – Photography Article

In 1888, George Eastman released the Kodak #1 camera and gave ordinary people the ability to immortalize life’s most important moments. Family photo albums have been a part of our culture ever since. More than 130 years after that fateful invention, countless family photos are available to us with the click of a button; you can find millions of them on Instagram alone under popular hashtags like #DocumentYourDays, #LetThemBeLittle, and #ChildhoodUnplugged. Still, in a world filled with images, we continue…

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500px Blog » » Breaking the Mold Q&A: Nicolas Fuentes – Photography Article

Exclusive Licensing Contributor Nicolas Fuentes is a Chilean photographer who loves to tell engaging stories through his portraiture, capturing authentic moments between real couples interacting with one another. It is important to him that people are authentically represented, regardless of how they identify. Browse his Licensing collection here. Q. Tell us a little bit about yourself—where are you from, when did you first pick up a camera? A. I got my first DSLR camera in 2011, during my last year…

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Models in motion, dreamy skylines, and the majesty of nature – Photography Article

Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. This week’s curation highlights models in motion, dreamy skylines and the majesty of nature. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. Related … This is only a snippet of a Photography Article written by Katherine Wellman Source link

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500px Blog » » 7 things you should know when licensing your photos – Photography Article

For the modern photographer, Licensing represents the future of images. It’s an easy way to earn monthly income (and gain international exposure) doing what you do best. We asked some top Licensing Contributors from the 500px community about making the most of this rapidly expanding marketplace, and they offered up some of the valuable insight they’ve accrued over the years. Keep these key principles in mind, and the possibilities are endless. 1. Stock is changing Forget everything you think you…

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Ambiguity, precarious models and hints of summer – Photography Article

Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. This week’s curation highlights ambiguity, precarious models and hints of summer and more visual themes. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. Check out which photos are catching our Editors’ eyes today in Editors’ Choice! Not on 500px yet? Sign up here to explore more impactful photography. Related … This…

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500px Blog » » Breaking the Mold Q&A: David J. Fulde – Photography Article

Exclusive Licensing Contributor David J Fulde is a Toronto based filmmaker and portrait photographer whose work includes utilizes cinematic lighting techniques and shadows to capture his gorgeous subjects. Browse his Licensing collection here. Q. Tell us a little bit about yourself, where are you from and what are some of your go-to hobbies? A. A little bit about myself is that I hate talking about myself. Sorry, bad joke. My name is David J. Fulde, a portrait photographer and filmmaker…

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Striking shades of blue and moments of innocence and passion – Photography Article

Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. This week’s curation highlights striking shades of blue and moments of innocence and passion. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. Check out which photos are catching our Editors’ eyes today in Editors’ Choice! Not on 500px yet? Sign up here to explore more impactful photography. Related … This is…

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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 » » Breaking the Mold Q&A: Brianna Roye – Photography Article

Exclusive Licensing Contributor Brianna Roye s a Toronto native who embraces connection through her intimate portrait sessions. She aims to create space for inclusion and the various intersections of representation and identity. Browse her Licensing collection here. Q. Tell us where you’re from and how you got started in photography. A. Born and raised in Toronto, I initially started photography because I wanted to pursue a career in journalism. In the middle of getting my degree, I started doing street…

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Gender bending, celebration, and the freedom to love who you want – Photography Article

Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. This week’s Pride Month themed curation features gender bending, celebration, and the freedom to love who you want. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. Learn more about how 500px is celebrating Pride Month. Check out which photos are catching our… This is only a snippet of a Photography Article…

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Citrus colors and artfully-styled vegan food – Photography Article

Keep up with key trends in Licensing as 500px’s Art Director & Creative Research Lead, Karen Biilmann, analyzes common threads and current themes throughout our Contributors’ photography submissions. From standout pops of citrus colors to artfully-styled vegan plates, here’s what’s trending in this sample of some of the most popular genres in the 500px collection. The people category lends itself to a variety of areas within photography. We see genres overlap as they border the realms of fashion, family, lifestyle,…

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500px Blog » » Breaking the Mold Q&A: Eivind Hansen – Photography Article

Exclusive Licensing Contributor Eivind Hansen is a fashion and portrait photographer who is currently causing quite a buzz. Based in London and originally from Norway, Hansen’s signature look infuses floral accents and pops of color while bringing needed visibility within the LGBTQI+ community. Browse his Licensing collection here. Q. How do you make your models feel safe when you’re photographing a marginalized group of individuals? A. When it comes to working with people in this group, it’s very important to…

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500px Blog » » 500px Announces: Breaking the Mold – Photography Article

June marks an important month here in Toronto and around the world, it’s PRIDE month. An annual celebration where hundreds of thousands of people unite to celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQI+ community. As a global photography community, we understand the importance of generating content and awareness around inclusive representation in media. We strongly believe that representation in commercial photography is a necessary component to not only drive impactful change but to lend an inspiring voice for those seeking to…

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Subject gaze, passion, summer, and wanderlust – Photography Article

Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. This week’s curation highlights the tension of a subjects gaze, passion, summer wanderlust and more visual themes. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. Check out which photos are catching our Editors’ eyes today in Editors’ Choice! Not on 500px yet? Sign up here to explore more impactful… This is…

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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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