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500px Blog » The top civil war photos on 500px – Photography Article

Sameer Al-Doumy was in eighth grade when the civil war in Syria started. Along with his siblings, he photographed his everyday life — and the horror that unfolded around him. As a young citizen of Douma, he was able to capture the war as an insider, documenting moments of despair and hope as his neighborhood faced an uncertain future. He spent seven years photographing the war. Today, he is a World Press Photo Award-winning journalist. Al-Doumy’s painful but crucial civil…

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500px Blog » Powerful civil war photos from 500px photographers – Photography Article

Sameer Al-Doumy was in eighth grade when the civil war in Syria started. Along with his siblings, he photographed his everyday life — and the horror that unfolded around him. As a young citizen of Douma, he was able to capture the war as an insider, documenting moments of despair and hope as his neighborhood faced an uncertain future. He spent seven years photographing the war. Today, he is a World Press Photo Award-winning journalist. Al-Doumy’s painful but crucial civil…

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500px Blog » Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Darinae, Ryan, Iza, Taya, and Renat-Renee – Photography Article

For the final part of our Ambassador Spotlight series, we’ll get to know Dariane Sanche, Ryan Longnecker, Iza Lyson, Taya Iv and Renat Renee-Ell Why did you become a photographer?:“I became a photographer because I like creating scenery and theatrical productions. I understood that there are no rules in photography! You can do what you want and let go of your mind and your imagination. For me, the art of photography is a passion and a full-time job that is…

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500px Blog » Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Dariane, Ryan, Iza, Taya, and Renat-Renee – Photography Article

For the final part of our Ambassador Spotlight series, we’ll get to know Dariane Sanche, Ryan Longnecker, Iza Lyson, Taya Iv and Renat Renee-Ell Why did you become a photographer?:“I became a photographer because I like creating scenery and theatrical productions. I understood that there are no rules in photography! You can do what you want and let go of your mind and your imagination. For me, the art of photography is a passion and a full-time job that is…

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500px Blog » Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Andrew, Chun, Dina, Garrett, and Anthony – Photography Article

For part three of our Ambassador Spotlight series, we are getting to know Andrew Curry, Chun Chau, Dina Belenko, Garrett Roth and Anthony Rayburn. Why did you become a photographer?:“It allows me to express myself creatively like nothing else can.” How has photography changed your life?:“Photography has brought not only so many amazing experiences into my life, but also introduced me to so many exceptional people.” Why do you use 500px?“500px has a robust and supportive community of fellow photographers…

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500px Blog » Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Hayden, Laura, Kalle, Julia, and Sam – Photography Article

For part two of our Ambassador Spotlight series, we’ll learn more about photographers Hayden Stinebaugh, Laura Ferreira, Kalle Lundholm, Julia Wimmerlin and, Sam Brockway and find out how photography has shaped their lives. Why did you become a photographer?:“I became a photographer because it’s truly something that I am passionate about. It changed the way I look at the world around me.” How has photography changed your life?:“Photography became my full-time job, it allowed me to buy a home, it’s…

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