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500px Blog » ‘Life After Likes’: Event Recap – Photography Article

At 500px we’re firm believers that photography is something you should do because you love it and that your success shouldn’t be measured by likes, comments, and algorithms. This vision inspired us to create ‘Life After Likes’. A panel series aimed at discussing how social media has changed today’s photography landscape. Life After Likes: Falling back in love with photography focused on stories, challenges, and inspiration to encourage photographers not to lose sight of what drives them, and focus on…

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Permission to Fear: How Brooke Shaden Became a Fine Art Photographer – Photography Article

Fear is often seen as a weakness to be overcome — but for fine art photographer Brooke Shaden, fear became a launching point to a creative career. The photographer, now known for her otherworldly, often dark imagery, found herself — and her work — not by trying to overcome fear, but by trying instead to explore it. She’s reminded daily of her journey by the tattoo, “fear is the mind-killer,” running down her forearm. Growing up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Brooke…

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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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#WorldPhotographyDay – a celebration of photography and all its elements – Time Lapse Photography Article

Monday 19th August, 2019 is #WorldPhotographyDay – an “annual, worldwide celebration of the art, craft, science and history of photography.” We explore each of these elements with reference to some of our previous blogs.World Photography Day looks to develop a movement beyond its annual one day occurrence, with the intention of continuing to inspire positive impact across the globe.Social media makes this easier to facilitate because these platforms give photographs an immediate, worldwide audience. Connections can be fostered and may…

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Celebrating photography for #WorldPhotographyDay | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Monday 19th August, 2019 is #WorldPhotographyDay – an “annual, worldwide celebration of the art, craft, science and history of photography.” We explore each of these elements with reference to some of our previous blogs.World Photography Day looks to develop a movement beyond its annual one day occurrence, with the intention of continuing to inspire positive impact across the globe.Social media makes this easier to facilitate because these platforms give photographs an immediate, worldwide audience. Connections can be fostered and may…

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Top 3 Places to Photograph Vienna – Timelapse Travels – Time Lapse Photography Article

Earlier this summer I went to Vienna, Austria for a weekend and had a chance to explore the beautiful city.  I wanted to give my top 3 favorite places to take photographs! 1. Schönbrunn Palace This is the winter palace of Vienna which is just a short train ride away from the city centre.  This location is perfect because it’s perfect for architecture, landscape, and nature photography.  The palace grounds have several nature walks including a hill after a steep…

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Issue 53 of Lightroom Magazine Is Now Available – Photography Article

Posted By Chris Main on Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Featured, KelbyOne, Lightroom Ecosystem, Lightroom Magazine, Photography | Issue 53 of Lightroom Magazine is now available for KelbyOne members on the KelbyOne site and the KelbyOne Mags app for iOS and Android.In this issue, Rick Sammon shares his favorite tips and tricks for capturing amazing horse photographs, plus a look at the latest Lightroom updates, making great beach shots, working with Develop presets, using Stack Modes and smart objects in Photoshop to create abstract art,…

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5 benefits of remote time-lapse capture – Time Lapse Photography Article

Remote capture has multiple benefits: here are five ways in which it can work for you.Time-lapse photography is a fruitful method in many respects but it is probably best known for its ability to compress time.Taking its definition from the way it can make time appear to be moving much faster – or ‘lapsing’ – time-lapse can bring out the subtleties of many subjects. A construction build, celestial motion, a child growing day-by-day, a special sporting event: these are all…

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500px Blog » Why you should consider submitting your photos exclusively to 500px – Photography Article

Every month, thousands of photographers from all over the world sign up to license their photos through 500px. As Licensing Contributors, they can monetize their work and diversify their income by making their photos available to customers around the globe. 500px works with Getty Images and VCG (Visual China Group), two of the leading licensing platforms in the world, to provide stunning images for innovative, creative campaigns. Buyers pay to use the images, but the photographer always maintains the copyright…

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500px Blog » This week in Editors’ Choice: Warm tones, models dropping their gazes, and candid street photography – 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 warm tones, models dropping their gazes, and candid street photography. 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… This is only a snippet of a Photography…

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LIGHT PAINTING WITH DRONES – DOUBLEXAIR – Aerial Photography Article

We collaborated with Brighton Based 23 Digital to experiment with some light painting with drones. Shooting after dark up on the South Downs, we used an old ruined building as the centre point for the shot. We are really pleased with the outcome of the shoot and it was great to work on such experimental shots with another Brighton based drone company. At DoubleXAir we love a bit of drone long exposure photography and enjoyed the challenge of not only flying…

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500px Blog » The best thing you can do for your Licensing portfolio? Submit more images. – Photography Article

500px is home to a community of more than 15 million photographers from around the world, and many of them are making the most of it by submitting their images for Licensing. 500px works with two leading stock media providers—Getty Images and VCG (Visual China Group) to get your work in front of image-buyers from around the globe. If your photos sell, you’ll earn up to 60%* of the net purchase. 500px currently has four million images available for Licensing,…

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Sanity Saving Tips for Outdoor Photography – Photography Article

Last Updated on August 8, 2019 by Angie [Total: 0    Average: 0/5] Where were you the last time you had a minor (or major) meltdown over your gear? Have you missed a magic moment sunrise or sunset shoot by five minutes? What about those items that get ‘lost’ in your camera bag the moment you need them? Or, what about that time you had to leave a shoot because of a mishap that you or someone in your group…

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Time-Lapse Trends: the world of fashion – Time Lapse Photography Article

“Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure.From red carpet events, cat walks and the latest trends, the world of fashion is a hive of activity and creativity. Time-lapse is utilised in many ways to shed…

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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 » Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Ueli, Jovana, Anthony, Amanda and Ilya – Photography Article

Last week, we introduced you to the 500px Ambassadors. A group of 20 talented photographers who are eager and excited to share their knowledge and skills with the 500px community. In this first of four articles in our Ambassador Spotlight series, we’ll take a closer look at who our Ambassadors are and how photography has changed their lives. This week we’re featuring: Ueli Frischknecht, Jovana Rikalo, Anthony Sotomayor, Amanda Carlson and Ilya Blinov. Why did you become a photographer?:“I love…

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How to Understand Light and Color to Improve your Photography – Photography Article

The morning sun shone through my kitchen window, catching the vase with a rose in it on the window sill.  A low cross-light highlighted the texture on the rose, while the purple glass vase cast a pattern of colored light across the counter.  The photographer in me studied the light, saw the potential for a photo, and went to get the camera. From observing the sun shining through a vase on the window sill to the finished image, this idea started…

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My Travel Photography Backup Strategy – Photography Article

Hi, gang. I’m writing this from The Faroe Islands — a place that’s been on my travel wishlist for years now and I’m thrilled to be able to see and photograph this amazing place for a few days. Unlike Iceland (which is actually my next stop in just a couple of days), it’s not over-run by tourists or throngs of photographers (yet), and there’s something amazing around every corner. Absolutely beautiful islands.I Skype’d into The Grid from onboard the ship…

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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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Documenting legacies of space travel with photography – Time Lapse Photography Article

Above: credit to NASA for this feature image.Cameras have been there at every step of our discoveries in outer space. We consider the significance of photographic technologies beyond earth.The Apollo 50th celebrations occurring earlier this month marked Apollo 11’s historic flight to the moon back in 1969.Since then, space exploration has continued to flourish, with broader investigations of other planets in our solar system too.Photographing the lunar legacyThe lunar legacy that has since followed American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz…

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Dear Canon: Can We Please Get This Feature Added to the EOS R? – Photography Article

A couple of months ago I finally pulled the trigger and bought the Canon EOS R mirrorless, and I do love it immensely, but it’s missing a feature that Canon introduced after it shipped on their 2nd full-frame Mirrorless — their entry-level Canon EOS RP, and that is Focus Stacking (or as they call it, “Focus Bracketing.” Essentially, the camera automatically takes a series of shots each one focused a little farther into the image. This is awesome for shooting…

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Scott’s Friday News Roundup (so much stuff to share) – Photography Article

Howdy, cowboys and cowgirls, here’s what’s up:Well, someone found a new way to rip off photographersI don’t know if there’s any solid way to protect yourself against this type of scam which hits folks who are selling camera gear (or honestly, selling anything). I saw this on Petapixel.com earlier this week — it’s a new scam where the legit seller gets ripped off in a new, and sadly clever way. You need to read post this as a heads up, but…

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500px Blog » This week in Editors’ Choice: Bold colors, action shots, and one-eyed subjects – 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 bold colors, action shots, and one-eyed subjects. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors. 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’… This is only a snippet of…

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The Photography Experience Of The Summer – Photography Article

The most basic requirement of taking a good photo is having a camera and for 100 years Olympus has been dedicated to getting as many people taking pictures as possible. Now they’re going one step further by teaming up with CreativeLive for an immersive online learning workshop streaming live August 14-16, 2019. Enjoy 3 free days of photography classes taught by a variety of outdoor and nature professionals covering topics such as location scouting, lens selection, light control, techniques for…

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My Shots From Tokyo – Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider – Photography Article

I finally got some downtime this weekend to work on my shots from my trip to Tokyo last week, and I shared some of my favorites at this link:https://spark.adobe.com/page/M4znKiiuD5z8m/Hope you’ve got a sec to check them out. I have the back story, a few behind-the-scenes shot, and lots of pics.Here’s a $100 Off Code for Vegas Photoshop World (but it’s only good today)Our Early-Bird $100-off special ended last night, but I’ve got a special code for $100 off, so you…

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5 things you want to keep in mind for BETTER timelapses! – Time Lapse Photography Article

Here are 5 lesser known timelapse tips to shoot better footage.I made this list a while back for my newsletter subscribers. You can join in on the fun and subscribe at the bottom of this page.I use all 5 of these timelapse tips on every single shoot I do, and they’re among the first few things I teach to any of my students.1. Use filtersIn cinematography you’ll hear people talk about the 180 degree rule.It’s a rule that tells you…

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The basics of timelapse photography – Time Lapse Photography Article

If you’re into taking photos or making videos and would like to know what the basics of timelapse photography are then you’ve come to the right place.This tutorial will teach you everything you need to know about shooting and editing a basic timelapse sequence.Timelapse photography is an art form which acts like a looking glass into another dimension. I know that’s a hefty line but it’s true, trust me.Timelapse is wildly popular on TV and I can’t name a single…

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This Back-to-Basics Photography Exercise can Improve Your Photography – Photography Article

The digital age has made photography easier, cheaper, and more accessible than ever before.  Even people who wouldn’t call themselves “photographers” now carry a camera in their pocket in the form of their cellphone. However, has the ability to snap a picture without skill or knowledge made photography too easy? Even for you reading this article who’ve come to this site to learn more about making better photos – has the ease of making digital photos with modern cameras robbed…

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How Big Can You Print a Drone Photo? – Aerial Photography Article

How large can you print a drone photo? You’ve been taking a lot of amazing aerial photos with your drone and you want to share them with your friends, hang them around your house, or use them for commercial purposes. Which prompts the question––how do you print your drone photos and what sizes can they be? Watch our short video explaining everything you need to know: The Short and Simple Answer To figure out how large you can print your…

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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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