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Kim Petruzzo did a nice job of capturing the obligatory cat-in-the-gift-box phot…

Shutterbug Magazine Kim Petruzzo did a nice job of capturing the obligatory cat-in-the-gift-box photo for our “Holidays” theme! Read More at Shutterbug.com

Joe Myeress’ image of an Osprey catching a breakfast of a whole fish is our Phot…

Shutterbug Magazine Joe Myeress’ image of an Osprey catching a breakfast of a whole fish is our Photo of the Day. And you can really see the whole fish!: http://bit.ly/2j0r58x Read More at Shutterbug.com

Two bucks a month gets you membership in the world’s largest — and best — phot…

500px Two bucks a month gets you membership in the world’s largest — and best — photo community with perks like unlimited uploads, statistics, and the chance to license your pics in our marketplace. Dig around in your couch cushions and upgrade today. Read More at 500px

We help our photographers by offering multiple ways for clients to buy your phot…

500px We help our photographers by offering multiple ways for clients to buy your photos: http://bit.ly/2nDygoQ Read More at 500px

Best Buy’s starts rental program, cover of Elle Australia shot on iPhone 7, phot…

500px Best Buy’s starts rental program, cover of Elle Australia shot on iPhone 7, photographing loneliness in Japan’s megacities, the very first smartphone picture… read about all this and more in our weekly roundup of photography news: http://hubs.ly/H07QzmN0 Picture: “*” by Austėja Liupševičiūtė Profile: http://hubs.ly/H07Qz3y0 #500px #Japan #Elle #PhotographyNews Read More at 500px

Alessandra Sanguinetti photographs the women protestors of Standing Rock: PHOT…

Magnum Photos Alessandra Sanguinetti photographs the women protestors of Standing Rock: http://bit.ly/2t0uyWB PHOTO: Native Americans demonstrating against the Dakota Access pipeline. North Dakota, USA. 2016. © Alessandra Sanguinetti / Magnum Photos Read More at Magnum Photos

Meet 500px Brand Ambassador Oscar Nilsson ‘Oscarwastaken’! Oscar is a photograph…

Meet 500px Brand Ambassador Oscar Nilsson ‘Oscarwastaken’! Oscar is a photographer and social media creative currently based in San Francisco. He works with small and big brands on on-going projects and smaller activations. His photos include Travel, lifestyle, product, aerial, video, influencer work among others. Check out his 500px profile at http://hubs.ly/H0888sR0 #500px #BrandAmbassador Link to the full 500px story

Give your bokeh different shapes with this simple technique! Develop your phot…

Give your bokeh different shapes with this simple technique! Develop your photography skills further with 500px classes, learn more at: http://hubs.ly/H08bH1x0 #500px #Bokeh #DIY #PhotographyTutorial Link to the full 500px story

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.”…

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.” David Hurn made several trips to Arizona between 1979 and 2001, turning his inimitable eye to the daily life of the Arizonians he encountered: http://bit.ly/2fb3h0M PHOTO: The marching bands are always led by baton twirlers, who practice their acrobatics before the actual march takes place. Preparation for the annual Christmas parade in Phoenix, Arizona. 1979. © David Hurn / Magnum Photos Link to the full […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography. Read more o…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography. Read more on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H08bTbC0 Picture: “Man frying fish at a local market” by Imani Kisare Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08bSxD0 #500px #TravelPhotography Link to the full 500px story

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

“Some of the best light for photography comes along during the so-called blue hours—the moments before sunrise and after sunset when the sky shows off vivid, rich, beautiful blue tones.” – Deborah Sandidge How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on the fact that the right […]

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

A free Photoshop course for beginners. Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a se Link to the full PetaPixel story

How Pro Sports Photographer Brad Mangin Makes Money Selling Baseball Photos Shot with His iPhone

Smart thinking from Brad Mangin. How Pro Sports Photographer Brad Mangin Makes Money Selling Baseball Photos Shot with His iPhone Josh Donaldson, then of the Oakland A’s, now with the Toronto Blue Jays, at spring training, 2014, in Phoenix. “I was lying on the ground with the tiny lens of my iPhone poking through a hole in the netting of the batting cage,” Brad Mangin says. “I wanted a picture that combined some action with th… Link to the full […]

The StandInBaby Is a Practice Dummy For Infant Photography—No, Seriously

The StandInBaby is a Kickstarter for a baby-sized dummy with which you can practice newborn photography The StandInBaby Is a Practice Dummy For Infant Photography—No, Seriously Link to the full Popular Photography story

Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer

Landscape photographer? Watch this! Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer Landscape photography is a weird genre: there are no people, and unlike something like product photography, it’s pretty much up to you to choose what to shoot and how to shoot it. So, it can often feel a bit nebulous as to how one navigates a world veritably inundated with imagery, particularly when… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Review: The Sony a9 is the Camera of a Wedding Photographer’s Dreams

“What a camera. So, so good. This is everything a wedding photographer has been dreaming of.” Review: The Sony a9 is the Camera of a Wedding Photographer’s Dreams Until 2016, I had photographed weddings using nothing but Nikon cameras. First the D90, then D700, D3s, D4 and then the D4s (while dabbling with the D800, Link to the full PetaPixel story

You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO)

Two great tips from a pro photojournalist. You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO) Doug McKinlay is a successful photojournalist who does a lot of street photography, and in this quick tutorial he describes two great techniques for making your images more interesting. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

8 Tips For Better Fall Portrait Photos

Tips for making fall portrait photos that really pop. 8 Tips For Better Fall Portrait Photos Link to the full Popular Photography story

Canon 1D X Mark II: A Pro-Grade DSLR With 16 FPS Still Shooting and 60 FPS 4K Video

The Canon 1D X Mark II shoots 4K video at 60 FPS and full-res still photos with AF up to 16 FPS Canon 1D X Mark II: A Pro-Grade DSLR With 16 FPS Still Shooting and 60 FPS 4K Video Link to the full Popular Photography story

Nikon D850 Could Be First DSLR with a Hybrid Viewfinder, Rumor Says

This could be a game-changer. Nikon D850 Could Be First DSLR with a Hybrid Viewfinder, Rumor Says The first photos of the upcoming Nikon D850 leaked yesterday, and quite a few features and specs were gleaned from them. But there’s one speculation that c Link to the full PetaPixel story

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot …

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot I got pretty lucky. On occasion, we can get some pretty epic weather in Southern Utah. This was taken early in the morning and the sky happened to open up right as a Life Flight helicopter flew into the gap.” Picture: “Life Flight” by Rex Jones Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08gcb10 Link to the full 500px story

How-To: Photograph The Moon

Whether it’s a super-moon, harvest, moon, full moon, or any other kind of moon, here’s how to photograph it How-To: Photograph The Moon Link to the full Popular Photography story

This Lightning Photo is 5.45 Gigapixels

How the first gigapixel photo of lightning was made. This Lightning Photo is 5.45 Gigapixels Gigapixel photos and lightning photos are generally created two different ways. One requires a mosaic of photos stitched together, and the other is usually Link to the full PetaPixel story

Point Of View or Contention?

How do we make our different points of view blend and bend so they meet end to end?

Tips for Better Street Photography

Take better street shots! Tips for Better Street Photography It applies to life as well, but if you want to get out there and take some great images, don’t be a d*#k. Eduardo Pavez Goye takes us through how he gets his street photography shots on film. It’s a great challenge these days, the streets are filled to the brim in the cities, which is great for taki… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Tips From a Pro: Shoot Kid Photography That’s Authentic, Not Cheesy

Zoe Berkovic tells us her tips for better photographs of kids Tips From a Pro: Shoot Kid Photography That’s Authentic, Not Cheesy Link to the full Popular Photography story

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

How to turn a dull photo into photo art. Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to complete Link to the full PetaPixel story

This Smartphone Treat Holder Helps You Shoot Pet Portraits

Here’s a clever tool for pet photography. This Smartphone Treat Holder Helps You Shoot Pet Portraits Getting the perfect portrait of your pooch or cat looking into your camera can be challenging. Pets aren’t the most patient models, but a Los Angeles-based Link to the full PetaPixel story

Portrait photographer Ciro Galluccio used photography and video to create images…

Portrait photographer Ciro Galluccio used photography and video to create images that challenge beauty norms and celebrate the imperfections that make us unique on his thesis project “Defected”. Read more on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H07Y6XB0 Picture: “Golden tears” by Ciro Galluccio Profile: http://hubs.ly/H07Y6BY0 #500px #Imperfections #PortraitPhotography Link to the full 500px story

The beauty of human skin in every color

The beauty of human skin in every color http://www.ted.com/talks/angelica_dass_the_beauty_of_human_skin_in_every_color? The beauty of human skin in every color Angélica Dass’s photography challenges how we think about skin color and ethnic identity. In this personal talk, hear about the inspiration behind her portrait project, Humanæ, and her pursuit to document humanity’s true colors rather than the untrue white, red, black and yellow associated with race… Link to the full Strobox story

Making Something Cool When Your Environment Is Boring

Boring environment? No problem! Making Something Cool When Your Environment Is Boring Have you ever felt that certain photographers and film makers just get the great shots because they get to go to some super locations? Or because they get commissioned by the top brands to have all the best lighting and equipment? A guy called Brandon Li had almost the same experience. He travels to… Link to the Fstoppers story

Aspects of Photography – Psychology of Colour – YouTube

Aspects of Photography – Psychology of Colour – YouTube We are surrounded by colour everywhere and our senses perceive these colours in a way that can add a mood to the setting or invoke a personal emotion dependent on the dominant colour in the scene. When composing a scene in photography you can use these colours to enhance a particular feeling or mood that you want to convey. Colours can be bold and bright or pastel subdued shades and these […]

The Story Behind ‘Migrant Mother’ One Of The Most Famous Photographs Of All Time

Learn the story behind this famous photograph. The Story Behind ‘Migrant Mother’ One Of The Most Famous Photographs Of All Time Perhaps no single photo is more symbolic of America’s troubles during the Great Depression than Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother.” Depicting an itinerant farm worker, Florence Owens Thompson, and five of her children apparently in the grips of despair on the side of the road, this single image came… Source

Want to see your photo as the cover of 500px’s Facebook page? We’re looking for …

Want to see your photo as the cover of 500px’s Facebook page? We’re looking for pictures displaying love in all forms: Weddings, LGBT pride, engagement photos, anything that warms your heart! For a chance to be featured: 1. Upload your love-themed photo on 500px 2. Share it on social media (Facebook/Twitter) 3. Tag the 500px page and use the hashtag #500pxCoverPhoto 4. Don’t forget to share your pictures PUBLICLY so that we can see it! Picture: “Long LOVE (83 Year)” […]

Greg Pai On “The Voice of the Heart” and photographingGOD Podcast

Journey with photographingGOD founder and photographer, Greg Pai as he leads you through the perils of “the voice of the world” that distances us from our natural existence and connection with God as it defines, informs, and motivates us. Greg suggests an alternative voice that speaks from our hearts. And it was this very voice that inspired Greg to launch photographingGOD.

Do You Have A Train To Catch?

I know. Easier said than done. But how true and profound. Why are we so preoccupied with getting to the destination and so little attention is given to the journey. From when we are young, we are hammered to get good grades so we can go to a good college. We are convinced we need to do well in college so we can get a good job. We strive to do well at our job so we can climb the ladder. We […]