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500px Commercial Grant: Intersectional Diversity

500px strives to capture authentic representation within the global experience. As part of the 500px Commercial Grants program, we provide photographers with opportunities that encourage inclusivity within commercial photography. 500px will be awarding five $1,000 US Commercial Grants to photographers whose work focuses on celebrating the authentic and diverse stories of people from all around […]

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Epic Bear Fight Goes Down Feet Away from Camera Crew

[embedded content] A wildlife camera crew was in a bear blind (AKA hide) in Finland earlier this month when a pair of large bears showed up on the scene and decided to have a big, violent brawl just feet away from the hidden onlookers and cameras. Samuli Kiiveri, Olli Pietilä, and Tuomas Manninen of the […]

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The street photographer’s guide to going unnoticed

In the late 1930s and early 1940s, the prolific photographer Walker Evans created candid pictures of people on the New York City Subway. His goal was to photograph passengers at their most honest and authentic. In his own words, he wanted to capture them with their guards down and their masks off. To do that, […]

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The Nikon Z9 Seen In Action at the Tokyo Olympics

While it is well-known that the Canon EOS R3 is being tested at the Olympics, Nikon has been a bit coyer with the status of its Z9. Over the past day, multiple photos have emerged that show that what is likely a functional prototype is indeed in attendance, however. Photolari has published two separate sets […]

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Recommended Equipment for Milky Way Photography

Simply seeing the Milky Way is already an awe-inspiring experience, and photographing it is one of my favorite things in the world. Although I’ve already written several articles about photographing the stars, today I wanted to specifically cover the gear needed to get great night sky photos. This article is a continuation of my recent […]

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Portrait lighting tips | The essential guide for photographers

From “portrait mode” to “slofies” (slow-motion selfies), the technological developments of the past few years have taught us that portrait photography is for everyone, whether you have a DSLR or a camera phone. On social media, a quick scroll through trending hashtags like #PostMorePortraits, #Portrait_Perfection, and #AGameofPortraits confirms that the art of portraiture is alive […]

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Can you turn video game photography into your career?

With the pandemic and all limitations it brought upon us, some photographers turned to video games for shooting alternatives. But is there a career path potential lying in video game photography? Folks at Repair Outlet did a little research to see which games are used for honing photography-related skills. As it turns out, there are […]

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500px Spotlight with Seth Macey

At 500px amazing photography is at our core, but these photos would not be possible without the talented people behind the lens. The 500px Spotlight series highlights the global and diverse photographers that are part of the 500px Community. This week we are excited to introduce you to the wildlife and nature photographer, Seth Macey. […]

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Photographer Spots Owl Perfectly Blending Into a Tree

A photographer was hunting for a great grey owl to photograph in a Canadian forest when he happened to come across one that was perfectly blending into the bark of a tree with impressive camouflage. James S. Batuigas, a 45-year-old amateur photographer based in Burnaby, Canada, was driving 5 hours to his favorite wildlife photography […]

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How to Build Your Web Presence as a Photographer

Years ago, simply having a good website was enough for a photographer. Updating your site once every year was okay, and it basically existed as a digital version of your print portfolio. It was not the primary way that potential clients evaluated you. Today, it’s a vastly different landscape. You’re no longer limited to just […]

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What Leica-M Gear Sells The Fastest?

Previously, we explored topics like which Micro Four Thirds system held up better over time, which line of Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras is most popular, or which DSLR system held more of its value. This month, let’s look at which Leica M-mount film gear is the fastest-moving off the shelves. This story is part of […]

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