Nine must-have tips for better winter photography

Nine must-have tips for better winter photography

Reading Time: 6 minutes Winter photoshoots might be harsher than their warm-weather alternatives, but there’s no denying the magic of snowy, frost-covered terrain. The post Nine must-have tips for better winter photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Building age diversity in your commercial photography

Building age diversity in your commercial photography

Reading Time: 6 minutes Inaccurate and stereotypical representations of midlife and older adults could have serious consequences and exacerbate discrimination in the workplace. The post Building age diversity in your commercial photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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The ultimate guide to self-portrait photography

The ultimate guide to self-portrait photography

Reading Time: 6 minutes In 2020, many photographers turned to self-portraiture for the first time—here are our tips for creating self-portraits, no matter your level of experience. The post The ultimate guide to self-portrait photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Licensing Contributor Antoine Martin on capturing authentic experiences in commercial photography

Licensing Contributor Antoine Martin on capturing authentic experiences in commercial photography

Reading Time: 6 minutes Antoine Martin, a documentary photographer living in the suburbs of Paris, creates work that is adventurous and authentic. The post Licensing Contributor Antoine Martin on capturing authentic experiences in commercial photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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The essential sunset photography guide

The essential sunset photography guide

Reading Time: 6 minutes As we enter the mid and late-winter weeks—also known as peak sunset season—we put together this quick guide to shooting vivid skies. The post The essential sunset photography guide appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Reimagining Mental Health: 500px Commercial Grant Recipients

Reimagining Mental Health: 500px Commercial Grant Recipients

Reading Time: 4 minutes 500px is committed to providing photographers with opportunities to participate in evolving trends within commercial advertising. We not only want to provide an authentic look at global experiences, but redefine representation and drive inclusivity within commercial photography. To do this, we launched the 500px...

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Capturing a natural and authentic aesthetic in commercial content

Capturing a natural and authentic aesthetic in commercial content

Reading Time: 6 minutes “Authenticity” has long been a buzzword in the marketing and commercial photography industries, but what does it actually look like? The post Capturing a natural and authentic aesthetic in commercial content appeared first on 500px. 500px

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The ultimate guide to long exposure photography

The ultimate guide to long exposure photography

Reading Time: 6 minutes For emerging artists of all generations, long exposures often serve as a point of departure for further creative exploration and experimentation. The post The ultimate guide to long exposure photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Six tips for creating unforgettable wildlife photos in your own backyard

Six tips for creating unforgettable wildlife photos in your own backyard

Reading Time: 6 minutes The last year taught us that we don’t have to travel far to find subjects for wildlife photography—for many of us all it takes is a visit to the backyard. The post Six tips for creating unforgettable wildlife photos in your own backyard appeared first...

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Presenting positive mental health in commercial photography

Presenting positive mental health in commercial photography

Reading Time: 6 minutes Commercial images have always influenced the way we perceive the world, and the history of mental health in stock photography is a complicated one. The post Presenting positive mental health in commercial photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Eight mistakes you might be making with your portfolio website

Eight mistakes you might be making with your portfolio website

Reading Time: 6 minutes These are some common mistakes photographers can make when creating their own websites, and tips for avoiding them altogether. The post Eight mistakes you might be making with your portfolio website appeared first on 500px. 500px

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How to shoot video game content for commercial licensing

How to shoot video game content for commercial licensing

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the last year, video games have skyrocketed in popularity—here’s a look at how you can integrate this trend into your Licensing portfolio. The post How to shoot video game content for commercial licensing appeared first on 500px. 500px

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The ultimate guide to minimalist photography

The ultimate guide to minimalist photography

Reading Time: 5 minutes The minimalist trend in commercial photography is all about pared-down color palettes, graphic compositions, and simple beauty. The post The ultimate guide to minimalist photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Nine tips for building your photography portfolio

Nine tips for building your photography portfolio

Reading Time: 5 minutes These are our top tips for cultivating and building a portfolio from scratch, including brainstorming new shoot ideas and connecting with the right clients. The post Nine tips for building your photography portfolio appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Best practices: Planning your commercial shoot with a shot list

Best practices: Planning your commercial shoot with a shot list

Reading Time: 5 minutes Learn how you can easily implement shot lists into your upcoming photoshoots, regardless of your subject, concept, or budget. The post Best practices: Planning your commercial shoot with a shot list appeared first on 500px. 500px

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500px Commercial Grants: Project #ShowUs

500px Commercial Grants: Project #ShowUs

Reading Time: 3 minutes 500px is awarding five $1,000 US Commercial Grants to women and non-binary photographers who want to tell their stories as part of the Project #ShowUs Commercial Grant. The post 500px Commercial Grants: Project #ShowUs appeared first on 500px. 500px

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