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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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 five most common reasons for a photo to be declined from commercial Licensing

The five most common reasons for a photo to be declined from commercial Licensing

Reading Time: 6 minutes Reviewers follow strict standards when accepting or declining images, and understanding their process is the first step toward optimizing your portfolio. The post The five most common reasons for a photo to be declined from commercial Licensing appeared first on 500px. 500px

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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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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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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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Capturing the online shopping experience in commercial photography

Capturing the online shopping experience in commercial photography

Reading Time: 5 minutes The rise of online shopping hasn’t only changed how and where brands and marketers reach customers; it’s also transformed the kinds of visuals they use. The post Capturing the online shopping experience in commercial photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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How to take control of your Licensing selects and submissions

How to take control of your Licensing selects and submissions

Reading Time: 5 minutes In 2021, even as trends come and go, image buyers will continue to seek out top-quality visuals, with a focus on highly curated content. The post How to take control of your Licensing selects and submissions appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Intersectional Diversity: 500px Commercial Grant Recipients

Intersectional Diversity: 500px Commercial Grant Recipients

Reading Time: 3 minutes In May 2020, we launched Commercial Grants: Intersectional Diversity which challenged creators to provide inclusive representation across a variety of themes and concepts ranging from age, disability, people of color, sexual identity, and body type. The post Intersectional Diversity: 500px Commercial Grant Recipients appeared first...

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500px Commercial Grants: Reimagining Mental Health

500px Commercial Grants: Reimagining Mental Health

Reading Time: 3 minutes 500px is awarding a total of $5000 US in grants, to be shared amongst five photographers, as part of the Reimagining Mental Health Commercial Grant. The post 500px Commercial Grants: Reimagining Mental Health appeared first on 500px. 500px

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5 things to avoid when uploading your photos to commercial Licensing

5 things to avoid when uploading your photos to commercial Licensing

Reading Time: 6 minutes These five details are easily overlooked, but they can make all the difference in whether or not your images are accepted and downloaded for Licensing. The post 5 things to avoid when uploading your photos to commercial Licensing appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Best practices: Culling photos from your commercial shoot

Best practices: Culling photos from your commercial shoot

Reading Time: 5 minutes Here are our top tips for culling photos from your commercial shoots—and ultimately boosting your licensing portfolio sales. The post Best practices: Culling photos from your commercial shoot appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Tackling five common mistakes in commercial photography

Tackling five common mistakes in commercial photography

Reading Time: 6 minutes In this article, we will discuss five easy-to-fix issues that could lead to your images being rejected or underselling among clients. The post Tackling five common mistakes in commercial photography appeared first on 500px. 500px

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Unplugging: Taking a break from technology

Unplugging: Taking a break from technology

Reading Time: 6 minutes As consumers carve out more time away from their devices, brands are following suit, and images of life “unplugged” are in-demand in the commercial sphere. The post Unplugging: Taking a break from technology appeared first on 500px. 500px

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