Month: January 2020

The sun rises above Nyungwe as the mist lifts from the forest. This is a single shot from a long time-lapse we created that reveals the flow of the clouds. The close of the 20th century was a dark time for the people of Rwanda. The 1994 genocide during a four-year civil war took the
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This year is going to be all about breaking photography rules. We’re going to see the rise and fall of some key trends in 2020 and even a few comebacks. Photography trends have defined generations of hobbyists and professionals for years, and the recycling of trends isn’t new. For example, the resurgence of luxury and
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In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to make powerful customizable vignettes in Photoshop using Camera Raw. The point of this tutorial is to created off-centered vignettes that help the focal-point stand out from the background. 📘 INDEX 01:28 – Outer Vignette Adjustments 03:04 – Inner Vignette Adjustments LINKS FREE Lightroom CC Course on
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Keep up with key trends in Licensing as 500px’s Art Director, Karen Biilmann, analyzes common threads and current themes throughout our Exclusive Contributor photography submissions. From GenZ travel to trains, here’s what’s trending in the 500px Licensing Collection. Disconnecting and getting off the grid were the most popular 2019 travel themes. We also saw people
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Marcia is a Brazilia lifestyle photographer who has mastered the micro moment that we see gaining traction in commercial photography. She captures the small details that happen throughout the day, helping to translate a universal narrative of authentic lifestyle visuals. Q: As a commercial photographer based in Brazil, are there any challenges you face when
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We crossed the 1 trillion frames-per-second barrier a while back, but a group of Caltech scientists just made another leap. Their new camera doesn’t just shoot up to 1 trillion fps, it can do it while capturing transparent objects like neurons and invisible phenomena like shockwaves. The camera does something called phase-sensitive compressed ultrafast photography
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Svetlana Kazina recently captured a series of stunning iridescent clouds above Belukha mountain, which is Siberia’s highest peak (4,506 metres/14,783ft). Svetlana lives in the Altai Mountains which is a mountain range in Central and East Asia where Russia, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan come together. Cloud iridescence or irisation is a colorful optical phenomenon that occurs
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The competition is fierce among smartphone brands. The camera and camera features are now a critical aspect in phone marketing. More megapixels, more cameras, and better software are key features when it comes to market strategies. R&D is expensive so establishing partnerships with other manufacturers makes sense twice: Firstly, it saves on development resources.  Secondly,
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Want to capture someone’s attention? Use the color red. Cultures around the world revere red as either an auspicious omen or a sign of terror. Since it is considered to be one of the most visible colors, it has also been used to signal caution (think fire trucks and red lights). In East Asian stock
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