Month: February 2019

Keep up with key trends in Licensing as 500px’s Art Director & Creative Research Lead, Karen Biilmann, analyzes common threads and current themes throughout our Contributors’ photography submissions. From landscape, nature, and animals, here’s what’s trending in some of the most popular genres in the 500px collection. In this Licensing roundup, our sample size highlights
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[embedded content] Here’s a simple breakdown of 7 different lighting techniques you can implement next time you shoot portraits with studio lighting. For these examples, we used continuous lights to better illustrate it, but you can strobes as well, of course. #1. Butterfly Lighting Butterfly lighting (sometimes called “paramount lighting” which is a way less
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The Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 lens was discontinued, but now it’s back. The full-frame lens is designed for mirrorless cameras and will be available in Nikon Z, Canon RF, and Sony E mount. The new and improved version is officially announced, promising improved performance and image quality compared to the old version. The Speedmaster 50mm
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Kodak launched an on-demand photography service called Kodakit back in January 2017 that aims to connect photographers to brands looking for photography. But there’s something all photographers need to know about this “Uber of photography,” as it’s been called: it demands that you sign over the “entire copyright” to the photos you shoot. PDNPulse is
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Each week, members of the 500px team curate eye-catching photography from our talented and diverse community in Editors’ Choice. Incredible wildlife, fast-paced city life, and close crop portraits were some of the themes surfaced this week’s curation. Check out this week’s roundup of some of the most intriguing photography on 500px, handpicked by our Editors.
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Kenko Tokina has announced the new Tokina opera 16-28mm f/2.8 FF lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs. A new member of Tokina’s premium “opera” lineup, the 16-28mm f/2.8 FF is a super-wide-angle lens designed for landscape, architecture, documentary, environmental, and night sky photographers. Featuring a newly designed Silent Drive module that uses GMR magnetic
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[embedded content] 900 dpi prints?! That’s kinda crazy, right? You just need to print at 300 or 240 or 200 because somebody on the Internet told me no one can tell the difference. For a long time, we’ve been stuck with printing at about 300 dpi because that’s what the highest end print devices could
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