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500px Year in Review: 2019

Well, 2019 is almost behind us, and we want to end the year by celebrating you, our creative community. It’s safe to say you were hard at work this year, uploading and sharing over 12.4 million photos, submitting 650 thousand images to Quests, and commenting on your fellow photographer’s photos over 15 million times. We […]

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The Art of Protest: A History of Resistance in Design

Protest art spotlights issues that need attention, using basic rules of design and carefully chosen words — as well as eliciting both shock and empathy. Good design often resists the status quo, thus complementing civil disobedience. As a Creative Trend for 2020, protest art and design help communicate issues through powerful imagery supported by bold, […]

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Free Lightroom Presets for Epic Adventure Photography

These five FREE Wild Life Lightroom Presets are specifically tuned to help your outdoor shots reach their snow-capped peaks. If you use Adobe Lightroom CC and want the fastest, easiest route to make your adventure photos “pop,” you’re about to download five of the best presets you can find. These presets will turn your Instagram […]

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20+ Cute maternity photoshoot ideas to try in 2020

From underwater portrait sessions to floral crowns and flowy fabric, recent trends have reinvigorated the field of maternity photos. If once the genre was considered radical (think: Demi Moore on the cover of Vanity Fair), it’s now entered the mainstream (think: Beyonce’s 2017 pregnancy photoshoot with twins). These days, maternity photos are equally at home […]

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@PortraitMeet: Community on Instagram with Photographer Can Ahtam

Discover what goes into building a worldwide creative community with Shutterstock contributor and portrait artist Can Ahtam. When Los Angeles-based photographer Can Ahtam started PortraitMeet, he had no idea how completely massive it would get. PortraitMeet is comprised of photographers around the world who come together through a series of in-person meetups. The focus of […]