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Photography

How do I find places to take pictures near me?

Five years ago, the tourism board in Wanaka, New Zealand, invited social media influencers to visit and photograph their town—an unconventional marketing move that resulted in a whopping 14 percent increase in tourism. Today’s most-coveted—and photogenic—travel destinations aren’t always the most famous or well-known; often, they’re the most unique or hidden. It just takes the […]

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Film Photographer Oleg Oprisco on Medium Format

When film photographer Oleg Oprisco agreed to take an exclusive photo for 500px ISO, we were over the moon. If you don’t recognize his name, you will definitely recognize this Ukraine-based photographer’s photos. Oprisco is an inspiring photographer who brings an ethereal, fairytale quality to his photos that make them iconic. His photos have inspired so […]

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Everything you need to know about photographing an eye-catching headshot

On average, LinkedIn members with profile photos get 21 times more profile views than those without—and nine times as many connection requests. These days, a good headshot can mean the difference between getting a dream job and missing out, whether we’re talking about a fashion model or an entrepreneur, and professionals across industries are realizing […]

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Depth of field: A beginner’s guide

When Ansel Adams released his early photographs of Yosemite, he stunned the world with his sharp-as-a-tack focus. To the surprise of audience members, the faraway mountains in his pictures were just as crisp as the rocks at his feet. Back in the 1930s, he’d done something as radical as it was simple: he used a […]

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Everything you need to know about cat photography

Zoran Milutinovic is a professional pet photographer based in Serbia. As a lover of cats himself, he specializes in photographing cats in their natural environment, capturing all their quirks, habits, and facial expressions. His photos have been published in magazines, virtual galleries, greeting cards, calendars, mobile apps, wallpapers, posters, and book covers. Curious about capturing […]

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How to prepare for a creative photoshoot

At one point or another, all photographers worry that they are falling into a creative rut. One of the best ways to jumpstart your creativity is to work on a self-initiated project. Not only will this keep you inspired and challenge you to grow, but creative photoshoots also add value to your Licensing portfolio and […]