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Commercial photography trends to watch for in 2021

This September, Pew Research revealed that more than half (51%) of Americans expect their lives to remain changed in major ways even after the COVID-19 outbreak is over. The virus has transformed the way we socialize, study, work, and connect with others, and many of these changes are likely to carry over into 2021. As […]

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Color theory for photographers: An introduction to the color wheel

In 1907, Auguste and Louis Lumière presented autochrome—a revolutionary method for reproducing color in photographs. The world was stunned and enraptured. “Soon the world will be color-mad,” photographer Alfred Stieglitz wrote that July from Munich. “And Lumière will be responsible.” We’ve come a long way in the last century, and we no longer need potato […]

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What’s trending in Licensing: Connecting online

Keep up with key trends in Licensing as 500px’s Senior Art Director, Karen Biilmann, analyzes common themes in commercial photography and advertising. From working remotely to online discos, here’s what’s trending in commercial photography. When the world stops, the party doesn’t. The show must go… online? As celebrations, reunions, and any semblance of a nightlife […]

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The basics of scenery photography: A deep dive into landscapes

In 1867, the photographer Timothy O’Sullivan explored and documented the American West as part of the federal-funded Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel. His photographs, among others, were disseminated widely throughout the United States, and for the first time, ordinary citizens experienced the breathtaking beauty of these wild, pristine landscapes. Many packed up and took […]

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What’s trending in Licensing: Experience tech

Keep up with key trends in Licensing with 500px’s Senior Art Director, Karen Biilmann, as she analyzes common threads and current themes throughout our Contributors’ photography submissions. From generating interactive and collaborative experiences through tech to the influence tech has on our daily lives, here’s what’s trending in the 500px Licensing Collection. The year 2020 […]

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Trending: Warm landscapes, soft blacks and more key themes in Licensing

Maintain key trends in Licensing as 500px&rsquos Art Director &#038 Creative Research Lead, Karen Biilmann, analyzes common threads and current styles throughout our contributors&rsquo photography submissions. From warm landscapes to soft black tones and domestic creatures, here&rsquos what&rsquos trending within the 500px Licensing collection. When searching in a sample size images posted to Licensing, we […]