Celebrating 10 Years of Photography: Awareness

Celebrating 10 Years of Photography: Awareness

For this edition of our “Celebrating 10 years of photography with 10 things we love about you” initiative, we want to highlight photos on the platform that are breaking down stereotypes, bringing awareness to important issues, and helping to make the world a better,...
How to shoot the best stock photos for Licensing on a budget

How to shoot the best stock photos for Licensing on a budget

Four years ago, the 500px Content Team set up a casual shoot at the office. On a tight budget, they produced more than a hundred marketable stock photos and started selling them within a week. The big takeaway? Buyers want relatable photos of everyday life—and these...
Color theory for photographers part 2: Hue, saturation, and value

Color theory for photographers part 2: Hue, saturation, and value

Marcie Cooperman has taught color theory for decades. At the Pratt Institute, Parsons School of Design, and other venues, she’s lectured on the role of color in art and design. She even wrote the textbook on the subject—literally. Her book Color: How to Use It is the...