On one chilly December morning a few years ago, the photographer Sam Brockway retraced Ernest Hemingway’s well-worn footsteps at Idaho’s Silver Creek, free to roam the 851-acre preserve with only the sounds of nature—crunching ice, echoing water, and flapping Coots—to keep him company. As he traveled through the landscape, he identified a diverse array of
For some photographers, a mere fifteen minutes of sunset is worth a lifetime of traveling. Take, for example, Paul Reiffer, a UK-based photographer who spent years journeying across the globe to capture sunsets over Bonsai Rock, the Empire State Building, the Moeraki Boulders, Pulpit Rock, the Tokyo Tower, and beyond. In Torres del Paine, Patagonia,
500px is committed to providing photographers with opportunities to participate in evolving trends within commercial advertising. We not only want to provide an authentic look at global experiences, but redefine representation and drive inclusivity within commercial photography. To do this, we launched the 500px Commercial Grants program to help develop content representative of evolving trends
The last year has changed the way brands connect with customers, increasing the demand for online marketing and strong images. As more companies and publications turn to royalty-free stock photography, shutterbugs around the world have turned their passions into passive income by Licensing their work through platforms like 500px. Plus, with Google Images recently rolling
For years, Tara Tanaka has photographed the extraordinary biodiversity of the Florida panhandle—all from her backyard. She lives on a cypress swamp and wildlife refuge, home to Great Blue Heron, Anhingas, Great Egrets, Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Roseate Spoonbills, Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks, and more. A few years ago, she and her husband, a retired state park naturalist, were