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Imaginative Photographer Turns Mundane Reality into Wonderfully Surreal Adventures

Master photo manipulator Vincent Bourilhon is back with new images sharing his delightful world of wonder and imagination. Based in Paris, many of the artist's fantastical shots feature landmarks of his beloved city in the background. His surreal visuals shed light on the marvelous perspective …

4 Rising Portrait Photographers to Keep an Eye On: Part 1

Our 500px community has no shortage of talented, acclaimed photographers whose work have made the pages (and covers) of renowned magazines, have gone …

How to Easily Shoot High-End Product Photography Using Light Trails

I've never been one for artificial light in my photography, and it's an issue that many photographers come across when leaving that oh, so beautiful …

5 Secrets Every Photographer Should Learn

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of advice is for</i> …

Animation Gives A Neat Overview Of The Roman Army Organization

The ancient Roman army was known for its sheer discipline and incredible organizational depth. Pertaining to the latter ‘quality’, an animated short …

Pictures of the day: 28 March 2016

Photographer Gets Lost in the Beauty of Tokyo’s Neon Streets at Night

Liam Wong injects a unique cyberpunk flavour into his images, casting a light upon the dark corners and back alleys that twist throughout Tokyo. His photographs manage to precisely capture the dynamism of the bustling city lit by bright neon signs and artificial lights, making one question the …

Alone together: the silent despair of the suburbs – in pictures

Staring into space as they watch TV or water the garden, the real-life subjects of photographer Alec Dawson hint at vast reserves of boredom and regret

What These Artists Do with Ballpoint Pens Is Unreal

Artists Kai & Sunny turn straight lines into straight-up hypnotic artworks.<p><i>Whirlwind of Time (section), Kai & Sunny. Image courtesy of the artists</i><p>The ballpoint pen may be a humble tool for creating art (although it has earned its place in MoMA's permanent collection) but that doesn't mean to say …

15 incredible images of rainfall around the world

South Korean Street Photography By Ann Lee

Photographer Ann Lee captures minimal images of everyday scenes on the streets, mostly from South Korea.Read more

Breathtaking Photos Of Dancers Frozen In Time

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev is master of capturing the human body in motion. His photographs of professional dancers exude elegance …

Expressive Dog Portraits Capture the Soulful Essence of Man’s Best Friend

While many pet photographers take portraits highlighting the outer beauty of canine companions, photographer Anne Geier captures something a little more–the intangible essence of man's best friend. She also showcases the grace of a canine's soul. Amidst the enchanting, Austrian wilderness, the …

Photographer’s Visual Diary Reveals Vulnerabilities That Transcend Reality

We've featured glimpses of Robby Cavanaugh's portfolio in the past, but now this creative photographer has invited us to take a closer look at his captivating work.<p>For Robby, photography is a way to cope, using friends, family, and even himself as the model for each of his stunning portraits. His …

More Stunningly Surreal Portraits Featuring Wild Animals by Katerina Plotnikova

Since the last time we featured Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova's incredible portraits of young women holding wild animals, her stunning images have only grown more daring, now featuring even larger and more exotic creatures such as bears, elephants, giraffes, and elk.<p>The …

Polar Obsession Photos

See images of Arctic and Antarctic landscapes and wildlife, like polar bears, penguins, leopard seals, and more, and buy prints, from National Geographic.

Vintage Photos of Everyday Life in 1950s New York Discovered in Attic 50 Years Later

These vintage photographs capture a timeless energy and diversity that is characteristic of the sleepless streets of New York City. The recently discovered antique portraits showcase the city in the midst of the 1950's, as seen through the Rolleiflex lens of the undiscovered photographer Frank …

Stunningly Surreal Photos of Wild Animals Captured in Unexpected Ways

London-based photographer David Yarrow captures the wild, natural world in unexpected and often candid ways. His stunning black-and-white images showcase the strength, beauty, and power of wolves, mountain lions, zebras, and more. Sometimes, man-made structures set the scene for amazing and …

Photographer Travels the World to Capture the Diversity of Beauty in 37 Different Countries

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc is on a mission to capture portraits of women from every country in the world in order to shed light on the beauty that exists everywhere. A little over two years ago, at the age of 27, Noroc quit her job, withdrew all her life savings, and embarked on an …

The Basics of Bokeh

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas lights are everywhere. What better time for capturing great bokeh shots? If you’ve never really paid …

Tips for Maintaining Creativity as a Photographer

As photographers it is pretty much in our job description to produce creative and inspiring work. If your income is based around photography then you …

Creativity

Photography Lighting Beginner Tips

<i>Photo lighting</i>. It’s one of the most important aspects to the way you take your photos and they way they turn out. The difficulty lies in the …

Landscape Photography

Solitary Superheroes Find Quiet Moments in Stunning Landscapes

French photographer Benoit Lapray believes that “a photograph has to tell us a story,” and he achieves just that in his series, entitled <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>. The playful collection of portraits offers insight into the world of well-known superheroes, including Captain America, Spiderman, …

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

How to Use Window Light for Portraits

Window light can be some of the prettiest light when shooting portraiture. It provides a nice, soft, natural light around the model, if used …

Natural vs. Artificial Lighting for Portraits

There are basically two kinds of lighting to consider for portraiture: natural and artificial. Considering the pros and cons, as well as requirements …

How to Take Great Portraits

In my opinion, the greatest medium for capturing a person’s character is through photography. It may seem odd to say a single shot can capture …