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Mastering Illusions with Joel Grimes

<i>This week we’re debuting</i> <i>Joel Grimes</i> <i>as our next SmugMug Films subject. As commercial pro and Photoshop wizard, Joel has found great success following</i> …

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

5 Tips to Seriously Improve Your Food Photography Techniques

Food photography is arguably one of the most challenging types of photography out there. Like painting, you start with a blank canvas and build. …

HDR Explained in Quick, Informative Video

Obviously this video and post isn’t for the advanced HDR photographer, but even if you have a good understanding of what High Dynamic Range is or how …

5 Reasons Why Bad Weather Days are the Best Times for Photography

Bad Weather Photography Equals High Impact Photos Remember those days when you looked out your window and wished that the weather was better so you …

Creating Worlds: A Collection of "Little Planet" Images and Tutorials

It’s not uncommon for creative individuals to push limits and find new ways of doing things. A new way of doing something doesn't necessarily have to …

iStock Infographic Reveals the Top Trends in Stock Photography for Business

In stock photography more so than any other type of photography, the trends of photographs being taken and shared change from year to year. As …

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

Contemporary Architecture Photography by Sebastian Weiss

Structures – A Series of Contemporary Architecture Photography.<p>Sebastian Weiss is a Hamburg based photo columnist at AD Architectural Digest Germany. …

Learn HDR Photography

<b>Trey Ratcliff</b> <i>is an HDR guru, old-school gentleman explorer, fellow 500px-er, and an all-around great guy. In this tutorial, Trey will teach you how</i> …

How To Take Game Of Thrones-Inspired Portraits

<b>Alex Huff</b> <i>is a studio portrait photographer in San Francisco by night, a product photographer and copywriter at BorrowLenses by day, and a 500px</i> …

How I Got the Shot: Find Out How the Viral ‘Frozen’ Portrait Was Captured

<i>Our editor is out at a press even this morning, so we’re digging up some of our favorite articles from the ISO archives to keep you inspired,</i> …

The Basics Of Luminosity Masks In Digital Blending

Jimmy McIntyre is travel photographer. He is currently undertaking a two-year project in Asia—writing two photography guidebooks for China and South …

Meet The Photographer Who Makes Ailing Children’s Drawings Come To Life

Every so often, we see a photo so powerful, that it either moves us to tears or puts a smile on our face. These magical and heartwarming images of …

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

500px Interviews Medium Format Film Photographer Oleg Oprisco

When <b>Oleg Oprisco</b> agreed to take an exclusive photo for 500px ISO, we were over the moon. If you don’t recognize his name, you will definitely …

Stunning Seascapes That Will Take Your Breath Away

Last April, we held a Cover Photo Challenge for the month of May. We asked you to show us some breathtaking Seascapes. And wow, did you deliver—there …

New Photo Series Documents Shopkeepers In Their “Urban Temples”

From Montreal to New York to Paris to Beirut—Vladimir Antaki has travelled across the globe, photographing shopkeepers in their everyday environment, …