Month: March 2020

Keep up with key trends in Licensing with 500px’s Sr. Art Director, Karen Biilmann, as she analyzes common threads and current themes throughout our Contributors’ photography submissions. From washing your hands to the environmental impact of self-isolating, here’s what’s trending in the 500px Licensing Collection. It’s not rocket science — a handwashing movement has taken
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[embedded content] Nature and macro photographer Don Komarechka made this 4-minute video tutorial in which he shares how you can make and photograph frozen soap bubbles (if you live somewhere cold enough). First, you can mix up your own soap bubble solution using water, dish soap, and white corn syrup. The white corn syrup, what
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Canon USA has jumped into the battle against the novel coronavirus, announcing that the company’s medical division (Canon Medical Systems Corporation) has started “development of a rapid genetic testing system for the novel coronavirus.” Almost every major camera maker has a medical division, and as the imaging divisions grind to a halt, the medical businesses
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My wildlife photography is a journey of persistence and perfection that continues in my life to this day. Maybe I should better phrase the “perfection” part of that statement – wildlife photography is a never-ending journey to get more perfect photos that you are proud of. So the title of the article is rather dramatic,
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[embedded content] Photographer Michael Comeau over at OnPortraits has put together a cheeky tutorial that pokes fun at how almost every portrait editing tutorial (his included) tends to feature pretty girls as the models. So he created one using “Grumpy Old Men” instead. Notably, it’s not all tongue-in-cheek. This is a legitimate Capture One portrait
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UK-based LEE Filters has released a brand new filter system that was designed to work best with smaller mirrorless cameras like Fuji’s X-series. The LEE85 System aims to give mirrorless APS-C shooters a more portable and size-appropriate option, without skimping on features. “The LEE85 Filter System has been engineered specifically for photographers with smaller bodied
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The Mamiya 6 had its limitations. There were only three lenses available, and rangefinders can be more difficult to use when you’re trying for a precise crop in-camera. But the extra detail captured by the medium format frame made the trade-offs worth it for me. The Hasselblad X1D II does not have in-camera image stabilization,
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