Photo Stories

This spring, to coincide with Women’s History Month, sportswear giant Adidas launched the Watch Us Move campaign, a celebration of women in fitness. The all-star cast featured athletes and trainers across sports—“from deadlifting to dance”—representing different shapes, sizes, and walks of life. Meanwhile, as part of their Move With Us series, Adidas shared workouts and
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From marine pollution to rising sea levels, our oceans are under threat. Overfishing and reef decline has pushed many species to the brink of extinction, with ocean wildlife disappearing even faster than creatures who live on land. Rising sea temperatures have resulted in coral bleaching, while eight million tons of plastic waste enters the ocean
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As part of a recent study, Venngage reached out to thousands of marketers to get a better understanding of how they use visuals in their campaigns. Of the 200 content marketers to participate in the study, a 40% majority said they used stock photos most frequently. In our content-rich world, stock photos can be found
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For more than a century, photographers have helped redefine modern metropolises around the globe. In the late 19th century, Paris had Eugène Atget. In the 1930s, New York had Berenice Abbott. Mid-century Los Angeles had Julius Shulman, and in the 1950s and 1960s, Hong Kong had Fan Ho. In 1932, Lunch Atop a Skyscraper, the
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At 500px amazing photography is at our core, but these photos would not be possible without the talented people behind the lens. The 500px Spotlight series was created to highlight the global and diverse photographers that are part of the 500px Community. This week we are very excited to introduce you to Aleksandra Lemke, a
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Perhaps more than ever, today’s brands understand the value of using high-quality commercial photography in their marketing materials, whether they’re posting on Instagram Stories or publishing a magazine spread. In fact, according to research from HubSpot, marketers find photo and image posts to be the most successful at engaging their audiences on social media, beating
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Richard Avedon was known for his portraits with plain white backgrounds. Fred Herzog was famous for shooting Kodachrome film at a time when few photographers were working in color. Ren Hang gained recognition for his bold use of direct flash. For these legendary artists, having a recognizable aesthetic and distinctive point of view meant standing
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In recent years, images from the 500px collection on Getty Images have appeared on websites for leading newspapers and magazines, such as Forbes, Metro, The Telegraph, Smithsonian Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Buzzfeed, Country Living, and Men’s Health, to name just a few. Unlike most photo-sharing communities, 500px empowers their Licensing Contributors to sell work online and earn
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In recent years, customers have called for more inclusive advertising, made by and featuring people of all abilities, gender identities, body types, ages, ethnicities, and more. But recent research from Facebook IQ reveals that despite the fact that 71% of people expect brands to promote diversity and inclusion in their online advertising, underrepresentation remains a
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Licensing Contributor Wener Lerooy is a photographer based in Brussels, Belgium. Werner’s portfolio captures cityscapes, architecture, landscapes, beauty, and lifestyle content. Werner’s work has been featured and published internationally and was the recipient of the CEWE Photo Awards 2018. Q: Tell us a bit about yourself and what first got you interested in photography? A:
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At 500px amazing photography is at our core, but these photos would not be possible without the talented people behind the lens. The 500px Spotlight series highlights the global and diverse photographers that are part of the 500px Community. This week we are excited to introduce you to minimalist architectural photographer Ash Camas. This interview is
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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. The 500px Commercial Grant: Project #ShowUs was shot and produced as part of the Dove, Girl Gaze, and
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Some of the most memorable pictures of the last century were created on rainy days. In 1899-1900, Alfred Stieglitz photographed a coach making its way through the city streets under a spring shower. Later, Henri Cartier-Bresson caught a man leaping over a puddle and immortalized the fleeting moment in his picture Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare.
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At 500px amazing photography is at our core, but these photos would not be possible without the talented people behind the lens. The 500px Spotlight series highlights the global and diverse photographers that are part of the 500px Community. This week we are very excited to introduce you to Teddy Tavan, a Kenyan photographer who uses
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