Photo Stories

Keep up with key trends in Licensing with 500px’s Art Director, Karen Biilmann, as she analyzes common threads and current themes found throughout our Exclusive Contributor photography submissions. From minimal styling to accessible food, here’s what’s trending in the 500px Licensing Collection. Food photography is an essential part of the food industry, becoming a movement
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In 1907, Auguste and Louis Lumière presented autochrome—a revolutionary method for reproducing color in photographs. The world was stunned and enraptured. “Soon the world will be color-mad,” photographer Alfred Stieglitz wrote that July from Munich. “And Lumière will be responsible.” We’ve come a long way in the last century, and we no longer need potato
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The 500px community contains some of the most talented photographers in the world who push creative boundaries, explore the unknown, and evoke emotions in their viewers. That’s why we created Quests—creative challenges designed to help 500px photographers test their skills, get recognized for their work, and win exciting prizes. But even more importantly, it’s a
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Exclusive Licensing Contributor Warren Giddarie has burst into the New York photography scene with his vibrant studio portraits and fun pop aesthetic. His work empowers people to feel freedom of expression and embrace self-love and acceptance. Browse his collection of work here. Q: Tell us where you’re from and what you love about your city.
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In 1975, Richard Avedon opened an exhibition of 100 photographs at Marlborough Gallery on 57th Street in New York City. The public wondered and speculated — would he leave behind his lucrative career as a commercial photographer for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar to pursue art full-time? The answer, of course, was no. Avedon would continue
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