Jamey Price

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500px and the Lack of Sports Photography

Published November 10th, 2011

Photography is a subjective art form. Everyone likes something different. It's not something you can put your finger on or say definitively what it is that makes a good photo; But as with all things, diversity is the spice of life.

After many many rounds of beer with my good friend (and exceptionally talented landscape photographer) Kyle Worthy, we both have come to the conclusion that we want to see more variety on 500px.

Now, let's get one thing straight. I appreciate all forms of photography. But I am of the opinion that the photos that consistently get the highest ratings on 500px are getting stale. Your standard HDR photo of a pretty sunset, a lighthouse, a cute cat, a naked woman. That's all I see week in and week out. They're great photos but I want to see what the rest of the photography world has to offer.

In chatting with 500px marketing manager, Andrey, he suggested I write this blog post and spread the gospel to fellow sports photographers.

So here it is.

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