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Be On the Cover of Our New iPad App + Call for Beta Testers

Published by Jen Tse · September 13th 2011



The long-awaited 500px iPad app is nearing completion and now we're looking to our community to add the finishing touch. Since there are so many amazing photos on the site, we need your help to choose one photo from 500px to use as the default cover. Want it to be yours? Simply leave a comment on this post with a link to your very best photo and we will select one exceptional entry to appear whenever someone launches the 500px app. Talk about exposure!

Requirements:

The photo must be hosted on 500px.com.
The original photo must be at least 1024 px x 1024 px.
The photo must look good in both landscape and portrait mode (see above for example).
No watermarks, please!

Finally, we are looking for 15 to 20 beta testers from the community who want to try the app before wide release. Please send an email to ash@500px.com if interested.

EDIT: We have enough beta testers already. Thanks for all the interest!
     

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AnthonyGolston
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Anthony Golston  over 2 years ago
http://500px.com/photo/2727922 You have my written permission to use this image.
scout
miakisz  over 2 years ago
http://500px.com/photo/2211380
skybala
d predie  over 2 years ago
just trying my luck!
http://500px.com/photo/2091802
michaelc
Michael Cavén  over 2 years ago
And my photo:
http://500px.com/photo/839745
genevieve
Geneviève Lyons  over 2 years ago
Mine http://500px.com/photo/1708114
KevinRodrigues
Kevin Rodrigues  over 2 years ago
Straight out of the camera, no processing whatsoever :)
http://500px.com/photo/1294009
brucejuno
Bruce Noronha  over 2 years ago
use mine...it may crash your app hahaha

http://500px.com/photo/2115651

SkyArt
Andrey Deynega  over 2 years ago
here is mine: http://500px.com/photo/905538
joeguarino
Joe Guarino  over 2 years ago
Cool! Hope you're still looking for covers.. If so, check this out! http://500px.com/photo/2105270
ThomasZ
Thomas Zimmer  over 2 years ago
an eye-catcher like this? http://500px.com/photo/2003025
Juleshabib
Jules habib  over 2 years ago
Hey why not this one? http://500px.com/photo/660969
patrickmatte
Patrick Matte  over 2 years ago
Cool idea. Here we go : http://500px.com/photo/1148105
Kbtimages
Kevin Thornhill  over 2 years ago
What do you think? http://500px.com/photo/670459
KassKozloski
Kass Kozloski  over 2 years ago
makes a nice background:
http://500px.com/photo/1301695
Scatteredreflections
Joel Cyr  over 2 years ago
Check this one out!! http://500px.com/photo/2047079
craigkennedy
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Craig Kennedy  over 2 years ago
Plenty of landscapes here so I thought I'd leave something different

http://500px.com/photo/2018622

Lubomir_Koulev
Lubomir Koulev  over 2 years ago
http://500px.com/photo/1955667 Thanks :-)
EricAbbottPhotography
Eric Abbott  over 2 years ago
Can't wait for the app. Here is my contribution: http://500px.com/photo/1555963

Thank you - love the site. Some truly amazing photographs.

philipprichert
Philipp Richert  over 2 years ago
One of mine: http://500px.com/photo/2024571
joshnorem
Josh Norem  over 2 years ago
Monterey sunrise http://500px.com/photo/717641
matthewoxley
Matthew Oxley  over 2 years ago
Hey 500px team !

Heres mine. Its a 6 image vertical panorama from Greece! http://500px.com/photo/2026247

Keep up the good work !

matthewoxley
Matthew Oxley  over 2 years ago
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peter_n
Peter Nguyen  over 2 years ago
my 2 highest voted:

happy :) http://500px.com/photo/1032594

expressive: http://500px.com/photo/1391617

Arizona
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Michael Wilson  over 2 years ago
Not my best shot - But I think my best one for a 500px ipad app

http://500px.com/photo/1588405

fusaka
François Angers  over 2 years ago
My best one, I guess! http://500px.com/photo/585882
Adam-Allegro
Adam Allegro  over 2 years ago
Wonderful!! Here's mine! Not a lot of views, but hey, Diamonds in the rough are always being found :)
http://500px.com/photo/671653
JRossL
Ross Leathley  over 2 years ago
My cover: http://500px.com/photo/2017969
proletariat
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proletariat class  over 2 years ago
My Cover: http://500px.com/blog/12799
1 <3 T.O.!
GarthSmith
Garth Smith  over 2 years ago
I don't know if this is my best or not, I picked the one that went both portrait and landscape without it changing the look of it.
http://500px.com/photo/1993110
infielder6
Justin O  over 2 years ago
I'm really looking forward to the app, and wish I could have been one of the Beta testers. If you need any more, let me know :)

With all the great photos on 500px, I doubt any of mine will be good enough. Here's one just for the fun of it. http://500px.com/photo/1050818

nxidis
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Nick Xidis  over 2 years ago
Very cool to have an app. I'm looking forward to it. Here's an image that might work. http://500px.com/photo/1936800
ivanmakarov
Ivan Makarov  over 2 years ago
How about this one?

http://500px.com/photo/643126

timp
Tim Peeters  over 2 years ago
maybe this one? http://500px.com/photo/1333436
timp
Tim Peeters  over 2 years ago
I think this would be my best: http://500px.com/photo/1341020
It conveys a feeling of freedom.
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Fernando De Oliveira  over 2 years ago
Here's my best cover image for you guys !

http://500px.com/photo/1102057

beijaflor
Beijaflor  over 2 years ago
What about Android users guys ?
tscheuermann
Thorsten Scheuermann  over 2 years ago
For your consideration: http://500px.com/photo/400677
adamshutsa
500px Team
Adam Shutsa  over 2 years ago
Thank you everyone for your submissions. Keep them coming!

The cover will change frequently (every week or two) with photos that will be chosen by our editors from the Popular section. For the first cover we wanted to give everyone an opportunity to submit their photo.

Denis_Allbertovich
Denis Allbertovich  over 2 years ago
One from me ) http://500px.com/photo/199
ToruShishikura
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Toru Shishikura  over 2 years ago
Here's my best!
http://500px.com/photo/1103594
keithlacey
keithlacey  over 2 years ago
http://500px.com/photo/1978159
florianschulz
Florian Schulz  over 2 years ago
Wow, exposure! http://500px.com/photo/411802
vahanvaty
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A Vahanvati  over 2 years ago
http://500px.com/photo/1876549
scout
miakisz  over 2 years ago
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thomasegger
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Thomas Egger  over 2 years ago
when is the android-app coming?
andrewknots
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Andrew Macpherson  over 2 years ago
Suggest you continue your owl theme here

http://500px.com/photo/1719463

Tracie
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Tracie Taylor  over 2 years ago
:) http://500px.com/photo/1055983
sherwinlaranga
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Sherwin Laranga  over 2 years ago
I'd like to participate in the fun :)

http://500px.com/photo/864211

http://500px.com/photo/855531

sherwinlaranga
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Sherwin Laranga  over 2 years ago
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beppino
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Giuseppe Muccioli  over 2 years ago
Maybe this one: http://500px.com/photo/1064067 (cropped to 1024x1024)
But, honestly, I think this is the best: http://500px.com/photo/642104
(this "be on the cover" is a very good idea. Good work!)

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