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Weekly Monday Contest

Published by Diana Tula · December 30th 2013

Want to get featured on our blog? Every Monday a theme is announced and you have until Sunday to submit your entry. You may already have a photo that suits or you can see it as a weekly photo challenge. Continue reading to discover new announced theme, deadline and how to enter.


Last week we announced Sparkle theme and have received over 700 beautiful entries. We have chosen twelve from all the contestants to share with you today. Please enjoy the images and click on each thumbnail for a full size photo. Let us know which one is your favourite in the comments below :)

New theme: Making A Wish

1. Select photo that fits this theme. Upload image to your 500px profile or pick an existing photo.
2. Add a tag "wish500px".
3. You are done. To track all entries click here.

Theme is open to your interpretation and creativity, so get snapping and tagging. Deadline is January 5th at 12PM (EST). To make your efforts worthwhile there’s a random draw giveaway for all who enter for a chance to win 2 months Awesome membership. Lucky draw winner is Ruth Rothschild.

Good luck this week!


Best Photos of 2013: Street

Published by Diana Tula · December 28th 2013

Let’s take a stroll though the top 10 photos of this year in Street category. One of the oldest photo genres, street photography dates back to the end of the 19th century. Capturing simple scenes of the everyday and documenting history, it is the most loved and challenging photo genre.

Photo by Laszlo Folgerts

Photo by Amaninder Singh

Photo by Daniela Calzolari

Photo by Joseh

Photo by JX K

Photo by Christophe Debon

Photo by Joanna Lemanska

Photo by Hugo So

Photo by Ariel Cabrera Foix

Photo by Terry Provino


Best Photos of 2013: Photojournalism

Published by Diana Tula · December 27th 2013

Today we are back with the best photos of 2013. Please enjoy top 10 photos in the Photojournalism category. Come back tomorrow for more nominations.

Photo by Michael Kirkham

Photo by Volker Diekamp

Photo by Matt (Matticus) Skibert

Photo by Vadim Makhorov

Photo by Sung Chul Park

Photo by Puchong Pannoi

Photo by Jose Ramos

Photo by Jassi Oberai

Photo by Michael Steverson

Photo by Farris Gerard


500px Art 48 Hour Sale

Published by Diana Tula · December 26th 2013

Hey, it’s Boxing Day! We wanted to gift you this season a great deal with 25% off any print for the next 48 hours! With international shipping, great variety of printing and mounting options, incredible quality and wide selection of world’s best photos, it is a sale not to be missed. Visit 500px Art now.

What is 500px Art? 500px Art is your one stop shop for gorgeous photography wall art and prints. Just click on a photo you like to preview and purchase, easily navigating between choice of material, size and price categories. Get a print within your budget and get it delivered to your door world-wide. Take a look at the 500px Art for yourself and if you are an artist set up a shop.

To inspire and ignite your imagination here are gorgeous fine art prints that could decorate your home or office. Click on your favourite photo to buy & remember there is a 25% discount on all prints ending in 48 hours! Redeem it now.


Best Photos of 2013: Food

Published by Diana Tula · December 25th 2013

Wishing you Happy Holidays! Let’s get inspired this season with creative cooking ideas and delicious top photos in Food category. Bon appetit!

Photo by Alex Zizek

Photo by GAZ .

Photo by Luiz Laercio

Photo by Aljaber, Mimonna

Photo by Francisco Arroyo

Photo by Michel Schamp

Photo by Sajida

Photo by Robert Pfeuffer

Photo by U izmylove

Photo by abdelmajid

Photo by Natalia Lisovskaya

Photo by Christian Merk

Photo by Katherine Shapar

Photo by Lucy Vaserfirer

Photo by Aisha Yusaf


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