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Toronto is Home

Published by Diana Tula · May 1st 2013

Did you know that 500px team is from Toronto, Canada? This epic video was filmed by proletariat class and shows Toronto not only from dusk till dawn but also from summer to winter and onwards. Giving you a peek into the city's life from an aerial view. If you watch closely enough you can spot the flooded streets of the city during Nuit Blanche — an annual event when people go out to the streets from 7PM to 7AM to experience art.

Enjoy and let us know which was your favourite moment.

proletariat class is a great roof topper photographer, so remember to check out his work later. For more videos browse the blog and let us know if you’d like to be featured, email Last time we shared “The Collodion Process”, a video that takes you on a journey of a traveling collodion studio.


Pinhole Love

Published by Diana Tula · April 30th 2013

Hey! It was Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day this Sunday, April 28th. To celebrate and share our love for this tricky and fun medium we’ve gathered photos from 500px taken with pinhole cameras. Check out awesome photos that have been photographed with tins, chips containers, matchstick boxes and old cameras.

What’s Pinhole? Pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens that you can DIY in about 10 minutes. Pinhole camera can be made out of any container, which is light-proof and has a small hole in one side. Light passes through this small hole and projects an inverted image on the opposite side of the box. The image is then recorded on film or photo paper, that was placed inside the container prior to exposure.


Ivan Kislov

Published by Diana Tula · April 30th 2013

Today we would like to introduce you to Ivan Kislov and his lovable photos of foxes, wolves and rabbits. It was a great revelation to find out that Ivan is a hobbyist photographer. Just imagine, these are photos taken as something to do when one has time to spare...

For Ivan Kislov’s full portfolio visit his 500px page, there you can add Ivan to friends, follow his future work, and say hello.

Our blog is a place to promote 500px photographers and their brilliant photos. Every week we publish a brief photographer profile introducing you to a photographer from 500px community and his/her body of work. This could be you, email us and let us know about yourself and your work.


Weekly Monday Contest

Published by Diana Tula · April 29th 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. For announced theme, deadline and how to enter continue reading.

I love Earth

Last week we announced “I love Earth” theme and got over 1,000 entries. Thank you for your talent and ideas! We’ve selected twelve photos to share with you today, these are thumbnails so make sure to click on each for a full size photograph. Take a look at all the contestants & pick your favourite.

New theme: Liquid

1. Select photo that fits this theme. Upload image to your 500px profile or pick an existing photo.
2. Add a tag "liquid500px".
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 May 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 of Awesome membership. Lucky draw winner is Kristine Potapovica.

Good luck this week!


Week In Review

Published by Diana Tula · April 29th 2013

Fall in love with inspiring photography! We’ve been watching photos uploaded to last week and have chosen some of our favourite images to share with you today. Enjoy and remember to upload your photos this week, we love to see all the creativity and talent that you bring to our community :)


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