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Happy International Women’s Day

Published by Diana Tula · March 8th 2013

Today is a special date in the calendar. It is International Women’s Day, a day to raise awareness of political and social struggles of women worldwide and to celebrate women’s achievements. So let’s celebrate women in our lives and show our appreciation and gratitude with big and small gestures. We suggest starting with something as simple as a card.

All you have to do is...

  1. Pick a photo that you like, we’ve prepared 12 below to inspire.
  2. Go to photo's page & click on the envelope icon.
  3. Enter email address and a lovely message.
  4. Press send to make her smile!


     

Sven Loach

Published by Diana Tula · March 5th 2013

Meet Sven Loach, photojournalist and street photographer from London, UK. When viewing Sven’s work a Sex Pistols’ song “Anarchy in the U.K.” comes to mind, as the perfect soundtrack to the images of everyday life of Londoners, strikes and riots. Take a look for yourself and enjoy London through Sven Loach’s lens.

To get to know Sven Loach’s work better visit his 500px page, there you can follow his future photo uploads and add Sven to friends.

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 blog@500px.com and let us know about yourself and your work.


     

Week In Review

Published by Diana Tula · March 4th 2013

Fall in love with inspiring photography! We’ve been watching closely photos uploaded to 500px.com 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 :)


     

Weekly Monday Contest

Published by Diana Tula · March 4th 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.

Longhorn

Last week we announced “Longhorn” theme & got a variety of fun entries ranging from eiffel tower to mustache photos. Please enjoy photos selected and click on thumbnails for full size images. To see all entries and pick your favourites visit this page.

New theme: Follow Your Feet

1. Select photo that fits this theme. Upload image to your 500px profile or pick an existing photo.
2. Add a tag "followyourfeet".
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 March 10 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. This week’s winner is Martin Fopp.

Big thanks to everyone who participated!


     

Follow Friday: Food Photographers

Published by Diana Tula · March 1st 2013

Inspired by the Follow Friday hashtag movement on twitter we started a new weekly feature on our blog. With Follow Friday posts you can discover new, popular and up-and-coming photographers from 500px to follow and add to friends.

Natalia Lisovskaya

Enjoy delicious photographs by Natalia Lisovskaya. Natalia uploads photos daily to 500px so you can always satisfy your cravings and get inspired with new meal ideas. Natalia also publishes a food calendar each year, so feel free to get in touch with her.

Aisha Yusaf

Aisha is a mom of 2, who enjoys baking and taking pictures of food. We love the homely elegance of her photos and special seasonal arrangements. Take a look for yourself and try to resist the urge to start baking.

Matt Wright

If you prefer the savory to the sweet and especially love cured meat check out Matt Wright’s work. Though his portfolio on 500px is few in photos it is rich in flavour.

Dan Cretu

Enjoy fun and wild food inventions by Dan Cretu. Dan dissects foods and rearranges the pieces to create real 3D artworks, which he then photographs. If you thought that you’ve seen it all his work just might be an exception.

Jonathan Gayman

Food galore continues with succulent images by Jonathan Gayman. Don’t be caught browsing through his photos when hungry, we warned you, you might starve!

Nicole S. Young

Nicole’s photography is a mix of vibrant food photos and pictures of colourful life. Lacking vitamin D or need cheering up? Then enjoy Nicole’s photos and smile.

Alexey & Julia

This photo duet’s clever name “Ingredients” pays homage to its photographic genre. Take a peek into the world of rustic cuisine with welcoming and cozy food photos by Alexey & Julia.

Claudia Totir

Claudia’s breakfast photos are our favourite! Visit her page and get inspired by modern and deliciously uplifting cooking ideas.

Cynthia Cliche

Cynthia’s photos would be a delight to decorate anyone’s kitchen! Visit her page and enjoy refreshing blues and vibrant foods.

Olga Drach

Olga Drach’s portfolio is a mix of lifestyle and food photography filled with bright light and joy. Discover the world of happy people and yummy food with Olga’s photos.

We hope you enjoyed our roundup! This is the first Follow Friday post in this genre of photography and we can’t wait to share more features with you. Come back next Friday for incredible photographers to follow and get inspired by. Visit last post Follow Friday: Street Photographers and discover great talents in this genre.

Who is your favourite Food photographer at 500px? Let us know in the comments below (you can also nominate yourself).


     

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