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NEW! LYTRO ILLUM Living Pictures now available on 500px!

Publicado por Alexandra Kim · July 22nd 2014

Hey everyone! A couple weeks ago, we told you about the awesome deal on the new LYTRO ILLUM camera, exclusive to 500px members. Now, we are so excited to announce that for the first time ever, you will be able to experience the amazing Living Pictures within the 500px community for yourself!

For starters, check out Lytro’s new page on 500px. Here, we’ll be aggregating the best Living Pictures taken with the new LYTRO ILLUM. Lytro will be favoriting Living Pictures found on 500px and featuring them on their new page. Could yours be up there?

These photos, taken with LYTRO ILLUM, give off a cool 3D effect that can’t be found in any other photo file. This new technology allows you to change the point of focus and perspective in the pictures. We’ve seen some amazing photographers capture these unique capabilities and turn them into real works of art. Check out the example below!

Not only that, all those who pre-order will be eligible to submit a photo shoot idea for a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime, all-expenses-paid trip to Iceland to take part in an exclusive photo shoot with Chris Burkard. Burkard is a top adventure lifestyle photographer and senior staff photographer for Surfer Magazine, not to mention one of our favorite 500px members.

We can’t wait for 500px members to become a part of this unique community of photography and technology leaders. Pre-order LYTRO ILLUM before July 31st and receive a $250 discount exclusive for you!

Here’s how to pre-order this awesome camera:

1. Place a LYTRO ILLUM pre-order at

2. Take your Lytro pre-order number and enter it here along with your 500px username, and primary email address.

3. Submit the rebate form.


The Deal of a Lifetime from Lytro!

Publicado por Alexandra Kim · June 26th 2014

Here at 500px we love to bring you new products that will spur your creativity and get you excited about photography. That’s why we’ve partnered up with Lytro to offer you this special discount on a fantastic new piece of technology, the recently unveiled LYTRO ILLUM. If you pre-order your LYTRO ILLUM camera before July 31, 2014, you will receive $250 off the retail price of $1,599. This price is a special, limited-time offer exclusively for you.

You’ve probably heard about them recently if you read TechCrunch or watch Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The soon-to-be-released camera is the first camera able to harnesses the power of light field – capturing the direction, color and brightness of the rays of light within the frame. That means the ability to explore your pictures from different perspectives, focal points and dimensions.

Here’s how to pre-order this awesome camera and claim your $250 off:
1. Place a LYTRO ILLUM pre-order at
2. Take your Lytro pre-order number and enter it here along with your 500px username, and primary email address.
3. Submit the rebate form.

You’re done! Wait for your new LYTRO ILLUM to arrive at your door!

Got any questions? Please see the 500px/Lytro FAQ.

Want to be notified before this awesome deal expires? We’ll send you a reminder 2 days before! Just enter your email address below:


500px Prime Co-Hosts A Pre Generate Conference 2014 Dribbble Meetup

Publicado por Klassy Goldberg · June 17th 2014

With a great lineup of speakers you can learn from, plus meet and greet opportunities with fellow creatives — Generate Conference 2014 in New York City is your go-to event if you're a designer. It will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at the New World Stages. You can find more info on registration and schedule here.

500px Prime is happy to be co-sponsoring a meetup with our friends from Dribbble, Media Temple, and Shopify. So if you're a conference-goers or just happen to be around the area, come to Houndstooth Pub on Thursday, June 19, 2014 a 6:00 P.M. to mingle over free drinks, interviews with conference speakers, and more activities.

Want to join us? You can RSVP and find more details here.

See you there!

Chicago Street Photography Workshop

Publicado por Zach Kim · June 10th 2014

Are you a photographer that is interested in learning about the exciting genre of street photography? Do you want to acquire techniques that will help you overcome your fear of taking candid photos of strangers? Would you like to find and develop your own personal street photography style? Well then sign up for the Chicago Street Photography Workshop!

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned photographer, you won't want to miss this great opportunity to master how to truly capture the human experience so with spaces filling up fast you better hurry!!

Register for the Chicago Street Photography Workshop here.

Unfortunately this workshop is only available in Chicago, but if you are still interested make sure to check out Chuck Jines personal website .

Enter This Photo Contest From The Weather Channel

Publicado por Zach Kim · June 6th 2014

The Weather Channel and Toyota have recently teamed up for a photo contest, “It’s Amazing Out There”. They're looking for photos that display a passion for nature, adventure, travel, and weather. It's a great opportunity to increase your exposure within the photography community.

Submission for photos have already begun. With the grand prize winner receiving $15,000 along with tons of other prizes, you'll definitely want to submit your best work by the June 15th deadline!

Enter the “It’s Amazing Out There” Photo Contest now. For more info, you can read the official rules.

There are 3 categories you can submit your photos to, each aimed at the different ways weather affects our lives.

The Living World:

Photos in this category should capture the wonder of Mother Nature, from rare species to stunning landscapes.


Weather plays a huge role in activities and the places we travel. Showcase your sense of adventure in this category.

The Elements:

Submit to this category to encapsulate the power and beauty of weather systems.
Judges for the contest include:
Adam Ravetch
Steve Winter
Neil Katz
And Dave Mayhew

Winners will be announced on August 15th, with photos being judged on creativity, technical merit, and relevance to the category.

Unfortunately this contest is only available for U.S residents.

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