Blog header

Weekly Monday Contest

Published by Diana Tula · December 2nd 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 Table Adventures theme and have received over 500 entries. We chose 12 from all the contestants to share with you today. Please enjoy the winning photos and click on each thumbnail for a full size photo. Let us know which one is your favourite in the comments below :)

New theme: Holiday Lights

1. Select photo that fits this theme. Upload image to your 500px profile or pick an existing photo.
2. Add a tag "holidaylights".
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 December 8th at 12PM (EST). This week we have a special surprise for you! Tamron will be awarding 2 top photos their outstanding 24-70mm VR lens. 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 Daniele Marzocchi.

Good luck this week!


500px Birthday Prizes! Fujifilm X100S Camera Winners

Published by Diana Tula · December 2nd 2013

Contest Recap

500px just turned 4 years old on October 31st and to celebrate we wanted to thank you with the most coveted camera of the year — FujiFilm X100S. We were giving away four cameras, one for each year of your love and support. To enter we asked you to submit your creative photo interpretations of the 500px logo.

The contest was a phenomenal success! We are overjoyed with the number and talent of photos submitted and would like to thank everyone for your hard work and beautiful entries. You can see all the entries here.


Congratulations to The Photo Fiend, Eduard Panichev, Aleksandar Gospic and Anand Fernando! To claim your prize email your shipping address to


Gifting doesn't end here! We are yet to announce the social media winners and our special prizes to the runner up winners of the 500px Birthday Photo Contest (we loved your entries so much we just have to keep on giving!).

Come back next week for more prize announcements :)

500px + Tamron Photo Contest

Published by Diana Tula · December 2nd 2013

Hey everyone! We have teamed up with Tamron to bring you a great not-to-be-missed contest. Tamron is the new eyes for industry, manufacturing precise and sophisticated optical products. Their lenses can easily mount to different camera bodies and are much loved by photographers world-wide.


Win one out of two outstanding Tamron SP 24-70 F/2.8 Di VC USD Zoom lenses. Tamron 24-70 lens is the world’s only full frame fast standard zoom to feature image stabilization.


Entry is simple! Upload and tag your photos with a Holiday Lights theme.Tag: #holidaylights. Top two selections will win a Tamron lens and get promoted on our social pages. Photos will be judged based on creativity and originality.

Contest ends December 8th at midnight, it is open internationally and to all ages. Winners will be announced on December 9th with a follow up blog post, so stay tuned and visit the blog next Monday.

Good luck!

Our Thanks To You — 30% Off Any Upgrade

Published by Diana Tula · November 29th 2013

This Black Friday we have a holiday gift for you — 30% off any account upgrade. Upgrade to Plus or Awesome any time between now and the end of December 2nd to get this great deal. Discount is automatically applied to all new accounts and renewals at checkout.

Let's help together!

With every account purchased, a portion of the proceeds goes to the Red Cross, helping those in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan. On November 8, 2013 one of the largest typhoons ever recorded ripped through the Philippines. 12 million lives at risk and over 4 million children are in danger. Here are some photos of the current state of Philippines, documented by 500px photographers:


Travel Kaleidoscope

Published by Diana Tula · November 28th 2013

Our blog is a place to promote 500px photographers, of all backgrounds and talents. This time we’d like to introduce you to Jason Waltman, a self-proclaimed amateur photographer and an effects artist at DreamWorks Animation from San Francisco, California.

Jason loves traveling the world in search of inspiring things to see and tasty things to eat. His portfolio is a kaleidoscope of his of travel adventures. We hope you’ll enjoy our favourites selection of his work.

To see Jason Waltman's full portfolio visit his 500px page. There you can add Jason to friends, say "Hi!" and order one of his prints.

If you are into travel photography share your photos in the comments below. We'd love to see your pictures :)


Our thoughts on photography, web development, and life. Join us for updates, interviews, reviews, and stories.

Subscribe to RSS

Popular Photos

BorrowLenses. Get 10% off your next order with the 500px gift code