From “nice” to “AWESOME”

Published August 14th, 2011

A while ago, I bought a DSLR camera, hoping that it will help me capture memories in pixels better. I went about snapping and clicking at all sorts of things that caught my fancy. About a month ago, someone recommended 500px to me. He told me that the site would inspire me to take my photography more seriously. I enjoy discovering new things, so I quickly set up an account and started posting daily snapshots of the world around me, some fresh and others from my archives. At the moment, I didn’t know what to expect. A bit over a month later and I am hooked! In fact, so much so that I have decided to upgrade my account and make it "awesome". Here’s why.

BEAUTIFUL PRESENTATION

When I uploaded my first photograph, I was pleasantly surprised by how neatly the other elements on the page corresponded harmoniously with my work. I am a staunch believer in the power of simplicity in design. 500px managed to wrap my images in a beautiful, noise-free, intuitive interface.

One other element that c ...

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