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500px (and flickr) saturation problem with Ligh...

Published August 16th, 2011

So I've been uploading photos both to my 500px and my flickr and they seem to have te same problem with lightroom files... they're not saturated enough. I don't know what the problem is, or why it's happening. Is anyone else having this problem?

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Photo Titles

Published July 11th, 2011

I've been stumbling through some the photos on 500px and something that's really pissing me off is the way a lot of people title their work. For example "***" is not an appropriate title for anything. Neither is "O" when it's a picture of a woman half nude sitting down.

Use your brain and get creative.

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Mini Community

Published June 17th, 2011

Hey there,

So I was wondering if anyone would like to be part of a mini community? Basically what this entails is just commenting on each others photographs with helpful tips. If you interested leave me a comment on this post and I'll start checking out your photos! :)

Thanks,

Jesse

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Religion

Published June 14th, 2011

I take camera companies as serious as religion. I only switch if I have a good reason to. Today I switched from Canon to Nikon. I'm now a proud owner of a Nikon D300!

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Comments

Published June 14th, 2011

Hello 500px community,

Today I'm writing about comments. I'm always getting comments like "cool shot, !!!, great place, great shot, nice picture", etc. If you're going to comment on my work, all I ask of you is that you tell me what you like about it or how I could have made it better. I want to learn as I go on in the field of photography and I jus can't when I ge +++ as a comment.

Thanks in advance!

Jesse

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My dog broke my lens.

Published June 12th, 2011

How original, right? My goofy-ass dog just broke my 50mm ƒ/1.4, and now I'm stuck using the 18-55 shit *cough* kit lens.

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Meaningless Comments

Published June 9th, 2011

Dear 500px community,

I've been looking through some of the more popular photographs here on 500px and I almost always see two or three comments that roughly read "!!". This is not a comment. It means nothing. Stop doing that in hopes of gaining attention.

Thanks,

Jesse

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Nude Women is a Cliché

Published June 9th, 2011

Dear 500px community,

I've been noticing a lot of photographs of nude women, especially here on 500px. I would like to respectfully acknowledge this as it's become less and less artistic and more and more cliché. it seems like everyone is doing this now. Now just because everyone's doing it doesn't make it less artistic… What makes it less artistic is that people aren't doing it right. They think, "Oh I'll just use a big aperture and go black & white." Now for some reason everyone seems to love this. If you look on the most favorited page there are currently more than three photographs of nude women.

Get original, get creative, and if you are going to be cliché at least make it funny.

Thanks,

Jesse

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Got a new lens!

Published June 9th, 2011

So, I had the Sigma 28mm ƒ/1.8 and don’t get me wrong.. It was great. I really wanted something else though. I put it up on craigslist and immediately got a few hits. The one I ended up going with was a trade. I now have a Canon 50mm ƒ/1.4!

I’ll be posting new photographs ASAP, so keep stopping by!

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