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DigiSuite DSLR Camera Case for Petrol Bags

Published May 25th, 2012

Photos for the blog post.

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Review of CottonCarrier camera systems

Published November 17th, 2011

CottonCarrier - Camera Vest. My brother made a good model for it.

CottonCarrier — Camera Vest

My first thought when I opened the box and took the Cotton Carrier Vest out was: "There is NO WAY I'm putting that over my dress while shooting a wedding." Let me backtrack a bit. I'm a wedding and lifestyle photographer. Like many in my profession I work 12-15h days, camera in hand, with a lens bag over my shoulder; all the while being dressed for the occasion. The only time I use two camera bodies is when the bride is walking down the aisle mainly because the process is fast and there is very little time to change lenses. I also try to keep a moderately low profile without calling extra attention to myself. So my initial geeking out reaction while envisioning myself wearing the vest during a wedding was quite expected. But then I actually put the vest on. Here is how it all went down.

At first it hung completely loose on me; I'm 5'6" and slim but all the straps were extended for a stoc ...

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Cotton Carrier

Published November 16th, 2011


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Social Friday & Twitter Trivia

Published March 5th, 2010

Today we kicked off our Social Friday with a Twitter trivia! Who doesn't like games that fit into 140 characters? We sure do! Here what we asked and what fun loving people had to say!

1. Q: What does 500px stand for ? A: A while back it was the only width of the photos that were accepted. We sure made some progress...

2. Q: Who's on the popular photo [Miss you]. A: A super easy answer - HAMSTER. It's adorable!

3. Q: Who's the photographer behind "My winter" photo in the main page? A: Natalia Kapinus, she goes by KLEO. Check out her amazing work

4. Q: Which city are we working from? A: That would be Toronto! It's nice and sunny here today, wish we were outside!

5. Q: Can you Unfavoure your Favourite photos? [That would be just mean, but still]. A: Yeap, you sure can! We recently implemented that feature.

Thanks to everyone for playing! It was fun! We shell do it again! Follow us on Twitter.

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Friday Love!

Published February 26th, 2010

Here at our humble 500px office we love nothing better than a Friday! Actually, we like other days of the week as well, but Fridays feel somewhat special, and no, not because we don't work weekends because we do! Oh, the 'slave' labour!

Who doesn't love a Friday? To make this already awesome day of the week even better, we're making it a social day! We love to spend time with good friends over good food, and even better coffee. We also like playing trivia games, have scavenger hunts, and running around town taking photos! We think that you might enjoy that too! So join us every Friday over Twitter, Facebook, or Blog and we'll play together. How else will you kill time at the office? Just don't tell your boss, cause he might want to join in too! Fun starts next week!

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