50 Premium Hubaset Lightroom Presets 2017 Vol.4 by Huba Filter on 500px.com

How to make and sell Lightroom presets

Adobe Lightroom is an all-rounder photo editing and management software that empowers users to organize and manipulate photos in large quantities—without spending all their time stuck behind a desk. For some, it’s best used in conjunction with Photoshop, where they can fine-tune their images with more complex edits, but for many, it’s a creative playground in and of itself. One area where LRead More…

Portraits In The Time Of Coronavirus: Shooting Free Front Porch Photo Sessions

Portraits In The Time Of Coronavirus: Shooting Free Front Porch Photo Sessions

We are living in unprecedented times. As a photographer of social events (weddings), individual, family, business portraits and sports, the recent closing of schools and the virtual shut down of our towns and cities—basically our lives as we have known it—has shut everything down. It is a difficult time for so many and I am grateful that we are here close to family, that all of us are healthRead More…

12 FREE Podcast Cover Art Backgrounds and Templates

12 FREE Podcast Cover Art Backgrounds and Templates

In this free download, you’ll receive access to twelve podcast cover templates and backgrounds to inspire your next thumbnail design. Eye-catching design gets you noticed. In the world of podcasting, listeners glance through a vast library of podcasts. While many have an inkling as to the topic they’re interested in, the cover art is typically what reels them into giving any podcasRead More…

A New Start by Max Rive on 500px.com

The best Lightroom presets for photographers

Cinematic teal and orange. Muted pastels. Digital photos that look like old film stocks. These trends have dominated the photography world in recent years, as more photographers push the boundaries in post-processing. In 2020, a unique editing style is more than just a way to stand out. It’s also a creative signature, and more photographers are finding it by experimenting with Lightroom presets.Read More…

10 Things To Do When Stuck at Home as a Photographer

10 Things To Do When Stuck at Home as a Photographer

Now that most of us are stuck at home with possibly no income, times are tough. But we can use these times to our ‘advantage’ and do things we normally wouldn’t do or don’t have time for. Some of us can’t even go out anymore to take pictures in nature because we’re grounded. I live in the Netherlands and we’re still allowed to go out of the house, but other countries like Italy and Read More…

Podcaster Starter Kit: Software and Equipment You're Going to Need

Podcaster Starter Kit: Software and Equipment You’re Going to Need

Here’s everything you need to start your podcast — from hosting to microphones to mixers to audio editing software (plus a few extra tips). Ready to start your own podcast? Well, using your phone simply won’t cut it, so you’ll need to invest in some gear. In this article, we’ll point you in the right direction for everything you’ll need to get your fresh podcastRead More…

An image being resized in Photoshop

Pixels to Inches: How to Resize Images Without Losing Quality in Photoshop

Instagram photos look best at 1080 pixels wide. Pinterest images shine at around 1000×1500 pixels. A Facebook photo should be at least 1200 pixels wide—1920 if it’s an event photo. In 2003, when 500px launched, the perfect web-resolution was, well, 500 pixels. Now, it’s best to upload your photos with a resolution of at least 2048 pixels. The web is constantly evolving, and for photogrRead More…

How to Disinfect Your Camera Gear During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Disinfect Your Camera Gear During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the world takes drastic measures to slow the spread of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, having good hand hygiene is regarded as one of the key ways to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you’re a photographer, you should consider regularly disinfecting the equipment you use throughout a day.
“Current evidence suggests that novel coronavirus may remain viable for hours to daysRead More…

Yeehaw! 15 Free Western Fonts for the Cowboy in All of Us

Yeehaw! 15 Free Western Fonts for the Cowboy in All of Us

If y’all’s design involves cowboys, cattle, or cacti, there’s no doubt you need these hand-picked, free Western fonts to complete the project. Even if your design has nothing to do with the Wild West, a western-inspired font can add unrivaled character and unique style to the composition. We’ve rounded up fifteen of the internet’s best free Western fonts to help yRead More…

Photograph Doune Castle by Buster Brown on 500px

You Won’t Believe These Places in Game of Thrones Actually Exist

UPDATE: This collection now includes Dorne, Tower of Joy, and Mereen! Help us update this post. Found a photo of a filming location from this new season of Game of Thrones? Comment below with the 500px link!
Big Game of Thrones fan? You’ve come to the right place! Journey to the spectacular real-life filming locations of this epic fantasy series. The fictional worlds of Westeros and Essos spRead More…