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…

21 Questions with Michael Runkel: The ‘Most-Traveled’ Photographer Alive

21 Questions with Michael Runkel: The ‘Most-Traveled’ Photographer Alive

Travel photographer Michael Runkel has visited every country on Earth and shows no signs of slowing down. The German native chats with photographer Trey Bohn about going to outer space, the coronavirus outbreak, what makes a good travel photo, and why long-term travel with kids doesn’t suck. Where are you now?
Sitting on a beautiful beach in Ko Lanta, Thailand.
How long did it take to visit evRead More…

#EachForEqual: What International Women's Day Means to Photographers

#EachForEqual: What International Women’s Day Means to Photographers

See what #EachForEqual means to these photographers as they prepare for International Women’s Day 2020, and learn ways you can add gender diversity to your own portfolio. The theme for International Women’s Day 2020 on Sunday, March 8th 2020 is #EachForEqual, with gender equality as a global issue at its forefront. The campaign slogan says it all: “An equal world is an enabled world.Read More…

Photograph Diamond by Arild Heitmann on 500px

50 Tips For Photographing Wonderful Waves

Summer has landed, and we want nothing more than to hit the shores and capture cool seaside shots! One subject that can instantly add drama to your seascapes are waves. To help you nail incredible wave images, we asked 12 seascape photographers to share their tried-and-tested tips—from setup to gear to workflow. (Bonus: There’s even a few tips here on shooting waves in cold-weather conditiRead More…

DOJ Backs Christian Photographer Who is Afraid Law Will ‘Force’ Her to Shoot Same-Sex Weddings

DOJ Backs Christian Photographer Who is Afraid Law Will ‘Force’ Her to Shoot Same-Sex Weddings

The US Department of Justice weighed in on a controversial Kentucky lawsuit this week, when they backed a Christian wedding photographer who is suing the city of Louisville over a law that could, potentially be used to “force” her to shoot same-sex weddings.
The lawsuit first made headlines in November, when conservative advocacy group Alliance Defending Freedom filed the suit on behaRead More…

9 Beginner Tips For Editing Footage in Final Cut Pro X

9 Beginner Tips For Editing Footage in Final Cut Pro X

You can save yourself some time and headache getting started editing in Final Cut Pro X with these nine tips for your workflow. Video editing sucks. There’s nothing more frustrating, soul-crushing, and time-consuming than mastering non-linear editing software. However, it also just might be the most creatively rewarding and uplifting career you can get into. There are limitless possiRead More…