The Pros and Cons of Low Angle Shooting, and Why You Should Be Doing It

Phoo Chan is a talented birding photographer and 500px member whose work has been published in various publications including National Geographic magazine and the latest National Geographic Complete Bird of North America (2nd edition) book…

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10 Easy Photo Hacks You Can Do with Stuff Around Your House

We try to stick to featuring 500px photographers and tips & tricks they come up with and share exclusively with us, but occasionally I run across a video so fun or inspirational or useful that…

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6 Simple Editing Apps That Can Take Your Photography to the Next Level

Full Disclosure: This post was written by and about Macphun, a proud sponsor of the 500px Fujifilm Global Photo Walk. Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler is an avid photographer, educator, and writer whose entire life revolves around photography….

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An Easy Way to Make Beautiful Powder Clouds

Dina Belenko is a creative still-life photographer from Russia and incredibly successful 500px Prime photographer. Her artistic images capture magical stories behind everyday inanimate objects. In this tutorial, Dina shows you how she shot her…

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Use Natural Elements to Make Wildlife Stand Out

Jaco Marx is a full-time dental surgeon from South Africa who moonlights as an incredibly talented nature, wildlife, and travel photographer, as well as a conservationist. Whatever free time he can scrounge, Jaco spends photographing…

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Fire, Flames and Smoke Brushes for Photoshop

Following our round-up of lighting effect brushes, here is a collection of outstanding fire and smoke brushes for Photoshop. With these brushes you can obviously create realistic fire effects, but also, stunning abstract designs as…

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Fire, Flames and Smoke Brushes for Photoshop

Following our round-up of lighting effect brushes, here is a collection of outstanding fire and smoke brushes for Photoshop. With these brushes you can obviously create realistic fire effects, but also, stunning abstract designs as…

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$4 Tube Guards Make for Sick Light Painting Photos

One of the best things about light painting is how incredibly accessible it is! You don’t need a crazy camera, or insane lens, or expensive accessories. Nope: as light painting master, 500px user, and friend…

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7 Expert Tips For Photographing Dubai from 7 Pro Photographers

Pete DeMarco is an award-winning travel photographer and writer who has ventured to over 60 countries. His photos and stories have been published in National Geographic Traveler, CNN, BBC, inflight magazines, and more. Get his…

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10 Great Photo Manipulation Tutorials for Photoshop

Photoshop is the number one software to photo manipulation and we decided to list in this article 10 photo manipulation tutorials. All of these tutorials were published at Photoshop Star previously but we decided to…

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See How a Levitation Portrait is Made

From chair, to air. That’s “all” it takes to make a person seem like they’re levitating magically in the middle of your photo. Of course, I put “all” in quotes for a reason—it takes a…

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How To Quickly & Easily Create a Dreamy Lord of the Rings Orton Effect in Photoshop

Jimmy McIntyre is a world-renowned travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online courses on digital blending and post-processing, and his Raya…

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