Did 500px.com just give photographers a simple, but effective publicity boost (and Flickr another kick in the ass)?
Unless you’ve spent the last week or so in a cave, you probably know that Flickr has just released a new version of its mobile app. It’s got tons of reviews, mostly positive, unlike its web redesign, which alienated many users. But, as some pointed out, Flickr is catching up with other mobile photography apps and is likely to focus on the web property next. Mea
If, like me, you never publish your pictures on Facebook, or you simply want to make your photography more social using other platforms, this post is for you.
This is part of a presentation I made on social tools for photographers during my monthly photographers group meet-up, where I focused on several alternatives to Facebook. The presentation assumed a minimal or no knowledge of these tools, hence the basics. If you interact with many photographers on Google+ or Tumblr, y
Like 500px.com, a Canadian photo-sharing website which has been around for a long time (hence the name – when they started 500-pixel images were considered optimal for web display), but in its latest incarnation – relaunched two years ago – it began attracting photographers with passion, people who put a lot into their photography and people who produce and admire big, bold and good quality images. The site was born thanks to Ian Sobolev and Oleg Gutsol, who seem to have crea