Photocentra – taking a look at another photo sharing platform

Oct 24, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

The photo-sharing platform Photocentra has been around a few years. A few weeks back, they reached out to me and asked if I could have…

You may get sued big time if you aren’t careful with what you upload to Unsplash

Feb 12, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

Unsplash has in a short time become a major player in the photo-sharing industry. 174,000 photographers have uploaded images to the site. The platform this…

Why I have stopped selling images with 500px

Feb 6, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

I just received three emails from 500px this evening. I was informed that three of my images were sold. In other words, I can expect…

500px’s latest change of terms sparks outrage among photographers

Dec 20, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

It looks like 500px never lacks new reasons to make photographers angry. Users have recently received a notice that the website is changing its Terms…

500px threatens to ban an artist after featuring him as “Photoshop Master” on its own blog

Jun 24, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

500px has caused some outrage within the community a couple of times over the past year or so. One of the platforms popular users Michal…

500px demands users reset their passwords after data breach

Feb 13, 2019
John Aldred

This morning, I received an email from 500px requiring that I change my password after they became aware of a “security issue” on the site…

Photographer banned from 500px because 500px don’t know what light painting is

Jan 22, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Light painting photographer Tim Gamble is known for mind-blowing, surreal photos. However, despite his work being created entirely or almost entirely in-camera, 500px recently deleted…

500px redesigns Home Feed, photographers aren’t pleased

Nov 16, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

500px has introduced some changes to its web and mobile platforms. According to the company, it should increase the exposure for photographers, but judging from…

Starting today, 500px no longer have a Creative Commons license option

Jul 1, 2018
Udi Tirosh

Remember that a month ago image sharing platform 500px announced that they will shut their marketplace down? A closer look at the announcement by Redditor Ricky_Lee_Hasselhoff…

500px Marketplace shuts down, Getty Images will soon take over

Jun 1, 2018
Dunja Djudjic

Getty Images has announced an exclusive distribution partnership with 500px. Starting from late June 2018, 500px Marketplace will quit direct sales and e-commerce. Instead, Getty…