Shanyn Fiske: Why the Fashion Industry Should Heed Peter Lindbergh

"I agree with Eliott Erwitts idea that black and white photography is interpretive," says fashion photographer Shanyn Fiske. "I do think of photography as interpretation, and monochrome most easily lends itself to that goal, especially when Im trying to capture an emotion or a fleeting thought.

Shanyn Fiske: Why The Fashion Industry Should Heed Peter Lindbergh

"I agree with Eliott Erwitts idea that black and white photography is interpretive," says fashion photographer Shanyn Fiske. "I do think of photography as interpretation, and monochrome most easily lends itself to that goal, especially when Im trying to capture an emotion or a fleeting thought.

Guys: Please Stop Objectifying Women in Facebook Groups for Likes

The objectification of women has gone on for a very long time, but I feel like it's gotten way worse in the age of Instagram and Facebook groups. It seems like the golden formula for success is to have an attractive woman with beautiful lighting, and that's it.

My Photo Series Who Am I

The project is my another installment of cooperation with the 5Medium Foundation, involving the activation of the senior community. I wanted to present current passions, unfulfilled dreams or hidden secrets using elements that the heroines of the series were to find themselves in their homes.

I Photographed Old Vietnamese Mothers

Vietnamese mothers dedicate all their lives to their families. They feel the happiest when they care for their loved ones, prepare warm dinners and wait for husbands and children to come home from work to enjoy the meal together.

Photographer Outs Herself as Mystery Donor of $5.5M to Female Artists

In 1996, a mysterious program called Anonymous Was a Woman began giving $25,000 with no questions asked to 10 underrecognized female artists over the age of 40. Now, 22 years and $5.5 million later, the anonymous benefactor behind the program has finally stepped forward: she’s 77-year-old photographer Susan Unterberg. The photographer revealed her identity to […]

My Wife Wont Let Me Photograph Women

Whenphotographer Manny Ortizfirst took up portrait photography, his wife Diana wasn’t happy about him photographing women — he soon learned that this was a common issue among other photographers online.

Firsts: 20+ Powerful Women Who Were First

There are so many women who are changing the world, testing their limits and making this planet a better, more united place. Time Magazine took it upon themselves to celebrate these strong individuals in their latest project "Firsts".

Basic Tips for Posing Female Models

My name is Mark Fitzgerald, and I’m a photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. In this post, I’ll be discussing basic model poses for female models. Whether you are a model choosing a pose or a photographer posing your model, this is a decision that can shape the look of the image and therefore the success […]

Save Big on This Guide For Posing from Photographer Andy Armstrong

You can spend all the money in your bank account on the best gear available, and poor over lighting tutorials until the end of time, but if you fail to have a solid grasp on posing than you will never be able to use that gear and lighting prowess to make images worthy of the money and time spent on them.

List: 30 of Our Favorite Inspiring Women Photographers

Over the years, we've interviewed a number of photographers of all genders. While the industry is very much male dominated, there are a lot of fantastic women photographers that deserve special recognition for the work that they do.

Where are All the Female Street Photographers?

There has been a lot of talk about diversity in street photography and, in particular, the lack of visibility for female street photographers in a genre that is populated mostly by men. This topic is not new for female street photographers and has been discussed in many different ways over the past decade. However, even […]

I Photographed A Project Called Stop Abuse!

I got a message from Amanda, a mother of 3 children, who suffers from PTSD from abuse and wanted me to help her create raw awareness of the truth about abuse and that there are hope and happiness following.

I Made A Photo Series Inside An Abandoned House

After discovering the fate of one of my female ancestors, I made a photo series wanting to showcase a more hidden side of the female narrative. A story of all those women who had no say in the matter of their own life, no right of property and no right to vote.

Nature Photography: Where Are the Women?

Its an undisputed fact; there are fewer women in the arena of nature photography than there are men. But why? Do men bring something special to the arena? Or is it simply a stereotype that this is a mans profession? There doesnt appear to be a clear reason for the disparity between the numbers of […]

I Capture Feminine Beauty With A Touch Of Surrealism

My name is Konrad Bak, I live and work in Wroclaw, Poland. I’ve been taking photos for a good ten years, my specialties are beauty/fashion/equine photography. In my opinion, the camera lens should express feelings, tell stories.

WonderLab Launches New Women-Led Film Processing Lab

Film photography retailer Analogue Wonderland has announced the launch of its very own women-led processing lab, aptly named the Analogue WonderLab. After three years of providing photographers with a range of films via the company’s online store, Analogue Wonderland has taken the next step to open an in-house film processing lab, making it one of […]

I Created A Photoshoot To Show The Beauty Of Spring

I am a fine art photographer and I love telling stories with my photos. Spring is one of my favorite seasons and because spring awakens so much inspiration, I created photos to show the beauty of spring.

Challenging gender stereotypes in commercial photography

Customers around the world are demanding more inclusive advertising, and this shift has changed how commercial photographers plan and organize their shoots. The post Challenging gender stereotypes in commercial photography appeared first on 500px.

500px Commercial Grants: Project #ShowUs

500px is awarding five $1,000 US Commercial Grants to women and non-binary photographers who want to tell their stories as part of the Project #ShowUs Commercial Grant. The post 500px Commercial Grants: Project #ShowUs appeared first on 500px.

Hungarian Easter Moments In The Lego World

A short story about Easter preparations and a hungarian Easter tradition. I would like to tell these fun scenes with LEGO figures! In Hungary we have a special habit. The easter sprinkling is an event when the guys are saying a poem to the girls and after that they sprinkle water or perfume on them.