November 30, 2017

Lauren Simpson is a photographer who is all too familiar with stories of sexual harassment, unsolicited advances and unwanted behaviours. As a runner, she is someone who has experienced various degrees of assault throughout her competitive running carrier - causing her...

November 29, 2017

Rodolfo Coelho is a Brazilian photographer based in Rio de Janeiro, specializing in photographing people and portraying their stories. He uses photography to show the strength of people; in this case, a series of individual women, each featured within their own unique...

November 28, 2017

“Allow yourself to transform as many times as you need to be fully happy and free.” - yung pueblo

Argentinian born photographer, Gabriela Tulian uses this series to bring hope to those who have suffered or currently suffer any form of abuse. Featuring simple objects in...

November 27, 2017

Connection. Movement. Introspection. Grief. These are words Washington based, Canadian photographer, Amy Woodward uses to describe her photo series. Using a combination of expressive actions, Amy blends movement with stillness and generates an amalgamation of intimate...

November 26, 2017

There is a saying: ‘Presence in Absence’.

For this FOCUSED series, Meelie Mckay, a London based documentary photographer, aimed to document local women who discuss their experiences and encounters of gender-based violence and abuse. Throughout Meelie’s portraits, these...

November 25, 2017

I am a photographer and a storyteller. I like to experiment and explore all of the facets this art-form provides for me, using my voice and vision to contribute to this initiative. I am proud to be a part of 500px Studio’s Focused initiative, to help raise awareness ar...

November 7, 2017

'on a wing and a prayer' by David Morris

65 million years after the dinosaurs...

February in Toronto always brings about a damp cold, the kind that carries deep in your bones. Fashionable scarves, toques and mittens are layered up to shield you from the dark, grey days -...

November 1, 2017

Knowing how to maintain visual consistency when marketing yourself as a commercial photographer is invaluable. Audience and clients alike will be able to identify your style of photography and seek it out. But how do you develop a consistent visual identity?...