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Guest Blog Post by Adam Shutsa
VP of Design, 500px

Hey photographers, designer here. Just wanted to let you know we love you. We love what you create. Without photos, our job would be very boring. And since you make our jobs so much better, we’d like to do the same for you and pass on some tips on how to get more out of your licensable photos.

Keep Exploring by Marjan Petkovski

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Erickson Stock has long been a premier source for high-quality, emotional lifestyle stock photos and video footage that can beautifully and uniquely tell a brand’s story. The agency has added a new twist:  “Stories” is a collection of character-driven, ready-made, customizable video spots with stills for the same shoot. Each “story” includes music, message and interchangeable content and are ready or customizable for any brand or campaign. There are currently six characters whose stories are available for licensing, and many more to come. Shown here is “Carol,” a grandmother, business women and nature lover with multiple life narratives.


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“Tooling Around” is an ongoing series of letters crafted out of tools by typographic illustrator Joseph Alessio, publishing one glyph daily through the end of February.

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Have you ever considered using aerial photography in your designs? Beautiful photos taken from way up high convey a sense of scale that nothing Earth-bound really can.

Whether you’€™re trying to communicate vastness, love nature-made geometric patterns, or just want something that’s ideal as a full background image, these 23 gorgeous aerial photographs from the 500px Prime collection are perfect.

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