500px is a photo community and marketplace for discovering, sharing, buying, and selling inspiring photography, powered by creative people around the world. We are the home to everyone's best photos. Today, we are leading the world into the creatively limitless post-stock era by lovingly capturing custom imagery for every client.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyVisual China Group
HQToronto, CA
Founded2009
Website500px.com
500px was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Toronto, CA

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Key People/Management at 500px

Andy Yang

Andy Yang

CEO
Dustin Plett

Dustin Plett

VP, Business Development
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500px Office Locations

500px has offices in Toronto, Shanghai and Seoul
Toronto, CA (HQ)
100 20 Duncan St
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500px Financials and Metrics

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In total, 500px had raised $22.3 m. 500px is a subsidiary of Visual China Group

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500px News and Updates

Startup jobs of the week: Chisel AI, 500px, Smart Nora

Every day, Canada’s tech startups post their latest and greatest job opportunities on Jobs.BetaKit, powered by Jobbio. From early-stage to Series B and beyond,...

500px reveals major breach that compromised user data

The breach happened back in 2018 but was only discovered now. 500px, the online community for photographers, has revealed that they have discovered a major data breach. In a blog post today the company revealed that on February 8 they launched an investigation into a potential security issue their e…

Personal information of 14.8 million 500px users leaked in security breach

Disclosed by 500px on February 13, 2019

The World Needs Bio-Engineered Ethical Humans More Than It Needs Geo-Engineering

Climate change is accelerating, but most people fail to take the threat seriously. How to explain such nonchalance in the face of certain destruction?

China Set To Exceed 210 Gigawatt Wind Power Target By 2020

China's recently-announced switch from a Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme to a competitive auction mechanism will help the country surpass its national cumulative wind power target of 210 gigawatts (GW) by 2020 and install more than 20 GW per year on average over the next 10 years

Federal Judge Dismisses NYC Climate Change Law Suit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by New York City against 5 major oil companies, ruling that Congress has given the EPA the exclusive right to file such legal actions. Yes, that EPA. Is there no branch of government that will protect citizens from the damage caused by fossil fuels or ho…
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500px Blogs

Create a strong photography portfolio with these 11 tips

With help from the 500px Content Team, we’ve put together this list of 11 things to keep in mind when building (and growing) your Licensing portfolio. The post Create a strong photography portfolio with these 11 tips appeared first on 500px.

Smoke bomb photography | The essential guide for beginners

To add smoke bomb photography to your repertoire, here’s a quick guide to finding the right smoke bomb, planning the perfect shot, and snapping it safely. The post Smoke bomb photography | The essential guide for beginners appeared first on 500px.

Licensing Contributor Petar Tutundziev on experimentation and building a dynamic portfolio

Petar Tutundziev is a Licensing Contributor based in Skopje, Macedonia, who does not shy away from experimenting with different content styles. The post Licensing Contributor Petar Tutundziev on experimentation and building a dynamic portfolio appeared first on 500px.

Optimizing your Licensing workflow: 11 tips for integrating metadata into your workflow

Keywording has been a fundamental part of licensing stock photography since 1945 when the preeminent historian Charles Gibbs-Smith first developed a system for indexing and organizing images. Now, 75 years later, the keywording process is more important than ever. If your photos aren’t keyworded, th…

How to photograph architecture: The complete guide

Do you want to learn how to photograph architecture? This guide covers the best gear for the job and the angles that will create stunning shots every time. The post How to photograph architecture: The complete guide appeared first on 500px.

Real estate photography: The essential guide for beginners

Real estate photography is a rewarding and challenging genre of photography—dive into it with this essential guide for beginners. The post Real estate photography: The essential guide for beginners appeared first on 500px.
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500px Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was 500px founded?

    500px was founded in 2009.

  • Who are 500px key executives?

    500px's key executives are Andy Yang and Dustin Plett.

  • Who are 500px competitors?

    Competitors of 500px include Shutterstock, Hike and Maybe.

  • Where is 500px headquarters?

    500px headquarters is located at 100 20 Duncan St, Toronto.

  • Where are 500px offices?

    500px has offices in Toronto, Shanghai and Seoul.

  • How many offices does 500px have?

    500px has 3 offices.