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500px Is Turning Four! Another Competition


©Justin Marimon

OK we have to admit we do like 500px as a site to share pictures, a sort of grown up Flickr, so as they are now 4 and are giving away cameras as part of a celebratory competition we thought we should let you in on it. You do need a 500px account to enter but go for it

Hey everyone, tomorrow is our Birthday! 500px is turning four years old and to celebrate we have a special surprise for you.

I remember it as though it was yesterday. It was the evening of October 31st, 2009, and two of my friends: Evgeny and Oleg were about to launch a self-funded, hard-labored and very awesome website — 500px.com.

Now four years later, 500px is home to the worlds’ best photography with an incredible community of photographers & photo lovers. Because of your love, support and feedback the site has evolved over the years and what started as a 2 man endeavor has become a 30 people company. This would not have been possible without you, thank you so so much for all your love and support. Our Birthday is your Birthday too, so let’s celebrate together with gifts…

To mark our four year Birthday we want to shower you with gifts!

1. Our first gift is Fuji Film x100s cameras to four lucky 500px members. All you have to do to win one is 1) Take a photo with 500px logo and 2) Upload it to your account with tag 500pxbirthday. You have one month to enter and winners will be announced December 1st 2013. We will ship world-wide, no age restriction and winning photos will be judged on creativity and photo techniques.


2. Our second gift is the gift of Awesome. The first 40 people to comment will get automatically upgraded to one year of Awesome accounts. Yay!

3. Our third gift is a bundle of swag. So if you ever dreamt of getting your hands on that 500px logo T-shirt, cup, stickers etc. this is your perfect opportunity 🙂 We are giving away four special bundles on our social media pages. Visit our Twitter and Facebook pages to enter.

4. Our last gift is a virtual hug and a thank you!

The words are not enough to express our gratitude and appreciation for your commitment, support and feedback. Every comment that we’ve received over the years, be it an email to help, twitter shout-out or an in-person thank you has made our hearts skip a beat and will be forever cherished.

Go here for details and information