Here is why we have joined 500px

The most popular way to view great photographs is sitting with your tablet. It gives you the best of a photo mag and in full colour. The most popular way to buy photographs is a canvas wrap print. It can instantly be hung on the wall without framing and with the right image the canvas print renders a subtle oil painting effect.

With apologies for being openly commercial to our blog readers our most popular image looks great on a wrap. Already 288 people count it as a favourite on flikr and it has been viewed almost 3,000 times. So as well as our own site photographicview where you can buy fine art quality prints we have opted to also go with putting some of our most popular on our 500px site. The main reason is it offers a simple way for customers to buy our pictures as a canvas.

misty loch scene with a sall island standing out and its reflection also seen in the water

Misty morning on Rannoch Moor near Glencoe: one of the most atmospheric places in Scotland. ©Paul Carroll

You can buy downloads for non commercial use and here is the thing: 500px is easy to use and you can create an online store on their free membership. The phone and tablet app is also great to use.

500px / Paul & Mhairi Carroll / Photos.

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About photographicviewscotland

Photographers of Scotland's landscape and remote places and arts and craft makers. Mhairi is also making needle felted animals under the name of the Woof in the Wool. We live in Abernethy in Perthshire, Scotland.
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