Inspirations

5 Websites to get Photographic Inspiration

We all have those “I got nothin” moments, and I thought I’d put together a quick and handy list of five websites you could visit, have a little poke around over your morning coffee and see if you can’t drag some inspiration out of the corners of your mind.

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1. The 500px Blog

Lots of blog posts on the blog, every few hours these days, and each of those are posts of some of the most interesting images on 500px – take some inspiration from them!

2. Proof by National Geographic

If you’re into photographing this amazing planet we all live on, Proof is a great place to look for stunning photographs and epic photo stories. Here’s an example.

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“Louise,” meaning “warrior maiden” © Nashalina Schrape

3. The Big Picture

Three picture editors at The Boston Globe — Lane Turner, Leanne Burden Seidel and Lloyd Young, run The Big Picture, posting great photos often, a wider subject range than 500px and Proof, typically, but always interesting and inspiring.

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4. The Impossible Cool

A less than typical photography blog, but posting some great images – some old, some new, well worth adding to your blog reader.

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5. One Big Photo

Is exactly what it says on the tin – One Big Photo. Pets, landscapes, wildlife, portraits – You get something different every day.

There’s my quick list! I made it short so you wouldn’t go to sleep half way through.

I’d love to hear about any blogs you think are worth a read, any places our peers post great photographs – leave a comment, let me know!