Meet Hero of the Week Louis Vizet

Welcome to Hero of the Week, an ongoing series sharing stories from some of the best photographers in the Pexels community.  This week we’re diving into Louis Vizet’s photo world. The French photographer, who hails from Limoges, is currently studying marketing and communications. Outdoor vistas are a frequent feature of his photography, which is often gorgeously moody.…

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Meet Hero of the Week Lina Kivaka

Welcome to Hero of the Week, an ongoing series sharing stories from some of the best photographers in the Pexels community.  This week, we’re introducing you to the dreamy, peaceful world of Lina Kivaka’s photography. The London-based creator brings a unique feeling of calm to her compositions. Lina works not just in photography but also videography and social…

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Meet Hero of the Week Caroline Cagnin

We’re excited to announce a brand new weekly series here on Pexels. Every week, we’ll be highlighting one talented member of our Pexels Hero community.  We’re kicking off the Hero of the Week with this feature on photographer Caroline Cagnin. Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Caroline has a focus on architecture and street photography. We’re seriously captivated by her work—her photography shows the kind…

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Finding Free High-Quality Videos Just Got a Lot Simpler

Pexels Videos is now live! When Pexels launched in 2014 it began as a modest startup with a small collection of a few hundred free photos that everyone could use. Today, over 10 million designers, bloggers, digital media experts and other creatives use the photos contributed by the community of photographers and those photos pop up…

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We Are One Pexels Gallery Event

Pexels Hosts Gallery Event In Toronto To Celebrate Diversity

Six months ago, Pexels embarked on a Quest For Diversity In Stock Media — a mission to improve representation in the media and help offer creators access to a robust free photography library that celebrates diversity. Historically, stock photos have excluded photos of people of color or non-binary individuals. The gallery event, We Are One, was a…

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Pexels for iOS and Android: world-class photos at your fingertips

Since 2014, photographers have shared their work on Pexels and helped millions of creatives power their personal and commercials projects. Graphic designers, journalists, bloggers, web developers, social media managers and more have told their stories using the 504,828 photos contributed by our talented photographers. Available today, the Pexels app makes it even easier for creators…

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How To Capture Live Music Photography

When thinking of pursuing a certain style of photography, music might not be the first one that comes to mind. Although intimidating at first, from everything to do with photo passes to media credentials to etiquitte, the barrier to entry for music photography actually seems to get lower every year with the increasing number of resources and technology available. Cameras that work…

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5 Questions With: Lizzie Peirce

From lush tones and breathtaking landscapes to cinematic video production, there is no doubt that Toronto based photographer/videographer Lizzie Peirce has established a distinctive style. She is currently the producer and director of Know Hau Media, an award-winning video production and creative marketing agency that has worked with major companies such as Mercedes Benz and Corona.…

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Film Is Not Dead

Digital cameras seem to be all the fad these days, especially with the hype surrounding new releases like the Sony A7iii Mirrorless or the Canon 6D Mark II. Although there is no denying that owning a shiny new gadget with a price tag of a few good paychecks will help you get a leg up—at…

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