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August 06, 2013 11:30 ET

500px Offers Greater Exposure for Outstanding 500px Photos on Bing.com's Homepage

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 6, 2013) -

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The search for the best online photos invariably leads to 500px, the world's leading platform for premium online photography. Today 500px announced its photographers and their standout work will gain even more exposure as featured images on the Bing homepage.

The photos will also include the photographer's bio and details about the image, where it's been taken and what it represents. 500px photographers who want to learn more can visit http://500px.com/BingHomepage for information.

"Our editors will comb through the best of the best images on 500px and our top picks will be featured on Bing's homepage," says Oleg Gutsol, founder and CEO of 500px. "Our collaboration with Bing puts our photographers front and center on one of the world's most visited sites."

"When we first launched Bing, we introduced our iconic homepage image as a jumping off point for users to explore the world," said Lawrence Ripsher, Head of Program Management and Design, Bing User Experiences. "As a passionate photographer myself, I'm excited to announce that we're working with 500px to bring even more of the world's great imagery to Bing."

Like 500px, Bing is passionate about outstanding photography and how the experience inspires its users. Over the next few months, the companies will work together to surface more striking 500px content and integrate 500px photographers' work into selected parts of the Bing.com experience.

"Our photographers are among the best visual storytellers in the world," Gutsol adds. "This is a major opportunity for them and one of many more to come. By collaborating with a company like Microsoft, we're introducing our community and their work to a wider global audience. We see great potential and are exploring other avenues to showcase our photographers. Stay tuned for more exciting news."

About 500px

500px is a premium photo-sharing platform for aspiring and professional photographers. It is powered by creative people worldwide and lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photos. 500px was founded in late 2009 by two acclaimed photographers and entrepreneurs, Oleg Gutsol, CEO and Evgeny Tchebotarev, COO, and with over 2.5 million users and over a billion page views each month, has grown to become the premier platform with the highest quality photography worldwide. For more information, please visit the 500px newsroom.

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