5 reasons why you should start uploading to Unsplash right now (and 3 why you shouldn’t)

Unsplash is a big part of my life and I have grown to love the platform. Technically maybe not perfect and as good as it could be, but the developers show that they listen to the community and keep adding useful features. I’ve picked out five points that should make you give Unsplash a chance – and three why not.

Unsplash experts tell you how to take better photos with your smartphone

Just point and shoot? Even though smartphones make it extremely easy to take an endless number of photos in any situation, there are a few rules you should follow for the best results.

Unsplash is currently “working on something very big” and therefore has no time for videos

When will you be able to upload videos to Unsplash? I don’t know. But it’s not like they wouldn’t want you to.

How this photographer quintupled her Unsplash downloads in a little over a year

Of course, the main reason you should take pictures is to create works that you are happy with. But when they are then seen or even used by others – that is a particularly nice feeling. I talk to food photographer Micheile about her story on Unsplash.

Let these photos inspire you on how you could rearrange your workspace

Any moment can be a good time to give your workplace a major overhaul. Especially in times when the home office has become much more relevant, you should furnish a place where you spend a lot of time as nicely and practically as possible. Here are a few inspirations how that could look like.

I have bad news for anyone who, like me, didn’t get an Unsplash Book back in 2016

The Unsplash Book is a piece of contemporary history. But unfortunately, the print run was severely limited. What about a new edition five years after its publication?

This website creates completely useless but ridiculous quote tiles for your Instagram account

Are you completely bored again or do you have a task in front of you that you would like to put off for a few minutes longer? Then maybe you should pay the Inspirobot a visit.

Meet this Unsplash Awards Community Allstar who only shoots on a Pixel 3a

Susan calls herself an amateur photographer, but you wouldn’t think that to look at her Unsplash portfolio – and you’d be even less likely to guess that she’s shot every photo so far with a Pixel 3a. She talks to me about what she likes about Unsplash and mobile photography, how it’s helped her cope with the pandemic, and reveals a few tricks how she uses her smartphone.

There is a serious difference between Unsplash submissions and uploads

In total, more than 4.6 million photos have been uploaded to Unsplash, but yet the platform is only celebrating 3 million photos – how does that fit together?

Let Unsplash pro Claudio Schwarz (@purzlbaum) explain which lens he used for which photo

Although he only does photography in his spare time, Claudio has spent tens of thousands of francs on his equipment over the years. He talked to me about the three cameras and no less than ten lenses he currently uses to take the photos that are viewed millions of times on Unsplash.

Unsplash messaging is a mess, and there is no sign that this will change anytime soon

It can’t be that hard.