The Blipfoto Blog Latest articles from Blipfoto en-gb Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:37:43 GMT Blippers star in BBC photography competition Mon, 01 Sep 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="countryfile" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>The theme for this year's BBC Countryfile Photography competition was &ldquo;Animal Magic&rdquo;. But it might also have been &lsquo;Blip Magic&rsquo; as two of the 12 finalists in this year&rsquo;s competition were Blippers&hellip; And that was from 32,000 entries!</p> This week in Blipfoto - We're all stars (most of us just don't realise it yet) Fri, 29 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="Milky Way and Aurora, Night sky, stitched shot, panorama, Staff Pick" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>This week we were able to share two very different, yet both quite special, stories from the Blipfoto community. And that's what we love about you guys. While Blip might be a diverse, global place, the stories that we all have to tell - whether large or small - make it the place that it is!</p> A personal photography project to bring local Copenhagen businesses out the shadows Thu, 28 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="local community, local business, Copenhagen, The Enghave Project, Robert Thomason, portrait, photography, black and white, " style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>Inspired by the many talented portrait photographers on Blipfoto, Copenhagen-based photographer Robert Thomason has completed a project that brings life to a community that had been left in the shadows of huge construction works, showcasing the diverse businesses that make up this local community in a novel light.</p> Going the extra mile - Cycling the UK's '4 corners' for Children's Brain Tumour Research Tue, 26 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="Life Cycle 4, University of Nottingham, Charity cycle" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>This summer Nieves La Casta is doing something very out of character.&nbsp;She is going the extra mile - 1,400 of them, actually (2,200 km) - in order to raise funds for children's brain tumour research. And she's recording every day of her adventure on Blipfoto.</p> This week in Blipfoto - Amazing things Fri, 22 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="Staff Picks, cockatoo, sitting on a shoulder, going for a walk, eccentric" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>The Blip community is always doing amazing things. And next week we&rsquo;ll be catching up with just a couple of those Blippers who&rsquo;ve been doing something special to find out more about their projects, in person. But to round this week off, we've got a fabulous selection of Staff Picks chosen from the past 7 days! </p> 8 great reasons to share just one photo a day Wed, 20 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="kid with camera, young photographer" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>We share more than ever before. Every single day a staggering 350 million photos are uploaded to Facebook alone! But the more we share, the less we remember. Now, most of you don't need any encouragement, but here are 8 reasons why you should share just one photo a day - either to re-affirm what you already know, or to share with your yet-to-be-converted friends.</p> From Supermoons to damp dogs - This week's Staff Picks Fri, 15 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="double rainbow, rainbow over london" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>Supermoons, double rainbows, Sake street parties and damp dogs - this week's Staff Pick take the focus. </p> A story to tell - This week's Staff Picks Fri, 08 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="100 years old, message from the queen, life story" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>This week&rsquo;s Staff Picks come from right across the world - from the US to Africa and Europe to Asia. A diverse collection of images that each have a story to tell.</p> Get behind the scenes at the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert Wed, 06 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="Edinburgh Fesitval Fireworks" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>This is your chance to get behind the scenes at the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert at the Edinburgh International Festival to take some amazing photos and enjoy a most memorable of nights!</p> This week in Blipfoto - Making time for reflection Fri, 01 Aug 2014 GMT <p><a href=''><img src='' alt="Stylish lady, waiting, posing, photograph" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>August. Already? How did that happen? Before we know it, the seasons will be ready to change again... But as time shoots by, it's important to remember and take a moment to reflect.</p>