The Blipfoto Blog http://www.blipfoto.com/blog Latest articles from Blipfoto en-gb Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:49:21 GMT Live Blog: Indyrace - a voter on a mission Thu, 18 Sep 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/09/18/live-blog-indyrace-a-voter-on-a-mission <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/528'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/528/Screen_Shot_2014-09-18_at_08_22_58_copy_jpg1411025039.jpeg' alt="" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>We'll be constantly updating this blog post today as we follow the adventures of our very own Graham, who found himself at the northernmost point of mainland Scotland. His mission? To photograph as many different polling stations as possible as he makes the 300 mile journey back to Edinburgh in time to cast his vote. Will he make it?</p> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/09/18/live-blog-indyrace-a-voter-on-a-mission This week in Blipfoto - Sharing a moment in time Fri, 12 Sep 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/09/12/this-week-in-blipfoto-sharing-a-moment-in-time <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/527'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/527/lloydffoto_2014-09-07_jpg1410525581.jpeg' alt="Frozen moment, kiss, a moment in time, candid, people, black and white, Staff Pick" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a></p><p>If Blipfoto is about one thing, it's the community. Our sum is greater than all of the parts. So seeing these parts come together is sometimes quite amazing.</p> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/09/12/this-week-in-blipfoto-sharing-a-moment-in-time This week in Blipfoto - Blippers are winners Fri, 05 Sep 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/09/05/this-week-in-blipfoto-blippers-are-winners <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/526'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/526/GrahamColling_2014-09-01_jpg1409919069.jpeg' alt="Svalbard, the arctic, light, Landscape photography, Lovers of light, Graham Colling" style='border:solid #111 1px' /></a><p>This week we&rsquo;ve been marvelling at the Arctic Light. Our winner of the Velux Lovers of Light landscape photo competition has been sharing some fantastic Blips as he enjoys his prize - an adventure of a lifetime in the Arctic islands of Svalbard.</p> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/09/05/this-week-in-blipfoto-blippers-are-winners Blippers star in BBC photography competition Mon, 01 Sep 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/09/01/blippers-star-in-bbc-photography-competition <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/525'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/525/p013l2z8-1_jpg1409580805.jpeg' 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> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/09/01/blippers-star-in-bbc-photography-competition A personal photography project to bring local Copenhagen businesses out the shadows Sat, 30 Aug 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/30/a-personal-photography-project-to-bring-local-copenhagen-businesses-out-the-shadows <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/523'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/523/web_200814_e_jpg1409222658.jpeg' 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> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/30/a-personal-photography-project-to-bring-local-copenhagen-businesses-out-the-shadows This week in Blipfoto - We're all stars (most of us just don't realise it yet) Fri, 29 Aug 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/29/this-week-in-blipfoto-we-re-all-stars-most-of-us-just-don-t-realise-it-yet <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/524'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/524/Horomaka_2014-08-27_jpg1409310434.jpeg' 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> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/29/this-week-in-blipfoto-we-re-all-stars-most-of-us-just-don-t-realise-it-yet Going the extra mile - Cycling the UK's '4 corners' for Children's Brain Tumour Research Tue, 26 Aug 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/26/going-the-extra-mile-cycling-the-uk-s-4-corners-for-children-s-brain-tumour-research <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/522'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/522/Ryan_copy_jpg1409048609.jpeg' 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> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/26/going-the-extra-mile-cycling-the-uk-s-4-corners-for-children-s-brain-tumour-research This week in Blipfoto - Amazing things Fri, 22 Aug 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/22/this-week-in-blipfoto-amazing-things <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/521'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/521/oldtownpaul_2014-08-18_jpg1408705357.jpeg' 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> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/22/this-week-in-blipfoto-amazing-things 8 great reasons to share just one photo a day Wed, 20 Aug 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/20/8-great-reasons-to-share-just-one-photo-a-day <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/515'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/515/MyEveryday_2013-09-06_jpg1406559215.jpeg' 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> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/20/8-great-reasons-to-share-just-one-photo-a-day From Supermoons to damp dogs - This week's Staff Picks Fri, 15 Aug 2014 GMT http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/15/from-supermoons-to-damp-dogs-this-week-s-staff-picks <p><a href='http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/520'><img src='http://static.blipfotos.com/blog/images/520/GeekMeek_2014-08-12_jpg1408099500.jpeg' 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> http://www.blipfoto.com/blog/2014/08/15/from-supermoons-to-damp-dogs-this-week-s-staff-picks