Welcome to the new look photofoundation!

It's been a busy few months at photofoundation HQ while we've been rebuilding our platform and now you can see what we've been up to.

So what’s new?

First things first, when you visit the site you will see the new design focuses more on your photos. We believe your photography should take centre stage on photofoundation and the new browsing library and profile pages have been designed to showcase your photos at their best.

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Posted by miura April 16, 2013, 3:15 pm

Photofoundation Interview series: Bastiaan

Q: Tell us a bit about yourself!
I am a male, 50 years old. I live in The Netherlands. My first name is Bastiaan. I am married and have two daughters.

Q: How do you relate to photography? Is it a personal passion or your profession? What do you enjoy about it?

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Posted by Tiberiu C April 16, 2013, 11:33 am

Photofoundation Interview series: Lynda

Q: Tell us a bit about yourself!
I grew up on a cotton farm in West Texas with a father who was
passionate about learning, especially about the bigger world outside
our small farming community and he passed that passion along to me.
My mother was an artist who passed along her sense of color and

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Posted by Tiberiu C April 16, 2013, 11:23 am

What images are we currently looking for?

We’re currently recruiting for images of all kinds of subjects. If you’re looking for some specific ideas for images to upload, have a read of some themes which our registered charity partners are currently looking for images on:

  • community is a recurring theme for many of our charity partners. Groundwork are on the lookout for images showing community green spaces in use and Equity Foundation are on the look for images of older people in their community.
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Posted by miura April 10, 2013, 5:41 pm

Photofoundation Interview series: Laura

Q: Tell us a bit about yourself!
My name is Laura Wilding, and have had a passion for photography since a young age.
I enjoy taking my camera with me on walks around the village of Holbrook, Ipswich, where I have lived since I was born.
I enjoy photographing sunsets and pretty scenes.

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Posted by Tiberiu C April 8, 2013, 2:12 pm

photofoundation loves... Nirrimi Hakanson

photofoundation loves... is a series where we introduce up and coming photographers that we're excited about. First up is Australian photographer Nirrimi Hakanson.

Nirrimi is a 20 year old with an impressive story and body of work. Her photographs draw viewers’ attention through their simplicity and meaning. They transmit some powerful emotions and arouse curiosity.

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Posted by Tiberiu C April 3, 2013, 12:20 pm

How to... make the most of your camera

These days, everyone’s got a camera. Whether it’s a simple point-and-shoot you take everywhere, or a hefty SLR, or even the one in your phone, we’ve all got something that can take a great photograph.

But having the equipment is only half the battle - working out how to get the most out of it is the next step. So we've put together our top tips on making the most of your camera.

1. Use the highest resolution you can

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Posted by Tiberiu C March 22, 2013, 2:36 pm

Introducing our How-To series

Here at photofoundation we love getting your photos and thought it was high time we gave something back. So we're starting a series of regular blog tutorials on simple photography techniques and how to make the most out of your camera. Stay tuned over the coming months...

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Posted by Tiberiu C March 22, 2013, 2:27 pm

Our Tagging Guidelines

When you upload a photo, you can help us out by tagging it with keywords that allow us to catalogue your images and make it easier to keep track of them. Good tagging helps our users find what they’re looking for and lets us make the best out of your photos.

When you’re tagging your images, put yourself in the position of someone looking for a photo. What sort of things would you search for?

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Posted by miura March 22, 2013, 2:10 pm