Current challenge

Neutral colours in photography: How to use them for warmth and effect

When it comes to photography, there are many different ways to create an effect. You can use light, shadows, and of course, colour. In this blog post, we will focus on the use of neutral colours.
Challenges

The colour purple: Best entries

We received some stunning photographs to the Purple Challenge we ran at Excio. The purple theme simply jumps off your screen with vibrancy and character. It was really hard to make a decision, but eventually we selected our top 20 photographs based on how they stood out from all the submissions. Check out our showcase here!
Current challenge

Red colour in photography

We want you to see red! No, not in anger although you might want to explore that concept in your photography and see how red plays a part, but to capture this colour and explore its many associations.
Challenges

Challenge: Colour purple

This challenge will have you capturing the colour of royalty but do you know the difference between 'purple' and 'violet'?
Interview

Pairing pop-culture with photography. Interview with cosplay portrait photographer Frankie Chan

Frankie Chan’s love of photography came from her father but it was only after his death that Frankie picked up a camera to follow her passion for capturing cosplay characters. Working with many different people each of whom possess a unique vision, Frankie makes their vision a reality.
Interview

Making magic under the star with Peter Haworth

Initially inspired by Mark Gee’s night sky images, Peter Haworth’s passion for astro photography has truly skyrocketed over recent years with him now capturing deep space objects and marveling at the science that surrounds them.
Interview

FairShare Photography heroes: Erika Berendsen on how she started selling her work

Outdoor enthusiast Erika Berendsen started selling her photography on the advice of her husband. She is one of Excio’s first FairShare Photography heroes helping to change stock photography for the better.
Stories

Art of Birding challenge: Best of December

The end of 2021 saw some fabulous submissions from participants of the Art of Birding Challenges. Check out the best of the December challenges and, if you haven’t already, be sure to sign up to join the AOB group this year

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