500px has just announced a major partnership with Microsoft’s Bing search engine has been signed that will allow its photographers and their standout work will gain even more exposure as featured images on the Bing homepage.
“Our editors will comb through the best of the best images on 500px and our top picks will be featured on Bing’s homepage,“ says Oleg Gutsol,Founder and CEO of 500px. “Our collaboration with Bing puts our photographers front and center on one of the world’s most visited sites.”
“When we first launched Bing, we introduced our iconic homepage image as a jumping off point for users to explore the world,” said Lawrence Ripsher, Head of Program Management and Design, Bing User Experiences. “As a passionate photographer myself, I’m excited to announce that we’re working with 500px to bring even more of the world’s great imagery to Bing.”
Smart move for the Toronto-based startup who’s been on a steady growth over the last year.