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A few weeks ago I randomly ended up scrolling through Twitter and ended up on Sans Francisco which has a "designer toolkit" list of apps and websites. Including a list of photography resources. I'm well aware that creatives and bloggers often struggle to find the right imagery to compliment their work. In the past, this is where image libraries became of use, as did the right click button?
One of the most fun things about building Unsplash is the sheer size, scale, and popularity of the product.
On an average day, our API handles 10M+ requests from unsplash.com and thousands of 3rd party applications, our data pipeline processes millions of events, our feeds add 60M updates, and we serve 60 million images.
With the eventual demise of Instagram (if you are reading this in 2025, this might already be the case), I figured I needed a way to do just that. That is why I decided to join Unsplash.com and try to give away a portion of my work for free.
We decided to reach out to Renato to chat about one of his remixes and get a behind-the-scenes peek into his editing process. The first thing that comes to mind when I see one of his remixes is “How on earth did he think of that and find the right combination of photos to express his idea?”
Over decades, many studies have been done that prove the positive psychological and physical effects of human touch—often received during a hug. In honor of National Hug Day, we did a quick search for <hug> on Unsplash and were quite taken back by the love we felt jumping out of the screen!
One of the beautiful things about the Unsplash community is that people are always so willing to share ‘how tos’ and tips. So we reached out to Aaron to ask him some questions about his image, beginning with where he found the inspiration.
Even when you feel as if you’re photography is not good enough, seeing the statistics on Unsplash can provide a boost in confidence.
Unsplash is a magical place for people who want to find beautiful images for creating things. If you log in with your account, you are able to make collections to keep your favorite images in one place and to find them easily. Since recently, you can follow photographers you like and find their work on the following tab.
You only have to take a single look at our real-time activity map to see that photos are constantly being uploaded and downloaded at an incredible rate. We wanted to take a look back at the ten most popular photos of the year, to see what they captured and what we can learn from them. Here they are: