Photography website 500px has launched a new directory that aims to help photographers find new clients – and vice versa. The directory currently has more than 50,000 photographers listed across 191 countries and more than 11,000 searchable locations, according to 500px. This public launch follows the directory’s beta arrival back in December.

Photographers utilizing the directory can establish their own user profile, set rates for offline work, and directly communicate with clients. 500px says it will use the directory to locate photographers for ‘large corporate customer photography-on-demand assignments’ globally, and that clients can also use the directory to locate suitable photographers for their projects.

Currently all 500px users can access the entire directory right now, but the company says the directory will only be available to paid tier users starting in early April. Those interested can access the directory's 'Join' page here.

In addition to the directory news, 500px has announced a new partnership with Adobe that’ll involve some of the best 500px photos being made available in the Adobe Stock Premium collection. 

Via: 500px