Have you ever seen a beautiful woman and contemplated how much better she would look if she just got some fillers in her nasolabial folds? More
Nude photos should obviously not be illegal, but what about posting naked photos that aren’t your own on an app that explicitly states rules against it? More
In my current bicycle-less state, I am resigned to looking at pretty pictures of bikes on the Internet. There are lots. Some of them are available for sale, even—and I have rounded my recent favorites to share with y’all. Need new cubicle, kitchen or bedroom decorations for spring? Put a bike on it! More
Yesterday, I came across two powerful photo essays that made me really think about body image and the way that we look at non-standard bodies in our culture. You have to see these photographs. More
Breast cancer is terrifying. We can pour out statistics on how many people are diagnosed each year, on mortality rates, on who’s getting more of it and who’s most at risk…all of it is important information, but no number can give us an idea of the actual experience. In a heartbreakingly honest documentation of his late wife Jennifer’s fight with breast cancer, photography Angelo Merendino shows the face — the devastating, painful, slow face — of what the disease is like.of this disease. More
For women dealing with breast cancer, it can be a devastating time when they lose their hair, eyelashes, eyebrows and start to feel less like themselves. So much of our identity as women can be wrapped up in our hair and external appearance, so this is likely a devastating time for some. But, one woman, Terri Shaver, is determined to help women with breast cancer feel beautiful no matter what side effects they are enduring. More
Whether you love it or hate it, the holidays are one of the most-photographed times of the year, and for good reason: The month is full of parties and dinners that bring together your favorite people (or at least the ones you’re supposed to like), and everyone wants it on CD-ROM, for posterity – and Facebook’s – sake. Unfortunately, not all of us are naturals behind or in front of the camera, so we consulted with Tamara Lackey, North Carolina-based photographer and co-creator of Tamara Lackey’s Capturing Life Through Better Photography book, DVD and quick reference guide, for her advice on taking photos that your friends won’t ask you to burn in a yuletide fire.
Tamara has been shooting professionally for years, but even she admits that it can be hard to juggle photography during the holidays: “I always find myself in situations where I’m thinking, Do I want to photograph this, or do I want to be here?” she says. That’s why she came up with the following tips: Whether you have a fancy digital SLR or you’re shooting with your camera phone, she can help you take photos that you’ll actually want to frame, without feeling like a hired photographer at your own party. Here are her top ten easy ways to make this year’s holiday photos better: More
We could fashion a detailed crane (the bird, not the construction equipment) out of paper; light the room so the birdie looks real; and take a beautiful photo of it. Of course we could. We just don’t want to. Luckily, … More
OKTrends, OKCupid‘s blog, took 552,000 user photos and had 11,400,000 users make judgments about the photos. When OKCupid analyzed what users said about each photo, they found that photos that used direct flashes made users appear older than they actually … More
We can’t tell if this photo has been digitally altered or if the photographer is just insanely talented. Either way, nice shot.
These kick-ass donkeys are part of a 30-piece photography collection called Pencil vs. Camera. They’re amazing. They’re funny. They’re provocative. (And did you know donkeys keep all the other farm animals calm?) Check out Ben Heine’s entire series here.
With all the many crappy books being published that are based on blogs and Twitter accounts, it seems like any subject – however moronic – is fair game. And after we saw this clip about Glamourpuss: The Enchanting World of Kitty … More