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Topic: Photography

Everyone in This Amazing Stock Photo Collection Is a Cancer Patient or Survivor

Simply lovely project from Isobar

Nowhere is the world more carefree than inside stock photographs. The sense of normalcy they communicate is so pervasive, it's become cliché. Which is why it's such a stroke of…

Instagram Users Are Obsessed With Recreating Its Logo, and the Results Are Quite Wonderful

How many sites get this kind of love?

You don't hear a lot of users gushing about their social networks these days, but Instagram seems to be a noticeable exception—as illustrated by the recent trend of photographers creating…

Striking Portraits of People Lying in Their Own Trash Show How We Get in Bed With Brands

'7 Days of Garbage' is art with a message

Photographer Gregg Segal is fascinated by the trash we make.  In his artist statement about this ongoing project, he explains, "'Seven Days of Garbage' is a series of portraits of friends,…

Mom Gets Burned by Facebook for This Remake of Coppertone's Classic Ad

Did Jill White deserve to be banned?

Facebook takes its no-nudity policy very seriously—so seriously that one mom found herself banned from the network for 24 hours after posting what she thought was an innocent remake of…

Pop-Up Restaurant Lets You Pay With an Instagram

A clever branded stunt from Birds Eye

This week, a pop-up restaurant in London made paying a snap, literally, by allowing customers to settle their bills with Instagram shots of their meals. Of course it was part of…

Wish Your Life Had an Instagram Filter? It Could With These Sunglasses

Idea hits 1,700% of funding goal

Ever wanted to view your whole world through the earthy optimism of Instagram filters? On the off chance your answer is "yes," then you'll want to check out a new…

Author Brilliantly Recreates Famous Meals From Literature

'Fictitious Dishes,' from Melville to Hunter S. Thompson

We're not normally coffee-table book people, but this? This is awesome. Designer Dinah Fried has just published a collection of fascinating images called Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature's Most Memorable Meals.…

You Won't Believe How This Magazine Replied to a Photographer's Copyright Claim

Chicken grower says she was insulted, threatened with lawsuit

UPDATE: We've received responses from both Survival Magazine (which is online only had says it has no print edition) and the photographer. You can read their statements at the bottom…

Getty Images, Sheryl Sandberg Team Up to Make Stock Photos of Women More Empowering

The Lean In Collection

I just did a search for "working woman" on a popular stock photography site, and got photos of women in pantsuits wielding brick-sized cellphones, photos of women pouting sexily while…

Famous Photos Reimagined as Selfies in Newspaper's Wonderful Print Ads

'You can't get any closer to the news'

Lowe South Africa developed a campaign for the Cape Times newspaper last spring in which famous photographs—the wartime kiss, Beyers Naude and Desmond Tutu, Winston Churchill smoking, etc.—were reimagined as…

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