Serial Killer Barbie Is the Best Role Model We Have Right Now

Science Barbie? Engineer Barbie? Doctor Barbie? Old, boring, inaccurate. If you really want to get your kid's career on the right track right now, introduce them to serial killer barbie so they can learn how to cook a gourmet meal and chop off Ken's head while they're at it. » 1/19/15 5:40pm 1/19/15 5:40pm

Beyoncé Vacation Instagram Is the Best Instagram

The Chronicles of Beyoncé and Jay Z's Rich People Leisure Activities continues. The couple, Blue Ivy and a small entourage have been spending their enormous supply of money on a luxury jaunt through Southeast Asia and now we have the not at all instant Instagrams to admire. » 1/05/15 4:40pm 1/05/15 4:40pm

Bride Thrown From Horse During Romantic Wedding Photo Shoot

If you're of the mind that wedding-related photography — be it proposal photos, engagement pics, or documentation of the big day — has gotten out of hand, this one's for you. » 12/17/14 3:10pm 12/17/14 3:10pm

Photographer Captures Marriage Proposal by Hiding in a Garbage Can

Because the wedding industrial complex aims to involve itself in every little detail when it comes to your special day, we've got wedding photos, engagement photos, and proposal photos (in reverse order). And in the quest for sentimental perfection, some photographers are prepared to go really far. Maybe too far. » 11/04/14 11:50am 11/04/14 11:50am

Gay Fashion Photographer Blinded With Gasoline in Suspected Hate Crime

Tyler Maddick's vision was already ailing, and as a fashion photographer, his vision is key to his art and his profession. Unfortunately, he says his vision in one eye is now unlikely to ever recover because of an alleged hate crime in which he was doused by gasoline. » 9/16/14 9:16pm 9/16/14 9:16pm

Publisher Accidentally Puts Porn Star on Math Textbook

Lazy Googling strikes again! A Thai textbook publisher had to recall 3,000 copies of a math textbook after it was discovered that one of the photos on the book's cover came from a porn movie. Won't somebody please think of the children? » 9/13/14 6:21pm 9/13/14 6:21pm

Notorious Photographer Terry Richardson Now Working for Evisu Jeans

Despite all the controversy, Terry Richardson continues to work. His latest gig? A splashy Autumn/Winter 2014 campaign for Japanese brand Evisu, the makers of $300 jeans. » 9/04/14 1:30pm 9/04/14 1:30pm

This Picture of a Dog Pooping On the Street Can Be Yours for $50,000

Congratulations, collectors of fine scatological art (and gifts), you can still purchase a print of a dog shamelessly shitting on the sidewalk for the low price of $50k. The print, which the seller says is "one of a kind" and will never (ever) be reproduced again. Not even if you ask politely. » 8/08/14 4:05pm 8/08/14 4:05pm

Couple Uses Raging Wildfire as Backdrop for Wedding Photos

Having everything ruined by a wildfire is probably at the top of the list of things that can go wrong on your wedding day — right above some guy screaming "Cassandra!!!" at you as you're exchanging vows or Julia Roberts just taking the fuck off before you say "I do" — but one Oregon couple made the best of it by… » 6/09/14 5:30pm 6/09/14 5:30pm

Creepy Yet Gorgeous Portraits of Purity-Pledging Daughters and Dads

Photographer David Magnusson is not American, nor is he Christian, nor does he have a daughter who has pledged her virginity to him in one fringe tradition that nearly unanimously squicks mainstream America out. But that didn't stop him from traveling cross country to assemble images of fathers and daughters who have… » 6/06/14 7:00pm 6/06/14 7:00pm

Instagram Adds More Editing Options For All Those Pics of Our Cats

Great news, people who like to obsessively take pictures of their nails with a $600 phone and add filters to make them look like a picture taken in 1978! Instagram is unveiling more options to edit. » 6/06/14 9:45am 6/06/14 9:45am

This Is the Best Body-Positivity Image You'll See Today

Denise Jolly is an artist and an activist. She's also a woman who wants to empower others to embrace themselves and their own beauty at any size. And to further her message, she stepped out onto the streets of Brooklyn and recreated Madonna's iconic hitchhiking photo, the one from the singer's 1992 Sex book to show… » 6/01/14 5:43pm 6/01/14 5:43pm

The Truth About Photography and Brown Skin

Photography is the science and art of creating images using light. But if you've ever seen oddly-colored pictures of Gabourey Sidibe, Lupita Nyong'o or Beyoncé, you know that when it comes to dark skin, photography has issues. » 4/03/14 5:20pm 4/03/14 5:20pm

Girl Crushes and Fashion's Discomfort With Authentic Lesbian Sexuality

Fashion magazines are filled with pictures of extremely hot women. That is literally their business model. And yet — even though they're ostensibly marketed to women, by women — the idea that those pictures might be sexually appealing to women is something our culture is surprisingly resistant to. » 3/11/14 4:30pm 3/11/14 4:30pm

Stunning photos show the ancient tradition of honey hunting in Nepal

Twice each year, the Gurung tribespeople of Central Nepal risk their lives collecting wild honey from the world's largest hives high up on Himalayan cliffs. Travel photographer Andrew Newey recently spent two weeks capturing this ancient but dying art. » 3/09/14 4:46pm 3/09/14 4:46pm

Combating the Misrepresentation of Native Americans, Through Photos

Last December, Native American photographer Matika Wilbur embarked upon a journey with a staggeringly ambitious goal — over the next few years, she hopes to photograph members of every single Native American tribe. There were 562 recognized by the federal government when she started (and 566 now), hence the project's… » 3/02/14 3:00pm 3/02/14 3:00pm

The Evolution of the Selfie: It's Not About Being Pretty Anymore

The selfie has gone through many incarnations, from standing in front of an olde-tymey box camera to snapping a mirror reflection to MySpaceFace to Sparrowface to The Squinch. And now, according to Pamela Grossman, the director of visual trends at Getty Images, a new generation of girls into "ugly selfies" are… » 2/24/14 1:10pm 2/24/14 1:10pm