@influencersinthewild is a new Instagram account that has rocketed to over 1. 6 million followers in its first month by sharing stealthily-captured videos of Instagram “influencers” going to strange and/or extreme lengths to capture the perfect photo.
Karen X. Cheng made this 1-minute video that shows 5 creative camera shots filmmakers can do on a tiny budget. All you need is a little creativity. “Shots that used to take tons of expensive equipment and rigging can now be done much more easily, thanks to some developments over the last year — cameras […]
After the Seattle Sounders professional soccer team won the 2019 MLS Cup on November 10th, local photographer Chris Fabregas shot a photo of downtown Seattle as the city was celebrating. He then had a brilliant idea: he would send prints to Sounders players as a gift.
Photographer and extremely popular Instagrammer Jordi Koalitic—whose work we shared with you a couple of weeks ago—has released a behind-the-scenes video sharing some of the clever photography tricks that have helped him “go viral” online.
A woman in Mexico is thanking her lucky stars this week after she survived an 80-foot fall from a 6th-floor balcony while posing for “extreme yoga” photos. The incident occurred on Saturday in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon.
A crazy video from 2016 is making the rounds again today after photographers started sharing it on social media. The video, which was captured three years ago off the coast of Mexico, shows the crazy moment when a Great White shark accidentally breached a diving cage… while the diver/photographer was still inside. The video was […]
A crazy video from 2016 is making the rounds again today after photographers started sharing it on social media. The video, which was captured three years ago off the coast of Mexico, shows the crazy moment when a Great White shark accidentally breached a diving cage … while the diver/photographer was still inside. The video […]
Those “food styling hacks” videos that go viral online every few months might not be entirely truthful—in fact, they’re often entirely misleading. Which is why professional food photographer Scott Choucino put together this video reacting to/debunking some of the most common hacks he’s seen online.
You might be able to fool the Internet, but as one Florida woman found out the hard way, you’d better hope your sister isn’t around when you’re doing it. Your little lie might just go viral.
While traveling through the streets of New York City, filmmaker Glen Vivaris pulled out his smartphone and shot footage at 960 frames per second out the car window. He then created this 2-minute video that makes the New Yorkers on sidewalks look like they’re frozen in time. “The car was actually moving really fast in […]
Check out this photo. Although it may look like a color picture upon first glance (and even more so if you squint or view it from a distance), it’s actually a black-and-white photo with thin color grid lines overlaid on it to trick your brain into filling in the missing color. The viral image was […]
A construction guy named Omar in Austin, Texas, became an “Instagram influencer” recently after attracting hundreds of thousands of followers to his @justaconstructionguy account with just a handful of photos.
After a child is born, that newborn baby generally becomes the center of everyone’s attention. One photographer recently captured an often-overlooked moment of a mom post-birth, and her photo and the accompanying message are going viral, reaching millions around the world.
The Hungarian government has launched a public campaign to encourage couples to have more children. What’s humorous is the choice of stock photo: whoever was responsible for the giant billboards chose the same couple that appears in the well-known “Distracted Boyfriend” photo meme.
There are action shots in movies, and then there’s this video that will give you sweaty palms. A camera mounted on a hang glider captured what happened when a man suddenly realized that his safety harness wasn’t attached to the glider.
An old wedding advice article has resurfaced, gone viral, and riled up a lot of photographers and non-photographers alike. Back in 2013, the celebration-centric publication Holidappy published an article for budget-conscious engaged couples titled “How to Have a Free Wedding.
One of the most viral photos of 2017 was the “Distracted Boyfriend” stock photo that has widely been used as an Internet meme. Photographer Dylan Maithonis faithfully recreated that famous photo using LEGO.
One of the most talked about photos in the ongoing immigration debate has been Getty Images photographer John Moore’s iconic photo of a 2-year-old Honduran girl crying at the feet of her mother and a border patrol agent.
One of the most viral and talked about photos this week is of a 2-year-old daughter looking up and crying at her mother at the US-Mexico border. The Honduran mother and child were being taken into custody by federal agents when they were photographed by Getty Images photographer John Moore, who shares the story behind […]
Perhaps the most viral photo on the Internet over the past few days has been this shot of President Trump and other world leaders at the G7 Summit between the heads of the world’s 7 largest economies.
A 13-year-old 7th-grader is Insta-famous today after he snapped a selfie with singer Justin Timberlake on national TV during the Super Bowl halftime show. Ryan McKenna found himself next to Timberlake during the concert as the singer walked up into the crowd.
Want to retouch your photos to look just like Pam Dave Zaring’s amazingly bad family photos that have been going viral? Photoshop expert Antti Karppinen has just released a tutorial showing how you can achieve the exact same look in Photoshop.
It was a classic NCAA Championship game. Perennial powerhouse Alabama comes back to tie the game in regulation and then win it in overtime. The game-winning play was a 2nd down, 41-yard heave-ho into the end zone that broke a lot of Georgia fan’s hearts. It was a play that will be etched in their […]
An Instagram husband is being celebrated as a shining example of true love this week thanks to a set of viral photos showing him photographing his wife over the Christmas holidays. Taylor Burkhalter of Fayetteville, Arkansas, was with his parents at their home on Christmas Eve when he watched his dad patiently play his role […]
A 19-year-old daughter just turned her dad into the hottest thing on Instagram this week with a single Tweet that went viral. Her father has gotten over 500,000 new followers in just the past few days for his photos of hotel carpets.
Earlier this month, a storm named Xavier pounded Europe and caused extensive damage. A day after the storm, photographer Julian Stratenschulte took his camera drone out and captured this beautiful and slightly disorienting photo showing a row of trees that were knocked down, from a bird’s-eye view.
Of the endless stream of Great American Eclipse photos being shared online, there are some notable gems that are going wildly viral on social media. Here’s a roundup of the amazing shots that are wowing viewers across the Web.
Environmental researcher Matt Beedle was using a GoPro camera to capture some shots of bald eagles a couple of years ago and ended up with some unexpected and viral footage: while the camera was rolling, an eagle decided to snatch it up and take it up for some aerial shots. Beedle was shooting footage in […]
24-year-old Rebeca Brantes of Brazil is a computer engineering student who’s one of just 4 women in her class of 60 students. Leaving up to her recent wedding, Brantes realized that she didn’t have any girlfriends from school for a bridal photo shoot, so she decided to invite her best guy friends for an unusual […]
There’s a new viral photo going around that shows what happened when a generous gesture turned into a heartwarming photo fail. Reddit user Tyguy462 was walking around on a beach with his wife when a kind elderly man offered to shoot a photo for them. “Would you like me to take a photo of you […]
Here’s a slow-motion video that’s going viral: Nick Colvin captured an Amtrak train arriving at a station where the tracks were covered with a thick layer of snow. What results is a beautiful (and scary) white explosion.
On Wednesday night, a developing story kept popping up on my feed featuring Katrina Ortiz (a photo client) and Desiree Genera (a photographer). Initially, Katrina posted positive feedback regarding her hired photographer after receiving an edited image in digital format.
YouTuber Chris Chris captured the above video showing what happens when your camera’s frame rate is perfectly synced to the rotation speed of a helicopter’s rotor: the blades are frozen at the same angles in each frame, making it look like the helicopter is magically floating around with frozen rotor blades. It’s interesting to see […]
The #MannequinChallenge is a new viral obsession that has been taking off over the past couple of weeks. It involves shooting a short video in which everyone in the shot stays perfectly motionless like mannequins, frozen in time as they go about their lives.
Remember #TheDress? It’s the viral Internet photo from early 2015 that divided public opinion: some people thought it was a photo of a black and blue dress, and some people thought it was a white and gold dress.