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Model Suffers First Degree Burns in Fire Photoshoot That Went Wrong

Model Suffers First Degree Burns in Fire Photoshoot That Went Wrong

A Canadian woman is warning other models of the dangers of risky shoots, after she was left with both 1st and 2nd degree burns across her body during a shoot that involved fire. The incident occurred after she responded to an online advert appealing for freelance models in the area. This article contains photos of burn injuries.

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Dad Transformed Into Construction Worker Instagram Influencer, Revealed as Stunt to Promote Coffee Shop

Dad Transformed Into Construction Worker Instagram Influencer, Revealed as Stunt to Promote Coffee Shop

A construction worker dad has shown how easy it is to become an Instagram star after racking up over half a million followers by posting pictures of himself mocking typical influencers on the platform. It has since been revealed the stunt was the result of a brainstorm for new promo tactics for a small coffee shop.

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How to Spot an Instagram Account That’s Been Buying Followers (With Examples)

How to Spot an Instagram Account That's Been Buying Followers (With Examples)

In today’s social media, followers have become currency with the most popular Instagrammers wielding a lot of power. It’s no surprise that many unscrupulous users have been tempted into buying their prominence rather than earning it. Fortunately, there are now quick and easy ways to spot those who are trying to cheat their way to social media success.

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Madonna Criticises Instagram, Says It’s Designed to ‘Make You Feel Bad’

Madonna Criticises Instagram, Says It's Designed to 'Make You Feel Bad'

In a frank new interview, Madonna has voiced her concerns about the effects of Instagram. The 60-year-old says she feels bad for upcoming artists who have to constantly compare themselves to others, and says the photo-sharing app is designed to “make you feel bad.”

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Photographer Posts Image Showing Whale With Severed Tail to Highlight the Dangers of Boating

Photographer Posts Image Showing Whale With Severed Tail to Highlight the Dangers of Boating

An underwater photographer has captured the dramatic aftermath of a pilot whale having its tail sliced off due to a collision with a boat propellor. Now, the image is being used to highlight the dangers that boating through busy wildlife areas poses.

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Three Ways to Ignite Your Creative Spark and Boost Your Productivity

Three Ways to Ignite Your Creative Spark and Boost Your Productivity

Hearing photographers talking about creative burnout or feeling in a creative slump is not rare anymore. It seems like everyone is dealing with it on a regular basis. What if I told you there are easy techniques to get more productive and creative at the same time?

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No, Brendan van Son Is Not Giving His Photos to Starbucks for Free

No, Brendan van Son Is Not Giving His Photos to Starbucks for Free

Last week Fstoppers published my opinion piece on photographer Brendan van Son’s suggestion that he would give his images to Starbucks for free. Van Son has just produced a very classy response to the article in this short video and looks into the complexities of how images are shared on Instagram.

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Facebook Responds to Photographers’ Pushback Against Nudity Ban

Facebook Responds to Photographers' Pushback Against Nudity Ban

On Wednesday, June 5th 2019, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) announced that Facebook would reconsider its controversial policy on nude images posted to its social network. As it stands, nudity on Facebook may only be depicted in paintings or sculptures, not in photographs, artistic or otherwise.

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Instagram Influencer Fined After Bragging About Off-Roading on Protected Land in Iceland

Instagram Influencer Fined After Bragging About Off-Roading on Protected Land in Iceland

A photographer and influencer has been heavily fined by authorities after driving his car into a protected geothermal area of Iceland before getting the vehicle stuck. Following the incident, he uploaded photos of himself posing in front of the car to his Instagram page.

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Photographer’s Protest Leads to Facebook Admitting It Is Reviewing Its Policy on Nudity

Photographer's Protest Leads to Facebook Admitting It Is Reviewing Its Policy on Nudity

A backlash from photographers has this week seen Facebook agree to reconsider its policy on nudity within images hosted on the social network site. The furore followed Facebook’s decision to ban “artistic nudity” in photos. (NSFW).

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Why the Hell Would You Give Your Photos to Starbucks for Free?

Why the Hell Would You Give Your Photos to Starbucks for Free?

A successful travel photographer recently announced that he would willingly give his photos to Starbucks to use on Instagram for free, as long as they weren’t marketing a product. I was so shocked that I almost spat out my coffee.

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Dear YouTube Influencers: Sorry, But If You Received Your Gear for Free, Your Video is Sponsored

Dear YouTube Influencers: Sorry, But If You Received Your Gear for Free, Your Video is Sponsored

YouTube influencers can have a huge impact on shaping the buying public’s perception of a certain camera. Content marketing on social media is an opaque and murky world, and just because an influencer says that their content is not sponsored doesn’t mean that they’re not getting paid — especially if the gear they’re promoting was given to them for free.

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North Face Caught Gaming Wikipedia After They Bragged About It

North Face Caught Gaming Wikipedia After They Bragged About It

North Face demonstrated some serious hubris recently when they hired an ad agency to questionably get their gear all over the front page of Google search results, then shared a video outlining how they did it.

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Canon UK’s Instagram Account Caught Messaging Photographers Asking for Free Image Use

Canon UK's Instagram Account Caught Messaging Photographers Asking for Free Image Use

In newly released screenshots, Canon UK’s official Instagram has been caught messaging photographers in an attempt to use their images free of charge. The verified account admitted that Canon “regularly gathers images to potentially use on [their] social accounts.”

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New Documentary Exposes How People Cheat at Instagram

New Documentary Exposes How People Cheat at Instagram

A new 49-minute documentary has been released with the aim of exposing the “shocking” goings-on that happen beneath the surface of Instagram. The film promises to delve into the “lawless economics” of the social media site.

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