Topic: pictures

What Photoshopping My Selfies Taught Me

What Photoshopping My Selfies Taught Me

What is the purpose of Photoshop?

If you’d asked me that question a few weeks ago, I know exactly how I would have answered: Fashion magazines use Photoshop to make people thinner, to airbrush skin imperfections, to make eyes bigger and teeth whiter. They use Photoshop to create an unrealistic standard of beauty that we can never attain and to assert “this is what perfect is and anything less than this isn’t worth looking at.” More »

How To Look Good In Photographs

How To Look Good In Photographs

As a photographer, friends of mine frequently ask me to give them tips on how to look better on camera. When I photograph musicians or celebrities, there is a lot that goes into making a fabulous photo – professional make up, hair, and clothing styling, lighting and camera angles, set dressing and art direction, and years of experience on the subject’s part of knowing what poses and angles make them look best on camera –just to name a few. More »

Why I Really Hope the Leaked Sex Photos Are Of Ke$ha

Why I Really Hope the Leaked Sex Photos Are Of Ke$ha

Yesterday, several explicit photos rumored to be of pop star Ke$ha hit the internet. One of the photos is of a guy performing oral sex on a woman. Since we can’t see the woman’s face (or any part of her body except her ladybits and thighs), it’s going to be pretty hard to identify her, but since the man in the photo is also pictured kissing Ke$ha in other images from the same series, that lends evidence that the vulva in question might belong to her. While I don’t really care for Ke$ha’s image or her music, I really hope that the woman in the picture is her. And here’s why. More »