photographs

1920s Mugshots Are Way More Glamorous Than Today’s Mugshots

The Sydney Living Museum recently made public a series of mugshots taken from the 1920s. Yes, I know, I know, Australia’s always had a rep for being an island of…

Julie Gerstein | August 24, 2013 - 3:00 pm

These Half-Drag Portraits Will Make You Reconsider Everything You Know About Beauty

If you find T Magazine’s Model-Morphosis as utterly transfixing as I do, then prepare to be stunned: photographer Leland Bobbé’s incredible new portraits will blow your mind. The ongoing series…

Rachel Krause | August 3, 2012 - 8:00 am

A Twisted Girl In A Twisted World

Imagine reaching into the fridge for a soda and finding an ultra-bendy human being in there. In this totally-not-at-all-Photoshopped pic, Zlata, the most bendable woman in the world, shoves herself…

Julie Gerstein | November 15, 2010 - 12:40 pm

American Able Photo Series Spoofs Hypersexual American Apparel Ads Using A Disabled Model

Photographer Holly Norris says on her website, “Rarely, if ever, are women with disabilities portrayed in anything other than an asexual manner, for ‘disabled’ bodies are largely perceived as ‘undesirable.’”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 5, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Jordan Matter’s Topless Photographs Liberate The Female Subjects

Photographer Jordan Matter’s new coffee table book, Uncovered: Women In Word and Image, was just released, and it features more than 80 New York women baring their breasts in public…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 28, 2009 - 4:50 pm

Couples In Bed

Call me a snoop, but I’ve always been curious about couples’ lives together. Yesterday’s New York Times featured photos of couples in bed together, giving people with prying eyes (like…

Catherine Strawn | February 9, 2009 - 9:30 pm

How To Take A Great Picture

Whenever I get on Facebook I feel depressed. I seem to spend most of my time untagging myself in pictures so my third grade boyfriend doesn’t see me looking like…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 24, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Crave: Nikon Coolpix S60

It might be a bit of a splurge, but this new Nikon digital camera is so worth it. The Coolpix S60 (yes, the one in the commercials with Ashton) has…

Cheryl Brody Franklin | December 23, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Five Ways To Look Better In Photos

Here’s the thing. I think I am an attractive girl. But I am NOT photogenic. Like, every picture of me that looks good is accompanied by 20 others where I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Hollywood It Girls Go Pinup

Dita Von Teese, watch out. Check out this coffee table book of photographs by celebrity photographer Timothy White, starring Hollywood It-girls done up as retro-pinups. In the past, White’s shot…

Susannah Breslin | November 4, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How NOT To Be Photographed For Your Online Personal Ad

As any savvy online dater knows, you can spend hours crafting the perfect combination of wit, sophistication, and charm, but all your pretty words won’t mean squat if your photo…

Judy McGuire | July 3, 2008 - 11:30 am

Menage A Trois: A Man, A Broom, And A Dustpan

What really turns women on? The Cambridge Women’s Pornography Cooperative set out to create books of really sexy stuff by stripping away the usual conventions of the genre. In their…

Simcha | May 7, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Your Own Personal Paparazzi

While celebrities claim they hate the attention of the paparazzi, we’re sure they love the pictures. Who wouldn’t want to be glamorized for going to the supermarket? Well, now you…

Simcha | March 12, 2008 - 7:00 pm

The Daily Hotness: Dominic Monaghan

Gotta admit, I wasn’t necessarily the hugest fan of Charlie on Lost — for starters, Dominic Monaghan played a Hobbit in those snoozeville Lord of the Rings movies (I have…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 12, 2008 - 11:30 am