Posts tagged "stock photography"

10 Things Stock Photography Taught Me About Gender Equality

Sage wisdom from an art form that’s built on stereotyping people…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 29, 2014

How To Know Your Love Is Real: A Stock Photo Story In 10 Parts

This love story begins at sunset…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 27, 2014

12 WTF “Facts” About The Vagina According To Stock Photography (NSFW)

I never would have guessed that combing through stock photography would be such an exciting and enlightening part of my job, but everyday I encounter at least one photograph that teaches me something new about life, love and even my own body. Oh yeah, stock photography is full of wisdom about the vagina — crazy…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 9, 2014

Here’s Why You Should Never Be A Stock Photo Model: You May End Up As The Face Of Obese, Geriatric Orgies

Veteran stock photo model, Samantha Ovens, had an incredibly good attitude when she discovered that a photo she had taken for a “colds and illnesses” photo shoot, was used for The Guardian headline ” I fantasize about group sex with old, obsese men.” To add to the irony, the 36-year-old, who specializes in portraying  “yummy…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 6, 2013

12 Stock Photo Models Who Could Really Use A Drink

In today’s edition of WTF stock photos, I came across some models who are most definitely having a rough day. We think they could use a drink. Click through and join me in offering them the nice, stiff cocktail they so sorely deserve.

[Photos from Shutterstock]

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 5, 2013

Our 21 Favorite Stock Photo Boyfriends (And Why We Had To Dump Them)

You might have a lot of loves in a lifetime, but you never forget your first … stock image boyfriend. A stock image boyfriend, tasked with illustrating a variety of concepts including “I love canned foods,” or “I don’t understand your modern technology because I’m a caveman,” or “banana gun,” can be a wonderful companion.

By: Ami Angelowicz & Julie Gerstein / February 6, 2013

16 Headlines Inspired By Stock Photos

I’m not ashamed to admit it. Stock photography inspires me. It’s just that amazing. Sometimes I like to play a game where I find stock photos and make up fake headlines to go along with them. This one is “Dealbreaker: He Didn’t Like Apples.” Click through to see more. And, of course, I invite you…

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 3, 2012

Strange Fruit: 15 WTF Stock Photos Featuring Summer Fruit

Summer fruit is finally in season. It’s best enjoyed on a hot day or or with a fellow mime. For more ideas about how to get creative with the fruits of summer, you can look up recipes or just peruse your friendly stock photography provider.  Click through to see more of the strangest stock photo…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 5, 2012

21 WTF Christmas Stock Photos

For Christmas this year, I’ve decided to give you, Friskyverse, the gift that keeps on giving. The gift of redonkulous stock photography. All this guy wants for Christmas is his neck back. It looks like he’s the victim of a serious Photoshop fail.  Click on through to see more my favorite WTF Christmas stock photos.

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 8, 2011