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Photography

​$27k fine or 3 years behind bars for 'selfie-stick'?
South Korea could fine its tech-savvy citizens $27,000 or put them in prison for three years for using an unregistered version of a ‘selfie-stick’.

27.11.2014 13:15

'Our children will thank us if we prevent another Cold War': Russian director grabs US award
Against an unavoidable backdrop of political tension, a prominent pro-Putin Russian director has received a high-profile American prize for developing cultural ties between the United States and Russia.

21.11.2014 17:30

It's magic! Polaroid-like smartphone case to print selfies & turn pics 'alive' (VIDEO)
Printing pictures right from your phone has never been easier. A brand new smartphone case from French developers can do it in less than a minute – and the final version will have a feature that will make your photos move.

15.11.2014 16:58

Jaw-dropping selfie: Photographer snaps pic with Great White shark
A Dutch photographer has taken a selfie with a Great White shark off the coast of Mexico. He managed to lean out of the protective cage to snap the photo just as the large shark was approaching.

02.11.2014 16:15

How to take a selfie in space firsthand (VIDEO)
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev has published his own take on how to snap selfies in zero-gravity – if any of us are lucky enough to get a job in space.

31.10.2014 14:16

​Guy takes selfie with bear, America copies, then discovers original was fake
A terrifying selfie with a bear, taken by a backpacker, has seen the US go nuts over the dangerous pastime, snapping and Instagramming their own brushes with death. The one thing they didn’t know? The original selfie wasn’t even real.

30.10.2014 12:22

Using the Holocaust to justify war on Assad
Since its creation after WWII, Israel and friends have been masters at manipulating emotions, endlessly invoking the memory of Hitler’s Germany as a pretext for starting further wars as in the recent Holocaust-themed propaganda against Syria’s government.

30.10.2014 09:34

Unpublished hacked celebrity nude photos going for one bitcoin online
As a new set of hacked celebrity nude photos are about to be leaked, those interested in seeing them have flocked to a new, real-time file-sharing site. On Volafile, people can buy the pics for about $350 ‒ payable in bitcoin.

09.10.2014 19:48

Restoring humanity: US-tortured victims of Abu Ghraib gain faces in photo project
A New York-based photographer has put faces to the Iraqi detainees tortured by the US military in Abu Ghraib prison, helping to restore their dignity after humiliation and brutal mistreatment.

20.09.2014 22:35

Yellow card for selfie: MLS striker punished after celebrating goal
Compared to US goalkeeper Tim Howard, Dom Dwyer may not be a household name, but that could change now. The English-born US player stunned a Major Soccer League crowd by taking a selfie after scoring a goal, but got a yellow card for his troubles.

07.07.2014 15:41

‘Material Evidence. Syria. Ukraine’ on display in Berlin (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Crimes against peace have become a central theme of the international photo exhibition that is now touring Germany. Scenes of misery and destruction in the Syrian and Ukrainian conflicts were handpicked by a jury to show the true face of the war.

05.06.2014 23:08

‘Ultimate selfie’: Parisian landmark paved with thousands of portraits
The Pantheon in Paris – the final resting place for France’s most renowned personalities – will for the next 10 years be home to a gigantic art installation, featuring a collection of 4,000 selfies of people from around the world.

05.06.2014 11:52