The first images of Pluto’s surface? A selfie with a world leader? A stunning landscape? A dramatic piece of photojournalism? An adorable cat? Nope. It’s this.
To celebrate Instagram’s five-year anniversary, Time’s Olivia Waxman collected the top five most liked photos.
The Kardashians and relatives take three of the top five spots, while Taylor Swift captures the other two spots.
Draw what conclusions you will.
Beyond our evident obsession with celebrity, Instagram has grown into a formidable social network since its launch five years ago. The service now boasts 400 million users and its global expansion has been impressive. According to the social network, a full 75 percent of its users reside outside of the U.S.
Over the last 15 years, Tom Atwood has made hundreds of environmental portraits of LGBTQ Americans from all walks of life. He recently published Kings & Queens in Their Castles (Damiani), his second collection of portraits from the project. The photographs, all shot in the homes of his subjects, reveal fascinating details about their work... More ›
Natalie Brasington, a New York based photographer specializing in conceptual portraits of comedians, explains how she got started, and shares practical advice for aspiring celebrity photographers. In the video below, she shows how she conceived some of her early portraits of comedian Amy Schumer, and more recent portraits of other comedians. PDN: What draws you... More ›
A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on May 7, 2016 at 5:45pm PDT Digiday’s Shareen Pathak has published a revealing–though anonymous–interview with a social media executive about the business of finding and cultivating social media influencers to promote brands. (A subject we’ve tackled quite a bit — here and here.) Reading it, you’ll learn... More ›