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.
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Celebrity photographer Chris Buck, who is known for getting subjects to do unexpected things on set, will host a workshop called “The Surprising Portrait” in New York City on November 10-12. “Nothing charms like a surprise, yet in portraiture there seems to be so little of it,” Buck says, explaining that most photographers only “flatter... More ›
Celebrity photo shoots are a challenge because photographers often get five minutes to shoot. For photographers who like to shoot conceptual portraits, the secret is preparation. Chris Buck is known for his quirky, humorous portraits that push the boundaries of editorial photography. He doesn’t shoot to satisfy or flatter his celebrity subjects; he’s shooting for... More ›