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The Baffling Allure of Staged Photos in Photography Competitions

Ah, the world of photography – where the line between candid images and artfully contrived scenes grows increasingly hazy. It’s as if the debate about staged photos and their place in photography competitions never quite loses its luster. But wait, we’ve got another gem to share: the revelation of a prize-winning staged photograph in yet another photography competition.

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Yes, the UK Speed Camera Icon Really Is a 19th-Century Camera

Last week, a Twitter user took to the social media platform to share something they learned about the speed camera sign, saying that it isn't a bellows camera, as they had thought "for years," but rather that the symbol depicts a "boring CCTV camera pointing towards the viewer."

Balenciaga’s Controversial New Campaign and the Long History of ‘Shockvertising’

Kim Kardashian is refining her personal brand. Right-wing news outlet Fox TV is gaining viewers through attention-grabbing headlines. Photographer Gabriele Galimberti is gaining notoriety. All this is due to a recent advertising campaign from leading global fashion brand Balenciaga that has caused widespread controversy.

Photographer ‘Disappointed’ That NBC Edited Lia Thomas Photos

NBC has sparked criticism for airing edited photos of transgender University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas that softened the athlete's facial features. The photographer behind one of the photos says she is "surprised and disappointed" at what was done to her original shots.

NFL QB Turns Away After Photog Falls, Breaks Back at Super Bowl Parade

NFL star quarterback Matthew Stafford is being slammed on social media for his reaction to seeing a photographer fall off a high stage during the Los Angeles Rams' Super Bowl victory parade and rally. The woman broke her back and her camera equipment.