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Photographer Recreates Spider-Man Meme with Spider-Man Actors

There's a classic meme on the Internet of Spider-Mans pointing at each other. The three Hollywood actors who have most recently played the famous comic book web-slinger on the silver screen recently got together and recreated the meme in a photo captured by photographer Matt Kennedy.

Shang-Chi’s Simu Liu Once Modeled for Stock Photos to Pay Off Debts

The new Marvel superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is smashing box office records after opening this month, worldwide fame to actor Simu Liu for his performance as the titular hero. But did you know that prior to becoming a leading actor, Liu had been a stock photo model to pay off debts and make ends meet?

Striking Portrait of Scowling Newborn Becomes Viral Meme

Brazilian photographer Rodrigo Kunstmann's life changed this week after a newborn portrait he captured went viral. The portrait of newborn Isabela Pereira de Jesus scowling during her delivery has become an instant meme as she stares daggers at the man who brought her into this world.

The Professional Photographer ‘Life Cycle’

For the last four or five years, I have tried to produce one annual workshop for aspiring architecture and interior photographers. While I hope that they are technically helpful and the students come away with new skills and knowledge, one thing that I’ve noticed is that every year each workshop inevitably transforms into a session of group therapy for all involved.

Everyone is Sharing Hilariously Bad Stock Photos of Their Jobs

Stock photos generally aren't the best at showing realistic views of what different jobs are like, but sometimes they're hilariously inaccurate. People have recently taken to social media to point out the worst offenders, and the new viral hashtag #BadStockPhotosOfMyJob has been a solid source of laughs.

Photographers, We Are Better Than That

It was a classic NCAA Championship game. Perennial powerhouse Alabama comes back to tie the game in regulation and then win it in overtime. The game-winning play was a 2nd down, 41-yard heave-ho into the end zone that broke a lot of Georgia fan’s hearts. It was a play that will be etched in their collective memories for a long time. And one image, a screen grab of that play, will also be etched in the memories of a few people... for a totally different reason.

Getty Images Forces Blog to Pay $868 Fee for Using ‘Socially Awkward Penguin’

Well, this is a bit... awkward. Getty Images recently threatened a lawsuit against German blog Get Digital, which had published the famous ‘Socially Awkward Penguin’ meme without first obtaining permission.

That is right: you technically need permission to use the meme. According to Getty Images, the meme contains an image originally shot by nature photographer George F. Mobley. The blog ended up paying Getty Images $868 for the copyright violation.