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Fro Knows Nothing: A Spot-On Parody of ‘Fro Knows Photo’

In a (mostly) loving parody created for April Fools' Day, photographer Vanessa Joy has put together a hilarious impersonation of Jared Polin—AKA Fro Knows Photo—by creating her own version of a "Photo News Fix" video... complete with fake fro.

‘The Bachelor’ Mocked for Comically Bad Bikini Photoshop Fail

Someone at ABC is taking a lot of heat for the editing in a recent episode of the popular TV show "The Bachelor." During a Cosmo magazine shoot that was filmed for the show, editors tried to "extend" the revealing bikinis worn by two of the contestants, and the results look like they were done with MS Paint.

Shooting Portraits with a $12,000 400mm f/2.8 Lens

Ever wonder what it would be like to use a high-end telephoto prime to shoot portraits? Daniel and Rachel of Mango Street have, and so they decided to rent the $12,000 Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM IS lens and take it for a joy ride shooting their particular style of urban portraiture.

Rich Kids are Paying Thousands to Have Their Photos Featured on this Site

Back in 2008, an app called I Am Rich appeared on the iOS app store for $1,000. The now-infamous app did absolutely nothing—it was just a status symbol that proved you had money to burn. Now, a website and Instagram account called Golden Price Tag is following in I Am Rich's footsteps, and rich kids are paying $1,000 and up for the "privilege" of having their photos featured.

This Guy Created a ‘Tazer Camera’ that Electrocutes His Subjects

The Internet is a strange place... and YouTuber Michael Reeves is doing nothing to dissuade us of the fact. The developer, who likes to tinker with and alter electronics on his channel, recently decided to create a "tazer camera" that will electrocute willing subjects the moment he presses the shutter.

‘Eric Cartman’ Lens Flare Photo Becomes an All-Time Top Reddit Post

From the "weird but also kind of fun" department comes one of the strangest and now most popular photos ever shared on Reddit. No, it's not some epic landscape or a mind-blowing wildlife photo... it's a shot of the London skyline with a lens flare that looks exactly like the South Park character Eric Cartman.

How NOT to Sell Photo Paper Online

Oh dear. Photographer Justin Borucki spotted this facepalm-worthy eBay posting this weekend and shared it with the folks over at PopPhoto. So let's play a game together. Take a look and tell us: what's wrong with this picture?

The ‘Self-Five Selfie’ is the Web’s Latest Photo Craze

The latest photo trend taking over your Twitter feed this week is also quickly rising to the top of the Internet's "Reasons I Shattered My Smartphone Screen" list. It's been dubbed the "hands-free..." or "self-five selfie," and it's exactly as ridiculous as it sounds.

Instagram Star Accidentally Posts Paid Sponsor Instructions in Caption

Ever wonder how sponsored posts on Instagram work? Reality TV personality Scott Disick's recent Instagram goof up will give you some idea. Instead of posting a surreptitious post with the hashtag #ad hidden somewhere to his 16 million+ followers, he accidentally posted his sponsor's instructions in the photo caption.

Guy Shuts Down Major Freeway for Proposal Photos

A man in Houston, Texas, is being heavily criticized this week after causing traffic on a major freeway to come to a standstill while he proposed to his girlfriend -- all for "priceless" photos and a video that were shared on Instagram and Facebook.

This Photographer Built the Ultimate Camera Suit

This photographer was spotted taking pictures at an anime street festival in Osaka, Japan, with a crazy DIY camera rig that covered his upper body. The kit included three DSLRs, three off camera flashes, multiple action cameras, a smartphone, an external hard drive, and more.

Stephen Colbert Goes After Amazon and Its Ridiculous Photography Patent

Last week, we reported on the news that Amazon had actually patented the age-old practice of photographing things against a white background. This led to much ridicule from the photography community, but one of the big guys just got in on the well-deserved roast, and his name is Stephen Colbert.