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Beware the ‘Silhouette Challenge’: Creeps Are Removing the Red Filter

The Silhouette Challenge (#silhouettechallenge) is a trend that has been going viral on TikTok as of late that involves dancing provocatively as a silhouette while the details of your body are mostly obscured by a red filter. But beware: creeps are using software and editing techniques to remove that red filter, meaning your trendy video may reveal much more than you intended it to and leave you exposed.

Brilliant Nike Ad Combines Archival Footage Into a Seamless Montage

If you spent any time on social media yesterday, you probably ran across the latest Nike ad titled "You Can't Stop Us." The brilliant bit of video editing was put together entirely from archival footage, combining multiple frames into a seamless montage that's dropping jaws left and right.

YouTuber Debunks Viral Photography ‘Hacks’ She Found Online

Professional photographer and YouTube Jessica Kobeissi recently decided to take on some of the viral "DIY photography hacks" that she's seen online, and see if they work as expected... or at all. As you might imagine, for the most part, the answer is "not really." But it makes fur a fun video actually investigating these hacks.

Friends-Themed Newborn Photo Shoot Takes the Internet by Storm

Colorado-based photographer Mandy Penn recently earned some online love with a newborn photo shoot that's taken the Internet by storm. The Friends-themed shoot used custom-built props to transform Penn's studio into a tiny version of Central Perk, complete with an "ensemble cast" of newborns.

This Magical Rain Photo of Harry and Meghan Was Lit by a Stranger’s Flash

A magical photograph of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle beaming at each other under an umbrella has been going viral over the past few days after the couple's first appearance together in public after they stepped back as senior members of the Royal Family (popularly called "Megxit"). Now the photographer behind the shot is sharing details of how it was made.

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.

This is the Most Iconic Image of the Australian Wildfires

As bushfires consume nearly 20 million acres in Australia, killing 24 people and an estimated one billion animals, it seems somewhat trivial to contemplate which image will end up defining and representing this apocalyptic event – especially considering the dry season will continue for a few more months. The scope of the fires has been difficult to comprehend, and indeed, the world largely ignored the first two months of the conflagration.

Photographer Captures Squirrel Flying Over Water with a Nut

Dutch wildlife photographer Dick van Duijn recently spent a day waiting in a hide in a forest in The Netherlands from sunrise to sunset. His patience paid off, and he managed to capture a viral photo of a squirrel leaping through the air over water with a walnut in its mouth.