A photo of the most popular pop star on the planet has broken all the Instagram’s records. Beyoncé’s maternity photo reached 1.4 million likes half an hour after its publishing. At the moment I am writing this, it has 9.1 million likes and counting. This makes it the photo with the most likes on Instagram, ever. While photographers are doing whatever they can to reach Instagram likes and followers, it seems to be something else that brings the audience. The photo did bring tons of likes on one side, but on the other – it received an equal amount of criticism. But does the number of likes has anything to do with photography?
Our latest “victim” of what has become known as The Streisand Effect is Peter Dutton, Immigration Minister for Australia. Fairfax Media photographer, Alex Ellinghausen caught this one as he was about to step up to the microphone and address the media.