Check out these 7 tips for posing male subjects

Apr 22, 2021
John Aldred

There are undoubtedly differences in posing when photographing male subjects vs female subjects. Both can be tricky, but guys tend to be particularly difficult to…

At least a dozen arrested in nude balcony photoshoot in Dubai (NSFW)

Apr 6, 2021
John Aldred

BBC News reports that 11 models from Ukraine – with some outlets reporting 40 models in total – have been arrested along with Russian photographer,…

Watch to learn the how and why of lighting male portrait subjects

Feb 9, 2021
John Aldred

Lighting human subjects can be pretty tricky sometimes, especially when you’re used to photographing people of one gender and you try to photograph somebody of…

Photographers, please don’t treat your models like they do in America’s Next Top Model

Nov 11, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Over the past few days, I got hooked on Jessica Kobeissi‘s reaction videos, where she comments on America’s Next Top Model. I’ve never watched the show…

Being a hand model takes a lot more dedication (and lotion) than you might think

Aug 21, 2020
John Aldred

As photographers or filmmakers, many of us have or will work with models at some point, perhaps even regularly. Typically, however, it’s about the whole…

Photographer sues supermodel Bella Hadid for sharing his photo on Instagram without permission

Mar 13, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

It happens every once in a while that a celebrity gets sued for posting photos of themselves to Instagram without permission. And this time, it…

I Don’t Want to Photograph Models

Jan 22, 2020
Missy Mwac

I don’t want to photograph models. They are lovely and beautiful and work with you and do what you ask and most are a dream…

Elle Germany publicly apologizes after insinuating that black models are “a trend”

Nov 7, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Elle Germany has recently come under fire after publishing a “racially insensitive” issue. The November 2019 issue contains a tagline reading “black is back” along…

Photographer sentenced to 25 years in prison for drugging, raping, and sexually assaulting teen models

Nov 4, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Carlsbad photographer Robert Koester has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexual misconduct. He was accused of sexually assaulting and raping teen models…

Model Emily Ratajkowski sued for posting a paparazzi photo of herself to Instagram Story

Oct 30, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

After posting a paparazzi photo of herself to Instagram Story, model and actress Emily Ratajkowski is being sued for $150,000. Photographer Robert O’Neil has filed…