Because We Need It: Bad stock photos

Dark-haired woman in white bra and panties sitting on bed with open laptop

When we say freelance copywriters don’t wear pants, we aren’t mentioning everything else we don’t wear. (Photo credit depositphotos)


Sometimes, life is hard, and the world is unpleasant, and you just need a smile. Now people are showing how bad stock photos go beyond women laughing alone with salad. There are also #BadStockPhotosOfMyJob, and they can get… pretty bad. (Or… pretty spicy.)

I will offer my runner-up for bad copywriter stock photography.

Young woman in jeans and plaid shirt uses laptop while sitting on the edge of a rooftop

If you aren’t copywriting on the edge, you aren’t really copywriting.

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