Posts Tagged ‘comedy’

Dogshaming: A Viral Photo Craze Where Dogs Confess Their Bad Behavior

Dogshaming is a website where dogs around the world (or their owners) can submit photographs in which they confess all the bad things they do. Pet owners are asked to submit photos of their disobedient dogs containing signs that give the dogs a healthy dose of Internet shaming.
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Hilarious Apple Ad Parody Imagines the iPhone 5 as a DSLR for Losers

What would happen if Apple made a DSLR? Web video artist Adam Sacks thinks it would be a hit with iPhone users who use their phones for the sole purpose of taking pictures of food, applying filters to them, and then sharing them online. He created this humorous parody of an Apple commercial in which Greg Mansfield, the “Vice President of iPhone Product Design”, introduces the iPhone 5. The new phone is reinvented as a DSLR to make everyone’s life easier, and features a single app: Camera.
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Hilarious Sketch Shows Anne Geddes as a Not-So-Sweet Baby Photographer

Some fashion photographers are known for hyper-conceited attitudes and nasty personalities — traits that aren’t usually shared by infant photographers. What if they were? This humorous sketch by Paulilu Mixtape is titled “Anne Geddes: Beneath the Diaper”, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at famous baby photographer Anne Geddes in action.

The Truth Behind Instagram Photos

The truth behind Instagram photos

Andy Pandy of Pandyland drew this humorous strip titled “Instasham” that shows what goes on behind Instagram photos — and online photo sharing in general, for that matter. Pardon the language.

Instasham by Pandyland (via Laughing Squid)

World Photo Games: A Humorous Fusion of Photography and the Olympics

Canadian camera shop The Camera Store are the masters of viral photography-related ads (they’re the ones behind the Battle at F-Stop Ridge and its sequel). Now, with the Olympics just around the corner, they’ve released this humorous new video showing an imaginary “2012 World Photo Games” in which photo gear is used for Olympic sports.

Thoughts on What Professional Instagram Photography Will be Like

Comedian and musician Mike Falzone often records monologues on various subjects while going for walks. Here’s what he has to say about professional Instagram photography. Little does he know that one of his “farfetched” examples is very much a reality.

Ellen DeGeneres Directs Portrait Sessions at JCPenny via Hidden Camera

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres recently sent one of her staff members named Amy to a JCPenny to pose as a studio portrait photographer. As clients came in, Ellen watched the scene through a hidden camera and gave Amy exact instructions for what to say and do through a hidden earpiece. The resulting interactions between photographer and portrait subject(s) were hilarious.

(via Fstoppers)

Deer Strolls by Oblivious Photographer

Being able to concentrate is a great quality to have as a photographer, but make sure it doesn’t make you tunnel vision and cause you to miss shots. Photographer Hans Kruse was photographing deer in a park outside Copenhagen, Denmark, when he spotted this wildlife photographer miss out on a close-up of a huge stag because he had his telephoto lens pointed in the wrong direction. He states,

The other photographer had been staring at the woods for a while while when this rather large deer appeared out of nowhere and tiptoed past him. I was laughing so much it was quite hard to take the picture.

This is the second story we’ve shared in the past week of a photographer not being aware of his surroundings.


Image credit: Photograph by Hans Kruse and used with permission

How to Increase the Performance of Your Canon Kit Lens

This is your standard kit lens that comes with most entry-level DSLRs from Canon. It does an okay job for most things, but here’s how to make it better.
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Shtuff People Say to Photographers

Less than a week ago we featured a viral video called “Sh*t Photographers Say“, which poked fun at the various clich├ęd expressions commonly uttered by photographers. Now here’s a humorous video by Bernie Kale about the other end of the lens: a compilations of things non-photographers say to photographers.


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