Taiwanese illustrator nagee drew this comic showing the evolution of the group portrait from between 1990 and 2014. From simple posed photos taken by a photographer outside the frame to selfies captured with selfie sticks.
Purchasing your first DSLR is a big, important moment in your photographic journey, whether or not you ever intend to make photography more than just a hobby. However, the reality of purchasing and owning your first DSLR is often a lot less exciting than what you imagined while you were saving up to buy it.
If you have a hard time making sure everyone’s looking at you when capturing a group photo, perhaps you should take a page out of this photographers book… and go sign up for some dance lessons.
(via Frankie Foto)
Almost every smartphone camera comes with a dedicated panorama mode nowadays. Normally, this mode is used to capture large areas in a single image. However, its true abilities are only limited by your imagination.
You know those caricatures you can have street artists draw for you for a small fee? The kind where your facial features are exaggerated to strange proportions? Well, photographer Bert McLendon creates that kind of thing for people, except he uses photos and Photoshop instead of paper and drawing utensils.
Looking for a personalized photo-related gag to pull for Halloween this year? Look no further than this head-in-a-jar prank. It’s quite easy to pull off and doesn’t require too much time or money.
Here’s a little bit of wedding photography humor for you as we close in on the end of the week and you pack up your gear for those weddings you have to shoot on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Read more…
You might not know Bailey the golden retriever, but you probably do know OF her. She’s the dog from one of the famous “I have no idea what I’m doing” Internet memes that you’ve probably seen floating around.
What you might not know is that Bailey does a lot more than sit in front of the computer looking confused. She does everything from chopping wood, to washing cars, to balancing her checkbook, and her owner (actually, we’re not sure who’s taking care of who…) is there to take pictures of every adventure. Read more…
When Swiss designer couple Erica and Hannes were asked by their friends to babysit 6-month-old Alex for a full day and night, they were given an ‘extensive briefing’ about how they should handle things should anything go wrong.
Little did Alex’s parents know just how dangerous this 24 hours would turn out to be! Fortunately, Erica and Hannes sent them hourly updates to show them. Read more…
Photographer and educator Tony Northrup and company recently put together a video that is equal parts humorous and hard to watch. It’s called ‘Stuff that Annoys Wildlife Photographers,’ and it features Chelsea Northrup in her best impression of a wildlife photographer’s worst nightmare.
It’s four minutes of straight cringe, but if you’ve ever taken to a semi-secluded spot in hopes of spending a golden hour taking pictures of the local wildlife, only to be interrupted by the loud guy or gal asking questions and saying ridiculous things, you’ll probably get a chuckle out of this.