Posts Tagged ‘funny’

Video: GoPro Fantasy Versus GoPro Reality

Mike Fry recently bought a GoPro, and like many before and after him that bought or will buy an action cam in the hopes of creating extreme action videos like the ones in the GoPro ads, he quickly came to a grim realization: his life isn’t actually all that exciting.

And so, as a sort of tribute to the 99.99% of us who will never ski off a cliff with a parachute strapped to our back like the guys in the action cam ads, he created the aptly titled video: My Life Vs…GoPro.

The Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Versus… a Two-Year-Old Pocket Camera

She’s a beaut. (Except for the rubber ring.)

Laaaadieeesss and Gentlemennnn! I have for you the lens test to end all lens tests! Not a mere test, mind you, but an epic showdown, a clash of the titans, the ultimate cage match! Pixel peepers rejoice! Read more…

NYC Taxi Drivers Pose for Second ‘Sexy’ Calendar to Raise Money for Charity

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When you think ‘sexy calendar photos,’ the first group of potential models that come to mind probably aren’t New York City taxi drivers. And yet, they’re officially selling their second ‘sexy’ calendar for charity. Read more…

The Types of People You Find in a NEW Photographer Facebook Group

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The title kind of says it all, so why don’t we just jump right in? Here are the ten types of people you’ll find in a new photographers Facebook group. Read more…

Lens Comparison Shows Off a Big Advantage of Micro Four Thirds: No Future Back Surgery

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The three lenses above let you see equally far, but one of them will fit comfortably into your bag while the others probably wouldn’t fit comfortably anywhere. Can you guess which are which? Go ahead… think it over… we’ll wait… Read more…

‘Project: Emoji’ Brings Emojis Into the Real World Through Clever Photography and Photoshopping

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This summer, photographer Joshua Chang started a humorous little series that brings emojis IRL (into real life) through composited and Photoshopped photographs. It’s appropriately titled Project: Emoji and although he never meant for it to be a portfolio project, the positive feedback he immediately received from it was enough to convince him otherwise.

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The Itsy Bitsy Spider: A Tiny Spider Made Itself at Home Inside This Lens

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We spend a lot of time over at Lensrentals getting dust out of lenses. Dust doesn’t affect an image, except in very rare circumstances, but people want their rental lenses to look nice and clean inside and out, and our inspectors check the inside of every lens with spotlights and send any dusty ones over to the repair department. Read more…

Stuff People Say to Photographers: A Funny List of the Most Infuriating Comments You’ll Hear from Clients

Sometimes, you just have to laugh to keep form crying, and that’s what this fun video from Clint Decker of The Crossroads DSLR Photoclub tries to help you do by compiling all of the “s**t people say to photographers’ that makes steam come out of our ears. Read more…

Iconic Portrait Photos Throughout History Recreated with John Malkovich as the Subject

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Upon first glance, the photo above looks like Dorothea Lange’s iconic Migrant Mother photo captured in 1936. Then you realize that the woman in the frame is definitely not Florence Owens Thompson, the woman in the original image. Looking a more closely, you start to notice an uncanny resemblance to actor John Malkovich.

Turns out that is John Malkovich you see. American photographer Sandro Miller collaborated with the actor to recreate some of the most famous portraits captured throughout history. The project is titled, “Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to photographic masters.”
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Humor: ‘Creepiest Canon Camera Review EVER’ Parodies Camera Comparisons

Editor’s Note: There is both strong language and a few borderline NSFW scenes in this video. Proceed with caution.


‘Frank Lasagna’ wants to highlight the differences between the Canon 6D and the T5i. He also wants to spy on his neighbor’s wife in the highest possible quality. Fortunately for you if you need a laugh, he does both in this parody review titled, extremely accurately: “The Creepiest Canon Camera Review EVER.” Read more…