Posts Tagged ‘funny’

Stephen Colbert Goes After Amazon and Its Ridiculous Photography Patent

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Last week, we reported on the news that Amazon had actually patented the age-old practice of photographing things against a white background. This led to much ridicule from the photography community, but one of the big guys just got in on the well-deserved roast, and his name is Stephen Colbert. Read more…

Art Director Creates a Hilariously Dramatic Car Ad to Sell His Crappy Old Volvo

The great thing about creatives — be they photographers, filmmakers or, in this case, an art director who does a bit of both — is that they can capture even the most mundane of things in a dramatic and compelling manner. Case in point: art director Castor recently had to sell his crappy old 93′ Volvo 245GL. Read more…

Funny Music Video Tells You to Turn Your Phone 90º… Or Else

Author note: There is some NSFW language and violence in this video, might want to save it for home.


We’ve all seen our fair share of funny public service announcements extolling the virtues of turning your freaking phone so that you don’t shoot vertical video, but this PSA takes it a step further… in a musical, violent, shoot-horizontal-video-or-we’ll-hurt-you sort of way.

The two minute video starts off quite nicely, before quickly spiraling into a vertical video shooter’s worst nightmare. Give it a watch and be prepared for a laugh.

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Humor: DigitalRev Shows You How to Look Like a Professional Photographer

Forget classes and skill and gear and taking good photos, what you really want is to LOOK like a professional photographer, right? Good, because Kai Man Wong and the DigitalRev TV team are here to show you how to do just that. Read more…

Creative Panasonic GH4 Unboxing Shows Off the Amazing Low-Light Autofocus

If you’re sick of the standard, monotone, boring-to-look-at unboxing videos, this one by Peter Gregg might help you appreciate them again. Combining a borderline theatrical performance with both an unboxing and quick review, it definitely keeps things interesting.

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Hilarious BTS Ad for the WALLEY POS-86 Mocks Typical Prosumer Camera Marketing

We hope you’re ready for a gorgeous BTS look at one of the most beautiful cameras to ever hit the market, because this short video takes you behind the scenes with the revolutionaryWALLEY POS–86” camera. Featuring a 483mm long design, a 183mm lens, and coming in at only 25lbs, this thing is an absolute beauty from the ground up. Read more…

DigitalRev: 5 Tips for Making You Look Like Less of a Tool While Taking Selfies

The week is coming to a close, and if you find yourself in desperate need of a giggle or two, we have just the thing for you: none other than Kai from DigitalRev offering tips for taking selfies without looking like a tool.

Kai has broken it down into five things you should avoid when you turn the camera on yourself, in hopes that even when you do decide to take the dreaded/beloved selfie, you look as professional as possible while doing so. At just over five minutes, the video offers a quick chuckle for those of you who need a laugh to help get you through the rest of the week.

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Tongue-in-Cheek Infographic Predicts How Many Likes Your Instagram Post Will Get

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Forget MIT and their fancy schmancy algorithms that were developed using the scientific method and 2.5 million photos as a sample… this handy little infographic, created in the style of a board game, can probably do a similarly accurate job of predicting how many likes a photo will get. Read more…

A Hilarious Collection of Insight and Insults From a College Photography Professor

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What do you do when your photography professor at college goes on daily rants and rages, critiquing work with an iron fist while doling out priceless lessons? Well, thankfully, some student thought to start writing said rants and rages down.

But not only did he write them down, he shared them via a Tumblog so that the rest of the world could see, read and laugh hysterically at the brilliance and brutality of this awesome photo prof. Read more…

Leica Proudly Releases ‘The Most Boring Ad Ever Made’ for the New Leica T

What’s the most boring advertisement you’ve ever seen? Well, whatever it is, Leica is here to challenge it. In a move that is part humor part marketing brilliance, Leica has put together a 45-minute long advertisement that shows off every. single. second that each of their just-announced Leica T cameras spend being polished down, ever-so-meticulously, by hand. Read more…