Posts Tagged ‘hilarious’

Basketball Fan’s Secret Weapon is a Giant Photo of His Own Face

An Alabama basketball fan named Jack Blankenship has been attracting quite a bit of media attention for his creative method of distracting opposing players when they shoot free throws: Blankenship printed out a giant photograph of himself making a strange face and waves it around while making the same face. His antics quickly caught the attention of sports writers, television cameras, and the Internet — one screen grab from a recent game has been viewed over half a million times already online.
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Meme: What Photographers Actually Do

Photo meme alert: here’s a series of humorous images that have been spreading across the Internet like wildfire. They show the differences between what various groups of people think about what photographers do.
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Portraits of Dogs Jumping Underwater

Pet photographer Seth Casteel of LittleFriendsPhoto captures hilarious underwater portraits of dogs as they jump into a swimming pool to fetch balls and toys.
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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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How Photography Geeks See the World

There comes a point where your obsession with photography becomes a problem for those around you.

Car Problems by XKCD (via Gizmodo)

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 clichéd 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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Rémi Gaillard Photographs Cars Dressed as a Human Speed Camera

French humorist Rémi Gaillard created this lighthearted video showing what happens when you photograph speeding cars (and other vehicles) dressed as a human speed camera.

The Battle at F-Stop Ridge Continues

Back in May 2011, Canadian camera shop The Camera Store released a humorous advertisement that quickly went viral, amassing millions of views. Here’s the sequel to that video, showing another violent engagement between two groups of well trained photographers.

A Realistic Adobe Photoshop Simulator

Here’s something that might give you a chuckle (or be too painfully accurate for some of you): Visual Idiot created a web-based Adobe Photoshop simulator that attempts to faithfully reproduce how the program works in Mac OS X.

Adobe® Photoshop® Simulator [Visual Idiot]

How Not to Do a Family Photo Shoot

Here’s a scene from NBC’s comedy show Parks and Recreation that can give you some ideas on how to direct your subjects the next time you’re doing a family portrait session.