Posts Tagged ‘humorous’

Home Alone Meets Photography: Using Triggertraps to Catch Would-Be Christmas Present Thieves

As a means to both promote their product and get a giggle out of would-be consumers, Triggertrap put together this witty short video that highlights a few ways you can use their robust triggering system to catch would-be Christmas thieves ala Home Alone.

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Humor: 5 Easy Steps to Becoming an ‘Official Photographer’

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The folks at the not-always-politically-correct Facebook page Being Satan hit the nail on the head with this list of 5 steps that describe how to become an ‘official’ photographer.

If you need a laugh to start off your week and you’re not easily offended, check out the full list below. Read more…

A Hardcore Photography Pride Hoodie by Teespring (that Needs One Small Edit)

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What do you get when you mix some hardcore photography pride with winter clothing? You get something like the hoodie above by Teespring: a fun-if-a-bit-cocky gift idea for the photographer in your life. Read more…

Expectations Vs. Reality: Getting Your Very First DSLR

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.

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Street-Style Caricatures Created by Liquifying Studio Portraits in Photoshop

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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.
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Wedding Photographer Skit Puts a Humorous Twist on Family Formals

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…

Cringeworthy Video: Stuff that Annoys Wildlife Photographers

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.

Canon See Impossible Parody Teaser Skewers the Company for Not Innovating

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Canon’s big ‘See Impossible’ reveal turned out to be a pretty big disappointment for us gear heads. Most headlines dripped with disappointment and one article led off its coverage with an image of Bart Simpson writing “I will never hold my breath for a Canon announcement again” over and over on a chalkboard.

But the parody teaser above by a Canon Watch reader has got to be the most brutal of all. Read more…

Cartoon Rap Parody Pokes Fun at the Overuse of the Fisheye Lens

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Watch out folks, because, “Things are about to get… bulbous.” The classic Internet cartoon Homestar Runner is making a triumphant return after a very long break, and they’ve chosen to return to the public eye by poking fun of that optical necessity for any quality 90s rap video: the fisheye lens. Read more…

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.