Posts Tagged ‘satirical’

A Tongue-in-Cheek Explanation of How Stuff Actually Goes Viral Online

Ever wonder how some of the strangest videos manage to go viral online and generate huge profits for their makers? It all has to do with Buyral, a secret program that serves as the kingmaker behind all viral videos. Simply pay the fee, and Buyral will use its carefully developed worldwide program to ensure that your content gets the millions of clicks it deserves. The humorous satirical advertisement seen above, by Aircastle Films, explains how Buyral works.
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An iPhone 5 That Can Shoot Single-Shot Panoramas and Act As Its Own Monopod

Here’s something to give you a chuckle as we head into the weekend. It’s a parody iPhone 5 commercial that pokes fun at the fact that the phone has been stretched out in height without any change in width. But instead of being 7% taller, the imagined phone stretches that figure out to 795%. The result is a device that has some pretty interesting photographic applications.
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Instagram Snap: A New Way to Create and Share Your Photos IRL

Here’s a tongue-in-cheek “leaked advertisement” for Instagram’s new camera: the Instagram Snap. The camera is sure to become a hit among hipsters.

iPhone 5 iDSLR: Who Needs Photography Skills Anyway?

Here’s a bit of photo humor to start off the day: Jeremiah Warren made this satirical video imagining what it would be like if Apple announced an “iPhone 5 iDSLR”:

Who really needs photography skills when you have such an incredible device? You don’t really have to think about it. Just press the button.

What’s sad is that some people will inevitably believe that this is a real product, and of those people, some will be disappointed when they find out this is fake.

Behind the Scenes with a Professional Myspace Photographer

You know all those not-so-awesome portraits found all over social networking services like Facebook and Myspace? If you’ve felt like there’s something strangely uniform about them, perhaps the reason is because they were all taken by Sheffield Quigley, the world’s first and only professional Myspace photographer.

(via DigitalRev)

Hilarious Parody of Photo Enhancing in Movies and TV Shows

A while back we shared a video in a post titled “The Cliche of Enhancing Images in Movies” that compiled clips from movies and TV shows in which “photo experts” did absurd and impossible “enhancements” to photos and videos in order to solve mysteries. The above clip from British sitcom Red Dwarf pokes fun at this cliche, and takes it to the extreme. Enjoy.