The Best Photography April Fools’ Day Jokes of 2019

It’s that day of the year again on which fake news is not only acceptable but expected across the world and Web. We’ve rounded up some of the most humorous April Fools’ Day jokes from the world of photography for your enjoyment.

Shutterstock’s New Library

The stock photo giant Shutterstock announced the world’s largest brick-and-mortar library of stock photos and assets.

Camera Industry Shockers

Jared Polin shares the latest news from the industry, including Sony announcing the a7S III, Fuji going full frame, and Nikon adding a second card slot to the Z6 and Z7 via a grip.

Nikon’s New Instant Camera

Nikon Rumors reports on Nikon gearing up to release a new instant camera “that will destroy everything available on the market today in terms of image quality.”

Nikon’s Left-Handed DSLR

Nikon Rumors also reports that Nikon is gearing up to launch an APS-C DSLR camera that’s designed for left-handed photographers.

The Vintalens Kit

Mathieu Stern announces the Vintalens kit, which helps you turn your expensive modern lens into a vintage hipster one.

Vérité, the 16K VRR Headset

Surreal Innovations has announced Vérité, the world’s first 16K Very Real Reality headset. It helps you see your surroundings as you would in real life.

Sony Unveils the A8s

sonyalpharumors has the scoop on Sony’s new A8s mirrorless camera, which features a new dual shift ultra-sensitive high resolution (USHR) sensor, 97.2 megapixels, 6fps shooting, ISO 3276800, 10K RAW video, 12K photos, dual SD card slots, and 20+ stops of dynamic range. Price tag: $10,299.99.

Elon Musk’s Camera Ambitions

Photo Rumors reports that billionaire Elon Musk is partnering with Yashica to work on the Y35, “the greatest camera ever made.”

Pentax Unveils the ME-D

Ricoh Imaging UK just announced the Pentax ME-D, a digital tribute to the Pentax ME from 1976. (via Pentax Rumors).

The SD Card Photo Printer

Digital Camera Warehouse has announced the Finger Print Memory Card Printer, the world’s smallest photo printer. It’s a SD-format memory card that can also print out photos at 401dpi.

A New Camera Brassing Service

Want your camera to have that brassed aged look? Kamerastore has launched a new camera customization service “to help with that beautiful and highly sought-after black paint patina.” A team of experts will hand-brass your camera one stroke at a time.

P.S. We’ll be continually updating this post with more jokes as we come across them. Feel free to let us know of any good ones that deserve a spot!