humor

This Music Video Pokes Fun at Nikon Shooters

Video creator and self-described "turtleneck enthusiast," Sam Newton has put together an amusing musical take on the identity of a Nikon shooter, one that Newton associates with someone who shoots with lesser quality gear, or a potato, to be exact.

8 Unfortunate Stages Every Street Photographer Goes Through

This article is a (tongue-in-cheek) description of the progression of your everyday street photographer -- the 8 stages every street photographer will inevitably find themselves journeying through. Enjoy!

S**t Leica Photographers Say…

German freelance photographer Samuel Lintaro Hopf made thus humorous 8-minute video that features a whole bunch of things you may hear coming out of a Leica photographer's mouth.

Wildlife Photographer’s Camera Fails, Humorous Drawings Ensue

When nature photographer Donny Moore went out to shoot an annual bird migration last month, his camera unexpectedly failed during the outing. To "bring some levity" to the sad situation and to make the most of his time in nature, Moore decided to start sketching instead with his kids' art supplies.

This Cameraman Outran the Sprinters in a 100m Race

Sports photographers and videographers usually work stealthily in the background, documenting athletes without distracting from the competition, but one cameraman in China stole the show after he outran the sprinters in a 100m race.

Critical Vulnerability Affects Bluetooth-Enabled Cameras

A newly discovered vulnerability in the 4.x Bluetooth wireless standard has been shown to affect cameras that implement full remote control functionality. Demonstrated as viable in proof-of-concept laboratory testing, researchers believe that the exploit has the potential to either physically damage cameras or render them inoperable.

NFTs Explained on SNL with an Eminem Rap Parody

Non-fungible tokens in cryptocurrency have made a splash in the art world in recent days. If you're out of the loop and don't have time to read an in-depth explainer on what NFTs are, check out this humorous 3.5-minute Eminem rap parody by Saturday Night Live that will bring you up to speed (maybe).

Your Instagram Clichés Are Not Welcome in New Zealand

New Zealand has released a humorous new tourism commercial that pokes fun at the tired old Instagram clichés that tourists on the island nation flood social media with. The 2.5-minute ad above is titled "Travelling Under the Social Influence."

Cameraman Gets Rammed in the Groin by an Angry Sheep

If you ever find yourself getting low to the ground to try and get the perfect shot of a horned animal, be sure to protect what's valuable to you. A BBC cameraman found out what can happen if you don't, as you can see in this short viral clip above.

AI Tracking Camera Mistakes Referee’s Bald Head for a Soccer Ball

AI cameras have come a long way when it comes to object recognition and tracking, but sometimes the "intelligence" can fail in humorous ways. At a recent professional soccer match in Scotland, the AI broadcast camera tasked with tracking the soccer ball kept getting distracted by the sideline referee's bald head.

Parody Video Pokes Fun at the Tragically Artistic ‘High School Photographer’

If you need a bit of comic relief on Monday evening, this short parody by YouTuber MasterChiefin1 has you covered. It's an ode to "the high school photographer," that one person who "thought they were put on this Earth to take photos and think deeply." Given our audience, there's a good chance a few of us were this person.

The Photo That Got Me Into Brown University

Around the time I was applying to college in 1980, Time magazine ran a short piece about the college application process (coincidentally, at Brown); in it, they described an applicant who had soaked her application in water, then let it dry completely, so it got warped.