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What a Real Photographer Boot Camp Would Be Like

Photography workshops are often marketed as "boot camps," but what would they be like if they were actually like military training boot camps? Photographer Matt Granger made this lightheartedly cringey 5.5-minute parody imagining just that.

GQ Mocks Vanity Fair Photoshop Fail on Comedy Issue Cover

Is it April Fool’s day yet? Because GQ just won next year’s contest (if there were one). In jest of all the botched jobs on other magazine covers, they decided to release this cover for the Comedy Issue with the best/worst issues! How many can you spot?

When You Want Romantic Photos, But You Only Have Yourself…

There are a lot of standard and cliché poses used by photographers shooting romantic portraits of couples in love. One of the key ingredients is having two people in the frame. Photographer Malley Victoria of LaGrange, Georgia, recently shot a series of portraits of a guy in the style of a couples photo shoot.

Parody: A Fast-Posing Tutorial with the Model Who Pioneered It

Fast-posing for rapid-fire portrait shoots has been getting quite a bit of attention in recent times -- last week we showed how Chinese models pull of two poses per second for retail fashion photos. Photographer Slater King has a humorous take on the trend: he made the 2-minute parody tutorial above with one of the models who helped pioneer fast posing.

Dad Poses for Hilarious Maternity Shoot Parody, Nails It

This photo shoot is a year old, but we are so happy we stumbled across it today. After shooting too many maternity shoots in a row, photographer Martyn Wilkes decided to break the monotony with a bit of fun. He asked his friend Francisco Pérez to pose for his own "maternity" shoot.

Humor: Marriage Proposals in the Age of Instagram

Comedian John Crist made this humorous 3-minute video poking fun of the "The Millennial Marriage Proposal," in which a girlfriend being proposed to (played by Megan Batoon) is too focused on the resulting photos and videos to enjoy the moment.

Living a Satisfying and Fulfilling Life Won’t Improve Your Photography

Recently, I have seen a number of misconceptions floating around regarding the best way to improve oneself as a photographer. As a highly experienced photographer whose photos have been on the bottom of the Flickr Explore page on numerous occasions, I feel qualified to correct many of these assumptions and damaging tendencies.

Fossil’s Q Smartwatch Puts Instagram Husbands Out of a Job

Fossil's Q smartwatches contain a feature that lets you take pictures with your smartphone camera by simply pressing one of the watch's buttons. To promote this watch and feature, Fossil created the above followup to the Instagram Husbands video that went viral last year.

Parody Film Pokes Fun at Photo-Crazed Wedding Guests

Wedding photographers these days often find themselves competing with guests who spend the whole ceremony shooting photos with smartphones, DSLRs, and even tablets. The short film above, titled "Unplugged," is a parody that shows why couples are sometimes choosing to have an "unplugged" wedding free of these distractions.

These Beer Ads Poke Fun at Maternity Photos

There's something incredibly touching about a photograph of a mother-to-be cradling her belly and gazing sweetly at her unborn child. Unfortunately, thanks to these beer ads, you're never going to be able to look at those photos the same way again.