When I mention the most boring, uninspiring type of images, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Passport photos, of course. But Namibian-German visual artist Max Siedentopf found his inspiration in them and he managed to turn them the other way around. In his project Passport Photos, these images are anything but boring! They’re amusing, quirky and hilarious, and unlike the actual passport photos, they’ll put a big smile on your face.
Modeling has its dark side, as some photographers will use their title and position to exploit models. But there are two sides to each story, and there certainly are some models you wouldn’t want to work with even in your craziest dreams. In this video, Jordan Matter shares a few “horror stories” about some models he has worked with. In an amusing and humorous way, he shows us that it really takes all sorts to make a world.
Even if you have a limited budget, you can still recreate the look of some famous movies and TV shows if you have enough imagination. But guys from Studio 188 are taking these recreations to a whole new (and utterly hilarious) level. They create low-budget trailers for famous movies and TV series. Actually, zero-budget could be a better description, since they use nothing but household items and their imagination. Terminator 2, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, you name it – they can recreate it, and make you laugh out loud when you see the result.
Last Friday, Pakistani official Shaukat Yousafzai addressed the public in a press conference which was live streamed on Facebook. It wouldn’t have been anything unordinary if his face hadn’t been modified with the “cat filter.” During the live stream, the politician appeared with digital cat ears, whiskers and rosy cheeks, which turned the press conference into a sort of comedy.
I can hardly imagine anyone who doesn’t like funny photos of cats. We often give them human traits and make them seem like they’re doing human things. But photographer Harry Whittier Frees did it “before it was cool.” He dressed cats and posed them with props so it looked as if they were doing human things, and he photographed them like this over 100 years ago!
As photographers, we’ve all had some funny, weird and cringeworthy situations. Photographer Jessica Kobeissi got to hear about some of these situations from her followers, and in this video, she shares some of their funniest and weirdest confessions. Let’s see if any of these situations seem familiar.
Vertical videos seem to be the future, whether we like it or not. It all started with Instagram and Snapchat, and even Arri and Samsung have joined the trend. However, the arguments against it are still strong and the debate between vertical and horizontal video seems never-ending at this point. But, a brilliant comic from xkcd seems to have the ultimate solution!
If you run a video production company, you want to do your best to show off your skills. And if you need some inspiration, check out this awesome promo video Seed Creative. It shows everything you shouldn’t do in a promo video (or any video, ever), and I’m pretty sure it will make you laugh out loud.
Every year on this day I get trolled by at least one of my friends. And as if that weren’t enough, today I’ve been trolled by the news and YouTube videos from the moment I started working. I gotta admit – I even fell for one of these pranks for a moment!
So, I’m bringing you a list of the best photography-related pranks from all over the Internet. You can use them to prank your friends, and we’ll update the article throughout the day, so you can check back. And if you’ve read the photography news today and got excited about something, keep in mind that this post may spoil it for you.
I don’t know about you, but I really love vintage ads. They remind me what life was like back in the day and inevitably spark the feeling of nostalgia. But there some ads that seem as if they came from darkest corners of the advertising world. And in this video, Azriel Knight brings you five hilariously bad camera ads from the ‘80s and ‘90s. They reach the impossible levels of awkwardness, and they’ll make you cringe. But also laugh.