Photographer Olivia Locher has created an amusing photo series called “I fought the law”. It consists of images making fun of the weirdest laws in the US. The photos would surely need some explaining if there were no context! However, here is a gallery with some strange things that you are not allowed to do in the US.
Fun and inspiring photography stories
Sometimes you can forget that photography is all about being fun. Hard work is important, too, but we know how difficult it can be to overcome the artist's block. Our fun stories are a source of inspiration for your inner creativity, so check them out and let your imagination run wild!
Hide-and-seek and “Where’s Waldo?” are two of the most popular games in the United States. Photographer and artist Andrew Knapp has found these two games to be a source of inspiration of a photo book called “Find Momo”. The shots contain Knapp’s hidden dog somewhere in the scene and viewers have to find him.
Photographers Thomas Subtil and Clarisse Rebotier have created an amusing project consisting of photoshopped images of exotic animals taking the metro to visit Paris. Called “Animetro”, it proves that animals and humans can live together in a city. The collection is also on display at the Millesime Gallery in Paris until April 17.
Instagram’s Weekend Hashtag Project 2014 has provided a means for photographers to show off their skills and vision. One photographer in particular, called Ahmad El-Abi, has taken advantage of it and participating in the community project, he has started an amusing series of his own. It is called #stuffedhair and it is amazing.
Samsung and HTC are introducing a new type of wearable devices through the Fingers and Gluuv wearable gloves. Google is looking for Pokemon Masters and allows users to love themselves with the help of “shelfies” for Gmail. Nokia brings back the 3310 and launches some new paper maps. They’re all here on April Fools’ Day!
A photo of Canon’s first smartphone has been leaked on the web along with a preliminary specs list. Canon has also launched a DSLR exclusively for wildlife photographers, while preparing to buy Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds business. In other April Fools’ Day jokes, cats absolutely hate your guts for taking photos of them.
Photo sessions involving the whole family can get pretty weird. There are so many cringe-worthy family images out there that a website called “Awkward Family Photos” exists. The site in collaboration with the California Heritage Museum have decided to open an exhibition, showing off the funniest and weirdest family photos ever.
DesignCrowd has announced the winner of the “Famous Actors as Hipsters” contest, where designers have been invited to reimagine celebrities as hipsters. The winner is Free Imagination who has submitted an amusing photo of Leonardo DiCaprio, proving that the star of Inception and many other movies would make a great hipster.
Some of the best subjects for a photo are children and animals. If you do not have kids, then you might want to get a pet and start firing your camera. Germany-based Elke Vogelsang is a pet owner and photographer. In her “Nice Nosing You!” series she is capturing amusing photos of her three dogs: Loli, Noodles, and Scout.
Taking photos is now simpler than ever before. However, if you want your shots to stick out in this crowded world, then you have to do something different or even crazy. Well, Kapstand is sharing amusing photos of himself on Instagram, which usually depict him doing handstands in front of iconic places and buildings in France.
A Singapore-based photographer going by the name of Qozop is the creator of an interesting photo series that will put a big smile on your face. It is called “Spring-Autumn” and it consists of portraits of youngsters and their elder relatives swapping clothes, proving that the battle of the generations does not end with blood shed, but just with laughter.
Every photographer needs to find a source of inspiration. Some look deep down into their soul, others check out their environments, although traveling is another great idea. On the other hand, Bill Gekas’ daughter photos are reimaginations of famous paintings created by old master painters, such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Raphael.
After a stressful week it is time to have a few laughs during the weekend. Artist Anida Yoeu Ali dresses as an orange bug while exploring Cambodia’s urban and rural landscapes. It may make you laugh, but she is actually trying to find her true identity. Being torn between Buddhism and Islam is what drives the “The Buddhist Bug Project” forward.
Author and photographer J. W. Ocker is enjoying his life doing the things that he loves. Well, one could say that it is easy for him thanks to his two best friends called “T” and “C”. They are a pair of skeletons capable of doing regular things, such as cooking, eating, and mowing the lawn, which is pretty darn hilarious.
Photographers do not usually create image series with their family. They try to separate business from their household, but not when the lensman is Dave Engledow. The photographer has compiled an image series of his daughter and himself, called World’s Best Dad, depicting themselves in hilarious scenarios.