30 peculiar pictures of photographers taking pictures
Photographers will go to extraordinary lengths to get that perfect shot, braving all weather conditions and environments, from the hottest temperatures, to the coldest. The determined photographer will not be stopped by mountains, glaciers, or volcanoes and will contort him or herself into any odd position necessary to capture that elusive picture.
Next time you take a photograph remember to free yourself from inhibitions; get on the floor, climb up a wall, dive straight in and take inspiration from the bold photographers below…
Attaching an umbrella to your tripod in an attempt to stay dry? It wasn’t everyone’s favourite idea…
We admit that the previous umbrella might have been a little big. This umbrella is sure not to blow your tripod over.
Via Very Amateurish on Flickr
We suspect that these people had never seen flowers before.
Via Sam Lair on Flickr
Batty for photography? Don’t forget your hard hat.
This solution will keep your child under control, and you can get some great shots in the process.
Educated at the Jackie Chan school of photography.
When it comes to photography, sometimes it’s best to just dive straight in.
He’s behind you.
It’s always best to be flexible with your photography.
The flash was clearly heavier than he anticipated.
The results of his photography were always a bit wooden.
A dedicated photographer until the very end.
The scale of this shot wasn’t lost on this young photographer.
A good photographer leaves no stone unturned.
He stopped smiling about 2 seconds later.
A display of the latest image stabilisation technology.
It’s yoga and photography combined; yogography. You heard it here first.
This photographer hasn’t quite understood the meaning of ‘zooming in’.
What they lack in fashion sense they gain in camera kit.
Via Jan Jasinski via Flickr
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 lens.
Copyright Serge Kozintsev
The trick here is to get the shot and get away quickly before your camera melts.
Who wouldn’t want to grab a shot of the world’s first hover-car?
We only hope that the shot he took will sell for enough to cover the cost of the antique vase that he smashed to take it.
He risked his life for his shot and he’s forgotten to remove his lens cap.
Now is not a good time to realise you’ve forgotten to bring another film.
First rule of landscape photography; always check your surroundings for potential hazards first.
The bull from the previous photo would’ve loved this opportunity.
It’s a toss up about who is more patient here; the kingfisher, or the photographer.
Getting the right shot can be a leap of faith.
Image credits: Via Curiousphotos & AcidCow unless otherwise stated
on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 12:00 pm under Photo Ideas.