Camera Water Gun Prank

Megapixels, aperture, shutter speeds, bracketing, clients, business cards, studios, lenses, tripods, filters… With all of these things to think about, photography can sometimes get a little too serious and overwhelming. That’s why it’s always nice to sit back and enjoy the lighter side of things for a while. In this viral video, a “traveling photographer” plays a prank on unsuspecting London tourists with his special camera:

Novelty cameras like these can be fun for taking a break from your normal business photography routine. Though this camera doesn’t appear to take actual pictures, here are a few novelty cameras that do:

  • Sunglasses Camera – There are several companies that make these type of spy cameras. Many include the option of taking video so that you may record your friends and co-workers when they least expect it. Just don’t become too suspicious by wearing these sunglasses indoors or at night.
  • 360 Degree Panoramic Ball Camera – This green rubbery ball, constructed by researchers from a Berlin university, contains 36 cameras which fire simultaneously when it reaches its peak height after being thrown in the air. A special program allows you to automatically stitch the photos together for a perfect 360 degree view.
  • Juice Box Camera – This cute little camera look just like a child’s juice box and can take lo-fi photos by pushing down on the straw. This is yet another way to take photos inconspicuously..that is, if no one thinks it’s odd you carry a juice box around all day.
  • Lomography Cameras – Lomography has a wide variety of toy cameras that let you do everything from capture photos with the sprocket holes in the frame to capturing 9 photos at once. Though the quality is nothing compared to professional cameras, their unexpected results are what drives photographers to buy them.
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He’s just taking photos, really

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