Finding the Humor in Photographic Catastrophes

posted on 23rd of may, 2013

Most any photographer that has spent even a modest amount of time shooting has experienced moments of blunders and mistakes that, as far as he/she is concerned, at the time, were horrific catastrophes of monumental proportions. Then of course, years later, they become funny stories that we just love to tell.
Take my 'ol shutter-buddy Beanz Ferbranes. He would kill me if I used his real name. Beanz is a long time wedding photographer. For some reason. I've done a total of three weddings and when I realized those knocked about 10 years off my lifespan - never again. Beanz was shooting an outdoor wedding in someone's backyard, moving about to get the perfect angle. The couple were exchanging vows with him nearby, in front of about 200 people. As he was moving backwards while looking through the viewfinder...

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Posted by Psmpics on May 26, 2013
Great story and even better lesson in keeping things in perspective. Thanks
Posted by Chipclark on May 26, 2013
Well I did forget about the time when I was shooting a wedding.....was doing the bride, groom, and family shots. Right when I took a shot someone thought it would be really funny to sneak up on the groom from behind and yank his britches down.

Was really more disturbing than humorous because the groom clown decided to go commando that day!
Posted by Cousy86 on May 25, 2013
I like one about condor!LoL! :D

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