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10/20/2010 11:58:21 AM · #1
So I talk a fair amount and realized that I sometimes say things that would ONLY have another photographer nodding their heads in agreement and other people calling the cops;

So here are some gems, what are yours?

I am going to make the kids run around like fools then shoot them

If you blow the bunnies it should be fine

If I track him i can shoot him

She needs to do a chicken neck

I would do do Robbie Williams

If you hump it on the bag, it should stay still

Rapid fire works best on kids

10/20/2010 12:12:43 PM · #2
The first and last should be used sparingly when within range of child protective services. :)
10/20/2010 12:38:26 PM · #3
I'm hoping to shoot the neighbor's dog next week.
10/20/2010 12:45:36 PM · #4
My husband and I were out in the middle of the street in our neighborhood. I was thinking of a chalk photo, but it was noon and the lighting was nasty. I was giving up and he started yelling:

"flash me, flash me, flash me!!"
10/20/2010 12:45:51 PM · #5
I shot a girl last week on the railroad tracks.
10/20/2010 12:59:31 PM · #6
Is that RAW?
Let me shoot you?
Wow, that thing is impressive... 400mm you say?
Yes, I chimp.
That's a nice piece of glass.
DPChallenge... no... it has nothing to do with THAT... PERV!

Only a photographer would think a 40D is less impressive than a 5D.
10/20/2010 01:03:35 PM · #7
I ONLY shoot in RAW
10/20/2010 01:22:01 PM · #8
A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a lady about a photo shoot. I couldn't do it and we went our ways.

This past weekend, I was in the store where she works. I walked and said, "Hey, how ya doing? Did you and Rodney ever find anyone to shoot you?"

The little old lady buying something jerked her head up and I thought she was about to fall over. THAT was funny.
10/20/2010 03:28:33 PM · #9
You know you're a photographer when it seems perfectly normal to see a beautiful young woman in a gorgeous wedding dress.........

.....Walk into a lake.
10/20/2010 06:51:50 PM · #10
I am having trouble with models staying for a shoot as soon as I blurt out ... "Would you like to touch my Canon?"
Why would that be?
10/20/2010 07:17:13 PM · #11
Originally posted by LVicari:

I am having trouble with models staying for a shoot as soon as I blurt out ... "Would you like to touch my Canon?"
Why would that be?


Only a photographer would tell the models... "No, you may not touch my Canon."
10/21/2010 05:55:59 AM · #12
I shoot with a canon
10/21/2010 06:33:29 AM · #13
Let me buy a 7D, else we are finished, ok, carpets it is then.
10/21/2010 08:56:32 AM · #14
"DPC has gone to hell in a handbasket"
"nobody ever comments"
"how could anyone rate this a 1?!"
"i'm a misunderstood genius"
"Ken Priest has a cute ass"

oh wait, this is things only a dpc photographer would say

Message edited by author 2010-10-21 08:56:57.
10/21/2010 09:39:42 AM · #15
Her best shot was in the bathroom
10/21/2010 09:40:31 AM · #16
"I've got sensor dust in my eyes" - me to my partner last week when I had some floating specs in my vision...
10/21/2010 10:04:43 AM · #17
I only took 1,000 shots on my day trip to the zoo.

Most people gasp when they hear that number! :O
10/21/2010 11:08:29 AM · #18
"Please step back if you don't want me to cut your legs !"
10/21/2010 11:12:35 AM · #19
"I love drive by shootings"

- taking photos from a moving car :)
10/21/2010 11:22:02 AM · #20
I wanna shoot you with my Canon. Just stay still
10/21/2010 12:05:01 PM · #21
Hilarious thread!

"I'd like to shoot THAT"
10/21/2010 02:58:37 PM · #22
I took 16 thousand pictures during the airshow (people always ask how many I took...The actual number was a few hundred over 16K but at that point...does it really matter?)

Wait, I have to put it in idiot mode (I said this and then realized I actually said it when handing it to a family member! NOT GOOD)
My arms hurt from holding my canon all day...
My Legs are killing me... I guess I am going to use the zoom lens from this point on.

Message edited by author 2010-10-21 15:08:08.
10/21/2010 03:02:37 PM · #23
"if you want it to be shallow, open wide."
10/21/2010 03:05:24 PM · #24
"my 100mm goes down to 1.02 inches!"
10/21/2010 03:13:09 PM · #25
We won't canonize a nikonist !
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