“I worked in a spa that got some celeb visitors and a few years back I was very excited to have Bruno Mars as a client. Recently my friend told her daughter about it and she drew me this picture depicting the moment. I love both the scale and the fact she thought he was lying there singing ‘Up Town Funk.'”
(submitted by Lee)
“I said, ‘Make sure you smile big for your pictures today and don’t blink while they take the picture.’ That’s just what he did.”
(submitted by Wendy)
“My son was in 4th grade at the time and went to school with a nice boy whose mom is Japanese and dad is from Prague. I don’t think they realized his costume had multiple meanings.”
(submitted by Tina)
Via our friends at Mashable and their Retronaut collection, a gallery of Victorian-era “head shots.” Robert E. Jackson, a curator of vintage snapshots who purchased this gallery from eBay and other sources, says the photos offer a weird and hilarious look at 19th and 20th century photo manipulation.
“Sometimes a photo exists simply to provide a smile or a laugh, without any hidden agenda or messages,” says Jackson, who owns nearly 12,000 images in his vintage photography collection. “They might say more about the technical abilities of the photographer than the subjects themselves.”
Proof that ever since cameras were invented, people have found ways to have fun with them.