Tuesday, January 24, 2012

27 reasons not to marry a photographer

Came across this hilarious post by visual artist Melly and decided to repost it with some tweaks :D
If you are a photographer or married to one, you will get it! LOL
  1. They would rather carry their bulky camera and kid(s), than hold hands with you.
  2. When packing for a family vacation, half your allowed baggage allowance goes to their equipment.
  3. If you’re taking a walk outside and come across some “interesting light” they will make the kids and you sit/stand/pose in public so that they can take a photo.
  4. You’ll never be able to sit where you like in a restaurant because they will always pick the spot with the best light for photography of the kids and food.
  5. You’ll never get to enjoy freshly cooked meals because they’ll spend at least 5 minutes taking 10 variations of the same dish with their iPhone.
  6. They rather drop $1,000+ on new glass than furniture for the home.
  7. You can’t take a photo of them without taking at least five more.
  8. If you are concern about the scratch on junior's forehead showing up, they’ll say “Don’t worry I can photoshop it later.”
  9. They won’t return your calls or text messages, but you can bet they’re still posting pics on Instagram.
  10. They still use film cameras.
  11. They spend all their time on the computer and iPhone (and not for porn).
  12. They like watching arty films that you’ve never heard of or will ever understand.
  13. Their choices for holiday destinations will be third world countries where they can get great documentary or cultural shots.
  14. They think everyone else’s photos suck or is a bad copy of some other great photographer.
  15. They like to edit the colours of their photos to look like scenes from Twilight or 300.
  16. They like trespassing into old abandoned buildings or going to unpopulated areas where there's a nice lone tree for pictures.
  17. They always want to show a new photo they took, but don’t really care if you like it or not.
  18. They hate your friend’s new artsy profile picture.
  19. Christmas presents for your parents will be a framed portrait that they’ve taken of the kids.
  20. You can’t go anywhere new without them stopping to take a photo of everything and anything.
  21. Nothing can ever be naturally pretty, everything must be fixed in Photoshop.
  22. They are natural hoarders, collecting and keeping piles of old newspapers, packaging, magazines, and other things that “inspire” them.
  23. They have a weird sense of fashion and like to extend it to you and the children's dressing.
  24. They have hard drives of photos, but probably have printed 10 images.
  25. They are always secretly judging your creativity.
  26. If you’re ever in auto mode, they laugh at you.
  27. They orgasm every time they learn a new lighting technique.


--andy-- said...

haha Maryann, no need to be photographer, anyone obsessed with photographer qualifies :p

I feel so awkward, when my DSLR or smartphones are not around.

But I bond better with kids when I am not the photographer.


Anonymous said...

this is super funny especially the spending 5 mins taking pic of hot food and not returning sms but uploading pix on IG.. super funny !!!!