Top 15 Reasons You Might Be Obsessed with Photography

In no particular order…

  1. You get a brown dog because you don’t want the exposure problems caused by black and/or white fur.
  2. Your doctor informs you that the reason your baby girl didn’t open her eyes until she was 18 months old was because you kept strobing her for baby pics.
  3. You don’t giggle when a fashion photographer says he snooted his model during a shoot.
  4. At your nephew’s christening you ask the priest to repeat the water dipping because your first shot was a bit blurry.
  5. You refer to cleaning up after dinner as postprocessing the kitchen.
  6. You think that double of 4 is 5.6.
  7. When you ask a stranger to take a photo of you and your spouse on holiday it takes you 10 minutes to explain the process of taking a shot with your camera.
  8. You’ve locked yourself out of your house and car, forgetting your keys many times, but you’re never without a camera.
  9. When your spouse asks you if you want to go for a walk you reply “not yet, Honey, the light isn’t good right now”.
  10. When you ask your boss for a raise you request 1/3 stop salary increase.
  11. It took you 1/2 hour to decide which car to get but 2 months for what 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom to buy.
  12. You can’t remember the date of your anniversary but you know the specs to all the cameras and lenses in your brand.
  13. You once got into a bar fight because somebody said digital was better than film.
  14. You have triplets and name them Diane, Ansel and Henri.
  15. You tell your son he has to go to a state school because you spent his college fund when you switched camera systems.

17 Responses to “Top 15 Reasons You Might Be Obsessed with Photography”

  1. David Letterman eat your heart out. Sad thing is I fully understood all of this and have found myself thinking like this. 🙂 Great stuff Miserere!

    You design your living room furniture all around the rule of thirds. Nothing can touch the walls and the room is built to a 2/3 ratio.

  2. Postprocessing the kitchen? Hahaha, fun stuff, Mis.

  3. Such a witty post with so many of the writings easily understood by me.

    Sad, this is something that only photographers would understand

    I stumble this post 🙂

    Good reading in a hot and humid day!

  4. Oh, my gosh, this is so funny and true!

  5. #7, 9 and 11 are spot on!
    The rest I can see myself getting there…

  6. You put a smile on my face today, when I really needed one. And yes, there is a slight chance I’m obsessed.

  7. Humour de photographe…

    Êtes vous un obsédé de la photo ? 15 signes révélateurs… C’est bon, je ne suis pas encore complètement atteint…

  8. 5.6 isn´t double of 4 ?
    Love this!!!!

  9. Isn’t 5.6 half of 4?

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  11. That was hilarious. My husband is in to photography and I often joke and say that he would forget his kids and wife somewere, but never his camera

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  14. “You get a brown dog because you don’t want the exposure problems caused by black and/or white fur.”

    Or, in my case, I got black and white cats so I could take color photos of them using B&W film.

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