Hilarious Sony FS7 Test: What Our Subjects Think About Test Shoots

So you get a new camera. What do you do as soon as it comes out of the box? Find a friend or family member to stand in for your first round of test shots.

Ever wonder how your non-photographer friends and family members think about being your stand-in? Now we know thanks to Jon Cole’s very witty (and likely spot-on) rendition of the camera test from the subject’s perspective.

On the technical side, we did get a nice look at some Slog2 footage from the new Sony FS7 and the Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 lens.

Watch How This GoPro-equipped Dog Reacts to His Owner Leaving

What happens when you walk out the door and leave your dog at home? YouTube user Mike The Intern decided to mount a GoPro on his dog (yes, GoPro makes a dog-mount) to find out what his reaction is like when he is left home alone.

The result is pretty pitiful. Watch the doggie-POV video above, which has racked up over 11 million views to date, to see and hear his reaction.

Have you ever left a camera on your pets while they are alone? What kind of things did you see?

10 Ridiculous Selfie Videos

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Over the weekend, I shared the viral video of a girl in a bikini taking a selfie¬†with the narration of a nature documentary. If you haven’t watched it yet, you can see it here.

That selfie fail video has led me to 10 more ridiculous selfie attempts. Some worked out ok for the selfie-ographer, some didn’t. All of them can be summed up with a giant eye-roll though. Check them out below.

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Pro Camera, Noob Photographer: Model Takes on a Nikon D3S

This video has been around for a while; however, it is quite a fun watch. In it, Kai from Digital Rev asks a model to switch roles for the day and get behind the camera.

She says that she normally uses a “small digital camera” and the D3S is more than a handful for her at first. Everything from prime lenses to aperture to exposure compensation causes problems for her; however, she seems to take instruction well as Kai patiently guides her with some basic tips.

Again, it’s a fun watch and is another reminder that it’s the photographer that makes the photo, not the camera.