Stranger photos have happened

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Stranger photos have happened

Strangerphotosbench2
Make Pt0598-1
Jay writes –

I tied a disposable camera to a bench with a sign that read:

Good afternoon,
I attached this camera to the bench so you could take pictures. Seriously. So have fun. I’ll be back later this evening to pick it up.
Love, Jay / The Plug

When I retrieved the camera that night, I was happy to find that the entire roll of film had been shot.

Great project to do in your local area!

18 thoughts on “Stranger photos have happened

  1. Dave W. says:

    I walk right past this bench every day. I didn’t even notice the cam…but what a great idea! Perfect location, too. Although, completely creepy to see my neighborhood (and some neighbors) in my RSS feeder this evening, I might put one of these down in L5P…Keep an eye out!

  2. samuel gamlin says:

    i have dreamt of doing things like this forever but in my local area someone would just steal it

  3. Anonymous says:

    At the skydiving dropzone I used to work at any camera left unattended was fair game for pictures of a generaly less classy nature.

  4. Anonymous says:

    where’s the make in that?

  5. Phillip Torrone says:

    @april – making art is make. leaving a camera for other people to take photos and then artfully putting it together, inspiring others to do the same is 100% make.

  6. cchoffme.pip.verisignlabs.com says:

    Thats a pretty neat idea! I like it!

  7. Hackius says:

    It got stolen :( Even the sign

  8. macegr says:

    Nice to see that this actually worked. I would have put considerable money on someone getting scared of a “mysterious box” and the bomb squad blowing it up; camera, bench, sign, and all.

  9. hemmetti says:

    Did a similar thing about 20 years ago. Had a polaroid camera on a tripod with instructions: push a button, take a shot of yourself and place it on the wall…got a wallfull of a pics on a wall!

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