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09-19-2007, 03:02 PM   #1
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A photography related joke...

Here's a photography related joke that I quite like (one for the Canon fanboys too); mods feel free to delete if you feel this is inappropriate.

The Roberts were unable to conceive children and decided to use a surrogate father to start their family.

On the day the proxy father was to arrive, Mr. Roberts kissed his wife goodbye and said, "Well, I'm off now; the man should be here soon."

Half an hour later, just by chance, a door-to-door baby photographer happened to ring the doorbell, hoping to make a sale.

Good morning, Ma'am", he said, "I've come to...''

Oh, no need to explain," Mrs. Roberts cut in, embarrassed, "I've been expecting you."

"Have you really?" said the photographer. "Well, that's good. Did you know babies are my specialty?"

"Well that's what my husband and I had hoped. Please come in and have a seat"

After a moment she asked, blushing, "Well, where do we start?"

"Leave everything to me. I usually try two in the bathtub, one on the couch, and perhaps a couple on the bed. And sometimes the living room floor is fun. You can really spread out there."

"Bathtub, living room floor? No wonder it didn't work out for Harry and me!"

"Well, Ma'am, none of us can guarantee a good one every time. But if we try several different positions and I shoot from six or seven angles, I'm sure you'll be pleased with the results."

"My, that's a lot !" gasped Mrs. Roberts.

"Ma'am, in my line of work a man has to take his time. I'd love to be in and out in five minutes, but I'm sure you'd be disappointed with that."

"Don't I know it," said Mrs. Roberts quietly.

The photographer opened his briefcase and pulled out a portfolio of his baby pictures. "This was done on the top of a bus," he said.

"Oh my God!" Mrs. Roberts exclaimed, grasping at her throat.

"And these twins turned out exceptionally well - when you consider their mother was so difficult to work with."

"She was difficult?" asked Mrs. Roberts.

"Yes, I'm afraid so I finally had to take her to the park to get the job done right. People were crowding around four and five deep to get a good look."

"Four and five deep?" said Mrs. Roberts, her eyes wide with amazement.

"Yes", the photographer replied. "And for more than three hours, too. The mother was constantly squealing and yelling - I could hardly concentrate, and when darkness approached I had to rush my shots. Finally, when the squirrels began nibbling on my equipment, I just had to pack it all in."

Mrs. Roberts leaned forward. "Do you mean they actually chewed on your, uh"

"It's true, Ma'am, yes.. Well, if you're ready, I'll set-up my tripod and we can get to work right away."


"Oh yes, Ma'am. I need to use a tripod to rest my Canon on. It's much too big to be held in the hand very long."

Mrs. Roberts fainted.

09-19-2007, 07:57 PM   #2
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Out of 42 views so far and no comments. hmmmmm. I rather got a chuckle out of this. Thanks for posting. I really needed a laugh today.
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It was good even though you could see where it was going the punch line was funny!!
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I like it. LOL

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Excellent, I thought it was quite good. Great story line and really good punch line. Just love it.
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LOL ! However, I think I read it a few years back ! You know one of those jokes somebody emailed it to you , then you passed on.. then a few years later.. it shows up on your inbox again ! Still funny though !
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I read it from another forum, and thought it might get a few laughs out of you guys
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I saw this thread for a while but didn't look in. Glad I did; thank you! ...I didn't need need a punch line. Every time I read the next comment from the camera man and the picture it painted to the woman I was fighting to hold in the laughs here in my cube @ work!

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