Browsing the blog archives for May, 2011


DON’T WAVE IT AT THE CAMERA. Your next use of that printer ought to be printing out a copy of your CV, YOUNG LADY.

May 27, 2011 in Promotional photography

Static non-powered objects with FACES #60: A cash box

Is this a locking mechanism or where the handle screws in? And if it’s the latter, why is it so big? Obviously we’ve never been in a position where we have been trusted with the petty cash, so are not sure of the inner workings of the important, fun-enabling box. “A cheeky little cash box [...]

May 26, 2011 in Static Objects With faces

“Darling, did you remember to get me an energy efficient light bulb?”

“Oh, that’s great, you know I find it difficult to relax when staring at these terrible old inefficient incandescent bulbs. That old bulb in that lamp there, for example, consumes more electricity than my PC and monitor combined, can you believe?” “WRONG TYPE. BAYONET. WE HAVE BAYONET. WE OBVIOUSLY HAVE BAYONET FIXINGS. WHEN HAVE WE [...]

May 25, 2011 in Promotional photography

Guess the FUNCTION of the THING

Textured. Non-uniform coating. Other hand on carpet, although that might simply be for her stability.

May 24, 2011 in Promotional photography

Gadgets with FACES #223: An amplifier face party

Someone’s got a bit mixed up. There was a sequence of emails spanning a frantic 12 minutes. The ironic thing is we actually prefer the one at the top right, which looks sad. “How do. You used to have a link to a site I ran listed on ‘IT’ (‘’ for the record). Like everyone [...]

May 23, 2011 in Gadgets with FACES

“Glasses or Blu-ray?”

Well there’s no point me watching a Blu-ray without my glasses as I’d be missing out on being able to enjoy the increased resolution on offer, so I’m really going to need both, Gemma. BOTH. I PAID FOR BOTH SO GIVE ME BOTH AND I HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR YOUR SILLY GAMES. AND WHY DID [...]

May 20, 2011 in Promotional photography

Large hole, big capacity

Needs servicing by a professional. Get the pipes the right way round. Etc.

May 19, 2011 in Promotional photography

Gadgets with FACES #222: Epson Moviemate HD

This is potentially the best face of all time… …if you only look at the right-hand side of it. This standard image alone is a perfectly decent face. We’d do an update with just this and call it a face, quite happily. A winking man, winking at a child. Probably because he’s just being friendly. [...]

May 18, 2011 in Gadgets with FACES

Bloody hipsters

They probably don’t even NEED glasses.

May 18, 2011 in Promotional photography

*Jingle* Promotional Image of the Weeeek

“Sorry, Charlie, but Henry Heffalump is in the later stages of progressive supranuclear palsy with clear signs of atrophy and is unlikely to see any improvement in his condition.”

May 17, 2011 in Promotional photography