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Belgium

Closest Time To "1:15.00" On A Stopwatch

JoeNagy

Joseph Nagy photographed a time of 1:15.001 on an online stopwatch. This was 0.001 seconds away from his goal of 1:15.00.

01:32 United States

Fastest Time For Two People To Take Photos Of Each Other And Post Them Online

Ethan Handel

Ethan Handel and Jim Czekalski took photos of each other and posted them on Facebook and Twitter in one minute, 14.93 seconds. The record was set during the 2012 SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. #TheDailyRecords

00:50

Fastest Time To Take A Photo Of One's Son With An iPhone And Digitally Apply A Mustache To It

Cheryl Aaltshuler

Using her iPhone, Cheryl Altshuler took a photo of her son Evan Altshuler and added a mustache on his face in 31.05 seconds. She used the ’stachetastic application to achieve the feat. The record was at aWorld Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. tag:WRAS15 tag:RecordSetterBook01

United States

Largest "Mahakavi Subramania Bharathiyar" Portrait Made Out Of Cassette Tape Reel

chandru

Chandru made a portrait of Mahakavi Subramania Bharathiyar that measured five feet in height and five feet in width using cassette tape reels.

00:57 India

Largest Acrylic Photo Frame Key Chain Collection

RAKESH VAID

Rakesh Vaid has 4,444 acrylic photo frame key chains in his collection. His designs included photos of different flags, international leaders, and Hollywood celebrities.

United States

Largest Animated GIF

The Shorty Awards

During their ceremony held at The Times Center in New York City, The Shorty Awards projected an animated GIF measuring 288 square feet. The GIF, created by Shorty Awards cofounder and Sawhorse Media CTO Lee Semel, featured the "Shorty Whale", designed by Yiying Lu. Lu also designed the original and iconic "Fail Whale." Read more about the project here, and see the GIF in action here.

United States

Largest Photowalk

Thomas Hawk

Thomas Hawk, along with photographers Trey Ratcliff and Robert Scoble, led 406 people in a photowalk around streets to capture sights. The group, including people from Google+ Photos, walked around San Francisco, taking photographs throughout. Learn more about the event here.

02:39:52 Canada

Largest Picture Slide Show On YouTube

Darryl Learie

Darryl Learie made a slide show containing 9,591 high-definition pictures. It was uploaded to YouTube and lasted over two hours.

United States

Longest Comment Thread On A Facebook Photo

Hockeydino

Hockeydino has a Facebook photo with 150,668 comments. NOTE: This is an evolving record. Please visit post to check current number of comments.

00:24 Australia

Longest Individual Portrait Photo Shoot

Rajesh Kumar

Rajesh, a Sydney-based photographer and cinematographer, took eight hours to capture portraits of 1,010 individuals. He set the record during the India-Australia Friendship Fair in Sydney, Australia.

United States

Most "Likes" Of A Photograph Of Soccer Cleats On Instagram

Lucy Legacy

Lucy Legacy's soccer cleats photograph generated 67 likes on Instagram.

00:56 United States

Most “Duck Face” Self-Portraits Taken And Posted To Facebook In Two Minutes In A Prius

Prius Records

This record was set as part of Toyota Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

United States

Most Alternate Hand Selfies In 15 Seconds

Daniel Patterson

Daniel P. took 22 alternate hand selfies in 15 seconds.

United States

Most Bokeh Photographs Taken By A Single Photographer

Mike Hedge

Mike Hedge took 807 Bokeh photographs. See all photos here.

13:43 England

Most Consecutive Days Photographing One Person

Munish Bansal

Munish Bansal took photos of his daughter Suman Bansal daily until her 18th birthday. He has 6,575 photos in his collection. Read more about the feat here.

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