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Closest Time To "1:15.00" On A Stopwatch

Belgium

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.

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

01:32 United States

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

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

00:50

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

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

United States

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

Largest Acrylic Photo Frame Key Chain Collection

00:57 India

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.

Largest Animated GIF

United States

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.

Largest Photowalk

United States

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.

Largest Picture Slide Show On YouTube

02:39:52 Canada

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

Longest Comment Thread On A Facebook Photo

United States

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

Longest Individual Portrait Photo Shoot

00:24 Australia

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.

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

United States

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

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

00:56 United States

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.

Most Bokeh Photographs Taken By A Single Photographer

United States

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

Most Consecutive Days Photographing One Person

12:29 England

Munish Bansal took photos of his daughter Suman Bansal daily until her 16th birthday. He has 5,845 photos in his collection. Read more about the feat here.

Most Curly Haired People In A Photograph

United States

16 curly haired members of the Reboot organization posed together for a photograph, a new world record. The photo was taken on June 7, 2009 in Park City, Utah. Larry Smith was present as a witness. tag:RecordSetterBook01

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