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Most Photos Taken At A Party

Partygoers took a combined total of 3,987 photos at PHTHRD III, a new world record. The event, hosted by LVHRD, was dubbed “the most photographed party in history.” All attendees were instructed to bring a camera and shoot photos throughout the night. PHTHRD III took place on March 31, 2009 at a warehouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present to witness the proceedings. (Photo by Jacob Cohen) tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most Polaroid Shakes In One Minute

01:14 United States

Matt Spangler took a fresh Polaroid and shook it 207 times in one minute, a new world record. Spangler set the record on March 31, 2009 at LVHRD’s PHTHRD III party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most Strangers Photographed In One Minute

01:11 Latvia

David photographed 30 strangers in one minute, a new world record. He used a Canon camera to complete the feat. The record was set on March 31, 2009 at LVHRD’s PHTHRD III party in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Rob Birdsong and Andrea Rosen were present to witness the feat and count the photographs taken.

Most People Photographed In Front Of A Lichtenstein Reproduction During A Music Festival

United States

11 people stand in front of a Lichtenstein reproduction during a music festival, a new world record. The feat was achieved at Coachella on April 18, 2009.

Most Images Of 'Caution: Falling Ice' Signs In One Blog Post

United States

Kevin Lynch posted 15 images of ‘Caution: Falling Ice’ signs in a single blog post, a new world record. Lynch put up the blog post on January 16, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. Dan Lynch was present to serve as a witness. You can see the entire blog post 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

Most Photographed Dragon Statue In San Francisco

United States

Jerry Paffendorf and his roommates Pierce P., Nicki Manchisi, Luke Whyte, Sana Choudary collaborated to make a dragon statue on their doorstep the most photographed dragon statue in San Francisco. Thanks to signs they’ve posted, the statue has been photographed 31 times. People who photograph the dragon are encouraged to post the images on Flickr with quot;thedragondropquot; as a tag. The record was documented on May 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Luke Whyte acted as a witness.

Most Strangers Photographed In Five Hours

09:28 United States

Using a Nikon camera, Ryan Rombough photographed 720 strangers in five hours, a new world record. He set the record as a way to create buzz for his photography business.

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.

Most Dog Photos Glued To A Nightstand

United States

Kirsten Buchanan glued 123 photos of dogs to her nightstand. There are 22 photos on the front, 12 pictures on the top, 29 on the side, 17 on the inside door, 20 of the first inside shelf, 17 on the second inside shelf, and 6 on the bottom of the inside. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most U.S. State Capitol Buildings Photographed

United States

Art Hoffman has taken photos of 42 U.S. State Capitol buildings. He began taking the photos in 1968 and has photos from States he has lived in and traveled through. Hoffman’s photo collection includes all states except Alaska, Delaware, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia, and Vermont. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most Horses Visible In A Photograph Of A Car

United States

Jack Raleigh took a photo of 29 horses and his Ford Fusion. Raleigh set the record as part of Fusion 41, a URDB World Record Challenge created by the Ford Motor Company. See full-size image here.

Most Photographs Of People Jumping By A Single Photographer

United States

Mike Hedge has taken 1,014 photographs of people jumping. See Hedge’s entire collection here.

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


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

Most Tagged Online Photo

United States

4524 people tagged themselves in the same Facebook photo. The photo was taken at the May 30, 2010 Rihanna concert in Tel Aviv, Israel, right before the show began. A special Facebook application was built allowing more than the usual 50-tag maximum per photo. To ensure the accuracy only people who pre-registered at the concert are allowed to tag themselves in the photo. See the photo and all participants tagged here.

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