Photo World Records

32 Records Found

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

04:12 United States

Most Photos Taken With $1,000,000 US

Scott Roeben

Scott R. has 109 photos of himself posing with $1,000,000 US. The photos were taken at Binion's Casino in Downtown Las Vegas.

00:57 India

Largest Acrylic Photo Frame Key Chain Collection


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.

02:26 United States

Most Photos Taken In 60 Seconds While Holding A Yoga Tree Pose

Tai Star

Tai Star took 87 photos in 60 seconds while holding a yoga tree pose.

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.

00:33 United States

Most Points For A Jigglypuff Photo In "Pokemon Snap"

Stephen Kessler

Stephen Kessler scored 6,430 points by taking a single photo of Jigglypuff inPokemon Snapon theNintendo 64.

01:36 England

Most Spins Of An Alan Partridge Photo On A DJ Hero Turntable

Paul (Pabs) Melia

Paul (Pabs) Melia placed a framed Alan Partridge photo on a DJ Hero turntable and succeeded in rotating it 2 3/4 times.

00:19 United States

Most People Posing For Photos With Santa In A Bus Stop Shelter

Art Hoffman

While dressed as Santa, Art Hoffman posed for a photo inside a bus shelter with 12 other people.

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.


Most People Photographed With Someone Else's Posterior In One Hour

Angie Carlson

In one hour, Angie Carlson posed for photos with 523 people, each individually photographed with Carlson’s posterior.


Most Photos Of Animals Scolded For Being Too Cute In 90 Seconds

Sarah Claspell

Sarah Claspell scolded 14 photos of animals for being “too cute” in 90 seconds. Claspell runs and operates a blog called Well That’s Adorable[]. Claspell set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS18][]


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 a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. #WRAS15 #RecordSetterBook01

09:28 United States

Most Strangers Photographed In Five Hours

Ryan Rombough

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.

01:11 Latvia

Most Strangers Photographed In One Minute

Fil B

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.

01:14 United States

Most Polaroid Shakes In One Minute

Matt Spangler

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. #RecordSetterBook01

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