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Anti-Paparazzi Scarf That Ruins Photos And Makes Flash Photography Impossible
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Anti-Paparazzi Scarf That Ruins Photos And Makes Flash Photography Impossible

You know what it’s like. You’re super famous. Everybody recognizes you. You can’t even open your front door without stepping into a frenzy of flash photography. We’ve all been there (…). But thanks to this paparazzi-proof privacy scarf, it won’t be easy anymore.

The scarf, called the Ishu, is made from a reflective fabric that emphasizes the camera’s flash so much that everything else in the picture becomes pitch black. The man behind the dazzling concept is Saif Siddiqui, who came up with the idea back in 2009 when one of his photographs was ruined by a bike reflector. 6 years and a bunch of research later he has a mass-production ready model. The cheapest will cost you $268, which is a small price to pay…if you’re a celebrity…

More info: ishu.com (deMilked)

The Ishu anti-paparazzi scarf has become very popular with celebrities such as Paris Hilton

The highly reflective fabric turns everything else black when flash photography is used

Rapper DMX also has one

They’re perfect for people who want a little privacy from the cameras

The fabric also tricks video cameras

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Miklós Nagy
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"You know what it's like. You're super famous. Everybody recognizes you." No, I dont.

Léi La
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I exactly thought the same thing XD

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Brian Zhong
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

dont use flash. problem solved

Su Ooh
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

By using image editing software to adjust simply the brightness and midtones, the blacked out area can always be recovered. anti-papar...d68b07.jpg anti-paparazzi-scarf-flash-photography-protection-ishu-saif-siddiqui-11-577aa89d68b07.jpg

Jessica Barnes
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

but the photo would lose quality, and if this were actually to be used as an anti-pap line of clothing then not as many photos would hit the papers due to terrible quality.

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Jo Harley Hynes
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No flash and increase ISO, not difficult to foot a 300 quid scarf really.

Jessica Barnes
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

yeah, but if this is to actually be used as an anti-pap clothing, the'd have to know that beforehand. They'd probably still use flash cause they didn't know, and look at their ruined photos later.

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Is he now working on how to make it permanently night time?

Mimi Greenberg
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's a publicity stunt to sell the product. Paris Hilton is the shill. Can you say stupid fad?

Sandra Luz
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well… when I'll become famous…

Leon Vaggalis
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's something I will never use!! :)

Rupert Piper
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

hahaha Like DMX needs one LOL!!!

Pascal Vallinoto
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Who studied photography knows that shooting in auto mode is useful for beginners or for professionals bored .. just working in manual mode by setting the exposure deceiving the meter, as is done in snowy or backlit locations, to send back to the manufacturer scarves and demand repayment!!

david kidd
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What happen when the flash use manual mode??

Jul Kute
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i usually have flash turned off. #when u better then proffesionals

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Ricardo Gordon
Community Member
1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I need this around my license plate!

Monseg
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is easily achieved by reflective film. And this is not a novelty fabric. But someone will work well for not knowing))

Natalie Blenkhorn
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why the fuck would anyone even want to take a photo of DMX? He's a pos.

Martin
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Silly and stupid since all one has to do is take pictures with flash off

Paul Mitchell
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If it works how come they were able to take the photo on the left?

Misty Pal
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

hahaha :D thats an awesome idea to deter paps

Holly Jensen OBrien
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sorry, but in this world we live in it makes me think of people who may want to avoid cameras and video. Not celebrities.

Christian Hill
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

But now celebs have to wear that ugly scarf thing

Paul Oster
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dont need flash when you have 3 280 000 ISO XD

Paul Oster
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Haha paparazy dont care with new DSLR 3 280 000 ISO

Aaron Burgess
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I didn't think Paris Hilton needed help avoiding paparazzi

Mary Witt
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I find it hard to believe that Paris Hilton has one of these

Miklós Nagy
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So if these ones protect you from being photographed how did you made the pics which looks fine?

Jo Harley Hynes
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No flash and higher ISO. Better than the paps.

Darren Kyle
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Calling bullshit on this one

Miklós Nagy
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"You know what it's like. You're super famous. Everybody recognizes you." No, I dont.

Léi La
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I exactly thought the same thing XD

Load More Replies...
Brian Zhong
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

dont use flash. problem solved

Su Ooh
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

By using image editing software to adjust simply the brightness and midtones, the blacked out area can always be recovered. anti-papar...d68b07.jpg anti-paparazzi-scarf-flash-photography-protection-ishu-saif-siddiqui-11-577aa89d68b07.jpg

Jessica Barnes
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

but the photo would lose quality, and if this were actually to be used as an anti-pap line of clothing then not as many photos would hit the papers due to terrible quality.

Load More Replies...
Jo Harley Hynes
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No flash and increase ISO, not difficult to foot a 300 quid scarf really.

Jessica Barnes
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

yeah, but if this is to actually be used as an anti-pap clothing, the'd have to know that beforehand. They'd probably still use flash cause they didn't know, and look at their ruined photos later.

Load More Replies...
Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Is he now working on how to make it permanently night time?

Mimi Greenberg
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's a publicity stunt to sell the product. Paris Hilton is the shill. Can you say stupid fad?

Sandra Luz
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well… when I'll become famous…

Leon Vaggalis
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's something I will never use!! :)

Rupert Piper
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

hahaha Like DMX needs one LOL!!!

Pascal Vallinoto
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Who studied photography knows that shooting in auto mode is useful for beginners or for professionals bored .. just working in manual mode by setting the exposure deceiving the meter, as is done in snowy or backlit locations, to send back to the manufacturer scarves and demand repayment!!

david kidd
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What happen when the flash use manual mode??

Jul Kute
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i usually have flash turned off. #when u better then proffesionals

Load More Replies...
Ricardo Gordon
Community Member
1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I need this around my license plate!

Monseg
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is easily achieved by reflective film. And this is not a novelty fabric. But someone will work well for not knowing))

Natalie Blenkhorn
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why the fuck would anyone even want to take a photo of DMX? He's a pos.

Martin
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Silly and stupid since all one has to do is take pictures with flash off

Paul Mitchell
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

If it works how come they were able to take the photo on the left?

Misty Pal
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

hahaha :D thats an awesome idea to deter paps

Holly Jensen OBrien
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sorry, but in this world we live in it makes me think of people who may want to avoid cameras and video. Not celebrities.

Christian Hill
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

But now celebs have to wear that ugly scarf thing

Paul Oster
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Dont need flash when you have 3 280 000 ISO XD

Paul Oster
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Haha paparazy dont care with new DSLR 3 280 000 ISO

Aaron Burgess
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I didn't think Paris Hilton needed help avoiding paparazzi

Mary Witt
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I find it hard to believe that Paris Hilton has one of these

Miklós Nagy
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So if these ones protect you from being photographed how did you made the pics which looks fine?

Jo Harley Hynes
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No flash and higher ISO. Better than the paps.

Darren Kyle
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Calling bullshit on this one

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