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Even the most amazing job has its moments of boredom. So I started to use those moments as a 15-minute break to photoshop random encounters and stupid stories.

Here are some of my personal favorites.

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Had An Amazing Day At Windsor Castle, But Finished Only Second Place In The Annually "Who Has The Coolest Balloon" Competition

Had An Amazing Day At Windsor Castle, But Finished Only Second Place In The Annually "Who Has The Coolest Balloon" Competition

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I saw the amazing work of @avaragerob and figured: "Why not try something like that?" And that's how I started creating these edits. Of course, I'm far from as elaborate and skillful as he is, but I had lots of fun.

The main goal of my edits is to make people go "haha aww!" We're constantly bombarded with bad news and disheartening content from politics and public figures. So why not spin it into a new, lighthearted story?

I worked as a video producer and used boring long rendering times as a creative break to get better in Photoshop. I tried (and mostly succeeded) to create every image in less than 15 minutes.

The most difficult part was matching the light source. I didn't really pay attention to it in the very first ones. And since I was too lazy to unpack my lamps and studio settings I just shot a picture with my phone wherever I was at that very moment. Made it more challenging for me—but hey, I wanted to get better at photoshopping things, not photography.

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#4

Don't Worry, He Just Wants To Play!

Don't Worry, He Just Wants To Play!

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love this one! And that he hasn't made himself any taller than Snow...

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I used whatever funny or strange real-world picture got into my hands as inspiration. It's not meant as a commentary, just some lighthearted jokes.

My style is kinda... amateurish? "Random bored guy with Photoshop"? Some stuff could probably be filed under "political satire". I don't take myself or the world itself too seriously. We're here for a very short span of time, we'd better spend that time laughing with our best friends.

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Had To Skin Some Kind Of Space Dog To Sneak Onto An Escaping UFO Thing. Very Mixed Cabin Crew, Homosexual Robots, An Incest Princess, A Space Thug... Crazy Times!

Had To Skin Some Kind Of Space Dog To Sneak Onto An Escaping UFO Thing. Very Mixed Cabin Crew, Homosexual Robots, An Incest Princess, A Space Thug... Crazy Times!

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#7

Had An Amazing Field Trip With Vlad. He's Still Trying To Convince Me To Drink Tea, No Idea, Why He's So Persistent About It

Had An Amazing Field Trip With Vlad. He's Still Trying To Convince Me To Drink Tea, No Idea, Why He's So Persistent About It

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I started around half a year before I published them on Bored Panda three years ago. I didn't follow through with that for much longer than half another year before I moved back to my main field of interest: video & animation. Might pick it up again in the coming weeks, though, I just remembered how much fun I used to have making these.

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#8

Let Me Put It This Way: Do You See The Cloud Which Looks Like Nickelback's Lead Singer Getting Choked By A Gorilla? Because That's Still A Better Love Story Than Twilight.

Let Me Put It This Way: Do You See The Cloud Which Looks Like Nickelback's Lead Singer Getting Choked By A Gorilla? Because That's Still A Better Love Story Than Twilight.

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#9

Rare Photograph Of The Very Moment Don & Kim Started Hating Uno

Rare Photograph Of The Very Moment Don & Kim Started Hating Uno

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(Political) news nowadays is oftentimes borderline a parody of itself. Weird people doing weird stuff, it feels as if we derailed some 6 years ago and went full alternative universe. So why not overdo this comical timeline a little more and bring some joy to the users seeing this content?

#10

Embarrassed Myself And Took Some Days Off To Visit Some Old Friends

Embarrassed Myself And Took Some Days Off To Visit Some Old Friends

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#11

Shared A Beer With The Grown Up Wheelchair Kid From Malcolm In The Middle

Shared A Beer With The Grown Up Wheelchair Kid From Malcolm In The Middle

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Darth Vader needs a straw. Otherwise he cannot drink the beer

If you ever want to do anything creative—just start doing it. If I would have overthought it by trying to match the light in a studio setting, dragging my friends and real camera into it. Overthinking is the killer of most creative ideas. Just do stuff and improve once it's out there. Worst that can happen? You'll get ignored.

#12

Dear Mom, Summer Camp Sucks

Dear Mom, Summer Camp Sucks

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#13

What A Terrible Tour Guide - He Couldn't Even Find The Beach And Has Some Serious Daddy Issues

What A Terrible Tour Guide - He Couldn't Even Find The Beach And Has Some Serious Daddy Issues

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I co-founded and led the most successful social media content magazine in Switzerland where I spent almost three years doing what I love most with a handful of my now closest friends, before accepting an offer as "Social Creative Director" by one of the most influential agencies in Europe. In a nutshell: Still doing what I love most: Content that makes the internet a little bit brighter—except it's for clients now.

#14

Had To Go Back To Basic Army Training, There Was Some Overly Aggressive Dude. I'm Starting To Regret My Decisions

Had To Go Back To Basic Army Training, There Was Some Overly Aggressive Dude. I'm Starting To Regret My Decisions

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"I am Gunnery Sgt. Hartman, your senior drill instructor. From now on you will speak only when spoken to, and the first and last words out of your filthy sewers will be 'Sir.' Do you maggots understand that?"

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#16

Saw A Meme Of Salt Bae And Undertook A Journey To Learn The Mystic Secrets Of Salt Sprinkling. Wasn't My Cup Of Tea Though

Saw A Meme Of Salt Bae And Undertook A Journey To Learn The Mystic Secrets Of Salt Sprinkling. Wasn't My Cup Of Tea Though

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2 years ago (edited) DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You were in the wrong course. That in the picture was the course for head waiter.

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#17

Damnit! Never Trust A Russian "Just One Beer". Vlad Is A Freaking Beast On The Bottle!

Damnit! Never Trust A Russian "Just One Beer". Vlad Is A Freaking Beast On The Bottle!

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#18

Went Back To Visit My Good Old Friend Pablo For Christmas. Here's The Moment We Realized, That We Hadn't A Single Present For Anyone Yet

Went Back To Visit My Good Old Friend Pablo For Christmas. Here's The Moment We Realized, That We Hadn't A Single Present For Anyone Yet

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#20

Note To Self: What TV Show Had The Worst Series Finale? Is It A Terrible Conversation Starter In This Pub?

Note To Self: What TV Show Had The Worst Series Finale? Is It A Terrible Conversation Starter In This Pub?

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#21

Can't Really Say I'm Happy Here, Kim Turned Out To Be A Nitpicky Micro Manager

Can't Really Say I'm Happy Here, Kim Turned Out To Be A Nitpicky Micro Manager

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"His Fur Is Sweaty, Knees Weak, Paws Are Heavy / There's Furball On His Leather Already, Mom Is Petting." Won A Rap Battle Against Some Weak Spitting White Kid

"His Fur Is Sweaty, Knees Weak, Paws Are Heavy / There's Furball On His Leather Already, Mom Is Petting." Won A Rap Battle Against Some Weak Spitting White Kid

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#24

Border Hopping With My Besties

Border Hopping With My Besties

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#25

Went To Bat Country Afterward. Young Spiderman Joined Us On The Ride, Weird Kid

Went To Bat Country Afterward. Young Spiderman Joined Us On The Ride, Weird Kid

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Upvote to anyone who uses a favorite quote like that!

#26

Alright, Let's Get This "Russia" Probe Thing Done. Don, Are You Rea. Why Are You So Pale? You Ain't Hiding Something, Are You?

Alright, Let's Get This "Russia" Probe Thing Done. Don, Are You Rea. Why Are You So Pale? You Ain't Hiding Something, Are You?

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#27

Met A Terrific Pal At The Wef. Goes By The Name Of Don. Great Hair

Met A Terrific Pal At The Wef. Goes By The Name Of Don. Great Hair

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#28

Kim Offered Me A Job At His Military Theme Park. Too Bad I Didn't Read The Email With The Dress Code

Kim Offered Me A Job At His Military Theme Park. Too Bad I Didn't Read The Email With The Dress Code

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Funny photo but Kim just looks like a really spoilt brat and he is in charge of a country.......

#29

Angie, A Good Old Friend Of Mine, Needed Some Comfort

Angie, A Good Old Friend Of Mine, Needed Some Comfort

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Is she the Scottish one or the German one? I do get those two mixed up.

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#30

I Love Golfing With Don! I Don't Think He Ever Actually Hit The Ball, But We Both Always Pretend That He Did And That It Was An Amazing Shot. If Anyone Dares To Call It Out, We'll Just Say It's Fake News Or Pay Some Hush Money

I Love Golfing With Don! I Don't Think He Ever Actually Hit The Ball, But We Both Always Pretend That He Did And That It Was An Amazing Shot. If Anyone Dares To Call It Out, We'll Just Say It's Fake News Or Pay Some Hush Money

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