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Stock Image Fails Show What Happens When Photographers Don’t Know What They’re Doing
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Funny, Photography6 years ago

Stock Image Fails Show What Happens When Photographers Don’t Know What They’re Doing

When done correctly, stock images can help to enhance, educate, inspire and illuminate. When done incorrectly however, they can lead to unexpected trips to the emergency room.

Take these pictures below for example. See anything strange about them? They look innocent enough…right? Wrong! Because as those of you who know even a little about soldering will probably have noticed, the models, so studiously engaged in their circuit boards, are holding the soldering irons in a rather unusual fashion. And by rather unusual I mean REALLY DANGEROUS, because the rod that they’re gripping just happens to be the part that gets hot. Really hot. Hot enough to melt solder in fact.

We can only assume that the soldering irons aren’t plugged in. Well, either that or these models have superhuman abilities to withstand agonizing heat. Whatever the truth, these pictures serve to remind us that even when we’re instructed how to do something, it never hurts to ask questions.

(h/t: PetaPixel)

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GibberintDark
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6 years ago

Not to mention that the models are trying to solder the WRONG SIDE OF THE CIRCUIT BOARD...!!

MO'Connell
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6 years ago

Ummm, welcome to the 21st Century! In the land of surface-mount soldering 'component side' really just means the front and 'solder side' really just means the back. It has nothing to do with where things are soldered.

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SembeiNorimaki
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6 years ago

Don't worry. Their eyes are strongly safe behind glasses. You know, "jumpers" are very dangerous if jump! :D

DariaB
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6 years ago

If that's what dr. Slump says, I know my mind can be in peace. ☻

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ChristopherJay
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6 years ago

It's funny that in the top photo she appears to be in a chemistry or biology lab... you know cause science.

MikeChua
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6 years ago

She must be repairing one of the lab machine's mainboard LoL

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GibberintDark
Community Member
6 years ago

Not to mention that the models are trying to solder the WRONG SIDE OF THE CIRCUIT BOARD...!!

MO'Connell
Community Member
6 years ago

Ummm, welcome to the 21st Century! In the land of surface-mount soldering 'component side' really just means the front and 'solder side' really just means the back. It has nothing to do with where things are soldered.

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SembeiNorimaki
Community Member
6 years ago

Don't worry. Their eyes are strongly safe behind glasses. You know, "jumpers" are very dangerous if jump! :D

DariaB
Community Member
6 years ago

If that's what dr. Slump says, I know my mind can be in peace. ☻

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ChristopherJay
Community Member
6 years ago

It's funny that in the top photo she appears to be in a chemistry or biology lab... you know cause science.

MikeChua
Community Member
6 years ago

She must be repairing one of the lab machine's mainboard LoL

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