Most of us make funny faces when we are scared or taken by surprise. However, one has to be incredibly lucky to capture a picture of someone at the exact moment when they are truly surprised since most of us today are used to posing for pictures. For people who are annoyed with friends that always look nice in their pictures and with people who just can seem to shake the fake “photo face” in every shot, designers Im Jung Eun and Eom Sung Young have created the Sling Shot Camera. Like its name suggests, the camera looks like a sling shot and works like one too.
The shutter of the camera is activated when a user pulls and releases the sling. Users can choose to load the slings with rocks, paper, bubble gum or whatever they wish and capture truly humorous and gross pictures of their friends, family or unassuming passersby. In case one’s friends are not so good humored about being hit in the face with stuff, users can also choose to simply activate the shutter using just their fingers to pull the sling.
The digital camera comes with a small LCD screen as well as built-in flash to make capturing the perfect picture of people’s imperfect expressions a breeze. Users can share their pictures via a USB port located at the bottom of the camera.