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1%% Image and caption selected per Image Pickin' thread:²%% Please do not change or remove either without starting a new thread.²%%²[[quoteright:235:[[Manga/SeitokaiYakuindomo]]]]²[[caption-width-right:235:[[VideoGame/FatalFrame "Shutter Chance!"]]]]²²->''"Always take the shot."''²-->-- '''Mark Jefferson''', ''VideoGame/LifeIsStrange''²²[[IntrepidReporter Some characters]] use a camera. These characters ''[[CargoShip love]]'' their camera. They'll have the device with them everywhere they go and they'll use it well, usually sticking it in the most unwelcome of places - they'll take the most inane pictures they can, record everything they see or all of the above (maybe even at the risk of life or limb). Something embarrassing happens? They'll snap a shot. Important plot event? They caught it on tape. You can always expect this character to wear their camera on their sleeve for any important or non-important moment that may arise, probably becoming uncomfortable without the object at near. It's possible that they derive some kind of strange pleasure from watching people, though its best not to get into that.²²On the bright side, they'll provide the scrapbook {{Montage}} of happy times near the end of the series. May themself be annoyed by being caught on film or having their picture taken. Expect one of the cast to use this to their advantage at some point.²²Unlike GoingForTheBigScoop, these characters are motivated by the simple act of taking pictures compulsively and occasionally (read: often) using them to their advantage while characters GoingForTheBigScoop are motivated by getting a good story (they can occasionally overlap). Also, this character isn't necessarily a reporter.²²An off-duty IntrepidReporter tends to fall into this. Sometimes referred to as a shutterbug.²²Because this character is often a budding film or media student, they are very likely to be an AuthorAvatar of the production's writer, director, or producer.²²See also the JapaneseTourist, who will more often than not be one of these. For the darker side of this trope, see ThePeepingTom. Related to SelfieFiend, which is about someone who loves taking pictures of themselves.²²----²!!Examples:²²[[foldercontrol]]²²[[folder:Advertising]]²* ''Advertising/TheBurgerKingKidsClubGang'': Snaps is named because of she always carries a camera.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Anime & Manga]]²* Kurishima from ''Manga/RealAccount'' is a dark take on this trope. He walks around, finds vulnerable people, [[BreakThemByTalking breaks them]], and takes pictures of their despaired faces to gush over them later.²* Lisa Vanette in the final episode of ''Anime/BubblegumCrisis 2033'', who nearly gets herself killed trying to "reveal the Knight Sabers' true identities".²* Tomoyo Daidouji in ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'', who follows the titular Sakura through her battles with her trusty camcorder whenever she can, often making her wear strange outfits in the process. Whenever she isn't around to see Sakura win a battle, she always laments that she wasn't able to record it.²* ''Anime/CodeGeass'':²** Anya Alstreim records anything and everything with her handheld computer/camera device. She has a fairly legitimate reason for doing so: [[spoiler:she doesn't trust her own memories due to Geass-related tampering]].²** One of the Britannian students in episode 5 of the first season at one of the Shinjuku gravesites is seen taking pictures with his friends until an enraged Tamaki approaches him.²* Tazawa, the tall ponytailed member of the Press Society in ''Anime/CuteHighEarthDefenseClubLove'', has his camera even in a hot springs bath house... the only time he's seen without it is when he hands it to Goura to get his picture taken.²* ''LightNovel/FateApocrypha'' originally had Saint George amongst the summoned heroes (he was later cut), who had taken a liking to modern cameras. This was later reinstated into his character when he appeared in ''VideoGame/FateGrandOrder''.²* ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'' has Kyoko, who's been known to take pictures of everything from random interactions between her friend Kaname with strangers to grease stains that look like George Washington.²* In ''Anime/JewelpetSunshine'', Peridot always has her cell phone at hand in case there's something interesting to photograph. This lands her a spot in the newspaper club and proves to be helpful in episode 48 since she has taken enough pictures to make a respectable yearbook.²* Ritsu and Mio of ''Manga/KOn'' are a far less extreme example. They both share two aspects of the trope; Mio usually snaps shots of the proverbial "[[Creator/EastmanKodak Kodak]] moments" while Ritsu focuses on taking the more embarrassing or invasive pictures; essentially they play double-duty providing most of the scrap-book shots throughout the series. One odd contrast is that Mio uses film while Ritsu is primarily digital.²** This trait of theirs is anime-invented. The manga's final chapter, however, has Yui sparring some of her meager extra cash on a high-end camera to take pictures of the band, Mio while she was sleeping (and presumably Ritsu and Mugi as well). [[spoiler:This is later revealed to have been the basis for a set of T-shirts they would wear on stage, which Yui had Sawako design using their silhouettes. Ritsu meanwhile worried about what Sawako would ''do'' with the pictures now that the shirts were finished and sent]].²* Kazumi Asakura of ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' likes to use her [[WackyHomeRoom Wacky Class']] antics to her advantage whenever she can, or otherwise obsessing in some way about GoingForTheBigScoop. Her class panics when being attacked by a ghost? She pulls out her camera immediately.²* Tsutako from ''LightNovel/MariaSamaGaMiteru'' is pretty much defined by: "Carries a camera everywhere."²* Kensuke Aida from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' usually directing it at military paraphernalia, but capable of pulling it from HammerSpace at any place or time. ²* Todd Snap from ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', who was first introduced in the anime, would later be the main character of the {{spinoff}} game ''VideoGame/PokemonSnap''.²** Trip, Ash's main rival in Unova, is usually seen with his own camera. He explained in his first appearance that he's keeping a scrapbook of his journey.²** Trevor from the ''XY'' arc goes out of his way to take pictures of rare Pokemon, including OlympusMons like [[PlayingWithFire Moltres]].²* In ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' Ginei, the club president, is the only member of the Newspaper Club to be seen with a camera. His photos become a plotpoint in the anime, twice.²** In the anime, he uses his camera to make sexy or panty shots.²* ''Manga/SchoolRumble'' has Akira Takano, whose shutter finger can catch every embarassing shot she sees, and she has at points manipulated her friends into oddball activities so she can record and make money off of them. Unlike her SchoolNewsPaperNewsHound rival ([[UnknownRival from his point of view]]) Takeichi Fuyuki, she actually does catch some of the more impressive photos that he only wishes he could manage. Plus, she is skilled in the use of firearms.²* Ranko Hata from ''Manga/SeitokaiYakuindomo'', who was shown to carry an entire TV studio's worth of equipment with her in episode 3, and carries relatively normal cameras almost every other time she shows up. "Relatively normal" not counting the time she Manga/{{Golgo 13}}-ed Tsuda in an [[MundaneMadeAwesome epic]] camera set-up scene.²* Yotsuba from ''LightNovel/SisterPrincess'', as part of her "checking up on Big Bro" (i.e. stalking the protagonist) personality quirk.²* Saiga of ''Anime/SpeedGrapher'', who gets sexual pleasure from taking interesting photographs.²* In ''Manga/StrawberryMarshmallow'', episode 26, Miu decides that now that she has a video camera, she's going to record everything. This includes her morning soup, what happens when you attempt to deprive Nobue of smokes, having Matsuri try to [[BlindWithoutEm find her glasses when they're on Nobue's face]], and finally, seeing for herself if the 11-year-old English-born girl actually is... er... noticeably developed ([[spoiler:she is, but as she is only 11, they're still almost nothing]]). (See also episode 9 for the text equivalent.)²* In the ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' OAV, Tenchi's dad was shown to be a bit of a PeepingTom and a pervert. In ''[[TheMovie Tenchi Muyo In Love]]'', it becomes clear that Tenchi's dad was a Camera Fiend when he and Tenchi's mother were in school.²* Chie Hori from ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', a human girl completely obsessed with taking "interesting" photographs. In pursuit of her obsession, she completely disregards her personal safety or [[BlueAndOrangeMorality normal]] morals, leading her to stalk and later befriend [[PickyPeopleEater Tsukiyama]]. As an adult, she manages to turn this into a very profitable career as an InformationBroker. ²* Makoto the SchoolNewspaperNewsHound eats, breathes, and at least sleeps next to his camera, always ready to get pictures of the ''Ultimate Girls''.²* In ''Anime/{{Vandread}}'', Paiway Underberg, the female nurse aboard the Nirvana is constantly recording interesting moments with her camera, with her catchphrase "Gotcha!", all part of her "Pai-checks."²* Yoshinori Ikeda, the main person in ''Manga/YubisakiMilkTea'' often takes pictures of him self crossdressing as his alter-ego Yuki. Some of the pictures are used for display by the photographer he works part-time at, while others are for himself as memory, knowing that he won't be crossdressing forever.²* Buchi in Manga/MekkoRarekko loves to take pictures with his camera whenever he can.²* ''Anime/YuriOnIce'':²** Phichit Chulanont loves to take pictures and videos of his daily life and upload them to social media sites, and he almost always has his phone on hand to take selfies. His friends Guang-Hong Ji and Leo de la Iglesia are like this to a lesser extent as well.²** The Nishigori triplets are usually eager to take pictures and videos of their favorite figure skaters, which is what leads them to record and upload a video of Yuri Katsuki performing Victor Nikiforov's program to the internet; the video [[InstantWebHit going viral]] is what kicks off the plot.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Comic Books]]²* Rewind of ''ComicBook/TransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'' an Autobot historian who transforms into a flashdrive. He is always recording events as they take place around him believing that any moment could have some measure of historical importance.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Fan Works]]²* George, sort of, in ''Fanfic/WithStringsAttached''. During the New Zork chapter, he acquires a Super-8 movie camera and over a hundred film cartridges, and he spends a good deal of time filming things in C'hou, though he doesn't do much filming in the other two worlds they visit (mostly because circumstances prevent him from doing so). He figures the films will be wonderful proof of this strange thing that's happened to the four and is bitterly disappointed when he finds out he can't take the camera and film back to Earth.²** George continues to film things in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone'', even though he's aware he might not be able to take the stuff back to Earth when it's all over. ²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]²* A 1903 film called ''The Camera Fiend'' gives us a title character who would rather take pictures of a drowning boy than help in any way.²* ''Film/{{Cloverfield}}'': "Let's follow a giant monster on our camcorder through [[BigApplesauce New York]]. See if that's a good idea." Give them some credit, they were trying to ''get away'' from the giant monster. With a camcorder.²* Michaelangelo Antonioni's ''Film/{{Blowup}}'' is about a fashion photographer who thinks he has captured a murder in the act in the background of one of his shots.²* Brophy from Creator/MelBrooks' Hitchcock homage ''Film/HighAnxiety''. In a parody of ''Blow Up'', he finds proof that [[spoiler:an imposter commmited a murder that the main character is accused of]] by blowing up one of his candid photographs to wall-size.²* ''Film/{{Pecker}}'' from the John Waters film of the same name is all about this trope.²* ''Film/OneHourPhoto'' had Creator/RobinWilliams in the unusual role of an obsessive film ''developer'', to the point that he was practically stalking one family through their pictures that he was developing.²* Micah from ''Film/ParanormalActivity'' qualifies as this, as he is obessed with that camera, calling it his baby at some point in the movie, and refusing to get rid of it, even when he knows the camera only makes the demon angrier.²* Katsuji from ''Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch''. "Work a camera? [[IAmTheNoun I AM a camera]]!"²* Nicole in ''Crazy/Beautiful'' took tons of pictures with her vintage Polaroid camera. There was even a scrapbook montage at the end of the movie containing her photos.²* A TruthInTelevision example, Thierry Guetta from the Creator/{{Banksy}} documentary ''Film/ExitThroughTheGiftShop'' films absolutely everything. At one point it shows that hundreds of unmarked tapes that he's filmed over the years.²* ''Film/TheSkydivers'' has a minor character who is this trope. He's asked what he does with all the pictures he takes: "Sit home and look at them."²* ''Film/PeepingTom'' is a definitive example.²* ''Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure'', the ''Film/HighSchoolMusical'' spinoff/sequel, has film student Peyton Leverett making a film about Sharpay. When he doesn't have a camera in his hands, he's probably on his laptop editing the footage.²* Ricky in ''Film/AmericanBeauty'' is always videoing and has a large collection of homemade tapes in his room.²* Doug Hastings in ''Film/StrictlyBallroom'' always seems to have his old film camera in someone's face.²* In ''Film/MethHead'', Dusty was always seen with his camera. Even when he and his friend was desperate for money, he refused to pawn his camera. ²* In ''Film/FairGame'', Ringo keeps snapping shots with a Polaroid camera, including an upskirt of Jessica and nude shots of her while she is sleeping. Jessica eventually shoots his camera.²* ''Film/HighAndTight'' opens with Seth's scrapbook of home movies at a Halloween party - showing everyone getting drunker and sillier.²* Lizzie in ''Film/HeadlessHorseman''. Through the opening scenes, she is shown taking photos of anything and everything. She only stops when the inhabitants of Wormwood steal her camera.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Literature]]²* In 1911, Arthur Conan Doyle's brother-in-law Ernest Hornung used ''The Camera Fiend'' as the title for a novel about a mad scientist obsessed with documenting the human soul. A la ''Film/PeepingTom'', he designs a device to kill and photograph in the same instant. Unsuccessful, he turns the device on himself, hoping that his suicide will yield the evidence he was unable to obtain in life. It may be read here:²* Colin Creevey in ''Literature/HarryPotter''. Since he's also a HeroWorshipper, his first scene consists of him asking Harry for a signed photo, much to his exasperation. [[spoiler: His camera eventually saves his life - when he runs into the Basilisk and tries to take a picture, its gaze only petrifies him because he didn't look it directly in the eye.]]²* Twoflower and Otto Von Chreik in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''. While Otto doesn't constantly take pictures of everything, he still qualifies, because only a Camera Fiend would get a job as a professional photographer when every camera flash has a good chance of ''killing him'' (Otto being a vampire), forcing him to rely on someone else to bring him back to life (after which he does it all over again). Eventually, he takes to wearing a small vial of blood around his neck; he takes the shot, turns to ashes, the blood breaks on his ashes and he gets up, cursing.²** In ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment'' he specifically tells Polly that he has [[AddictionDisplacement replaced his addiction to blood]] with one for 'the subtle play of light'.²* Navidson from ''Literature/HouseOfLeaves'', who sticks his special Hi-8 cameras everywhere in the house, and uses them in every exploration of the [[EldritchLocation house]]; it's hinted more and more throughout the book that his preoccupation with filming and photographing the horrors of the world around him is a symptom is his emotional issues.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Live-Action TV]]²* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'': Dr. Cox's best friend and ex-brother-in-law Ben Sullivan is an avid photographer, and he says he won't stop taking photos "until the day he dies". [[spoiler:Which is one of the clues to TheReveal at the end of "My Screw Up".]] ²* Canadian teenage sitcom ''Series/StudentBodies'' crosses this with SchoolNewspaperNewsHound in the aptly-nicknamed character, Flash. At one point she describes cameras as "her babies."²* ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'' is somewhat obsessed with (and terribad at) capturing the world on photographs.²** Though Tsukasa's normal pictures tend to be blurry and distorted, they also reveal the true nature of the subjects he photographs; for example, a picture taken of a girl with a missing brother shows a ghost image of said brother watching over her.²* In ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', the Doctor has a 24th-century holo-camera that he loves using. It was a key element in at least one episode.²* Simon films just about everything on his camera-phone during the first season of ''Series/{{Misfits}}''. He doesn't do it so much in season 2, a sign that he is actually starting to ''engage'' with people rather than standing around filming them creepily.²* There's two types in ''Series/KamenRiderFourze''. We have Mari, a sweet girl who loves taking pictures of smiling people and there's Yayoi who has a Gossip Column in which she posts pictures up to prevent three former [[MonsterOfTheWeek Zodiarts]] from graduating.²* Several monsters in the ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' mythos are formed from cameras, making them literal embodiments of this trope.²* Joel on ''Series/DeadOfSummer'', who is filming his experience as a camp counselor.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Music]]²* [[ Picture This]] by Music/KeroKeroBonito is sung from the point of view of a Camera Fiend.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Podcasts]]²* Caiden from ''Podcast/{{Sequinox}}'' is a photographer and is introduced taking pictures of the main girls (though he only did it because [[spoiler: Tellie told him to]] and he ''really'' didn't want to because it was so creepy).²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Tabletop Game]]²* In ''TabletopGame/TranshumanSpace Personnel Files: School Days 2100'', Denise is described as often carrying a "portacam"; a professional quality 3D movie camera, and has the Photography/[[TechLevels TL10]] skill. Her character quote is about photographing someone, and her main view of life planetside (she was born on a space station) is that there are lots of interesting things and people to take pictures of.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Theater]]²* Mark from ''Theatre/{{Rent}}'' is a documentary filmmaker and films the other characters throughout the story, leading to a touching montage at the end. In "Goodbye Love" Roger accuses Mark of obsessing over his camera to avoid facing reality.²* ''Theatre/IAndYou'': Though she uses her phone camera rather than a professional one, Caroline startles Anthony at several points by suddenly taking photos of him while they're talking and has numerous photos she's taken taped around her room. She happily explains that she hopes to be a professional photographer someday, and when he sees her photographs Anthony admits she has a natural talent for it.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Video Games]]²* ''{{VideoGame/Uncharted}}'':²** Elena Fisher in ''VideoGame/UnchartedDrakesFortune'' in the course of the game captures all the important footage for her documentary (for which the network is providing backing for the exploration). [[spoiler: Later in the game a predictably rickety RopeBridge collapses beneath her and Drake's feet, forcing her to free her hand and climb up by letting go of the camera. Camera or your life indeed]].²** In ''Videogame/UnchartedTheLostLegacy'', Chloe Fisher can snap photos of the various scenic locales she finds with her smartphone.²* ''Franchise/AceAttorney'':²** Lotta Hart, the IntrepidReporter introduced in ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney''. It especially shows in ''VisualNovel/AceAttorneyInvestigationsMilesEdgeworth 2'': whenever she's accompanying you, she's endlessly taking photos of everything in sight. ²** [[{{Fanboy}} Cody Hackins]] of the first game falls into this category. He refuses to testify unless he is allowed to bring his camera into the courtroom.²* The player character in ''VideoGame/MichiganReportFromHell'' is a TV news cameraman who hardly ever puts down the camera for ''anything''. Not zombie attacks, not BodyHorror monsters, not even to get a kiss from the hot reporter chick whose life you save.²* Aya Shameimaru of ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}''. She even has her own spin-off game, ''Shoot the Bullet'', which has her taking pictures of [[BulletHell spellcard]] patterns of the other characters. {{Fandom}} [[{{Flanderisation}} flanderised]] this into a specialization in upskirts and Reimu's armpits.²* Frank West, from ''VideoGame/DeadRising'' can use his camera to obtain Prestige Points to level up. Of course, he is a reporter so catching good pictures is an important part of his job.²* TJ Snapper in ''VideoGame/RhythmHeaven'' is this, during the Freeze Frame minigames. A perfect on one of them unlocks commentary about him from his girlfriend's perspective.²--> "My boyfriend's funny, it's like he was born with a camera glued to his nose, or something."²* Beat, from ''Videogame/EternalSonata'', carries his camera into battle, where he can take photos of the monsters ''as they're attacking him'' - and sell them for cash in shops. His love of photography is frequently ridiculed by his buddy Allegretto.²* In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas'', Carl "CJ" Johnson has a camera in his Ganton home's bedroom, which he can pick up and even use in some missions. Any photos you take when playing appear in the Gallery. They're basically a different sort of screenshot.²* While we're on the subject of GTA, ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIV'' had [[TheScrappy Manny's]] camera man, who definitely fits this trope as demonstrated by [[ this cutscene]].²* Jin Sun-Kwon from ''[[VideoGame/FirstEncounterAssaultRecon F.E.A.R.]]'' never leaves her camera behind. She may not carry any sort of firearm, but the camera's there. Somewhat justified since she's the team's data analyst, but that wouldn't obligate her to keep her camera throughout ''Extraction Point'', particularly [[spoiler:up to the moment of her death. A weird twist is that the unmanned camera continuously snaps shots of her corpse]].²* One of the optional items in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker'' is the [[CallARabbitASmeerp Pictobox]]. This item is absolutely necessary if you want HundredPercentCompletion, as sidequests will force you to use it in such odd ways from snapping photos of paranoid residents to ''[[ViolationOfCommonSense monsters about to eat your face off]]''.²* One of the gameplay mechanics for ''VideoGame/DarkChronicle'' has you taking pictures of things in order to invent new items.²%% Kounosuke Kuri from ''VisualNovel/{{Morenatsu}}''.²* Dorothy Hyatt from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfHeroesTrailsInTheSky''. She's a CuteClumsyGirl who more often than not stumbles into trouble due to her own ditzyness. She's also a genius photographer who on several occasions proves instrumental in gathering evidence in unlikely places since she's too caught up in her work to understand that private facilities and shady meetings aren't appropriate places to snap pictures. It's this combination that ironically makes her one of the best reporters in the Liberl News in spite of the trouble she causes.²* Mahiru Koizumi in ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganronpa2'', the Ultimate/Super High School Level Photographer, whose work focuses on people that are smiling. If you hang out with her in Island Mode, she'll at least have the decency to warn you that if you do anything stupid in front of her, she won't waste a single opportunity to take a shot of it.²* Prompto of ''Videogame/FinalFantasyXV'' loves taking pictures of all the various things the group finds during their journey and will even take pictures during battle somehow. Photography is his personal skill, where during camp you can select a number of photos to save [[spoiler:and choose one of them to be used in TheStinger]].²* In the second "season" of the ''VideoGame/{{Orwell}}'' games Karen Vhart, the wife of your investigation target, has a very active account on the image site [[BlandNameProduct Hologram]]. This can prove useful to the investigation.²* In ''VideoGame/LifeIsStrange'', the PlayerCharacter, Max Caulfield, always carries her old-school Polaroid camera with her. Not surprising, given that she is a photography student.²** She does it in part to emulate her teacher, Mark Jefferson, who provides the page quote. As a very famous photographer, he teaches all that he knows at Blackwell Academy, tells his students to “always take the shot”, and is partly responsible for fostering Max's habits. [[spoiler:He is also [[BitchInSheepsClothing quite the literal fiend]] who takes the trope [[PlayedForHorror to disturbing levels]], as he is the BigBad drugging and kidnapping girls to take them to his Dark Room, where he photographs them in bondage and sexualized positions and tortures them, all to capture the moment where innocence becomes corrupted.]]²* Miles Arbeck in VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles4 can often be seen snapping pictures of his squad mates throughout the story, even though film is harder to come by on the front lines of the campaign. His photos are used in a number of montages too.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Web Animation]]²* Velvet Scarlatina, the cute Aussie bunny girl of ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', has been revealed as this trope, [[PlayedForLaughs though she's actually pretty lousy at photography]]. [[spoiler:Or not. Turns out the camera is ''her weapon'': taking photographs of other characters' weapons lets her create HardLight copies and [[DittoFighter mimic their fighting styles]], though it runs out when she finally unleashes it and she has to take more photographs to "reload", making it TooAwesomeToUse.]]²* The human counterpart of Photo Finish takes on this role in "Photo Finished", one of the animated shorts released by Hasbro as a lead-in to ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames''. She goes completely overboard while taking pictures for the school yearbook.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Western Animation]]²* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'': Bender's usual reaction to seeing something disgusting and/or horrifying is to say "[[CatchPhrase Neat!]]" and snap a picture of it. One episode is even all about Bender's attempts to take a photo of an actor whose face has never been seen before.²* Eddie Storkowitz in ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdz}}'' often carries a video camera with him to film everyday life, as he aspires to be a filmmaker.²* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':²** Featherweight, the school's designated photographer. And boy does he photograph: be it hidden, hard to notice, ''or even out of Ponyville'', Featherweight will be there to take a shot of it.²** When Featherweight replaces [[AlphaBitch Diamond Tiara]] as editor, [[FanNickname Shady Daze]] (who previously ran the press) takes his place as photographer, a position he's still holding during the Summer Harvest Parade.²** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E9PinkieApplePie "Pinkie Apple Pie",]] Pinkie Pie takes this role during her trip with Applejack's family to visit Goldie Delicious.²* The title sequence of ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' shows Arthur irritating his family by constantly trying to get group shots wherever they go. Eventually, they all pull out cameras and get a photo of him looking unamused.²* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': Pretty is like this with her smartphone's camera. She normally tries to post the pictures on a social networking site called "Fakebook".²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Real Life]]²* The term "camera fiend" originated around 1900 to describe people armed with such newly mobile cameras as Kodak's Brownie. In 1906, an article called "What Is to be Done About the Camera Fiend?" appeared in ''The American Amateur Photographer'', decrying the fact that First Daughter Alice Roosevelt could not shop without being subject to the flashbulbs of passersby (making the paparazzo OlderThanYouThink).²* Since all modern cell phones have a built-in camera, and most people own such a phone, most people in the world (at least rich countries) actually have their camera on their person constantly. Also, with the spread of sites like Instagram and the concept of "selfies", it's fair to say that a ''lot'' of real-life people live up to this trope nowadays.²[[/folder]]²----


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