The Secret Lives of Benches

kid on bench

Ahhh, your friendly local park bench.

You’ve always suspected it’s up to no good.

Want proof? Tie a disposable camera to it, leave it there for a day, then come back and develop the pictures.

That’s what Jay did, and he got a bunch of pictures of all the friendly people who hung out at his bench that day. Here’s the note he tied to the camera:

Good afternoon,
I attached this camera to the bench so you could take pictures. Seriously. So have fun. I’ll be back later this evening to pick it up.
Love, Jay

Try it for yourself! Get a cheap disposable camera, tie it to a bench with a friendly note, and collect it at the end of the day. Pick a bench in an interesting place that gets a lot of foot traffic, like outside a cafe on a sunny weekend. If you’re shy about taking portraits of strangers, here’s your solution!

Go on, you know you’re curious about that bench now.

The Secret Lives of Benches
Thanks for the tip, Adam!

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