Man Takes a Drill to his Digital camera Sensor in Intestine-Wrenching Video


First photographers on TikTok had been scratching their lenses, now the ante has been upped considerably with a video exhibiting a digicam sensor destroyed by a drill.

Photographer Andres Davila posted horrifying movies to his TikTok web page of him first taking a tough brush to his sensor and lens, then utilizing a drill on the within of the digicam and the sensor itself.

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The cringe-inducing video has racked up an unimaginable seven million views and Davila tells PetaPixel how his “triggering” movies began off.

“It began off with a espresso mug. If you happen to sort in ‘photographer presents’ on Amazon, these realistic-looking lens espresso mugs come up…so I’ve acquired a group of them from over time. I made a few ‘cleansing hack’ TikToks that consisted of utilizing honey and gravel on the ‘lens,’” he explains.

“This positively triggered individuals. Ultimately, I made my strategy to scratching an outdated lens filter on my primary shooter (Sony a7 iii). A number of the high feedback had been telling me to ‘take a photograph with it.’”

“I might shoot with a large open aperture and the scratches would disappear. As in the event that they weren’t there and that additionally received lots of consideration.”

Davila says that he hasn’t truly destroyed something “actually costly.” He just lately purchased a Canon Insurgent that his son smashed into the bottom.

“It was solely valued at round $100. That’s most likely been the costliest factor apart from the display protectors and UV filter,” he says.

A Unusual TikTok Development

Davila shouldn’t be the one individual to destroy his digicam gear on TikTok. In June, PetaPixel reported on photographer Illumitati mortally wounding her Canon 50mm f/1.8 by taking a rock to the glass, however then utilizing it to create “sort of cool” outcomes.

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“I actually did scratch it, and the photographs had been truly not unhealthy in any respect. The lens is absolutely not nice within the first place so I don’t suppose I’d use it,” she informed PetaPixel.


Picture credit: Header picture by Andres Davila.

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