Maybe we should just schedule a photoshoot?

Here at Crowley Webb, we’re forever grateful to our talented art directors and designers – not only for their beautiful work, but also for the countless hours they spend searching for photos on stock sites like Getty Images and Shutterstock.

You wouldn’t think a simple search for, say, “middle-aged businessman” or “tourists in Paris” could be so time-consuming. But when search results for “golf, kid” lead to a Fifty Shades of Grey–adjacent pair of lovers, it starts to make sense why a two-day photo shoot might honestly be the quicker option.

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And while these unique photo finds tend to make their way around the office through email or instant message, we thought it’d be fun to share a few of our favorites with all of you. Here are some of the funniest and strangest stock photos discovered by our art directors and designers.

a man sitting reading a book on parenting for beginners as he sit on a massive egg in a huge nest

Young, modern family at home playing with her

Man asleep in front of a shop, Tabunok, Talisay City, Cebu, Philippines