Humor: Canon 7D vs. Barbie Video Girl

This 2010 video was originally created as a little inside joke. But it quickly became viral with a few well-placed emails and tweets to the right influential blogs quickly led to it being embedded and shared around the world.

In the end, the video was embedded on dozens of top blogs (including Gizmodo, Engadget, NY Magazine) and Tweeted by WIRED, Guy Kawasaki, and Barbie herself. Apparently even  Canon contacted the creator and asked permission to show Canon 7D vs. Barbie at their retail conference in the UK.


Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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