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  Posted: Aug 3, 2012 7:28 PM
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#cameraduels #metropolitanmuseum #awkwardlystanding Saw this guy posing for a picture within the Met. At first I thought he was posing with an artifact or something beautiful, it was just my brother.

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User Image camera_duels Posted: Oct 25, 2017 9:54 PM (UTC)
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Couple shoutouts real quick hold up: (1) Shoutout to TSA precheck not approving me yet. (2) Shoutout to this Italian mamma mia who scared off her helpless children with secondhand embarrassment for the sake of social media points. She too is a fan of jack e codjee it seems, must have missed her quivering youths calling out "Jaghed" in the old "cock-n-balls-screening" machine. It's all audiences now folks. Nonetheless, she's about to get me on that no fly list in the Newark airport, which, is a crying shame cause Newark has always been the basement stepchild of the far superior JFK international. Eyes and ears people, #cameraduels can strike anytime and anywhere, even in high security lanes.
User Image camera_duels Posted: Aug 22, 2017 8:16 PM (UTC)
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My father once told me that the key to great driving was ensuring the safety of myself and my passengers. Now, behold the fatherless fanatics: car in motion, eyes and hands off the wheel and road. There are times when I am truly in awe of the bravery of human sacrifice. A soldier risks all to save a fallen comrade. A group of righteous protestors fight oppression within a fascist regime. An old woman with dementia walks across a 4 way intersection to the local grocery. THIS, is not one of those times. In fact, a picture of ~a sprouse~ driving a car is so low down the life and limb foodchain, I am almost honored by the attempt. But I digress. You may be asking yourself, "Cole, aren't you taking a picture while driving too?" Yes, yes I certainly am. And typing this caption too. And while I was stopped when I took this, even if I was in motion I had already resigned my existence to another plane. If they play for keeps, so do I.
The screaming and giggling that echoed from their car was a grim prologue to an ~auto~biography I should be writing: "I killed two people who probably shouldn't breed anyway," (working title), or at least the opening sequence to "red asphalt 2." Now if they did, indeed, collide with Darwin (because of me) I would have felt a tad guilty, I admit. But to be fair Oprah made us take a pledge for this exact reason, and so I think she should probably feel more ashamed. I hope Satan likes the photo.
User Image camera_duels Posted: Jul 1, 2017 6:42 PM (UTC)
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Hark ~ across the expanse ~ do you see them?, three villains trying to skulk on dried leaves. Caught, the comrade to the right hastens out of frame in immediate retreat, ironic that he doesn't wish to be photographed. The two more base members of the country bear jamboree decide to hold ground, giggling to themselves as she readied her camera. Wormtongue, saying nothing to his friend whilst the act was being carried out, only awakens from the mists to point out the obvious: that I had already won. The two save face and begin their exit, chased shortly thereafter by the friend whose anonymity was not granted.
User Image camera_duels Posted: Apr 24, 2017 7:47 PM (UTC)
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I should have guessed by the denim bedazzled devil's lettuce ball cap that the wearer wouldn't have the subtlety to pull off a proper camera duel. There, do you see her my fair audience? In the distance, past KJ's moai profile, the girl with the avocado phone case and pestle knuckles, giggling and wiggling like a toddler in a wicker chair and smelling like one of Marley's dreads. "How do you know she was taking a picture of you cole?" "Maybe she was taking a picture of KJ." Hmm, good point, but have you ever considered: eat my ass??? I know for a fact that I'm huge with the aging 420 audience.
User Image camera_duels Posted: Dec 12, 2015 5:53 PM (UTC)
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A blinding flash. Quick blur. Momentary desperation. Primal cooing. Inevitable defeat. Temporary victory.
Ahh yes, I know this ritual well. Is it wartime atrocity? Nay, tis a #cameraduel.
The subway is a photographic operating theater, and I am the cold body upon the table. So many shots lay unused within my library, that I intentionally avoid posting many of them. This one, this one however. This one is different.
The holiday spirit is in full form. There, behind sad dad and the ghost of Christmas past, a duel was stewing. A young woman pulled the number1 #rookiemistake: flash.
So excited was I, that I blurred the shot. Yes fair people, even pros are prone. Fear not, the bright light of shame shines through, and the flash is still visible. Unfortunately, the only real illumination was upon her characteristic frown of embarrassed defeat. #HeKnowsWhenYouveBeenBadOrGood #ColeInYourStocking
User Image camera_duels Posted: Dec 2, 2015 2:09 AM (UTC)
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Don't tap on the glass, it scares the fuckbois.
Here I was, walkin with a slight limp, when I suddenly notice the glass next to me fogging up. Lo and behold, a camera duel was underway. You see,a camera duel is kind of like a spider sense, except it's located in the sphincter. I turned quickly, and in just enough time to also get my own reflection. Now, I'm not a fan of selfies, personally, but I suppose a good selfie always involves making other people feel insecure. So this selfie hit all the right criteria.
He thought by framing his iPhone with his delicate index fingers, he could steady his shakey hands. Wrong. My shot however, like a true pro: soft and steady, accompanied with a venomous smile.
#FriendlyCompetition #cameraduels #quakingbowels
User Image camera_duels Posted: Jul 23, 2015 5:59 PM (UTC)
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Eating in public is dangerous when my brother and I are together, mostly because duels are a constant occurrence. Have you ever had a photo taken of you while you were #UvulaDeep in a shake shack burger? No? Well it's #Lovecraftian, and it's something you inherently want to keep out of the private albums of kids with wayyyy too much liberty on #WorldWideWeb.
This was the setting of our present duel. Female Zack and Cody here were trying to pull the ol' "casual selfie" technique, one that frames their target in the background of an otherwise Michelin portrait of one's many chins. I'll admit I always feel a bit guilt ridden when dueling children--it's a tad dubious to take the life of a child for social currency. #ItWillEventuallyBecomeNormalThough. They shot, I shot first. And while her back is turned, I'm sure the mother's maternal instincts had alerted her to her childrens' demise. #cameraduels #LittleDutchChildren #TheHaircutTranscendsGenerationGaps #pattyportraiture
User Image camera_duels Posted: May 20, 2015 6:09 PM (UTC)
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I shot first. She looked at me and whimpered, "a-am I gunna end up on your instagram?" I let out a reassuring smile, "not anymore" I said calmingly as I looked the poor girl in the eyes and lied to her soul. Her friends joined me in Recognizing her guilt, they laughed, I laughed, WE laughed. It was a good time, you had to be there. Apparently graduation is not even enough to warrant acting like an adult, but who am I to talk?, I wore depends under my gown. Now that I've graduated people have been asking me "Cole, will you post more now?" To which I always say, "how did you get in my house?" #NYU #Graduation #cameraduels #pleasego
User Image camera_duels Posted: Jan 29, 2015 6:00 PM (UTC)
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A nice afternoon as the only people sledding over 10yo, when, like an unholy din, a red menace washed over the pale white snow, camera in hand. I was a bull driven mad by rouge, and I knew...duel was on. Poor humble Douglas was caught in the crossfire, but friends die all the time in the game of war. It was only after the duel had ended, and the bodies of hundreds of Central Park children lay all around us that I noticed the man wore a #NationalGeographic emblem on his coat. He was a professional.
Used to shooting #wildbeasts, my mannerisms must have been familiar to him. And the look of determination in his eye was characteristic of a man who had seen both fear and wonder. We talked after the fight, as duelist's often do, and both held a mutual respect. He was @kikeo, check out his side of the story. #PoorDouglas #PhotoShootoff #Protographer #DuelingInTheBigLeagues #DaddyNeedsANewPairOfShoes
User Image camera_duels Posted: Jan 5, 2015 11:36 PM (UTC)
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Wow, look at the face she's making. The human mouth should only open that wide for two reasons: (1) screaming 'fire,' and (2) wailing during moments of overwhelming humanity. Apparently I warranted that primal facial contortion.
YES I, it is I in that photo. I like to give opposing perspective to the #cameraduels, mainly because it's fun to see myself shoot victorious, but also because some of you...incurable skeptics...don't believe the duels actually happen. They say "Cole youre paranoid!" And they're right, I am, but clearly for a reason. This shot actually shows the victims POV from the last duel I posted. If you zoom in close to my face, you can actually see the twisted grin. Zoom even closer and I'm sure you could see Satan in the reflection of my goggles. Oh wait, nevermind... that's not Lucifer, that's just the girl screaming. #MortalQuestions #ScreamingSelfie #Opposhot
User Image camera_duels Posted: Dec 27, 2014 10:24 PM (UTC)
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When you get sneaky photos taken of you, you pick up a profound sense of paranoia. All of your senses are heightened to the duelist's presence. You can smell em, you can taste em in the air, you can see the red aura that they burn off their boney frames. Most of all, you can hear your name whispered like voldemort. I've become adept at knowing when someone says my name, even in a crowded noisy lodge. (Kahhhlllll•ssssppprrooowwwss) is all I heard from the two girls staring at me out of the corner of my eye. Their pupils were pitch black, and they were smilin with teeth like sharp stones.if it weren't for the photo proof, I would swear the whole event took place in grainy black and white. Here are the two pullin the ole overtheshoulder slickpic. Looks at that venomous grin, like a guilty dog. #Coldemort #cameraduels #camera_duels #MammothMountain
User Image camera_duels Posted: Aug 3, 2014 4:28 PM (UTC)
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Not but 30 seconds after arriving on the plane, a quick glance to my right revealed this seafoam sapiens breathing heavily and scrambling for her phone. Little lady must've thought, just because her phone matched her shirt, that I wouldn't detect her desperate photos. Firstly, my vision is based on fear, and I saw you right away. Second, nay.
The victim: @tater_tots15 claimed it was a "tie." Her innocent account name perfectly reflects how violently she lost. She posted a picture of our duel, in which my debonair gait and relaxed posture so too reflects how prepared I was for her ludicrous display of #AeronauticArseholery. My Cheshire grin must have scared the other passengers, and I was quickly escorted off the plane for being #TooDamnBomb #cameraduels
User Image camera_duels Posted: Jul 25, 2014 8:43 PM (UTC)
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Who would have thought, the mother with child, would have prioritized taking our picture over steadying her baby's carriage on a moving train? I did. I would have thought.
Firstly, her child is too young for The Street Life of Shaq and Kobe, so we all know she was taking that picture for herself. Unless of course she was making a long term investment, banking on the baby enjoying the show when #it grows up. #ItsCalledInvesting. Trying to be sneaky, she made the number 1 rookie mistake, #Flash. My poor, helpless, innocent, virgin brother was caught in the middle of our duel. You can see the fear in his eyes and the determination in mine, both being trumped by the look of shame in hers. #cameraduels #BabyOnBoard #FamilyDrama #TheStreetLifeOfShaqAndKobe
User Image camera_duels Posted: Jul 15, 2014 1:12 AM (UTC)
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"I just don't wanna be in the picture" she said, saddened by the fact that she was now collateral damage. Vengeance was the only thing on my mind, the lady's honor depended on it. I was in no mood for photos...I had a different kind of ammo for this. Sometimes a duel asks for a new kind of approach, and so a video was appropriate.
The poor duelist signaled game on by screaming a whisper into her companion's face. This was shortly followed by a giggle, one that was enough to make a hyena jealous. The male companion grabbed his floppy hat and smiled nervously. This is when she fired the first couple shots. Thankfully (and "unfortunately" if we're being politically correct) the crowded subway goers took the shots for me. Necessary casualties. Now is when the video began, panic already sewn through the entire car with multiple people's photos already taken. Let the duelists' final expressions tell you who won. #cameraduels #SubwayShowdown #streetfighter #video #ManyFramesOfShame
Also, I started another Instagram account: @sprousemasterworks
Lets just say it's dedicated to the drawn art pieces from the sprouse fanbase. If you like camera_duels, you'll enjoy it. Or maybe you won't, either way #IWillStillSleepAtNight #TLDR
User Image camera_duels Posted: Jan 29, 2014 8:21 PM (UTC)
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#cameraduels #camera_duels #MechanicallyMischievous
Look upon it, do you see? This is the venomous face of mischief incarnate. I've decided to zoom this picture into, what may be, an uncomfortable proximity of this boy's head. It does serve a purpose though, and I wanted you all to plainly see what a duel looks like from a contestant around 16yo. They all do this exact face, and I don't often paint with such a large brush, but Instagram is a place for generalizations.
Lets break it down mechanically. Chin down, eradicated by the skin of the neck. Nostrils flared in an ape-like message of passion. Cheeks bulging with rotten words. Eyes half closed after a session of frantic blinking. And, of course, the smile, that damned thing, illuminating an upper jaw triumphing over its defeat of the lower.
Mania, pure insanity. What scared me the most, however, was how this kid looked like he could've been a younger sibling. How often have I made this face?
User Image camera_duels Posted: Sep 25, 2013 7:39 PM (UTC)
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#cameraduels #camera_duels #ATrick #AngerCafe #Caf'anger "Don't worry, I won't post this photo" I told him lokinously. Yet even with glasses he didn't see through my illusion.
Behold his defeat!
His friend, the girl honking her vocals on the right, knew he was bested, and tickled by the event I quivered with a publicly pleasant rage. Winners write the events in history, and this duel has forever been etched on virtual stone.
User Image camera_duels Posted: Sep 23, 2013 3:33 PM (UTC)
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#cameraduels #camera_duels #TheOtherSideOfTheDuel

So you babblers keep asking for "MOAR PICS OF YOUR FAISE!" My consistent brushing off of these remarks hasn't worked, so I'll answer your desperate requests in a rarified but relevant way.
I don't take photos of my face because that goes directly against the point, artistic and functional, of this account -plus EVERYONE else on instagram, aside from the frenchbulldog owners, gives you the same exact thing...hoards of selfies, so why should I?-. This photo, however, fits both the needs of my cooing populace and the requirements of my account.
This is a photo of me winning a duel. You can tell I'm winning because I'm smiling maliciously, a response of second nature to me now. I remember who took this photo actually, a young girl sitting next to her young, skateboarding boyfriend. Both of them #ReekedOfPatchouli. They must have thought themselves quick, not evidently quick enough. At least she didn't try to shoot me in the back like most of the other NYU arrivals. #ShootingTheBackIsNotADuel #eatyourveggies #brushyourteeth #gotobedataresponsiblehour
User Image camera_duels Posted: Sep 18, 2013 4:50 PM (UTC)
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#cameraduels #camera_duels #AStirringInTheEast
New semester has started up at NYU and that means the arriving class is getting younger and younger. For people of a more social inclination this would be a good thing, as a new crowd means new friends!... Yet, for people like me, palid and tempered by the hammer of a desktop computer and eyes blackened by late nights in Skyrim, younger crowds mean more duels.
Upon review of my past battles, it seems the majority of my duelists are Asian. I don't know if this is because of the large population of the Asian community at NYU (or any university for that matter), or that my giggles are so kawaii that easterners gravitate towards my camera like satellites. Either way, the fear is real.
This young asian woman, the one with water spouting from her skull like the drool from Dylan's mouth, tried to catch my entire party off guard. If it weren't for the quickness of my draw, she might have caught me mid bite. She failed, and to make her defeat worse, I was drinking Japanese green tea. #FueledByHerAncestorsDrinkOfChoice
User Image camera_duels Posted: Sep 10, 2013 10:00 PM (UTC)
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#cameraduels #camera_duels #Germany #flippenfloppen #derOopsideDownLand #itsaGermanWord

Oh look, what a standard technique they employed to try and catch me off guard. I'll just casually swing my phone in my hand while walking...but wait, I wasn't just swinging my phone, I was actually taking your picture, single handed.
My mamba-like agility is what keeps me ahead of your photo shenanigans.
They tried, they lost. Look at their sad German expressions. One might say I found shadenfreude. #BabiesOnTrial #GitErDone
You guys may wonder "Cole, why don't you post more often?" It's simple guys. I don't waste all my time on this website filled with people so vain, that they serve as a highway for my bad blood.
Cholesterol problems you see. #GottaEatSomeCheerios
User Image camera_duels Posted: Jul 30, 2013 3:01 PM (UTC)
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#camera_duels #Bulgaria #RageUnending #neversafe

Look at this shit.
See these kids? I did too. Apparently someone caught me dueling a two children...what have I become? That may look like a smile on my face but don't be fooled, thats pure anger of a 24karat composition. My trip to Bulgaria taught me that Bulgarians really don't give a damn. The men: built like boulders on Popsicle sticks (always skipping leg day). The women: all babushkas in training. Thankfully the archaeological site was fun... if you like working outside and filter feeding manure through a sheet of dust...archaeological Darwinism, the strong survive.

But seriously, Bulgaria, say hello to Asiz, I'll be back soon