15 Weirdest 'Awkward Stock Photos'

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The popular Tumblr blog Awkward Stock Photos hilariously highlights the dismal detritus that litters the little-opened bottom drawers of online stock photo libraries.

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On the blog you'll find amusingly inappropriate imagery, brilliantly bizarre still-life shots, classic clichés brought to life and much, much more.

There's no doubt that crappy stock photos are hilarious. We asked the creator and curator of Awkward Stock Photos, Mark Hauge, why he thought this was.

"I think it's because they essentially exist for themselves. Image sourcing can be a very tedious process. You are looking for a specific look/feel/fit for your project, and you may have to go through tens or hundreds of pages to find exactly what you need," Hauge told Mashable.

"Then there are the completely odd photos that stand out as something that isn't just unusable for the project, but unusable for any project."

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For your viewing pleasure, we asked Hauge to pick his favorite submissions. In the gallery above you'll find his highlights -- share yours in the comments below.

This story originally published on Mashable here.

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