DENVER—Family and friends attending a two-hour birthday dinner for 26-year-old Josh Kebbekus at The Cheesecake Factory yesterday concluded their meal by watching a slide show of themselves ordering drinks, talking, eating, and taking photos of one another.

"Look, here we are waiting for our table," said Kebbekus' older sister Rebecca, one of the six attendees who had brought digital cameras to the event. "Oh, here's Josh with that yummy cheesecake we had. And here's another one of the cheesecake."

As of press time, no decision had been made on whether to write serious or silly captions for the night's 150 best photos.