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The worlds most expensive Photo.

Prepare to be less than whelmed.

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/enter...o-world/44772/

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Old 10.11.2011, 08:37
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Re: The worlds most expensive Photo.

Give me 10 minutes with Photoshop and I'll give you an F-16 blazing across the scene with afterburner fully lit and seagulls diving for cover....
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Old 10.11.2011, 08:37
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Re: The worlds most expensive Photo.

If you can't see the genius of that, then you might as well throw away your Nikon now.

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Old 10.11.2011, 08:44
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If you can't see the genius of that, then you might as well throw away your Nikon now.

Well, I've got to admit that I never understood the "Art" aspect of photography, but I am left with the feeling that the photos I took during my first two weeks of camera ownership could potentially rescue the Eurozone.
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Old 10.11.2011, 09:38
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you put this - it's more like....

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Old 10.11.2011, 09:56
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Re: The worlds most expensive Photo.

The buyer must be a very rich person with no fingers. Couldn't take his/her own pictures. (*groan myself*)
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Old 10.11.2011, 09:59
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Re: The worlds most expensive Photo.



.... That's the best picture ever!!!!!!
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Old 10.11.2011, 10:16
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Re: The worlds most expensive Photo.

money may not buy you happiness, but large amounts of it can sometimes make you stupid.
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Old 10.11.2011, 10:18
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Re: The worlds most expensive Photo.

mmmmmm, not a bad snap, but that price for what is one of 6 copies!

I note the photo is called "Rhein II", so I've had an idea, and thought I'd give you the headsup before I post is in the "for sale" area:

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Ladies and Gentlemen, would like to present for sale a new and exiting new photo:

"Rhein 3"




This amazing photo print is on offer for CHF1 million. Taken last week in Basel using the finest high quality Sony-W350, then stored using a top of the range sandisk SD card with Gold plated contacts. The highest quality aldi photo service paper has been used to reproduce what one reviewer has said to be the finest photo ever:

"The finest photo ever - Mrs "pat" - Nov 2011"


PM me now for a 10% discount if you want it now or I open it up for sale to the larger world just after lunch.



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Old 10.11.2011, 10:19
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money may not buy you happiness, but large amounts of it can sometimes make you stupid.
and apparently blind too..
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Old 10.11.2011, 10:23
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Well, I've got to admit that I never understood the "Art" aspect of photography, but I am left with the feeling that the photos I took during my first two weeks of camera ownership could potentially rescue the Eurozone.
While I am confounded as to the significance of this photo, photography is a medium that can be used in the making of 'art'.

How versed are you in art and its history?
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Old 10.11.2011, 10:24
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Re: The worlds most expensive Photo.

@Pat: ROFLM#$O at your post!
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Old 10.11.2011, 10:36
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mmmmmm, not a bad snap, but that price for what is one of 6 copies!

I note the photo is called "Rhein II", so I've had an idea, and thought I'd give you the headsup before I post is in the "for sale" area:

PM me now for a 10% discount if you want it now or I open it up for sale to the larger world just after lunch.



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On an otherwise rather troubled Thursday, this made me smile! Thank you
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Old 10.11.2011, 10:53
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Give me 10 minutes with Photoshop and I'll give you an F-16 blazing across the scene with afterburner fully lit and seagulls diving for cover naked women on the grassy bank....
Come on mate....... you know what photoshop is for !!!
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Old 10.11.2011, 11:25
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While I am confounded as to the significance of this photo, photography is a medium that can be used in the making of 'art'.

How versed are you in art and its history?
I'm not, ergo I don't get it, but what I am aware of in the art world is that it's not the work of art itself that is financially valued, but it's the name of the artist that's associated with the work that gives it monetary value.

Let's face it, if anyone of us had taken that photo, nobody, including those in the art world, would have looked at it twice, let alone paid money for it.
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Oh wow.
Oh wow....oh wow.
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Re: The worlds most expensive Photo.

like most of you I do not understand the prize for that photo.
But I am really curious to know what is so artistict in that photo at all ? I have no perspective .. would appreaciate some insights
thanks
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like most of you I do not understand the prize for that photo.
But I am really curious to know what is so artistict in that photo at all ? I have no perspective .. would appreaciate some insights
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If you stare long enough and hard enough, you can actually see something unexplainable.
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Old 10.11.2011, 12:10
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I'm not, ergo I don't get it, but what I am aware of in the art world is that it's not the work of art itself that is financially valued, but it's the name of the artist that's associated with the work that gives it monetary value.

Let's face it, if anyone of us had taken that photo, nobody, including those in the art world, would have looked at it twice, let alone paid money for it.
Agree… This is similar as to when people state that Stephen King can pretty much publish his grocery list and it will be profitable.
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Old 10.11.2011, 12:31
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If you stare long enough and hard enough, you can actually see something unexplainable.
I don't know, I see a teapot.

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