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01-27-2016, 05:59 AM - 2 Likes   #1
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Anyone having spare potato?

I think I am gonna visit greengrocer later today:

This Photo of a Potato Sold for Over $1,000,000

01-27-2016, 06:34 AM   #2
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I think I may take a few pictures of the potatoes I have in the pantry. They all have started growing and wrinkled so I bet I could get twice as much for pictures of them!
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Another example from the art world where WHO is more important than the actual quality of the so-called work of art. "What is that picture?" "It's an original ABOSCH!" "Oh. I knew it was something extraordinary."

Someone looking for a spud to photograph? I think I have one that escaped the pan for too long and has sprouted appendages making it far more interesting visually than the one in the link.
01-27-2016, 08:03 AM   #4
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QuoteOriginally posted by WPRESTO Quote
Another example from the art world where WHO is more important than the actual quality of the so-called work of art. "What is that picture?" "It's an original ABOSCH!" "Oh. I knew it was something extraordinary."

Someone looking for a spud to photograph? I think I have one that escaped the pan for too long and has sprouted appendages making it far more interesting visually than the one in the link.
I have never understood fine art photography... much like a lot of art.. it seems to be random crap photographed mixed with people putting on airs.

At least the lighting is dramatic in this photograph.. low key produce photography.. could start a new wave.

01-27-2016, 08:39 AM   #5
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I think I am gonna visit greengrocer later today:

This Photo of a Potato Sold for Over $1,000,000
Me too.

Plus I gotta get all those veggie photos I have been taking out there for the rich art buyers to see.

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I have never understood fine art photography... much like a lot of art.. it seems to be random crap photographed mixed with people putting on airs.

At least the lighting is dramatic in this photograph.. low key produce photography.. could start a new wave.
You are right. There is no rhyme or reason to fine art!

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01-27-2016, 08:54 AM   #6
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I'll sell you a high quality print of a potato for $500000.
50% cheaper!
01-27-2016, 08:58 AM   #7
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I think I am gonna visit greengrocer later today:

This Photo of a Potato Sold for Over $1,000,000
You're too late - robtcorl has done it already

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/172-pentax-k-3/239325-why-i-wont-buy-k3-w...ml#post3506067
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I'll sell you a high quality print of a potato for $500000.
50% cheaper!
In that case, I will take two please!

01-27-2016, 02:07 PM   #9
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QuoteOriginally posted by bertwert Quote
I'll sell you a high quality print of a potato for $500000.
50% cheaper!
Your name is not Kevin Abosch.
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Your name is not Kevin Abosch.
Now then, time to change my name...
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Now if by chance someone were to find a turnip shaped like a thingy...blackadder2
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It could be there are plenty of future millionaires on this forum now that we know how to shot good photos and what the subject shall be.
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The real money is in painting. This just sold for $46.5 USD.

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Let's start a potato challenge
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