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12/08/2017 03:29:04 PM · #1
$20,000 (cad) installation of stolen photos

hmn
12/08/2017 04:03:37 PM · #2
If you're going to use "stolen" photos, I think I'd use someone's family snapshots and not portraits of famous people ... how hard can it be to take really blurry portraits anyway?
12/08/2017 04:37:42 PM · #3
The question is, why/how do these scoundrels manage to get these commissions, and legit photographers don't...
12/08/2017 04:51:36 PM · #4
Originally posted by tanguera:

The question is, why/how do these scoundrels manage to get these commissions, and legit photographers don't...

I think you first need to perfect the talent of lying convincingly to potential clients. In LA you have a plethora of choices of acting classes or law schools ...
12/08/2017 04:55:50 PM · #5
Heard about this a couple weeks ago. Pretty blatant!
12/08/2017 05:47:11 PM · #6
yup. hiding in plain sight.
12/08/2017 06:29:07 PM · #7
Originally posted by GeneralE:

Originally posted by tanguera:

The question is, why/how do these scoundrels manage to get these commissions, and legit photographers don't...

I think you first need to perfect the talent of lying convincingly to potential clients. In LA you have a plethora of choices of acting classes or law schools ...


Why didn't I think of that...
12/11/2017 08:25:49 PM · #8
Originally posted by snaffles:

Heard about this a couple weeks ago. Pretty blatant!


I read about it a couple of weeks ago as well. It was in the local news because the same 'artist' just got commissioned (for 200K) to do a similar installation in Ottawa. Local artist's are not impressed as this occurred after the debacle in Calgary.
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