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Rudi Altig's Gitane?

Old 09-12-19, 03:10 PM
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Rudi Altig's Gitane?

Why cant people take decent photos in this country?? Pinched from the FB Gitane group..
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The description is great; the pictures are awful. The price is reasonable if this bike is as described. I reckon the seller really doesn't want to sell the bike (hence the crummy pics).
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
The description is great; the pictures are awful. The price is reasonable if this bike is as described. I reckon the seller really doesn't want to sell the bike (hence the crummy pics).
Second. I agree that crappy pictures indicate motivation. Or... perhaps little to no understanding that people want to see the item, and how to take a proper picture.

I run into people that give you partial shots all the time, makes no sense.
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Or it could be an old guy- My grandfather used to take the worst pictures of everything. And chop off everyone's heads.
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It's not just your country. It always amazes me that people trying to sell things seem unable to realize that they can't take photos in the dark or that it might be helpful if they didn't shake the camera/phone while snapping the photo, or that it might be worth spending 10 seconds of effort to move the object being sold so that it's features can actually be seen.
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Cannot help but think of all the thousands of bicycle ID requests we have had from persons who provide blurry cell phone images taken in feeble light.

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It's probably the cynic in me but when I see out of focus, poor lighting or badly composed photos that don't show detail I think the seller is hiding something.
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