A re-post from the artchives (original posting date 1 April 2010) - with the blog in its current form over three years old, I intend to dig up some of the older posts once in a while.
It may or may not have been an actual April Fools gag, but it is an entertaining read for sure. Flickrite Andre Rabelo posted a Cartier-Bresson masterpiece (Mario's bike) to the Flickr group Delete Me! as if it were his own, to see what reactions it would get. Not only did an astonishing amount of that group members fall for it completely, their comments are unbelievable. Just a few snippets: "When everything is blurred you cannot convey the motion of the bicyclist. On the other hand, if the bicyclist is not the subject-- what was?", "hard to tell at this size but is everything meant to be moving in this shot, all seems blurred", "Why is the staircase so "soft"? Camera shake?".... and in record time it got deleted as a worthless contribution. The mind boggles.
47. Uncertain smile (The The) - The The (image credit) is the group formed around Matt Johnson. Their 1983 debut album Soul mining was received well, although it was relatively simple co...
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