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Old 12-08-2020, 09:39 AM   #21
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and it must be quite a feat to get a smartphone to take a picture that far out of focus
It looks like a photo you'd get by accident taking your phone out of a pants pocket.
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Old 12-08-2020, 02:26 PM   #22
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It's like Bring a Trailer on a bad acid trip.

The Lincoln ad, in particular, is...wow.

I mean that pic is a screenshot of the guy's phone. It shows about as little detail as you can imagine. But what's hilarious is that from that pic I actually recognize the location and know where this car is parked.
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Old 12-08-2020, 02:30 PM   #23
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Those pictures honestly bother me less than the ones that are all f/2.8 so 90% of the photo is blurry.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1999-honda-civic-30/

It's an auction. If the outer 50% of each photo is blurry, I'm assuming you're hiding something.
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Old 12-08-2020, 03:19 PM   #24
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Those pictures honestly bother me less than the ones that are all f/2.8 so 90% of the photo is blurry.

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1999-honda-civic-30/

It's an auction. If the outer 50% of each photo is blurry, I'm assuming you're hiding something.
Exactly!
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Old 12-08-2020, 03:30 PM   #25
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That's odd - really had the lens opened up (I guess) to have such a narrow depth of field. Presuming that was done on purpose... dunno....
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Old 12-08-2020, 04:45 PM   #26
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I actually enjoy putting car ads together. When I retire I could see it as a hobby/ side biz of detailing, prepping, photographing and writing the content. I really enjoy the negotiation part too.
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Old 12-08-2020, 05:09 PM   #27
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I actually enjoy putting car ads together. When I retire I could see it as a hobby/ side biz of detailing, prepping, photographing and writing the content. I really enjoy the negotiation part too.
There are enough people who hate doing all that that it might be a decent retirement/hobby/$$-maker.
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Old 12-08-2020, 06:29 PM   #28
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I actually enjoy putting car ads together. When I retire I could see it as a hobby/ side biz of detailing, prepping, photographing and writing the content. I really enjoy the negotiation part too.
Might take you up on that! That is if I ever sell a car... LOL
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I’ve generally had pretty good luck selling cars privately. Likely because I list them for “get this out of my driveway” prices.
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Old 12-09-2020, 08:24 AM   #30
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Maybe the ferrari dude tried BAT, but was rejected due to the attached pictures?
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