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I Almost Ignored a Photo Sale to the US Govt Because I Thought It Was a Scam

I Almost Ignored a Photo Sale to the US Govt Because I Thought It Was a Scam

12 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

This post is about a photo print purchase that sounded like just like a scam, and I blame “Nigerian Prince” 419 scammers for almost having missed a real sale. But my photos now...
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Nonfiction: How One Company Scammed Silicon Valley. And How It Got Caught

1 month ago   |   NY Times

In “Bad Blood,” John Carreyrou tells of the rise and incredible fall of Theranos, the biotech company that was going to revolutionize blood testing.
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This Camera Store Receipt Will Make You Mad

This Camera Store Receipt Will Make You Mad

3 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Like many other types of businesses, camera equipment stores can make a lot of money by upselling, or convincing a customer to also purchase additional products and services...
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Man Says He Ordered a $6,000 DSLR on Amazon But Got Rocks, Then Bricks

4 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

A popular YouTube personality with over 780,000 subscribers has caused a stir by claiming that he ordered a $6,000 DSLR from Amazon but received a camera box filled with rocks...
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How This Venmo Scammer Got Caught by the Photographers He Targeted

How This Venmo Scammer Got Caught by the Photographers He Targeted

4 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Scammers are increasingly using the payment service Venmo as a way to steal camera gear since Venmo doesn't allow sales and will cancel the transaction after you've already...
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Kodak KashMiner: A Bitcoin Miner That You Rent for $3,400

Kodak KashMiner: A Bitcoin Miner That You Rent for $3,400

5 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

It turns out the new KodakCoin isn't the only way Kodak is joining the cryptocurrency craze. Kodak has also created the Kodak KashMiner, a bitcoin mining machine that you rent...
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Ep. 241: Four or More.and It's Yours - and more

5 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

 Episode 241 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast . Download MP3 - Subscribe via iTunes , Google Play , email or RSS ! Featured: Amber and Garrette Baird of Gear, Glasses...
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When an Email Scammer Poses as a Famous Photographer

When an Email Scammer Poses as a Famous Photographer

5 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Forget Nigerian princes: email scammers are now pretending to be famous photographers looking for collaborators. Photographer Michael Glenn just received an email from someone...
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Ep. 232: Tis the Season to Be Scammed - and more

6 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Episode 232 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast . Download MP3 - Subscribe via iTunes , Google Play , email or RSS ! Featured: Sony Artisan of Imagery, Marc Weisberg In This...
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The Story of a Scammer on Facebook Who Conned Me

The Story of a Scammer on Facebook Who Conned Me

7 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Scams involving cameras are rampant these days. After almost losing a Nikon D850 to a scam on eBay , I recently also discovered a massive camera scam that involved 10 people...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

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