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Something lost...lives on in stock

Over the last 4 years of doing stock photography I have photographed many a household item. Several of those items have subsequently been lost, stolen, sold or broken. For some reason I find it satisfying every time I get a sale for one of those items ;) Here are a few:

What do you have in your portfolio that you no longer own but still keeps paying the bills ?

Photo credits: Brad Calkins.

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November 04, 2011


One more.
Clicked in the morning and consumed by noon.
In fact I thought of clicking this when I saw it on the kitchen table ready to be made into a nice side dish (and it was yummy)
 Banana flower 

October 02, 2011


Wow...that's a really interesting perspective. :) I don't think I really have much in my portfolio that I don't have any more, but now I'll be thinking of that when I do more isolated objects.

September 27, 2011


Reading your post I remember a short film about stuff made for dump, find it here:

September 27, 2011


 Blue mussel isolated on white background 
 Throwing money in the dustbin 
Thrown away:
 Packages of cardboard isolated on white 
 Black telephone 

September 27, 2011


@Maigi - indeed, after doing stock photography for a while you start getting a pretty nice collection of memories that you wouldn't have otherwise...

September 27, 2011


Nice... that was the initial purpose of photography, isn't it? :) To help to keep memories. :)) Nice pics, Brad. Have lots of beautiful memories!

September 23, 2011


Memories forever kept in the world of stock.

September 23, 2011


Interesting topic, I didn't sell them as stock, but I take pictures of all my old t shirts before giving them away.

September 22, 2011


Not lost or broken, but my golf model friend has moved away :( Each time one of his images sell it is a fun reminder of a great day! :)

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