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    Most viewed photo ever (Windows XP default background), was shot on film

    Interesting story!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVXY8OEZAEQ

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    Windows XP's "Bliss" background was taken on a Mamiya RZ67


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    How neat. Wonderful follow up story to the XP photo.
    "Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care"

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    Yeah, now I can say... "Remember that XP background? Yeah, a camera like this took it."

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    Probably one of the most viewed pictures ever, as well as the most repeatedly view pictures if you didn't change the default background.

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    I always thought they borrowed the Teletubbies set for that picture.

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    Great story, great shot, great camera!

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    Matt

    “Photography is a complex and fluid medium, and its many factors are not applied in simple sequence. Rather, the process may be likened to the art of the juggler in keeping many balls in the air at one time!”

    Ansel Adams, from the introduction to The Negative - The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 2

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    "No retouching. No computer generated anything. Just one amazing photo..."

    Ahhhhh...



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    "Hate is an adolescent term used to stop discussion with people you disagree with. You can do better than that."
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    Quote Originally Posted by mwdake View Post
    I always thought they borrowed the Teletubbies set for that picture.
    Ha!
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    "Well, my photos are actually much better than they look..."

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