Quote Originally Posted by MaximusM3 View Post
"Once we have mastered the Zone System, or BTZS, and have refined our technique and process to achieve that perfect negative, we still need to constantly remind ourselves that a perfectly exposed and processed picture of a turd, is still the picture of a turd." Max Marinucci, 2011

..as I was taking a walk this morning, trying to find some inspiration

Yes, but if the turd is artfully arranged, interestingly lit, and has nice texture - say some organically grown corn, for instance - it will be a good picture of a turd.