As a follow-up to the buzzing story from earlier in the week, a California woman has come forward with a rather convincing claim that her Uncle Earl Brooks shot the $200 million+ Ansel Adams negatives in 1923.
She has original prints in her possession that are strikingly similar to negatives from the Ansel Adams garage sale collection.
[KTVU via CNN]
Don’t Mess With Texas
The State of Texas has just lit up Broadway Photo and Starlight Camera & Video (aka everyprice.com) for their unlawful bait and switch tactics. Broadway Photo, among others, has long been the bane of consumers who have been unfortunate enough to order a “too good to be true” deal from them only to get suckered into buying an overpriced battery, memory card or some other scam during a “confirmation call”.
If you’ve never had the misfortune of dealing with Broadway Photo, check out Reseller Ratings’ user reviews of them. And here’s the Reseller Ratings for Starlight Camera & Video.
Granted this is just the beginning of the lawsuit; however, it would be nice to see some of these scam shops shut down.
Check out the actual pleadings and the Texas Attorney General’s press release below. [click to continue…]