Yes, yes we know that purists will object to mentions of Christmas prior to your scheduled tryptophan coma, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t alert friends and family of fans of the Wednesday WTF that there is, indeed, the perfect gift for them.
Every week, we look for real estate oddities. Sometimes they’re great oddities, but more often than not, they’re terrible, puzzling, disgusting, or even enraging.
Imagine a whole website of this. Or even better, a whole book.
What started out as a Tumblr page devoted to horrible real estate photos, Terrible Real Estate Photography, evolved into a book about four years ago, a book you can purchase with your own hard-earned monies.
Frankly, we like the cut of author Andy Donaldson’s jib.
“The mantra ‘location, location, location’ often concerns buying a house, but some real estate agents would do well to apply it to their photography,” the book teaser reads. “Should one, for instance, locate the camera in front of a fossilized garden chair? An overflowing ash tray? An elderly relative hustling out of shot? Has thought been spared for the location of that dirty underwear? Those psychedelic curtains? Clearly out of touch with reality, some of the worst offenders should perhaps consider relocating to another industry. Luckily for us, they haven’t yet. The mystifying property photographs gathered here are an endless source of confusion, frustration, and, perversely, satisfaction.”
Yep, he is our people.
But if you cannot wait for Amazon to deliver your book or for Christmas, the Tumblr page is chockablock full of various and assorted WTFery.
I can’t even explain this one.