Written By Richard Roy, Would Be Commercial Artist
Pretty recently (as in today) we came across through social media (Facebook if you were going to wonder) one of those links to a social media type site, (thanks to Ghostbusters UK colleague Amanda) that featured stock photos meant for advertising…something. The writer felt those 50 ads could never be used. Anyone could see (even cybernetic movie stars) they were basically pointless. One has a description dealing with ghosts cheeseburgers. I thought that might be fun to use. I brought it to Tom Gebhardt‘s attention. If you’ve seen any of GBNJ’s social media attention, it made sense.
That was basically it until around lunch time. Under the same post, (Ghostbusters UK colleague Alexander) posted a few links to “bizarre stock photos” that come from Vision Advertising‘s web site. They didn’t create them. Now we can’t get sued. Some are certainly worse or cheesy than others. I came across one that I thought might temporarily work for our totally FREE on-line advertising. Continue reading