This Photographer’s eBay Order Took a Comical Route Around the World – Photography Article

Photographer Gary Gruber recently purchased a Hasselblad lens accessory on eBay. As he waited for the order to travel from South Africa to his home in the United States, Gruber was baffled by the route DHL sent it on. “I buy and sell a ton of photo gear on eBay,” Gruber tells PetaPixel. “99.8% of the transactions I’ve made in the last 18 years have moved from seller to me flawlessly. “I’ve made many purchases from Japan and China and…

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Buyer Steals Camera by Pretending to Receive Wrong Product – Photography Article

When it comes to selling your used camera gear online, many consider eBay to be one of the safer options. But as one photographer found out recently, there’s a new scam that gets around eBay’s “protections” and could cost you thousands of dollars and your camera gear. Liz Moughon—a photo intern who has worked at the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle and more—shared her story with PetaPixel last week. Back in mid-June Moughon sold an unopened, still-in-box Sony a6500…

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