Its the most expensive photo in the world, and it wasn’t even taken with one of those fancy DSLR cameras that you always wanted to buy. The photo was actually shot in 1981 by Cindy Sherman and has been sold for a record price of $3.89 million.
It was not just the orange hues that made it sell for millions, its actually the way the photo was shot – with the perfect proportions and aesthetics. However experts such as the one who first reported about this photo disagree. Read up on First Things for more details, especially if you believe you have a photographers eye.
But if you believe that this may be just a one off where the experts got things wrong, the previous holder of the worlds most expensive photo was this one titled “99 Cent II Diptychon” by Andreas Gurky. No, really.