Strike up, up and left (2 of 2)

Posted by Emily (Residing in: Adelaide, Australia | Home:, Singapore) on 25 October 2008 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Desaturated to let the art shine thru.


This is still a work in progress. A few months down the road, i saw the artist workin on it. A rare glimpse - we ususally forget really people draw them. Graffiti arent just there or appear overnight.

Stare down

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Kaneabel from London, United Kingdom

Nice shot! I like the treatment of the photo! Does let the art shine through

25 Oct 2008 10:34am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Nice series… Tones are making a sad mood.

25 Oct 2008 3:25pm

@Calusarus: yup, now tt u've mentioned it, it is a darker, moodier mood..perhaps the subjects are more pouty & pensive too

kerfendal from Paris, France

your shot has a real artistic interest, I like it, good composition in your oic

25 Oct 2008 4:10pm

@kerfendal: thank you, really appreciate ur comment =)

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

Great photo Emily...have you come across the graffiti art of Banksy yet?

25 Oct 2008 10:50pm

@Ian Bramham: i have! ^__^ on ffffound i believe. if i'm not wrong, he was recently photographed while completing a work (double yellow lines extended up a wall to become a flower?). not sure =)

a pretty gd series write-up on him!

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Ya, it's all about someone that has something to say! Well done!

26 Oct 2008 12:46am

@Craig: cool, i couldnt have said it better! thanks

Howard F. from South Pasadena, Calif., United States

Wow, this is a big mural. Who painted this certainly got a lot of talent. Great find Emily.

26 Oct 2008 3:29am

@Howard F.: This was in an empty, rather large lot.

when post processing, i realised a logo on the right, the L with a pig like thing.. i got shots of his other works. more colourful and whimsical. perhaps another time =)..

Chris from Melbourne, Australia

I walk past murals like these most days on the way to work. For me they bring something to an otherwise drab grey wall littered with tags. Nicely caught, seems like Adelaide has a good scene for this kind of street art.

26 Oct 2008 9:30am

@Chris: true, murals are more meaningful than tags. i'll try post the other graffiti photos i have. yup, having a bad sense of direction, i stumble upon quite some number of street art =P

Simran from New Delhi, India

Very controlled processing. Love it

26 Oct 2008 10:47am

@Simran: Thank you.. i dont specifically really know how to do it thou - i just experienmented with curves.

Andrew Gould from Sydney, Australia

An excellent capture of this street art, Emily.

26 Oct 2008 1:28pm

amos from Jerusalem, Israel

2 points: 1: Nothing beats graffiti. 2: Those little cameras have made some serious progress.
great picture, excellent colors.

26 Oct 2008 8:53pm

@amos: lol.. this photo was taking with an old camera released in 2004, 3.2mp!

i see u like canon =)

thanks for the comments!

Casio EX-S100
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F/4.0
36 mm (35mm equiv.)

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