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Graffiti's Gray Area

I have a photo essay up at the On the Wing section of Full of Crow. It's in Issuu. If you are unfamiliar with it, you just click on the cover and it should zoom to full screen, then read it like a book.

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Graffiti's Gray Area


  1. what great photos, Kristin. Graffiti in black and white - it works surprisingly well. Wonderful job - as always.

  2. Thanks to you both. I was so pleased they put it in the Issuu format.

  3. I have always been attracted to graffiti as I feel it reflects our culture, especially in other foreign countries where posters and graffiti are more political then here in the USA that focuses more on commercialism.

    Though I normally show my graffiti images in colour, I have found that some are best shown as a B/W or duo-tone, since we then focus on the textures and the message imbedded within.

    Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful weekend,

  4. Yes, as Paula alluded to earlier, the color is a bit of a departure from the usual graffiti photographs. I felt that the B&W did display the texture as you said and also worked with the gray theme. Most of the street art displayed was in black or gray tones anyway and the ones that had some color didn't depend on it, at least in my opinion.

    Thanks for viewing and commenting. I'm always interested in your insights.

    Wonderful weekend to you as well.


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