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Zang

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[Them] Graffiti
« on: April 21, 2021, 05:26:26 »
I was thinking graffiti is something you find all over the places. I personally do not like most of them, but it might be an interesting topic.

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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2021, 08:28:58 »
I was thinking graffiti is something you find all over the places. I personally do not like most of them, but it might be an interesting topic.

I agree, i also find that most graffiti is kinda mweh (even though i can't do it myself).

Very interesting juxtaposition between the (i presume) guy sitting right over the graffiti heart  ;D
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Re: [Theme] Graffiti
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2021, 08:45:30 »
Homage to Banksy

I would draw a border between taggers, which are just devastating the cities, and graffiti painters, where sometimes you see some pieces of real art

On the wall of a bakery in my hometown, the original is by Banksy, there is a large graffiti maker community in Bologna, but I suspect it's a stencil derived from the original.


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Re: [Theme] Graffiti
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2021, 12:32:17 »
Graffiti, Via del Pratello, Bologna

One of the most densely graffiti-populated area is via del Pratello.
This street is also having a large amount of bars, bistrots, ... , and an intense night life... in non-COVID times! (curfew is at 22:00 nowadays).

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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2021, 16:45:56 »
I agree, i also find that most graffiti is kinda mweh (even though i can't do it myself).

Very interesting juxtaposition between the (i presume) guy sitting right over the graffiti heart  ;D

That was me taking rest during my hiking. That was the only sitting position for me to not get to the way of the graffiti :)

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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2021, 21:24:09 »
 ;D ;D ;D
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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2021, 22:23:33 »
Functional Graffiti in Tilburg ;)

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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2021, 09:45:57 »
Graffiti, Via del Pratello, Bologna

While experimenting with the 10.5mm DX-Fisheye on full frame, I came across this face...

Nikon D810 + 10.5 mm f/2.8 AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor (shaved hood)

The shaved-hood 10.5mm has enough power to fill the FF frame, too bad the image isn't a whole circle (you'd need an 8-8.5mm fisheye to achieve that!). If I remember correctly, NG longtime contributor Seapy has devised a tool for composing two frames (with a tripod), one landscape and the other portrait to get a circular frame from a 10.5mm. I tried composing handheld shots with Photoshop, it works but you have to be very accurate in framing the shots!

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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2021, 10:02:49 »
Graffiti, Via del Pratello, Bologna

While experimenting with the 10.5mm DX-Fisheye on full frame, I came across this face...

Nikon D810 + 10.5 mm f/2.8 AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor (shaved hood)

The shaved-hood 10.5mm has enough power to fill the FF frame, too bad the image isn't a whole circle (you'd need an 8-8.5mm fisheye to achieve that!). If I remember correctly, NG longtime contributor Seapy has devised a tool for composing two frames (with a tripod), one landscape and the other portrait to get a circular frame from a 10.5mm. I tried composing handheld shots with Photoshop, it works but you have to be very accurate in framing the shots!

Ciao from Massimo

An excellent use of the fisheye!
"The eye is blind if the mind is absent." - Confucius

"Limitation is inspiration." - Akira

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Re: [Theme] Graffiti
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2021, 21:52:36 »
An excellent use of the fisheye!
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Thanks, Akira!

A fisheye allows a photographer to go beyond the original intentions of the graffiti artist, I have more of the same graffito showing what I mean. Meanwhile, here's another one in my neighborhood.

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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2021, 19:48:40 »
Another from yesterday...

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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #11 on: April 24, 2021, 20:02:04 »
Posted earlier in March 2021

Work by Stephan Thelen referring to Sleeping Beauty, Cotton and the Textile industry of Tilburg

Z6  105/1.4


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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2021, 20:20:44 »
Nice One John!
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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #13 on: April 24, 2021, 20:22:02 »
Vlissingen


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Re: [Them] Graffiti
« Reply #14 on: April 24, 2021, 21:09:49 »
Thanks Fons.

That's a bit melodramatic, there in Vlissingen, not?   ;)