Detta Johnston Owens shoots the new Trinity Project

Discussion in 'Photography' started by ginaeb.mcdonald, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. ginaeb.mcdonald, Aug 29, 2012
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  2. ginaeb.mcdonald

    tony cooper Guest

    Here's a photographer I snapped who likes murals in his background:

    and another photographer that I took a photograph of:

    and a gallery of my own photos of wall murals:
    tony cooper, Aug 29, 2012
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  3. I had a bitch with a friend about how local graffiti was often badly
    photographed and many of the best works were never shot. Tony's mural
    collection is not the last word in fine art photography (and I wouldn't
    suggest Tony is claiming it is) but it's a good contribution and I was
    thinking of that as inspiration when we had the discussion.

    They've been building up a gallery for a while now and have more to shoot
    but their collection is going a long way to fill this gap. I think this is
    important because it will raise the bar for local news media and provide a
    better target than the scruffy scribbles most people who were into creating
    graffiti used to do. Everyone wins.
    Charles E. Hardwidge, Aug 29, 2012
  4. ginaeb.mcdonald

    otter Guest

    I despise graffiti. It is a blight and an insult to the community (not
    to mention the damage to property owners and neighbors).

    That said, some wall murals are good, but the good ones are art, not
    graffiti. I don't see anything at all redeeming about the Trinity
    Park graffiti.
    otter, Sep 2, 2012
  5. ginaeb.mcdonald


    Nov 20, 2012
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    Although the photograph presents a silhouette of the expecting woman, I would have preferred to see a hint of her facial features. It would have created a better snap, but that’s my take on the snap. Otherwise, I love the S-shape of her body, captured beautifully in this image.
    josemiller3000, Mar 15, 2013
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