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Abstract Graffiti

By carper123
One more from the derelict multi storey car park at Margate, I liked the lighting on this, the security fencing and shadows cast onto the graffiti strewn wall.
Ironic this one, the security fencing was erected to obviously keep out the grafitti boys and wayward photographers like myself, obviously to no avail.SadWinkWink
Darryl. SmileSmileSmileWink

Tags: General Abstract graffiti dereliction urban decay eco warriors

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woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 3:01PM
I like the way you have gone for the composition here, Darryl, using both the spiked fence and its diagonal shadow with the black pillar about 1/3 across the frame. The shadow in particular is excellent and rather threatening. The bright orange makes it all leap off the screen; the black pillar and orange oblong by themselves would make a powerful statement.

I hope you won't mind a very minor niggle: The horizontal line top right (a wooden batten?) is angled and the resulting wedge very slightly disconcerting. Correcting it in software would remove part of the graffiti; but I think the strength of the image lies in the lies and shadows. Even without the adjustment the image is a strong one and very well seen.


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31 Aug 2012 3:26PM
its a good strong shadow of the fence, enhanced by the orange paint, yes your a wee tad off the horizontal glad to see someone else does this WinkTongue

good strong composition

tonyguitar 6 65 37 Canada
31 Aug 2012 3:26PM
Very interesting and strong composition. And can you read what it says? I will translate.

The Lord is coming and this time its coffee and doughnuts instead of fish. TG
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 3:37PM
Another excellent image in your social commentary series, Darryl. Grin

31 Aug 2012 3:38PM
Great composition Darryl. Strong colour. Well done
mugshotmyk 7 3 9 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 3:39PM
As has been pointed out, the image is skewed, but I think there is a fine shot here struggling to get out. For my money I would crop away a third of the left side of the image from the left edge of the dark pillar, leaving the graffiti best emphasised.
Tibetan 6 3 England
31 Aug 2012 4:04PM
I like it as it is following the line of the railings, then on to the graffiti on the post! on to the shadow of the railings on the wall with the graffiti, like it , regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
31 Aug 2012 4:05PM
Wonderful colour contrasts, great image, Darryl. I like it a lot!
photoshy 6 3 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 4:28PM
some very nice colours.
31 Aug 2012 4:30PM
Really like your shot. It states the disregard that some people have for others' property. Love the shadows from the metal fence.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 4:31PM
Creating the composition out of our messy, unartistic world. That's what the photographer's eye can do. Love this.
Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 5:51PM
You are doing well in the car park Darryl
got some good colours and lovely comp
clintQB 6 51 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 7:24PM
another superb urbexy liking these little urban snippets Grin
31 Aug 2012 8:25PM
Well observed and composed. Colourful. Especially like the line of the fence shadow.

31 Aug 2012 9:56PM
interesting and strong composition
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
1 Sep 2012 10:17AM
Excellent spot, Darryl. Lots of advice re crops, I go with mugshotmyk's idea, but I don't think you can go wrong with whichever. Fine graffitography Smile

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
1 Sep 2012 11:12AM
A colourful take here Darryl.
Good shadows too.
Super shot.
All been said Daryyl. Great urban shot and composition. Love the colours and tones.
1 Sep 2012 7:17PM
A clear strong image with lots going on. Love it Smile
2 Sep 2012 12:22AM
Strong and creative image, Darryl!!!!!! I'm not sure if I would like to have these artistic graffiti on my wallsSadSadSadSadSad!!!!!!! Will drive me bananasTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueTongue!!!!!! Mega thanx for award from you, Darryl!!!!!!! So an unsuspected!!!!!! Ta, AniaWink

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