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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 463: "Urban Art 2". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   ( divider line
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2014-03-15 09:59:51 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Urban Art 2"

: Graffiti, murals, carvings, randomly welded sculptures, etc.

We ask that before submitting your photos you read and adhere to the following submission rules, including but not limited to the following:
- Submissions must be photographs; screen captures do not count as photographs.
- You must be the original photographer of your entry. Do not submit anyone else's photography as your own.
- You are only allowed to enter a photograph once. Do not submit the same photo to another contest later.
- You may enter 3 photos in each contest as long as each photo is of a different composition.
- Please post each photo separately so they can be voted for individually.

Please note:
The overarching ideal behind Farktography is that image corrections are acceptable, while adding or removing elements in the image (e.g. removing telephone poles, adding Elvis) is not acceptable. Levels, curves, contrast, saturation, crop, and black-and-white conversion tools may be used judiciously, but not to cartoonish or unrealistic extremes. Avoid applying artistic filters for the purpose of mimicking film, tilt-shift, toy camera, etc type effects. HDR and panorama stitching either in-camera or in post processing are not allowed unless specified for a particular theme (true multiple exposures done in-camera are acceptable, however). See the rules for more information on acceptable modifications, or check in at the Farktography Forums.

Legal: All photographers submitting photos to this contest are the legal copyright holders for the photos submitted and the photos are not to be considered free for any other use without written consent from the submitting photographers.
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2014-03-16 04:55:38 AM

Found in Valparaiso, Chile
2014-03-16 04:56:32 AM

Also found in Valparaiso, Chile. There was a lot of graffiti and street art there, hard to narrow it down.
2014-03-16 05:04:04 AM

Cork, Ireland
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2014-03-16 02:42:23 PM  
Temporary Art in a city park in my river town.
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2014-03-17 05:30:39 PM

Giant mirror ball
Brisbane, Australia

2014-03-17 05:32:32 PM

Aboriginal graffiti
Sydney, Australia

2014-03-17 05:34:05 PM

Random metal bird cages hanging in an alley
Sydney, Australia

2014-03-18 06:02:02 PM

Garden Dreamer

2014-03-18 06:11:56 PM

Ole' Bloke

2014-03-18 06:13:20 PM

Three Tiles

2014-03-18 06:46:58 PM

Graffiti and Wife

Lisbon, Portugal

2014-03-18 06:49:41 PM

I think I'll open a spray paint concession in Lisbon

2014-03-18 06:52:50 PM

Plenty of color in Lisbon.

2014-03-19 05:49:04 PM

the faux deco-ization of my home town's downtown
2014-03-19 05:50:17 PM

etched into a sidewalk in San Francisco
2014-03-19 05:51:21 PM

capitalism (Denver)
2014-03-19 06:40:31 PM

Traveling Man Statue - Dallas, Texas
(Click img for full size, linky for Picasa album)


Barracuda's Farktography on Picasa
2014-03-19 06:42:57 PM  
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2014-03-19 07:51:04 PM

Graffiti in Amsterdam

2014-03-19 07:52:43 PM

A tagged Mail box in Paris, France
"post your book of annoyances"

2014-03-19 08:10:52 PM

The entire building is one giant mural.
The artist is Uber 5000! he does a lot of work in Toronto.

2014-03-19 10:30:11 PM  
The Eyes Have It
2014-03-19 10:31:10 PM  
2014-03-19 10:50:13 PM

Natalie You are my world. Love you forever

I wish I was Natalie

Graffiti, Central Park
2014-03-19 10:54:33 PM

2014-03-19 10:55:50 PM

/Providence, RI
2014-03-20 12:09:37 AM  
Is it art? Not intentionally, but it's a cool vanishing perspective. I drive through there once a week and keep meaning to bring my Canon.

Double trick, the elevated rail actually touches the ground. It's not a wormhole screwing with perspective.
2014-03-20 12:35:30 AM

"Urban" and "Art" both mean something different in the tiny mountain town.
2014-03-20 12:37:26 AM

Tiny mountain town chalk art 1
2014-03-20 12:38:29 AM

Tiny mountain town chalk art 2 -- The Lorax
2014-03-20 04:28:10 AM
                                                    Howe Sound B.C.
2014-03-20 04:45:43 AM
                                            behind  the bar
2014-03-20 04:45:47 AM

Memorial to Surfer Mark Foo, decorated with bits of sealife
2014-03-20 04:47:35 AM

Doorway of Abandoned Warehouse in San Francisco
2014-03-20 04:50:27 AM

Wall of Katrina (was outside originally)
2014-03-20 06:07:30 AM  
It's something I came across in a New Orleans museum dedicated to explaining Katrina to visitors (like me).  The wall was preserved to document how the people managing the crisis triaged damaged properties.  It's like a giant Post-It note on the house that people can read quickly from a distance.  And the "X" with numbers in the quadrants relayed a simple coded count. I forget which each "cell" means, but it's a gruesome reminder of how chaotic that time was for the people that live there.

Sorry for the threadjack!
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