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January 29, 2009

Woodstock graffiti – Flickr pic of the day


This intriguing image shows a boy running past a wall of graffiti in Woodstock, a suburb of Cape Town. It was submitted to our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Stiaan Schoeman aka quantumtheory.

“It was taken in Woodstock. I drive past this graffiti often, but I never have my camera with me. On this particular day I did and decided to stop and take a picture. As I got out this young boy came walking along. He saw that I had a camera and stopped out of the frame, so I could take the picture. I told him it’s okay and that he can walk past, so he started running and I started shooting,” explains Stiaan.

“The camera was on the wrong ISO, so the image came out very grainy, but in a way I think it sort of adds to the image. I like the illusion created by the clouds. When I show this image to people, it normally takes them a second to figure out exactly what’s going on,” he continues.

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Image © Stiaan Schoeman 2009

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