ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue80

How Graffiti Art Can Improve Street Photography


Before graffiti (or street art) was widely appreciated by onlookers and practiced by underground artists around the world, it was considered simple and thoughtless vandalism. Fortunately, majority of the world has caught on and taken notice of the beauty of these meaningful pieces of art often found on the walls of our neighborhoods.

For many street photographers, graffiti art has also changed the way their photos are typically composed. With an interesting new background for their images, they’ve started paying more attention to that element in the frame instead of just focusing on their subjects, thus creating more creative opportunities for each shot...

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