Image & Video Galleries > Street & City

Jon Rafman's work: Unedited or not?

(1/2) > >>

HurtinMinorKey:
Alright sleuths, can any of you prove that some of his work has been edited in post(other than resizing)?

http://9-eyes.com

Some of them looks like they blatantly used Instagram filters.

dafrank:

--- Quote from: HurtinMinorKey on February 20, 2013, 08:06:38 PM ---Alright sleuths, can any of you prove that some of his work has been edited in post(other than resizing)?

http://9-eyes.com

Some of them looks like they blatantly used Instagram filters.

--- End quote ---


I haven't looked for proof, but, obviously, all or very close to all of these photos have been edited in post, either to give that Lomo/Instagram filter look, or other quite obvious repeated image, or "cut and paste" out of alignment, or many other such faux avante garde and artsy treatments.

Frankly, I'm not impressed, either by the concepts, which are somewhat shopworn and unoriginal, nor by the intended irony. I'd rather be looking at postcards at Walgreens. It's not that I "don't get it." I actually do. I just think that it still isn't very good or interesting. Sorry. It's not worth my time to look for proof of anything.

Jimbo:
I'll try and find some of these google street views.

Jon:
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lh5l10vD081qzun8oo1_1280.jpg
GS:
http://goo.gl/maps/Bdj1E

This first one shows that Jon changed the pictures color and such. It also shows that Google appears to have moved the seams around without taking new pictures.

Jon:
http://www.tumblr.com/photo/1280/9eyes/604792362/1/tumblr_l2j6tloodw1qzun8o
GS:
http://goo.gl/maps/vz2px

This one is a little less edited I think, just the contrast or levels maybe?  I am not an expert.

Is that enough for now?

HurtinMinorKey:
Thanks, Jimbo.

The fist example clearly shows that some sort of white balance adjustment was made.

Hobby Shooter:
I don't get it. I don't think a picture of a dead person is either art or good journalism, to me it's opportunistic. Maybe I just see enough of it anyway where I live. I stared down the barrel of a gun the other week with my wife next to me and our youngest daughter in the backseat.

Navigation

[0] Message Index

[#] Next page

Go to full version