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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Killer Art

Impromptu photo shoot of a true crime author turned into far more ironic and vivid storytelling. Originally, I suggested I shoot him in urban area. We randomly decided to take a few pictures in an underpass located not far from where he grew up. Once inside the tunnel - the graffiti all but jumped out at us, we were all without words for a moment. Being he writes specifically about mob killers, the scene became even more profound upon noticing the word 'killer' woven through all the vivid and overlapping spray paint brilliance.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 08.2015
Photo Location: Jeannette, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Kylie Sieber