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Art Print Notes:
Pictured here is a a gritty black and white image of Atlanta’s infamous Krog Street Tunnel, near the historic Cabbagetown mill village.
The Krog Street Tunnel is a nearly century old and rather long railroad underpass. The almost labyrinthine tunnel beneath the tracks has become home to an ever-evolving display of graffiti. Once you look past the grit, though, it’s apparent that the Krog Street Tunnel is an underworld art gallery. As you can see, it’s literally packed with the work of (largely unknown) artists.
When a group of photographer friends mentioned going there, I jumped at the chance. I have to admit that it was a very interesting place to photograph. In a place where the sun never shines, the glow of artificial lighting is very much the story. An added dimension is the knowledge that the graffiti is ever-changing. A photo a week later would be different, never mind years later. It’s an art canvas that is never the same twice.
I never quite decided whether to count this particular photo in my Atlanta landmarks print series or not. This was a series of Atlanta’s iconic places that I was working on while I lived there. Certainly among the right groups in Atlanta, Krog Street is well known, but outside of the urban core of Atlanta, I’m not sure Krog Street Tunnel would have the same cachet?
Granted this is one of those gritty urban black and white prints that has appeal beyond people who have simply seen it in person. Based on past print sales, I’m pretty sure at least some portion of its buyers couldn’t find it on a map but simply loved the dramatic feel to this image.
Wonder what past print buyers think?
I got my print today, thank-you so much.
I love it!
The print is absolutely breathtaking! I immediately went and had it framed, I just couldn’t wait to display it.
I’m excited to show off your work to my friends and family. You are one of the most talented photographers I’ve seen and it’s a pleasure to own your work.
I framed the picture of our house and put it under the tree for Sid.
He loved it!
Beautiful! Love it! Five stars!!! Many thanks! 🙂
It was my father’s birthday present. Thank you Mark. It brought back wonderful memories for him.
Got my print today – Beautiful! Thanks! : )
Can’t wait to get it framed and on the wall.
Just wanted to let you know, for Christmas, my sister got me a GIANT photo from you of the mountains and sheep in Connemara (Ireland).
It is really beautiful and I love it. Gotta have it matted and framed next.
The Lighting in this print is stunning! Thank you!
Love it… the print arrived today and looks awesome!!
Now I just need to get a suitable frame and get it up where it can be enjoyed.
DeAnn just called me so very excited, she received the picture. She thinks it’s just beautiful.
Thank you so much and I’m sure you will be hearing from her too.
…it is a surprise for my daughter when she comes home from college.. …and I can’t wait for her to see it!! Nice surprise for her finishing her first year and doing amazing!
I got my prints today! I had them done on wood and I love them! Mark was so kind to work with me on what I wanted!
Yes! I got my tractor print in the mail today, and I love it! It is beautiful. It is vibrant and ….perfect… and I am going to frame it and hang it asap! I love it. Thank you Mark! You are an amazing photographer.
It’s simply beautiful! The colors are so vibrant and powerful.
I purchased this pair of Tisdale artwork (Dawn Divides and Contemplating Life) for a wedding gift. The couple are getting married this summer in a facility on the Chattahoochee in Roswell, GA. This pair of photos on canvas is going to mean so much to them. I could not be more pleased to give them as a gift to my son and new daughter-in-law.
Received my red phone box cards today. Thank you – they are lovely. Look forward to purchasing from you in the future.
Originally I purchased these cards to give for Easter, but they are so beautiful I decided to frame and keep them for myself.
Mark Tisdale’s work is excellent.
The cards are very high quality. Images are sharp and colors are vibrant!
I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. … It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
…thanks to Facebook and finding Mark E Tisdale, a special print will become a memory in my parents’ home this Christmas…
I just concluded my ordering of 11 metal prints of your Atlanta images.
Thanks for your help and artistic talents!
I love my “Toomers Drugstore” and “Auburn Supper Club” prints from Mark. He does an amazing job and every painting has detail and awesome colors. His Auburn prints are a must have for fans that love Auburn as much as I do!
I took the photograph of the house to be framed and the young lady who helped me choose the mats and frame was so taken with the photography that she asked for your name so she could see more on the web.
If you hear from an Erica I want a commission!
My daughter sent me this print as an early Mother’s Day gift. It arrived today and I love, love love it!
I treated myself last year to two of your lovely works of art. The telephone box & the Scottish cottage on a country lane. Love them!
I gifted my father with this piece (Troy’s Snack Shack Print) and he loves it! He thought the man in the doorway was him.
Best part of my day = getting my prints in the mail!!!!!!!!! Yahoo!!!!!
Absolutely delighted! They are perfect!
I just dropped it off at the framing shop on Friday and had a look at it… It’s absolutely beautiful.
I purchased it to replace a painting of Paris and to be honest the way that you have captured Dublin on the river at night makes it look more beautiful than Paris.
Beautiful photo, you are very talented.
Received the print today! It’s gorgeous! I really can’t thank you enough.
I’ll frame it and hang it in my apartment in NYC as soon as I get back.
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