Articles - Cityscapes

As Night Approaches

I captured this uncommon view of the Sydney skyline during a nice day out in the autumn of 2011. At this time, there was a hint of golden hour light hitting the buildings as the day began its progression into night [ read more ]

Last Night in London

It is hard to believe that our London trip was nearly a year ago. During a thoroughly enjoyable time there, I managed to land a few pleasing shots, one of which I had not published until just yesterday.  In fact I did publish the image, but it was a black and white version. Here is [ read more ]

The Changing Face of Sydney

I captured this twilight view of Sydney on 18/12/2013, which was the first photography outing for me in over six months. It has been an even longer time since I photographed the Sydney skyline, and the presence of a substantial number of cranes at Barangaroo, which is now a major development site, is testimony to [ read more ]

Long Day in Sydney

Yesterday I went for out a shoot for the first time in six months.  Yes, it has been that long! For quite a while I had wanted to shoot the Sydney skyline from a different vantage point to the usual places, and Ballaarat Park on Darling Island in Pyrmont was the place I had in mind [ read more ]

Re-visiting a Six-Year-Old Brisbane Cityscape

On a wet and cold Sunday, I decided to re-visit a six-year old image and process it quite differently. Firstly, here is the result: In this version, the distortion has been corrected, and the contrast is much less aggressive. As a point of comparison, here is the original version: Naturally the perspective correction resulted in [ read more ]

Last Night in London

This composition is a slightly different take on an earlier image I published, depicting Westminster Bridge, Elizabeth Tower and the Houses of Parliament in London. This was the last night of our fleeting five-day visit in May of 2013, so I have appropriately titled it Last Night in London. Rather than depicting the rich colours of [ read more ]