Articles - Cityscapes

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High Above Sydney

This evening I had the opportunity to shoot images of Sydney at sunset and twilight from Centrepoint Tower - using my tripod. As I understand it, tripods are not normally permitted, but one of the guys from the Flickr group FOCUS, of which I am a part, made arrangements so that 20 of us could... [more]

A Busy Weekend of Shooting: Circular Quay and White Bay Power Station

I have had quite a busy, productive and pleasing weekend of photography. Saturday evening consisted of a single composition of Circular Quay at twilight.  Positioned on the steps of the Sydney Opera House, I shot this image of the Quay during blue hour: I was quite pleased with how this image turned out, in terms... [more]

Sydney Harbour from Above

This morning Xenedette and I took a very enjoyable seaplane flight over Sydney's northern beaches (as well as Sydney Harbour) with Sydney Seaplanes, departing in a De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk 1 (VH-AQU) from Rose Bay in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Our flight path took us in a northerly direction along the northern beaches.  We... [more]

Sydney Skyline from Balmain East

I headed out this afternoon for a shoot (the first in a while). I wanted a cityscape, but not from one of the usual locations (eg, Sydney Cove) and not containing the usual subjects (ie, the Sydney Harbour Bride or Sydney Opera House).  After some recce at Balmain East on the weekend, we headed to... [more]

Archibald Fountain at Twilight

Tonight I had the opportunity for an evening twilight shoot. I had not shot a 'scape since January, so it was time I headed out. I decided to shoot the Archibald Fountain in Hyde Park.  I arrived quite early and had some time to sit, think and watch the happenings around me. I shot some... [more]