Articles - Cityscapes

Magical Light in Perth

Looking back, I have unfortunately neglected to write much here for the second half of 2018. Photographically, 2018 was not a big year. However, 2019 started off very nicely with a trip to Western Australia, in which we were based in Perth. This was a first-time experience, and naturally, I had a list of subjects and... [more]

My New Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM: Ideal for Cityscapes

Last week, I decided to buy a Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM lens. It was a lens I had entertained — but not seriously — adding to my rig. Until the addition of this lens, my two wide lenses consisted of my Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM  and Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM... [more]

Brisbane and South-East Queensland Visit — 2017

Late in 2017, we headed to Brisbane and south-east Queensland for the first time since 2013. It was high time to visit Dave and Lea, and engage in some photography, tomfoolery and shiraz consumption. On our first full day, we decided to head south-west to Queen Mary Falls, as there had been some recent rain in... [more]

Twilight Delight

The view of Sydney's skyline from the western side of Darling Harbour is always a beautiful spectacle as the evening twilight descends. I have photographed it before, and I will photograph it again. This time, I captured a view of that same skyline from the south-western corner of Cockle Bay, right outside the new International... [more]

Upward View of Barangaroo

On the day I bought my new Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II lens, I had planned a shoot for that evening. Just before Christmas, we were around the King Street and Barangaroo area, and it was the first time I had seen the new skyscrapers since development concluded. Looking up, I spotted some interestiong compositions... [more]

Milson's Point View

A view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from Milson's Point at twilight. This year I have decided to make more of an effort to get out and shoot regularly. For this most recent weeknight shoot (my third of 2017), I decided to re-visit the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which I rarely photograph any more. The last... [more]