A few years ago, I was invited to a work related Christmas function on the 89th floor of the Eureka Tower in Melbourne. I took my camera along but thought maybe taking my tripod would’ve been a little cheeky. Wish I did. For Jennifer’s Clear. All taken through relatively clear glass.
Ailsa’s travel theme: interiorWhat is ‘old’ in Melbourne is relatively young in most other cities in the world. Up until maybe 50 years ago, the opinion that our buildings were not all that old so we might as just rip them down and build something new, was widespread. This ignored the fact that things don’t get really old unless you allow them to. Coop’s shot tower above was built in 1888 and lead shot production ceased in 1961. It was encased in a steel and glass dome in 1991 and then became part of an interior.The reclining Buddha at Wat pho, Bangkok is an interior that I enjoyed visiting
Up until this morning the word livid meant ‘furiously angry’ to me. I’m no photojournalist, so I don’t have any like that. I think I have found one for the colour, however.
I thought this would be easy. But they would end up being too obscure. The first one is obvious. The second one was taken at sunrise from Port Phillip Bay over the inner eastern suburbs of Melbourne. For Sunday Stills.