Architect Frank Gehry to leave his mark on Sydney Australia

One of my favourite architects, Frank Gehry will get to leave his legacy in my home city of Sydney. This will come in the form of a $150 million building for the University of Technology Sydney. The building will be called the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building. Construction starts early next year (2012) and is planned to open in March…More

Images of Shanghai, China: People and Places

After considerable time going through thousands of frames from my Shanghai trip in August I have reached this point. 12 favourite photos (not from World Expo) that have been cleaned up in Lightroom. Vignetting around the edge of photos seems to be all the rage at the moment so I’ve used that here. I’m sure…More

Photos of Christmas Decorations: From the Sydney CBD in Australia

It’s Christmas evening in Australia and the big day is over for another year. Here are a few photos taken around the Sydney CBD in the weeks leading up to Christmas. The Queen Victoria Building (QVB) which is a converted shopping mall had an enormous Christmas tree decorated in Swarovski crystal ornaments. Very beautiful and…More

Photography & Architecture: World Expo 2010 Shanghai China

I’ve just returned from a 2 week holiday to Shanghai, China, 3 days of which I spent at World Expo. The World Expo 2010 is the biggest in history with over 190 countries represented. 42 countries having their own pavilions. The remaining nations had shared space under ‘joint pavilions’ in large combined exhibition halls. Architecturally speaking,…More

Images of Sydney Vivid Light Festival & Fire Water 2010

Sydney, my hometown, really knows how to put on a good show. The New Year’s Eve fireworks celebrations are known worldwide. Starting in 2009, the City of Sydney decided to have an artistic light installation in the winter month of June. It’s called Vivid Light and it illuminates some of the city’s finest architectural structures…More