We leave Bleu and Shiraz ‘home’ while we are at work. The home is a unit in Sydney suburb and we have been at the place over ten years. The unit is very old and the all appliances installed in the unit is old as vintage like museum grade, but because it is at great location, it has drench of natural light coming in, and the price, which is reasonable for the size, I did not try to move to other place.
Anyway, recently apartment building where my friend lives got a fire almost in midnight. Luckily she carried her boy cat and evacuated fast so they were safe. Also the origin of the fire was on an opposite side to her unit in the building, so she was exempted the damage to her goods in the house. I was so relieved to hear that she and her fella managed to evacuate and stayed safe, but the news made me really scared at and quickly start simulating if it happened to us at the premises here. Then,
But what happens if something wrong took place in the premises while we are out?
It had been an ordinary routine to give them mum kiss and closed the door heading to work. In the evening I was home and opened the door, then they dashed to me or awaited at the behind the door to welcome me home. That’s our everyday more or less, I thought, but I was wrong.
I was wrong because this routine was just happening by a sequence of small miracles and will never be of guarantee life to continue.
There is no solid conclusion we reached after the talk as to what to do for the real emergency (without us), but the fire incident at my friend have me thought and appreciate the fact that we have been safe and having quality life with Bleu and Shiraz everyday. I am not devotee individual but still think is worth to thanks to something beyond that lets me go on.
This was almost my first sunset photography of the season. Despite the fact, I was late to get there and I think I missed the best time to get the best light being shed by the sunset at the scene.
I decided to capture Anzac Bridge from the deck at Sydney Fish Market.
The wind blew harsh and shook my tripod, but I quite enjoyed myself stayed there placing my feet hard on the ground.
I have a strong image of the scene which I would like to photograph the bridge in what sort of colors it is in the background. I had gave it try twice at this spot but neither made me satisfied yet. Spring season is around the corner to Sydney, and I believe myself taking another evening to be back and give it another try.
Photographing tourist (or popular) spot and/or architectures become a challenge for me to do sometimes because in most of times I would like to capture them without humans (or have them but in minimal like silhouette).
It was a good sunny weekend when this was taken and there were many people out for enjoying their leisure walking and sun-bathing.
I did not have my tripod with me and there was no ideal solid spot to set my camera fixing for doing long exposure, so I gave up making people disappeared from my image. Instead I changed idea trying to make these people a part of the landscape. I took some shots in changing a bit angles and timing to see how people passing in front of me came into the frame.
I think the below one was made my favourite, and..
Monochrome Madness is the community space she opens for other photographers and audiences who love monochrome / black and white photos. Here gives me a great opportunity and challenges about monochrome images. As it is open community, everyone can participate.