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  • Edifice - Framed Canvas - White

    Edifice

    $268.14$813.59 inc. GST

    This imposing building caught my eye as I was wandering around Ninh Binh in Vietnam. There was something about its shape that fascinated me. I noticed all the builders and thought that I had to capture it.

    I didn’t want them to notice me taking the photo, as I thought it would ruin the integrity of the image. So I waited for a little while in front of the building and pretended to be disinterested. Looking the other way and occasionally taking a photo of something in the other direction. They eventually forgot that I was there and I was able to take the shot. It was very important to me to get the symmetry of the building right. I had to move my position several times until I was in the perfect place. I also needed something in for foreground to grab the viewer’s attention and give some life to the image. The boys on the bike provided that. At 1/80sec the shutter speed was fast enough to provide sharp detail in the people in the building but gave motion blur to the boys. Perfect.

  • Opera House - Floating Frame Canvas Print - White | Image by Michael Lees

    Opera House

    $268.14$813.59 inc. GST

    The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic buildings in the world. It has been photographed countless times since its construction started in 1958. It is its unique form that makes it so different and remarkable. There are few buildings, if any, that serves to define a nation’s identity, as much as the…