Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Being with trees

I couldn't decide...  Colour or black and white.  Which do you prefer?

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While travelling I like to keep a lookout for people doing interesting things.  This was taken near the entrance to the Botanical Gardens in Sydney.  Penny and I were heading back to our hotel after a big day and we saw these two standing on a column....

This was in 2016 and I was just starting my Strangers with heart project and I asked them if they would like to take part.  They happily obliged.  They did give me an email address but it was not valid so I have no idea who they are.

The idea of Strangers with heart was to photograph complete strangers holding a big red heart that I supplied.  For the project I took around 20 photos and only had 2 people that I approached declined.  I found it a great way to get over wariness of approaching strangers in the street.

Favourite location

I have been to Sydney many times over the years and each time I visit I am drawn to this location in the rocks.  I never get the same picture twice and the one included here is my favourite taken at this location.  The view is looking north along Cumberland street towards the harbour bridge.  The hotel (Glenmore) on the right is a great place to have a beer and wind away the day with friends.  To the left is the start of the footpath that takes you across the harbour bridge.  This image evokes memories of good times with great friends.  If you find yourself in Sydney go there and take a picture.  I would love to see your take on this scene.