People, Photograph, Photography, The City

Apple Concentrate

The Apple store on George street is always interesting from a people-watching point-of-view. The glass walls and free wifi means there are always groups of people concentrating on their devices to photograph. It makes me think of the store as a combination of temple and social meeting place.

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Photograph, Photography, The City

Time Passes

An early meeting took me into the city, with my new Fujinon XF14mm 2.8 R lens on my X-E1. First impressions are really good. Actually, great. It feels precise and well made, and the manual mode is fantastic. You slip the focus ring back to go from auto focus to manual, which reveals distance markings […]

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Photograph, Photography, The City

Weekly Photo Challenge: (Love)

On the Royal Mile, Edinburgh, lies the Heart of Midlothian. From Wikipedia:- Visitors to Edinburgh will often notice people spitting on the Heart. A tolbooth (prison) stood on the site, where executions used to take place. The heart marks its doorway: the point of public execution. Some people spit on the Heart. Although it now […]

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Photograph, Photography, The City

Song Dong: Waste Not

I attended an exhibition this week by Song Dong, as part of the Sydney Festival 2013:- From his family home in Beijing, to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Waste Not is a transformative installation by one of China’s pre-eminent artists, Song Dong. Conceived by the artist following the death of his father, the work […]

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