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Opera House by Night & Harbour Lights


It was a warm summer's night and people were out and about enjoying it, including yours truly.
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At anytime the Sydney Opera House is an impressive sight, no more so than by night
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There were so many great photo ops that I hardly stopped shooting.
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Lots of Japanese tourists with selfie sticks taking pictures of themselves and their families with the Bridge as a backdrop.
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I would like to have joined the diners but unfortunately I'd forgotten my dinner suit
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On the outer looking in ...

I hope you enjoyed the armchair tour and that one day soon you'll be able to pay us a visit
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Re: Opera House by Night & Harbour Lights

That was a great armchair tour Mark, really brought back memories of my only trip to Oz probably about 8 years ago now. It was a work trip but I managed to wangle a couple of days holiday in Sydney as well, it was brill. Except for the fact I got swine flu at the end to come back with! They let me on the plane and I got home ok but then I found out work wouldn't let me go back in for 2 weeks, so if they had started checking temperatures at the airports half a day later I'd have been able to recuperate in Sydney for 2 weeks at works expense
I really do need to convince my other half that the flight is not really that long
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Re: Opera House by Night & Harbour Lights

Nice set,thanks
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Re: Opera House by Night & Harbour Lights

I remember a TV programme a few years back that showed the foyer of the Opera House. There was a cicada among the potted plants. The noise was stupendous and echoed around the place!

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Re: Opera House by Night & Harbour Lights

Another great holiday brochure for us Mark. They are all outstanding compositionally (the shooting conditions are obviously not ideal from a technical point of view) but I think #4 edges ahead by a whisker; the central figure makes it.
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Re: Opera House by Night & Harbour Lights

Phill, What a pity they let you on the plane with swine flu and likely infected half the passengers when you could have convalesced at the Opera House!

Yorky, thanks.

Jim, I wish I could have seen inside the Opera House, even better to have attended a show but time and money (especially money) didn't allow.
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