Most of these images were made in the older section (mid to late 1800s) section of Melbourne Cemetery.
Further to my previous post about the Heavenly Queen Temple…..
Just around the corner of the main road near my bus stop (to go home), I was surprised to see a massive wall mural.
While the sun was in my eyes and I was standing hard against a chain wire construction fence on the other side of the road, so couldn’t get the whole mural into the frame with a 17-50mm lens, the image below give you a sense of its size.
Once again, I couldn’t get it all into the frame (and the building windows reflected the construction site and an old weatherboard cottage next to where I was standing).
This morning I received a big thrill to be notified of a Commendation in the Black & White category of the 2016 Australian Photographer of the Year.
Thank you for entering the 2016 Photographer of the Year competition.
We’re thrilled to let you know you have been Commended in the Black and White category.
You can see our winners in the February issue of Australian Photography magazine, at australianphotography.com, and our AP Facebook page.
In 2016 we had more than 8,000 images submitted and 2,000 portfolios entered, so making the commended list is a fantastic achievement – well done!
We have attached a certificate to mark your achievement in this year’s competition.
Thank you for entering the 2016 Photographer of the Year, we hope you enjoyed the challenge.
The Australian Photography team
It was only by chance that I entered and I had terrible trouble trying to decided exactly what images to enter (apart from the one below which has always been a favourite of mine and was an obvious choice).
Just goes to show……You’ll never ever know, unless you take the time to Have a Go.