21/52 – “Rugged”

Theme for this week was suggested by my dad. I have been on the hunt for rugged looking things and people.Used and abused items etc.

I’ve done well this week as I have gone out to the City each lunch time to shoot and eat. I am hopeful the weekend will bring some decent photos to compliment what I havegotten so far.

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Stay tuned 🙂

 

 

Week 20/52 “Bus” – Selections

Wow another week done. The year is going light speed. It’s almost June. The sun sets here in Perth around 5pm which severely limits shooting time. I chose the image above because I like the layering of the foreground and background element by the three bald men. Plus the stories a viewer could make between the three characters in the frame.

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Yellow Cat and yellow signs

As you can imagine I shot alot around bus stops and took the bus quite abit this week for the brief. (I wasn’t very creative with the whole theme)

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Shot of the bus stop from a far with cones in unusual places

I’ve definitely gotten more interesting characters I have taken a photo of in the past but you can only take what the universe dishes out to you in the realms of street photography.

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Just a typical bus scene

 

20/52 – “Bus”

The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round.

An easy one this week. The magical random word generator produced “Bus” for me. Since I do take the bus to commute to work and the CBD I already have had plenty of opportunities to get something.

On other news, I have joined another photography competition through lens culture. It is a Magnum competition so the entries will be insanely good. I at least get a review of my photos by an editor as I submitted 5+ images. Coincidentally the photo above was one of them. Fingers crossed!

19/52 – “Hole”

Finally caught up to the project! For this week, (which started on Sunday) I used a random word generator for the theme.

Today is the last day of shooting. So far I don’t think I have any shots that apply to the theme “Hole”. Better start cracking. I’ll post the final selection later today or tomorrow.

Week 18/52 “Open Theme” – Selections

Almost caught up with the Project which seems to be running away from me! I decided to do an open theme for last week’s theme.

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A visitor reads a plaque of a statue infront of the library

I shot around the very cool Perth Library designed by Kerry Hill architects while waiting for it to open. I can’t seem to get anything productive done at home and the library cures me of resistance.

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Passerby through the water feature and green wall of the library

I find it fun to stay in one spot and see the different sort of images you can capture. Seeing the different types of light, people and shadow in a space makes you learn quite a bit on how to photograph it. I should do it more often. I encourage you guys to try it!

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Man checks out opening hours

Theme of this week will be up very soon!

Week 17/52 “Home Bound” – Selections

A week of shooting after I got back from overseas. I do feel recharged but I wish I was traveling and shooting again! I’ll post Week 18 theme tomorrow. I swear I am shooting daily lol.

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The winter light here in Perth is incredible
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I also dream of being on another holiday
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On the shoulder’s of grandad
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Eye scratching

Week 16/52 “KL” – Selections

I am still playing catch up with my Project 52! I haven’t forgotten just sorting out photos etc.

Anyhow, selections from my unplanned trip to KL. I was suppose to go back to Perth but decided to extend my holiday and join my friend  in KL for an extra 5 days. Stayed around Bukit Bintang so there were quite alot of malls/shopping centres around. I believe they call it the “Golden Triangle”

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Park behind Petronas towers

I am not a fan of malls, very sterile environment catered to consumption. I did go check them out though as my friend wanted to shop abit whilst their. I find this a trade off when travelling with other people who have no interest in photography. Luckily I was able to still get some photos in between walking.

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Busy dad

Looking at the images from KL, there seems to be a sense of building and progress. Everything seems to be on the up and up.

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Construction work all over as well as vendors setting up nightly for the markets at Petaling Jaya aka Chinatown.

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I spent abit of tiime at Petaling street. Took lots of frames of people setting up their stalls. Wish I stayed longer to see it operating at night.

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No shortage of bright colours here

Another place which I enjoyed shooting was KLCC park behind the Petronas towers. They have a large kids pool which is a huge potential for street photos. You can achieve alot of layering here. Just need time, patience and of course luck.

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One of the better one’s I got in this location