An evening in Sydney

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The site of the Queen Victoria Building was the location of the George Street Markets, and was selected for the construction of a grand government building. Architect George McRae designed the QVB in the ornate Romanesque Revival style with the express purpose of employing a great number of skilled craftsmen who were out of work due to a severe recession. The building was completed in 1898 and named the Queen Victoria Building after the monarch

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Comments (20)

© BraCom (Bram) on July 7, 2012

beautiful street shot, nice colors,
must view large so much to see in this photo Like

Gr, Bram

Leif Fielstrup Guldb… on July 7, 2012

Excellent image, very nice street view.

Greetings from Sweden, Leif.

Derek Geer on July 8, 2012

Thank you Bram for your considered comments. Sydney is a very vibrant city and the photo was taken quite late on a Sunday evening. Regards Derek

Derek Geer on July 8, 2012

Thank you Leif for your kind comments. Regards Derek

Voar Alto on July 8, 2012

Nice city view,the second building reminds me of London's Harrods shops.LK:Eduardo.

Phyllis “Tillie” M. on July 8, 2012

Hello Derek! Very nice city photo and beautiful buidling. :) I LIKE the photo and I very much like the narrative. Warmest regards, Phyllis

Derek Geer on July 9, 2012

Thanks Eddie. Harrods is of the same era, being completed about five years later. Regards Derek

Derek Geer on July 9, 2012

Thank you Phyllis for your kind comments. Regards Derek

Leo W on July 10, 2012

beautiful captured twilight shot, very well done.

liked

best wishes, Leo

Derek Geer on July 11, 2012

Thank you Leo. Your comments are much appreciated. Regards Derek

Mehmet Güçlü on July 11, 2012

With one word 'Great'. Like

Derek Geer on July 12, 2012

Many thanks Olympist. Your comments are much appreciated. Regards Derek

Henu Eins on July 12, 2012

#####..YSL..#####...best wishes...henu1

Derek Geer on July 14, 2012

Thank you Henu for your YSL. Regards Derek

Jawed Hasan on July 16, 2012

Beautiful shot
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greetings, Jawed

Derek Geer on July 18, 2012

Many thanks Jawed. Regards Derek

brian gillman on August 4, 2012

My idea of Sydney was very different from this! Y*.

Best wishes, Brian.

Derek Geer on August 7, 2012

Thank you Brian for your comments and favourite. Although a modern city there is a fair bit of architectural history. Regards Derek

roeli bindels on February 17, 2013

I agree with brian......I had a different view too.....gr. roeli

Derek Geer on February 20, 2013

Thank you Roeli. It is always nice to give someone a different perspective. Regards Derek

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 7, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Derek Geer
    • Camera: Canon EOS 500D
    • Taken on 2012/05/20 14:37:57
    • Exposure: 0.050s (1/20)
    • Focal Length: 35.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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