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IN PICTURES: Vivid Live 2014 - Part 1, Martin Place (+27 photos)

An amateur photographer's journey through an illuminated city

  • What better place to begin than Press Start ... water spells out words that mix technology and everyday life

  • Projection ... of course

  • And the end result is ... Culture

  • I love everything about this photo ... the woman who is highlighted is having her face projected on to ... (see the next photo)

  • A strange geometric ... my inner geek was immediately reminded of the Face of Boe from Doctor Who

  • Projections shed new light on The Cenotaph - Martin Place's war memorial ... and bring the diggers it remembers into the 21st century ... lest we forget

  • Projections shed new light on The Cenotaph - Martin Place's war memorial ... and bring the diggers it remembers into the 21st century ... lest we forget

  • Almost Dalek-like

  • Almost Dalek-like

  • A great example of what an ultra wide angle lens can do ... I just like the contrasts

  • The best tent in Martin Place - Messina's Psychedelic Psundaes

  • Get in the queue - menu on the right ... now that's what I call soul and light food

  • The Urban Tree and adjacent tower projection. I could spend hours watching this and photographing it ...

  • The Urban Tree and adjacent tower projection. I could spend hours watching this and photographing it ...

  • The Urban Tree and adjacent tower projection ... people were mesmerised and so I was I

  • The Urban Tree and adjacent tower projection. I could spend hours watching this and photographing it ... again the angles the barrel distortion throws are fabulous

  • The Urban Tree and adjacent tower projection. I could spend hours watching this and photographing it ... again the angles the barrel distortion throws are fabulous

  • The Urban Tree and adjacent tower projection. I could spend hours watching this and photographing it ... again the angles the barrel distortion throws are fabulous

  • The Urban Tree and adjacent tower projection. I could spend hours watching this and photographing it ... again the angles the barrel distortion throws are fabulous

  • I first built a dome on a commune in 1973 - today, they are light-fed installations

  • I first built a dome on a commune in 1973 - today, they are light-fed installations

  • And, of course there are the streets around the city that offer great ambience ... here the ultra wide angle lens really comes into its own

  • And, of course there are the streets around the city that offer great ambience ... here the ultra wide angle lens really comes into its own

  • And, of course there are the streets around the city that offer great ambience ... here the ultra wide angle lens really comes into its own

  • And, of course there are the streets around the city that offer great ambience ... here the ultra wide angle lens really comes into its own

  • And, of course there are the streets around the city that offer great ambience ... here the ultra wide angle lens really comes into its own

  • This shot is included just to show the kind of depth and angular dynamics you can get with a wide open ultra wide lens

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