Monday, January 30, 2006

Scottish colonial soldiers, Australia Day


Scottish soldiers, Australia Day, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Under the Harbour Bridge (north shore) there was a meeting of the Celtic Society and some guys re-enacting the old colonial soldier thing. Contax IIa and Sonnar.

Manly (Freshwater) ferry


Manly (Freshwater) ferry, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Contax IIa and Sonnar f2 50mm lens.

Celtic choir, Sydney, Australia Day

Olympic Pool, Milson's Point


Olympic Pool 3, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Sydney City library, Old Customs House, Circular Quay


Reference library, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Australia Day helicopter


Australia Day helicopter, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Paul on Australia Day 2006


Paul on Australia Day 2006, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Paul lounging


Paul lounging, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle (NSW) sea pool


Newcastle sea pool, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle train station


Newcastle train, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle (NSW) Nobby's Beach


Newcastle beach, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle (NSW) backstreets: Church Street


Newcastle backstreets, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle Customs House (NSW) with a light leak.


Newcastle customs house (NSW), originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle Christ Church Anglican cathedral (NSW)

Newcastle Beach, NSW


Newcastle Beach, NSW, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle station (NSW)


Newcastle station (NSW), originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle Beach NSW


Newcastle Beach NSW, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Newcastle Beach (NSW)


Newcastle Beach (NSW), originally uploaded by jiulong.

Contax IIa and Sonnar

Newcastle Beach (NSW) lifesaver flag

Contax IIa and Sonnar

Pneuma Accordeon Jazz: Funny Land, Luna Park

Politically incorrect band from the 1930s. Contax IIa and Sonnar

1930s artwork at Funny Land, Luna Park


Funny land Luna park 3, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Contax IIa and Sonnar

Sirius Cove


Sirius Cove view 5, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Contax IIa and Sonnar

Funny Land ride, Luna Park


Funny Land ride Luna Park, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Funny Land ride, Luna Park


Funny Land ride, Luna Park, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Who can stay on the spinning wheel the longest?

Approaching Taronga


Approaching Taronga, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Contax IIa and Sonnar 50mm f2 lens

Sirius Point, near Taronga Zoo


Sirius Point, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Taronga wharf


Taronga wharf, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Contax IIa and Sonnar

Sunday, January 29, 2006

Flowers at Taronga Zoo


Flowers at Clifton Gardens, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Camera: Kodak DX7630 (digital)

View from Sirius Cove near Taronga: digital versus classic film camera

Sirius Cove 6


Camera: Contax IIa film camera (1950s vintage). And here's the same view taken with my modern digital Kodak DX7630 (digital). Which do you prefer?
View from Clifton Gardens, Taronga

View of Sydney from Taronga (Sirius Cove) - digital versus Contax

Just a few minutes walk from the Taronga ferry wharf.
Sirius Cove 7


Contax IIa with Sonnar (1950s vintage)
View of Sydney from Taronga (Clifton Gardens)
Kodak DX 7630 (digital)

Busker on Pitt St, Sydney


Busker on Pitt St, Sydney, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Camera: Kodak DX7630 (digital)

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Drawing class


Drawing class 58, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Paul got kicked out for being too rowdy later on!

Kiosk at Hyde Park, Sydney


Kiosk at Hyde Park, Sydney, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Contax IIa and Sonnar f2

Paul scowls


Paul scowls, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Contax IIa and Sonnar f2

Sydney War Memorial view towards Hyde park

Leica R3 and 35mm Elmarit-R

Boy Charlton Pool again


Boy Charlton Pool again, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Coffee caravan at Mrs Macquaries Seat

Sydney War Memorial overlooking Hyde Park

Contax IIa and Sonnar f2

Seven Ways? Paddington, Sydney


Seven Ways? Paddington, Sydney, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Australian Museum, Sydney


Australian Museum Sydney, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Bandstand cafe, Darlinghurst


Bandstand cafe, Darlinghurst, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Australian Museum, Sydney


Australian Museum, Sydney, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Sydney Grammar School


Sydney Grammar School, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Dept of Education building, Bridge St, Sydney

Botanic Gardens skyline, Sydney


Botanic Gardens skyline, Sydney, originally uploaded by jiulong.

St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney interior

Woollhara


Woolhara, originally uploaded by jiulong.

Beppi's restaurant, Sydney


Darlo block, Sydney, originally uploaded by jiulong.


Apparently this is the original "ethnic" restaurant that started the move away from Australia's Anglo Saxon meat and two veg dining culture to what it is today. Still run by the Polese family and still going strong since 1956?