Sculpture by the sea… 2014

Richie Kuhaupt (WA), norfolk pine, cottesloe 2014 Sigma DP2 Merrill ƒ/6.3 1/250s ISO200 This is an exhibit in the annual Sculpture by the sea which is shown on Cottesloe, and Bondi beaches in Australia and Aarhus beach in Denmark. Its a great thing to visit and take photographs of. Cottesloe beach has a wonderful ambiance …

Ice cream cone furniture…

Olympus OMD EM-5 ƒ8 1/40th ISO 500 At some point in my career I might have described Ice cream cone furniture like this as pure kitsch. But seen in context it really is no different to the shop signs of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries where craftsman and shop traders hung symbols of their trade …

The Barcelona Pavilion… Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Canon f9 1/160s ISO200 EF24-105L IS This is a set of photos of the Barcelona Pavilion designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe built in 1928 and demolished in 1930 but reconstructed in 1959. At age 16 as a first year arts student when this I first saw plans and photos of this building it was a …