Category Archives: Architecture

Flinders St Station – Melbourne Icon

Melbourne’s iconic Flinders St Station is the one thing that has remained consistent in my lifetime of inhabiting this wonderful city and when I found this old black and white image in reasonably good condition, I naturally got the urge to … Continue reading

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Rockefeller Lunchbreak

Day 359 of Colourisation Project – May 1 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. If you suffer from vertigo, today’s photo will make your stomach churn. An iconic image of New … Continue reading

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Max Dupain ~ A Quintessentially Australian Photographer

Day 332 of Colourisation Project – April 4 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. His mantra was simple:  “Modern photography must do more than entertain, it must incite thought and … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with Edith Wharton

Day 262 of Colourisation Project – January 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born into the wealth and privilege of a distinguished and long-established New York family, Edith Newbold … Continue reading

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Guillermo Kahlo – In His Own Right

Day 172 of Colourisation Project – October 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Little known outside Mexico, German born photographer, Carl Wilhelm (Guillermo) Kahlo’s photos remain a legacy to Mexican … Continue reading

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Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi – Monumental Sculptor

Day 150 of Colourisation Project – October 4 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day, 4 October, 1904 Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, the French sculptor who designed and executed New York … Continue reading

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A Little Slice of Denmark

A little while ago on my way back from a photo-shoot in Melbourne’s legal district, I found myself in Little Bourke St, outside Denmark House, a venue that showcases all things Danish. As it so happened, it was ‘open day,’ … Continue reading

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Hiram Bingham III – The Real Indiana Jones?

Day 78 of Colourisation Project – July 24 It was on this day, July 24, 1911, that Hiram Bingham III, uncovered one of the greatest archaeological finds of the last century, Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca site in a remote … Continue reading

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Australia’s Venus De Milo – Annette Kellerman

Day 60 of Colourisation Project – July 6 Australian swimming sensation, Annette Kellerman was born this day, July 6 in 1886 in Marrickville, New South Wales. Kellerman was a professional swimmer and fitness advocate who went on to become a star of vaudeville and … Continue reading

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Eternal Light Peace Memorial – Still Burning

Day 57 of Colourisation Project – July 3 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On July 3, 1938, the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled … Continue reading

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