One great thing about these old cemeteries, they can often represent the last remaining areas of tree cover in densely populated inner city suburbs.
This is a nice vista of the whole area inside the graveyard walls.
This is an early attempt at a high dynamic range image. It’s a bit difficult to make out, but the location of the image is in the back of a very tight corner at one edge of the graveyard.
See all those headstones against the wall. Oh yes “You son of a bitch. You moved the cemetery, but you left the bodies, didn’t you? You son of a bitch, you left the bodies and you only moved the head stones. You only moved the head stones. Why? Why?”.
Unfortunately I only shot one set of exposures for this, and no nadir frame.
I may have to reshoot it to get a high dynamic range image, but that will be difficult given the tendency of trees to move in the slightest breeze. either way, it’s a nice image as it is.
One of Newtown’s most loved locations is St Stephens church and cemetery.
Apparently the final resting place to a number of (in)famous individuals, it’s overgrown nature makes it a picnic and photography favourite.
Cloudlands house is a place you can rent in the blue mountains west of Sydney. It may look like a simple weatherboard cottage, but once you’re inside it’s all dark wood panelling, fireplaces and big clawfoot baths.