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Vivid Sydney 2012

Every year the sydney harbour is shined by beautiful light show - Vivid Sydney. Finally this year I made myself to visit the Circular Quay although the weather was deeply gloomy throughout the event.

This amazing screening on the Opera House definitely attracts huge amount of tourists and the amazing transformation of the Opera House is something to watch.

The Opera House in Action
When there are so many people who are busy taking pictures, that also makes me busy taking pictures of them. The girl in the next picture finally noticed that I was taking picture of them. Of course I smiled back sending the message that I'm an innocent photographer, no harms to you ^^ However I honestly think her friend honestly seems enjoying the attention.

The Light Box and Me

Wire in Pink

I don't really take the pictures of the buildings but this time I had to share some of them as they looked quite amazing.

Night Life at Circular Quay

Everywhere you go colours, colours and colours. Shining ion electronics beautifying the night of Sydney Harbour.

Rocks Rocks

Hopping In The Light

The Museum of Contemporary Art turned into giant light canvas. It's really worth to watch the full graphics sequence.

Light At the Museum 1

Light At the Museum 2

Contemporarily ...

If you stand on the Rocks' side of the harbour where you can see the main urban screen called - Lighting The Sails better.

Transforming Opera House

And of course what better thing you can do other than kissing when you are surrounded by mesmerising lights and romantic music...

Kiss

Big Light Bulb

The real highlight of the show was the main animation displayed on the Opera House - Lighting The Sails, German engineered artwork on Opera House. I decided to put some of images I took into a small movie.



Vivid Sydney goes until 11th June, maybe some of you still can make it if you have missed out.

All the images were published under the "Creative Commons" licence.

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