Category: exhibitions

The other day I made another trip to the National Gallery of Victoria to see the Winter Masterpiece exhibition, Van Gogh and the Seasons. The first time I went it was so crowded you couldn’t see it, let alone enjoy it. I’m happy to say the advice I was given about going on a weekday and early proved to be true. While there were still many people, it wasn’t so crowded and it was much better to see. We did have to wait at some paintings to see them, but it wasn’t long, and was expected really, as with any exhibition.
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Yesterday I took a trip into the city to look at an exhibition my friend Christine Wilson is in at the moment.  It is the annual SITHOM, or Shot in the Heat of Melbourne, show.

I was in the show a couple of years ago, but I don’t really think of myself as a street photographer, so it didn’t seem right. It was interesting to see, this year, that a lot of photos were devoid of people and they weren’t necessarily the main focus. I might have to reconsider being a part of it for next year.  It was a great mix of street images around Melbourne, some concentrating on the human factor, while others showed Melbourne as it is. There is something there for everyone.
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