Friday, February 01, 2008

Celebrity

When you think of Sydney, what is the first image that comes to your mind? Its famous Opera House of course, and the Harbour Bridge. Today is Theme Day for over 130 City Daily Photo bloggers around the world, and the theme is "what your city is known for" so here's a photo I never had the time to show before, taken at sunset on a very dramatic winter day. The stripes you see on the roof are shadows of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Pretty spectacular, eh?

Carte postale. Quand on pense à Sydney, quelle est la première image qui vient à l'esprit ? Son Opéra bien sûr ! Aujourd'hui 1er du mois est jour à thème pour plus de 130 de bloggeurs du réseau City Daily Photo et le thème est "ce qui fait la réputation de votre ville" - alors voici une photo que je n'avais jamais eu l'occasion de montrer avant, prise au coucher du soleil par un jour de tempête hivernale. Les stries sur les voiles de l'Opéra, ce sont les ombres du Pont de Sydney. C'est beau, hein ?
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47 comments:

Strangetastes said...

What a gorgeous photo. You saw my comment on Sally's blog so you know what I think about this building.

I just looked at your new Avignon blog and I will leave this one comment for both. I had the pleasure of visiting your beautiful city a few years ago and walked out onto that bridge in the Rhone. Without doubt, I will be a frequent visitor, reliving my memories of Provence.

Fénix - Bostonscapes said...

Glad you did! That's a fantastic view of the Opera House. The photo below, your last from August, is also a beauty.

Cheers!

Hyde DP said...

a nice rendition

Sally said...

Wonderful photo, very moody.

Jen, aka ChinaMom2005 said...

Great photo! I was lucky enough to visit your country over 10 years ago, but was not able to make it to Sydney. I still want to come back.

Great job.

Gordon said...

What a fabulous photo! Certainly creates a special mood.

edwin s said...

Back in Sydney for a day and what a day it is! Fantastic photo my dear Nathalie.

R&R in The Netherlands said...

Dramatic is a good description ... beautiful shot!

jelvistar said...

Beautiful shot.

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Spica said...

Tiens, te revoilà à Sydney ? ;-)
Très jolie photo en tous cas !

Fredrik Ekblad said...

Of course!
Very nice shot!

Greg said...

Wow that photo is stunning. I love the shadows and light on the opera house!

Eric said...

Sydney... mon rêve... J'y suis déjà allé une fois. Peut-être y reviendrai-je pour plus longtemps...
Merci beaucoup pour vos photos, qui me font rêver...
Eric

Uma por Dia said...

Cool picture!

Zsolt said...

wow..Nathalie...this is wonderful! And I love your photo from yesterday, too:)

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Bergson said...

tiens Nathalie est revenue en week end à Sidney.

L'opéra est le batiment le plus connu en france c'est ce que je disais à l'autre Sidney blog

Keropok Man said...

Hi Nathalie, you are back!

This photo is so different from the usual Opera House photo.

Happy Theme Day!

Kate said...

This is a pretty outstanding photo! Glad you posted it today because it's a pleasure to see.

Chris said...

Beautiful photo of the Opera House. The lighting is absolutely wonderful!

Calusarus said...

Superbe lumière pour un des monuments les plus célèbres au monde.

Ham said...

Thanks ever so much for that - you really had to share htis wonderful image. Fantastic.

Lessie said...

Exactly! This was my first thought when I clicked on the link to your blog! The light in this photo is simply gorgeous.

Felicia said...

For a moment I wasn't sure where you were! Glad that you showed this awesome photo!

Neva said...

I do think of this when I think of Sydney! Great photo!

CrazyCow said...

While the Opera House is the first thing to come to mind when thinking of Sydney, I'd never seen it looking quite so beautiful. An interesting and unusual photo. Well done.

Kuanyin said...

I like the way the shadows fall on this famous building. Happy Theme Day from Maui.

Southern Heart said...

I love the architecture of this building...I think that it's one of my favorites the world-over.

brian said...

the light and shadows on the opera house are amazing! i really love this photo...

Pat said...

Just an amazing image! Love it.

Pat

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Kim said...

A perfect compliment to Sally's post! And I'm so glad you chose to post it Nathalie! It is truly stunning and a real treat to see!
-Kim
Seattle Daily Photo

Antonia said...

wonderful photo! You have masterpieces on your blog! cheers!

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Ben said...

And this is a very beautiful photo of famous landmark. I never be tired to looking the image of the opera house,

claude said...

Ce n'est pas le même genre que celui de Paris (je veux parler du vrai) mais celui de Sidney est beau aussi, surtout sur cette photo. Il est vraiment mis en valeur !

Sonia said...

Wonderful photo!

George said...

Superbe, ta photo, vraiment superbe... en tant que fier «Sydneysider», j'irais même jusqu'à dire que c'est l'une des meilleures que j'ai jamais vue de notre Opéra !

Gail's Man said...

Glad to see you back in circulation. can we expect to see some nice French photos now?

Thanks for stopping by. I've missed your comments.

J.C. said...

Wow! What a beautiful shot!

You are so fortunate to be there when the lights fell on the roof of the Opera House! It's like what they always say, "Be at the right place, the right time!"

Lothiane said...

I've seen this building in so many photos, but this really is a beautiful one!

Oslo's got it's own opera house now, soon to be open. :)

Loïc BROHARD said...

Hi Nathalie, I am going to spend 3 weeks in Australia in a few days, and will stay a few days in Sydney. I have been pleased to found your blog via Paris Daily Photo, very instructive and inspiring to get good insight of the city. Thanks for sharing. This photo in particular is stunning. Loic http://brohardphotography.blogspot.com
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tr3nta said...

I love the reflexes on the opera house!!!

hkki said...

gorgeous photo

Photografika said...

Very nice colors!
Excellent shot!


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Unseen Rajasthan said...

This is so nice and beautiful !! Wish to visit it some day..Great..Unseen Rajasthan

J Bar said...

Awesome light in this shot.
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Sérgio Pontes said...

This photo is very good =)

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

One of those reasons I like about Sydney and one of the important buildings we study in Architectural school, not just the Architecture but the story behind it's design and construction !