Sydney Webcam...a different photo of Sydney every day

Tuesday, February 28

February 28th 2006




Lavender Bay, Tuesday February 28th 2006.


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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 70-200mm f/2.8L@200mm 1/200s f/8 ISO 400.

Monday, February 27

February 27th 2006





George Street, Hornsby, Monday February 27th 2006.

Building site cranes.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@17mm 1/30s f/13 ISO 200.

Sunday, February 26

February 26th 2006




Wilson Street, Newtown, Sunday February 26th 2006.

Interior design shop.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f1.4 1/25s f/2.8 ISO 1600.

Saturday, February 25

February 25th 2006




Sydney Harbour, Saturday February 25th 2006.

Water Taxi.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 70-200mm f2.8L 1/500s f/11 ISO 200.

Friday, February 24

February 24th 2006




Blues Point, Friday February 24th 2006.

Japanese tourists pose for harbour-side photos.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f1.4 1/400s f/11 ISO 200.

Thursday, February 23

February 23rd 2006




Sydney Harbour, Thursday February 23rd 2006.

Sydney Ports emergency response tug "Ted Noffs" is used for fire-fighting and vessel assistance.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f1.4 1/80s f/1.4 ISO 1000.

Wednesday, February 22

February 22nd 2006




Lavender Bay, Wednesday February 22nd 2006.

A similar view to Sunday's photo taken at sunset down by the water.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f/1.4 1sec f/8 ISO 200.

Tuesday, February 21

February 21st 2006




Sydney Harbour Bridge, Tuesday February 21st 2006.

A section of the large steel plates & bolts that hold the bridge together.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@17mm 1/40s f/3.5 ISO 200.

Monday, February 20

February 20th 2006




Blackwattle Bay, Glebe, Monday February 20th 2006.

Fancy architect designed town houses now grace the former industrial shoreline along Blackwattle Bay.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@17mm 1/125s f/13 ISO 200.

Sunday, February 19

February 19th 2006




Lavender Bay, Sunday February 19th 2006.

Lavender Bay was named after George Lavender, the bosun from the prison hulk "Phoenix" which was moored there for many years in the early 1800's. The bay was sometimes called Phoenix Bay or Hulk Bay. You can read an article on the history of this area here. To view this scene as a large panorama, please click here.

EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f/1.4 1/500s f/11 ISO 200.

Saturday, February 18

February 18th 2006




Sydney Harbour, Saturday February 18th 2006.

On board the Sydney to Parramatta river cat "The Anne Sargeant" as it passes under the harbour bridge.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@17mm 1/200s f/14 ISO 200.

Friday, February 17

February 17th 2006




Sydney Harbour, Friday February 17th 2006.

Three views of the QE2, one of the world's great ocean liners, departing for a 2 month world cruise that will take in Asia, the Middle East and the Mediterranean before arriving in Southampton (UK) on April 23rd. For a larger view please click here.

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Thursday, February 16

February 16th 2006




Circular Quay, Thursday February 16th 2006.

The QE2, one of the world's great ocean liners, prepares for a 2 month world cruise that will take in Asia, the Middle East and the Mediterranean before arriving in Southampton on April 23rd. It will depart Sydney tomorrow. To view this scene as a large panorama, please click here.

EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f/1.4 0.5s f/8 ISO 200.

Wednesday, February 15

February 15th 2006




Argyle Street, The Rocks, Wednesday February 15th 2006.

Hundreds of lights strung through the treesĀ along this historic street add to the warm and inviting atmosphere of the area. This was taken just before dawn.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f/1.4 1/40s f/1.4 ISO 1600.

Tuesday, February 14

February 14th 2006




Bennelong Point, Tuesday February 14th 2006.

Happy Valentine's Day

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 70-200mm f/2.8L@70mm 1/80s f/5.6 ISO 400.

Monday, February 13

February 13th 2006




Blues Point, Monday February 13th 2006.

Blues Point was originally known as Murdering Point and often called Gibraltar after a large rock on the point. It was later renamed after William Blue a convict who became Sydney's first ferry operator rowing people from the North Shore to Sydney. He was granted 80 acres of land here in 1815.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f/1.4 4s f/8 ISO 400.

Sunday, February 12

February 12th 2006




Sunday February 12th 2006

The Crimson Rosella is a common bird in Sydney's suburban gardens. The name Rosella comes from early settlers who regularly saw these parrots near the Sydney suburb of Rose Hill and called the birds "Rose Hillers" which finally became Rosellas.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 70-200mm f/2.8L@200mm 1/125s f/4 ISO 400.

Saturday, February 11

February 11th 2006




Darling Street, Balmain, Saturday February 11th 2006.

Balmain markets.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@24mm 1/60s f/22 ISO 200.

Friday, February 10

February 10th 2006




Blackwattle Bay, Glebe, Friday February 10th 2006.

A disjointed cityscape of short, tall, wide and narrow structures is presented when looking east across the bay.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@35mm 1/60s f/20 ISO 200.

Thursday, February 9

February 9th 2006




Philip Street, Thursday February 9th 2006.

No right turn.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@17mm 1/125s f/8 ISO 200.

Wednesday, February 8

February 8th 2006




Circular Quay, Wednesday February 8th 2006.

This image is part of a panorama that shows the Harbour Bridge and Opera House at sunrise. It's a large file (400kb). To view it please click here.


EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 50mm f/1.4 2s f/8 ISO 200.

Tuesday, February 7

February 7th 2006




Sydney Harbour Bridge, Tuesday February 7th 2006.


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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@35mm 4s f/5 ISO 200.

Monday, February 6

February 6th 2006




Pretty Beach, Central Coast, Monday February 6th 2006.

A fisherman has collected a bucket full of tiny crabs from the beach, while the tide was out, for use as bait.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 24-70mmf/2.8L@70mm 1/500s f/8 ISO 200.

Sunday, February 5

February 5th 2006




Sydney Fish Markets, Pyrmont, Sunday February 5th 2006.

I bought a kilo of the rich red Yamba prawns (on the right) for lunch. They were beautiful.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@17mm 1/30s f/8 ISO 640.

Friday, February 3

February 3rd 2006




Boomerang, Elizabeth Bay, Friday February 3rd 2006.

Boomerang is Sydney's most expensive house. It last sold in May 2005 for $21 million. It stands on an acre of prime waterfront land.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 24-70mm f/2.8L@24mm 1/40s f/2.8 ISO 200.

Thursday, February 2

February 2nd 2006




Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Thursday February 2nd 2006.

Low cloud cover over Sydney with high temperatures resulted in a very humid day with the relative humidity reaching 90%. Impossible to stay dry in these conditions. Humid days are a normal feature in February's weather pattern, but they are days I could do without.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 24-70mm f/2.8L@50mm 1/160s f/11 ISO 200.

Wednesday, February 1

February 1st 2006




Elizabeth Street Footbridge / Aqueduct, Parramatta, Wednesday February 1st 2006.

Built in 2003 to replace an existing aqueduct and bridge over the Parramatta River it won a design award for the way it was developed as a major piece of public artwork. Twenty four full size aluminium cast oars have been positioned on each side of the bridge reflecting the tradition of team rowing on the river.

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EXIF DATA
Canon 1D Mk II. EF 24-70mm f/2.8L@27mm 1/200s f/11 ISO 200.