Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge: Structure


Structures Large & Small

Thinking about this today I decided that structure was just as much about the way something is put together as the object itself. I’ve gone with a mix of arty and industrial structures for this challenge. They are all man made and constructed of metal. Each one is made up of a great many parts. I started thinking about all the work that went into creating all of these. It does  make you think and stop and look at them all more closely. The dog sculpture is made using recycled odds and ends and he is located at the Glenorchy Rubbish dump and recycling shop. The giant egg sculpture is a favourite of mine and used to be on a sculpture walk in Sydney. It has since been moved. I always thought the cement truck an interesting subject. It can be found at the Mona art gallery here in Hobart. The two cranes were shot in New Zealand and most of the others photos were taken in Tasmania. I thought they all made rather good subjects for this challenge.

Sydney Tower
The Sydney Tower. We are going for dinner there next month in the revolving restaurant.

 

Slides
Some arty looking slides in New Zealand.
Mine Shaft
The Beaconsfield Mineshaft in Tasmania
Historic Crane
Historic Crane in Wellington
Gantry Crane
Gantry Crane in Wellington
Dog Sculpture
Metal Dog Sculpture at Glenorchy Tasmania.
Cargo Ship
A Cargo Ship on the Mersey River Devonport Tasmania.
Big Wheel
A big wheel seen at Penny Royal Launceston Tasmania.
_copie-0_Mona Cement Truck
Cement truck sculpture at Mona Art Gallery Tasmania.
_copie-0_Giant Egg Sculpture
Giant egg sculpture at The Rocks Sydney.

 

Author: human59

I came to Australia with my mother and sister Vanda in 1966 from the UK aboard the Sitmar liner Castel Felice. We settled in South Australia I lived in the western suburbs of Adelaide for most of my life. I became very interested in retro items in my twenties. It was always a dream of mine to have an old house and fill it with retro items. I have done it twice now. My main interest is collecting old things. They do not have to be valuable, only interesting. There is something reassuring about old retro items. I have all sorts of things including doll related items. My other interests are my beautiful pets, art and going for drives to who knows where. I also enjoy board games or doing a scenic jig saw puzzle on a wintry afternoon by the fire. My goal is to travel a bit more as there are some places I would love to see

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