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This is an image of the unique Sydney Opera House.

It was captured during the ‘Lighting the Sails’ Vision Spectacular, being lit with specially coloured lights and patterns.

The Sydney Opera House is a performing arts centre. It was conceived and largely built by Danish architect Jørn Utzon in 1973. Utzon received the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s highest honour, in 2003.

The Sydney Opera House was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. It is one of the 20th century’s most distinctive buildings and one of the most famous performing arts centres in the world.

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Canon G12, HDR.

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I live in Australia and enjoy bushwalking in the great outdoors, especially the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.

My photographic interests are pretty much related to Australian landscapes, rustic Australia, historic Australia, Australian wildlife, flora, fauna, birds, etc. Guess I love the country I was born and live in.

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  • Trudi's Images
    Trudi's Imagesabout 3 years ago

    Fabulous colours and shot Michael it really is a work of art in itself and the lights really send it into a new dimension

  • You are right Trudi. Thanks for commenting.

    – Michael John

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...about 3 years ago

    That’s beautiful! However, now I feel like a choc-mint ice-cream. ;)

    But seriously – great capture of a great image, Michael.

  • Haha – yum! Thanks Donna!!

    – Michael John

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyabout 3 years ago

    Another beautiful capture here Michael – well done !!

  • I could upload so many of these colourful images – I have to contain myself! Thanks for the fave Gail.

    – Michael John

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful mate.

  • Thank you very much Warren, and for the fave too.

    – Michael John

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 3 years ago

    Amazing colours would love to know how they do it, another excellent image Michael :o)

  • It is a bit of a mystery! Thanks Josie.

    – Michael John

  • NautilusBlue
    NautilusBlueabout 3 years ago

    Wow! It looks like it belongs back in the ’60’s Mike. Awesome colours matey :)

  • Yes – some of the patterns reminded me of that era too. Thanks for the fave Julie.

    – Michael John

  • Kerry  Hill
    Kerry Hillabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful colours…great capture Michael!

  • The colours there are spectacular. Thanks Kerry.

    – Michael John

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleabout 3 years ago

    They sure made it a challenge this year with the fast moving lighting but you have caught this beautifully Michael. Well done

  • Yes, the colours changed quickly! Thanks for your comments Rosalie.

    – Michael John

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 3 years ago

    beautiful capture

  • Thanks

    – Michael John

  • Sharon Kavanagh
    Sharon Kavanaghabout 3 years ago

    Yep its another gooden matey!!!

  • It’s hard to take a bad one of the ‘House’. Thanks Sharon.

    – Michael John

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