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The Queen Victoria Building, or QVB, is a late nineteenth century building in the central business district of Sydney, Australia.

The dominant feature is the mighty centre dome, which during the Christmas period is occupied by a giant Christmas tree – the largest Swarovski Christmas tree in the world. This magnificent 24-metre Christmas tree is adorned with thousands of Swarovski crystals and 60,000 lights.

Canon 400D, as is.
102 views at 27/11/11

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domes, buildings, christmas trees, stars, architecture, historical, sydney, australiana, qvb, queen victoria building, vintage

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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  • Michael John
    Michael Johnalmost 3 years ago

  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkalmost 3 years ago

    Nice one Michael. I always find it hard to get the settings right for indoor church shots.

  • Yeah, got lucky with this one. Thanks John.

    – Michael John

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Housealmost 3 years ago

    This is amazing Michael. I actually thought it was a painting at first glance. Wonderful colours and I would imagine it would be a treat to view!!!

  • Many thanks for that Sharon.

    – Michael John

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

    Fantastic work

  • Thanks

    – Michael John

  • Steven Guy
    Steven Guyalmost 3 years ago

    I like it !

  • lol – thanks!

    – Michael John

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture Michael.

  • Thanks Sheryl

    – Michael John

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 3 years ago

    Best viewed large Michael … and even better I’m sure viewed in person !

  • That’s right! Thanks Trish.

    – Michael John

  • virginian
    virginianalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful. That’s a lot of crystals and decorations.

  • Sure is! Thanks for the fave.

    – Michael John

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

    What a fantastic image. Would make a wonderful Christmas card.

    Great shot, Michael.

  • Yes, I suppose it would. I might have to buy one! Thanks for the fave Donna.

    – Michael John

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimagealmost 3 years ago

  • Thanks

    – Michael John

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