amazing shop window full of cups and mugs | a coffee store | queen victoria market | melbourne | victoria | australia
© tim buckley | bodhi images

Canon 5D 28-105 f4L

featured | it’s in the detail | october 2010

…sitting having a break from shooting, and an espresso, on an outside bench. i turned to look at the array of cups and shelves, and this way cool winter morning reflection of elizabeth street, and now, sadly defunct, but legendary melbourne watering hole – the stork hotel…

…a young guy driving a forklift at the market, was not too keen on me photographing him, which was cool, but then he got quite upset when i was shooting some produce on a truck, so i had to show him an artistic rendition of twenty boxes of mushrooms, all exactly the same, and he backed off. now this could’ve ruined my morning. this was the second early morning shoot of the marketeers and their wares. the first one was awesome. people were feeding me, and smiling, and joyous. so to cut a long story short, i sat down for some breakfast and a latte, and to cool my heels, and shutter a little. and when i sat down on an outside bench, and, put my coffee down, was looking at the stork hotel, wondering why as an incredible piece of history, and inner city den of iniquity, was this beautiful old melbourne pub closed.
i turned to my left, and looked at the cups in the window, and then into the shop itself, then letting my vision expand, i thought, hmmmmmm coffee……and then saw this reflection in the window as my vision retracted…..

…light plays with form,
in the matrix of mystery,
exploring the interplay,
as it happens – wherever I am…

that’s it – peace | love

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    LESLEY Babout 4 years ago

    Makes for an interesting piece, brilliant capture … xox Lesley xox …

  • thanks Lesley. love getting this result straight off the camera.
    ..cheers, tim

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseabout 4 years ago

    Love this kind of shot Tim- beautiful reflections and impact.

  • thanks rose.

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

  • Kylie  Sheahen
    Kylie Sheahenabout 4 years ago

    Great capture Tim, love the reflections! :)

  • thank you Kylie. had to have a few practices to get this one with the depth i wanted.

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

  • Andrew Widdowson
    Andrew Widdowsonabout 4 years ago

    Interesting capture Tim :-)

  • thanks Andrew.

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

  • GemmaWiseman
    GemmaWisemanabout 4 years ago

    Like a magical insight into watercoloured reality!

  • wow!!! i think, that is the most beautiful, insightful, and heartfelt comment, anyone has ever made, Gemma. it captures my experience of seeing and shooting this (i have five other, original, versions) perfectly. but i am feeling a lot of love, right now, too… i will add to the story…in the description. …thank you for the feature

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

  • byzantinehalo
    byzantinehaloabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot…multi-dimensional, congrat’s on the Feature. :))

  • thanks Collette. i overlooked this for a few months, knowing it was there, in a few versions. great to get up. hope you enjoyed the visit to bodhiimages…

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 4 years ago

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your fine Feature in "It’s in the Detail ", warm wishes ~ Lynne

  • thank you Lynne.

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkerabout 4 years ago

    fantastic photo!!!

  • thank you Solomon…

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

  • Scott Johnson
    Scott Johnsonover 3 years ago

    Like this one a lot Tim; somehow seems I can almost “hear” it.

  • cheers Scott,
    i know what you mean, i was sitting on a outside bench in front of the window, turned and saw what the early light was doing, and shot this….

    – tim buckley | bodhiimages

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