Three Wise Monkeys by Trish Woodford

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Three Wise Monkeys
Speak No Evil, See No Evil, Hear No Evil

My take on the famous three wise monkeys above the door of the pub on the corner of George St, in Sydney.

The building was constructed in 1886 and is listed in the City of Sydney Heritage Inventory and the Register of the National Estate.
The monkeys were later added but I can’t find any info on who sculptured them.

Camera – Nikon D90
Lens 55-200mm
Free texture layers used for some toning. Mostly channel mixed and gradient mapped.

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Comments

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 4 years ago

    great shot Trish

  • Thanks heaps Tina :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • mscott207
    mscott207over 4 years ago

    this is really great. these guys are so very cool and your capture of them is wonderful!

  • They are kinda cool, not a bad pub either lol – thanks so much Michael :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Valerie Rosen
    Valerie Rosenover 4 years ago

    love it. :-)

  • Thanks so much Val :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 4 years ago

    Cool, what a great thing to have above the door of a pub !! great capture Trish :-))

  • I know hey, its kind of landmark in George St, thanks a bunch Trudi :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...over 4 years ago

    Ah love this! I read a book about the monkeys a while ago, really interesting theories behind this. Great tonal work on this one Trish, really like the slightly darker mood here!

  • Thanks heaps Andrew, I’ll have to google more about them :))

    – Trish Woodford

  • John  Kowalski
    John Kowalskiover 4 years ago

    Great shot Trish, I have a set just like this (only smaller) sitting on my bar ….. excellent capture!!

  • Hi John and thanks so much :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Jadon
    Jadonover 4 years ago

    Really good shot, nice treatment..

  • Hi Jason and thanks so much :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Durham White
    Durham Whiteover 4 years ago

    hehe… i think i’m the one in the middle ;) cool stuff Trish :) & tones are great!!

  • I would probably be the one on the left (maybe lol) – the other two are kinda fun lol – thanks so much durham :))

    – Trish Woodford

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 4 years ago

    Great capture Trish ….nice tonal work on it.

  • Thanks for the lovely feedback :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Jean M. Laffitau
    Jean M. Laffitauover 4 years ago

    :-) Great capture Trish!!

  • With lots of thank Jean :)

    – Trish Woodford

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