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Larundel Mental Asylum by Jocelyn  Parry-Jones


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This photograph was taken from within one of the buildings that comprise what remains of the Larundel mental asylum in Melbourne. Living in Tasmania, I have only been there once and will unlikely be able to visit again as the buildings are soon to be demolished to make way for a housing development. Follow this link for more information about this asylum:

Camera: Canon EOS: 60D
Lens: Canon EF 10-22mm

Exposure times: 1/20, 1/80 and 1/5 seconds
F-stop: 11
ISO: 400
Focal length: 10mm

Post-processing: Photomatix, Adobe Photoshop CS3, Noiseware professional and Topaz Detail 2.

Photography is my ‘passion’. I studied it in years 11 and 12, where I learned how to processes films in the dark room. Since then, my photography was restricted to digital compacts until I was able to afford an DSLR in 2010.

Until recently I had been doing a PhD in Agricultural Science at the University of Tasmania. I have recently decided that a career in science is not going to make me happy, so I am now studying graphic design.

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  • Hayley Joyce
    Hayley Joyceover 3 years ago

    I like how you have used the window to frame the image. Sucks to know the place will be demolished :(

  • Yes it is a shame, its so fun exploring such places. Aparently there are a few in Melboure to check out though!

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

  • Thank you for the feature! :)

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 3 years ago

    Superb capture, congrats on the feature !
    Love it !

  • Cheers!

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture Jocelyn!

  • Thank you very much Carol :)

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • Steph Enbom
    Steph Enbomover 3 years ago

    Great perspective Jocelyn. I’m glad to see you got in with no trouble :)

  • Thank you Steph for the comment and the directions/advice :)

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • Tamara  Kaylor
    Tamara Kaylorover 3 years ago

    LOVE this perspective ; )

  • Thank you for the feature!

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...over 3 years ago

    Congratulations, what a wonderful perspective!!!!

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work and of course, congratulations!

  • Tracy Friesen
    Tracy Friesenover 3 years ago

    Wow, what an amazing piece of work! So full of tension and so expressive! Congratulations on your feature!

  • kellbellrauch
    kellbellrauchover 3 years ago

  • Wow, thanks!!!

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

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