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: 1/8sec, 1/20sec, 1/3sec
F-stop: 14
Focal length: 12mm

Post-processing: Adobe photoshop CS3, Topaz Detail 2 and noiseware professional.

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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  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonover 3 years ago

    Great image…. This looks as though it could have been the recreation room… you have inspired me once again, I think I might go pay it a visit tomorrow, I will let you know how i go :)

  • Hello Melissa! Thank you for your lovely comment :) Oh yes, you should definitely visit! Just make sure you bring a torch so you dont fall down any holes in the floor as we saw some very dangerous ones. Best of luck! I am going on holiday and wont have internet for a week, so if you BM I will be sure to get back to you when I return :)

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • trish725
    trish725over 3 years ago

  • Thank you Trish!

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 3 years ago
  • Thank you so much for the feature!

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

  • Brien Bland
    Brien Blandover 3 years ago

    Great shot..has a bit of a creepy feeling to it, well done Jocelyn.

  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardarover 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature!

    – Jocelyn Parry-Jones

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