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The Sydney Vivid Light & Music Festival kicked off tonight, May 24 with (amongst other highlights) a colourful dynamic display of lights beamed onto the Sydney Opera House.

After about 30 – 40 minutes the heavens opened & most people ran for cover from heavy rain.
My view from my vantage point at the Quay was often interrupted by cruise boats & ferries.
This is the highlight of the Sydney winter & for those visiting Sydney this is a must see. The display rivals the great entertainment of 2011.

Brilliance thanks to Australian creative innovators, The Spinifex Group.

Photographed with a Canon 400D at Sydney, Australia.

Image Writing, May 2013.
No. 1 Favourites, May 2013.
International Showcase, May 2013.

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Country born & bred but now located in Sydney, Australia.

I’m fascinated by the beauty of nature & in particular Australian native flowers & landscapes. I also love colour & anything unusual.
The Blue Mountains are my favourite spot at the moment.

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  • Thea 65
    Thea 65over 1 year ago

    Very special!

  • Thanks Thea.

    – Michael Matthews

  • EarthGipsy
    EarthGipsyover 1 year ago

    FaB lights playing on the sails. Lovely image, Michael.

  • Thanks Sonia. It’s a great show.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Trudi's Images
    Trudi's Imagesover 1 year ago

    Oh wow the colours are amazing great shot Michael, the opera house makes a fabulous screen !

  • Thanks a lot Trudi & for another fave. They even had images projected onto a liner docked at the terminal opposite. A great show & becoming very popular.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 1 year ago

    Yep I like it.great work mate.

  • Thanks mate.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Chris Brunton
    Chris Bruntonover 1 year ago

    Cool image. I think you are the first to get VIVID images up here. I plan to get there before it finishes.

  • Thanks a lot Christina. Yes, I’m the most impatient one !
    Thanks for the fave !

    – Michael Matthews

  • John Sharp
    John Sharpover 1 year ago

    Great shot Michael. Vivid in title and lighting! Congrats on the Feature.

  • Thanks a lot John & for the fave ! It’s a great show & one of many shows on at the Quay.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Tori Snow
    Tori Snowover 1 year ago

  • Thanks so much for the feature Tori !

    – Michael Matthews

  • ienemien
    ienemienover 1 year ago

    Congratulations! Featured May 26, 2013

    Congratulations with your feature, you can also find it every Sunday in
    ****INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE**** Group Messages

    Your art and photo quality is wonderful and deserves it to be featured!
    Warm Greetings from Ien … Bye

  • Thank you very much for the feature & the fave !!

    – Michael Matthews

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisover 1 year ago

    Hi Michael,

    With the FEATURE in International Showcase!
    Excellent Work, very well done!
    Take care, Jo ;)

  • Thanks a lot Jo & thanks for the fave !

    – Michael Matthews

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