The Forum Theatre, Melbourne. Australia.

This is one of my favourite buildings and venues in Melbourne. I’ve been trying to capture it effectively for a long time, but awkward placement on the street makes it hard to get a decent angle.

A close up of the detailed building top was the answer!

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Original RAW file converted and processed in Photoshop CS5. Textures from www, – free use stock: firesign24_7, Fall_Out_M and my own.

Canon 50D
55 – 250, 58mm

Edited and uploaded 10pm


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Andrew is a Melbourne born, independent photographic artist who has exhibited and sold works globally.

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  • Angie Muccillo
    Angie Muccilloabout 3 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous Parmi!

  • Thanks so much Ang!!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • jwmphotos
    jwmphotosabout 3 years ago

    Super. Love the textures,

  • Much appreciated, John! Thank you mate.

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • ragman
    ragmanabout 3 years ago

    Superb rendition Andrew ~ excellent work

  • Thanks very much, Dave!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Angela King-Jones
    Angela King-Jonesabout 3 years ago

    OOh,, awww.. it’s a visual feast,,, delicious. can you tell I haven’t had breakfast yet lol

  • Haha, I like that this can feed! Thanks mate :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • EvaAn68
    EvaAn68about 3 years ago

    What a great building… can really see why it’s on of your faves…
    Fab’ work as always Andrew!!! :D

  • Thank you mate! It’s such an incredible building all over. Glad you like it!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Hege Nolan
    Hege Nolanabout 3 years ago

    it is a great building. the interior is pretty stunning too. you’ve inspired me now to take some shots from the loos (seriously, they are really cool!)
    great shot, love the treatment!

  • How awesome are the toilets! Next time I’m there, I might have to do the interior too. Love the stone work in there! Thanks so much, Hege :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Lissywitch
    Lissywitchabout 3 years ago

    wonderful work and treatment here Andrew

  • Thank you so much, Lissy!!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Sheila Laurens
    Sheila Laurensabout 3 years ago

    Thank you for submitting your wonderful image to
    All In, Editing


  • Thanks Sheila

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Robert H Carney
    Robert H Carneyabout 3 years ago


    Nicely done!

  • Wow, many thanks for the feature, Robert!!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Christine  Wilson Photography
    Christine Wil...about 3 years ago

    never seen it look so good

  • Big thank you mate! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

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