Sydney – Australia’s Famous Harbour City

In between my adventures in tropical New Caledonia and mountainous New Zealand, I spent a few days in Sydney.  The harbour area was where I spent much of my time, walking around and discovering various different views of the impressive Sydney Harbour Bridge (which was much taller than I had imagined), the iconic Opera House and peaceful Botanical Gardens.  I also was able to meet up with an old university friend of mine, and we did a day trip to Palm Beach and Summer Bay (where scenes from the family TV show, ‘Home and Away’ were shot.)  I also got to do a post-wedding photoshoot for the couple I was staying with which was a lot of fun and different from the norm!

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View towards the Harbour Bridge from Circular Quay

View towards the Harbour Bridge from Circular Quay

The busy harbour and Opera House viewed from the bridge

The busy harbour and Opera House viewed from the bridge

The stunning Harbour Bridge at sunset, viewed from Milson's Point

The stunning Harbour Bridge at sunset, viewed from Milson’s Point

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Long exposure shot as a ferry left passed by

Long exposure shot as a ferry left passed by

View south towards the city, bridge and Luna Park from Lavendar Bay

View south towards the city, bridge and Luna Park from Lavendar Bay

Palm Beach

Palm Beach

Friday night is party night - a packed harbourside at the Opera Bar

Friday night is party night – a packed harbourside at the Opera Bar

Cruise ships come & go daily

Cruise ships come & go daily

The iconic shapes of the Sydney Opera House, with it's matt creme and gloss white tiles

The iconic shapes of the Sydney Opera House, with it’s matt creme and gloss white tiles

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The Harbour Bridge viewed from the Botanical Gardens

The Harbour Bridge viewed from the Botanical Gardens

Sydney City District

Sydney City District

Sydney Botanical Gardens - a great place to relax and enjoy the sunshine and flowers.

Sydney Botanical Gardens – a great place to relax and enjoy the sunshine and flowers.

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A beautiful bride posing for photos at the Archibald Fountain in Hyde Park

A beautiful bride posing for photos at the Archibald Fountain in Hyde Park

See more of my shots from Sydney in my gallery here: http://bit.ly/1ewbgv4