A parade without rain is a good sign even for the new Year of the Water Dragon. As this was my second Chinese New Year Twilight Parade my photos should be twice as good as last year right?
An edgy shoot with Edrenalin at the Glebe Tramyards. It was a weekend, but somehow magically it wasn’t raining. With excellent makeup by Mandy, I think we got a look that fit well with the grungy surroundings and the colorful graffiti.
The parade only got wilder as the night went on. We were hit with sporadic but heavy rains, which was quite annoying. I would get drenched, then as I get my rain gear out it would stop. The rain gear got in the way of taking pictures so I would take it off, then it […]
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is without a doubt the premier Gay and Lesbian Festival in the world. The 2011 night parade was the first one I had actually attended in person. This year’s parade was overseen by Artistic Director Ignatius Jones, and has a subtheme of “Say Something”.
This was the first time I attended the Chinese New Year Twilight Parade. Actually when they say twilight, it’s actually very bright when the parade starts. It doesn’t start to feel dark until more than half an hour in.
As part of the Sydney Festival, an array of light and sound sculptures are being displayed at the Chinese Garden at Darling Harbour. The light displays are varied, but the sounds are mostly strange and ghost-like. There is also liberal use of smoke, adding to the eerie atmosphere.