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Postcards From Melbourne
The Photography of Jon Rendell

Exploring my hometown again after an absence of twenty-five years has been an astounding experience. In many ways, it's as if an entirely new city has completely replaced the old, but I managed to find a few pockets of the past among the myriad of modern edifices.

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As with other cities of a temperate climate, the Canary Island Date Palm is a prolific grower in Melbourne

 

 

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Bluestone church. Melbourne sits on vast volcanic plains and the basalt rock is know as bluestone. It was one of the favoured building materials during the Victorian Gold Rush period of the 1850s.

 

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Built in the 1920s, this building (long closed now), has been variously occupied by tobacconists, boot-makers, a dyer's business, a shop selling oils and colours, an instrument repairer, newsagencies, an adult bookstore, book repairers, and even a scientific instruments shop.

 

 

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The Seafarers Bridge is a footbridge over the Yarra River

 

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The Arts Centre Spire viewed from Federation Square.

 

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Sunrise, Melbourne

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Jon Rendell is a photographer and was born into an auteur/photog family in
Melbourne, Australia. His specialty is available light imagery.
For more of his photography in Scene4, check the Archives.

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