“Some people told me this is a good place to take photographs”, the young woman said to me with a smile. We were the only two people at the top of the circular tower at the Overseas Passenger Terminal. She was a twenty-something woman visiting from Japan, and she had her heart set on taking a photograph of Sydney Opera House at sunrise. “This is a good spot”, I assured her, and by the look of things (with a bit of patchy cloud around), it looked like it would indeed be a lovely sunrise.
When it was pretty obvious our view would soon be fully obscured, we both headed downstairs to locate a more suitable spot.
Though I found this work really interesting to watch and photograph, the young woman found it increasingly frustrating. She wanted her “clear view” of the Sydney Opera House at dawn.