The Sydney Opera House

Nestled along the Sydney Harbour’s edge, it stands as an internationally renowned architectural marvel, celebrated as a masterpiece of the 20th century.

Designed by Danish architect Jarn Utzon, the Sydney Opera House has been recognised by UNESCO as a masterpiece of human creative genius.

We went on a walking tour of this historic building. I am linking this to Leanne’s Monochrome Madness

According to the Oxford dictionary, the word abstract is relating to or denoting art that does not attempt to represent external reality, but rather seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, colours, and textures. This is the challenge set by Ritva for this week in Lens Artist Photo Challenge – ABSTRACT

Aside from its iconic shape, it was interesting to see the abstract shapes and textures that can be found within its walls.

The Sydney Opera House boasts ample open spaces and effectively utilizes its numerous doors. I am also linking this to Dan’s Thursday Doors Challenge

In addition to cherishing moments with my husband, sister, and niece, exploring Australia’s most iconic building, the Sydney Opera House, provided a fascinating insight into its history and significance.

22 Comments Add yours

  1. JohnRH says:

    Wowww. Now THAT is abstract! Well done.

    1. Teresa says:

      Thanks so much John…I didn’t expect that before going in.

  2. I have to admit, that this approach is not what I expected, but in architecture there are very abstract elements, I appreciate your way of presenting it. And it is a great building to discover them in

    1. Teresa says:

      It is wonderful and interesting, the way people see things and challenges differently. Glad you liked it.

  3. margaret21 says:

    A real multi-tasking post! But every element works so well – well done indeed.

    1. Teresa says:

      Thanks Margaret, I was also surprised that it all worked well.

  4. Wayne says:

    Images! I have never done the walking tour but now I’m thinking that I really should. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Teresa says:

      The one that did the talk was great and that made the big difference. It got us all excited. My pleasure to share.

  5. restlessjo says:

    Isn’t it a wonder!

    1. Teresa says:

      It was my niece who booked the tour and very glad that she did.

  6. nesfelicio says:

    Wonderful take on the Sydney Opera House and the Lens Artists challenge. Great photos!

    1. Teresa says:

      Yay, Nes, glad you liked my take on the challenge.

  7. Dan Antion says:

    Thank you so much for sharing the photos of your tour, Teresa. The monochrome images are amazing abstracts on their own. Fitting ordinary objects, like doors, into this space had to be a challenge. Inside and out, it’s very well done.

    1. Teresa says:

      Thanks Dan for liking the images. I didn’t know about how the Opera House started until now…and I have been there3 times.

  8. Awesome building.

    1. Teresa says:

      Thank you.

  9. Gloria says:

    Beautiful photos. The weather is fab. Nothing like what I’m used to! 😑

    1. Teresa says:

      Yes, the weather was great when we were there…lucky! Where are you from?

  10. Toonsarah says:

    A beautiful and fascinating building! I appreciate you sharing all those interior details as we only saw it from the outside.

    1. Teresa says:

      It was great seeing the interiors too. Glad my niece booked it.

  11. Fantastic! Great angles and captures of this iconic building.

    1. Teresa says:

      Thanks Rebecca, greatly appreciate the comment.

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