BARNEY MEYER

Engineer, mathematician, itinerant street photographer, Denizen of the Dark and Derelict. Barney shows us his twisted view of the world on his website Warped Worlds . His current exhibition Panoramic Perspectives in the Brunswick Street Gallery features his largest canvas yet, and like his recent exhibition Megalopolis Landscapes explores the decay, death and rebirth of Megalopolis. Urban Perspectives featured extreme angle views of the urban landscape.

Barney is facilitator for the Landscape module of our “Beyond Point and Shoot” course.

You can see more of his images in the Galleries on this page. You will have noticed that his preference is for “Urban Grunge” and not “Pretty Landscapes“. He also likes derelict, abandoned, old and decaying buildings, machines, cars, people. Please let him know if you see anything worthy of capturing!

Music Swop Shop – Enjoy the crazy antics


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In this gallery I want to feature some of my images of Urban Exploration – URBEX – visits to the old, the discarded, the forgotten, and show my love for old things which have served man well and now lie decaying and neglected, but in some cases are being proudly restored.

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Visit the grand old mansion Labassa and see the beautiful stairway


Here is a high resolution tour of the stairwell

Labassa Stairwell & Ceiling

Join me in prison on a Virtual 360° tour of The Old Melbourne Gaol: Use your mouse to scroll around, follow the arrows, change floors.


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Upper Gallery 284x142cm – centrepiece of the “Urban Perspectives” exhibition.

Giclee print, Epson Ultrachrome K3 pigmented ink on archival canvas, Composite of 108 images, 216 Megapixels.

View from the upper galleries of the main power hall, derelict power station, North Coogee W.A.

05:30am, the golden sunrise streams in through the windows on the southern side. In order to capture these scenes, I entered the power station shortly after 04:00am. It is awesomely scary to stand in this huge derelict building in the dark, an experience not to be missed.

Due to the very large contrast between the bright light streaming in and the dark shadows in the interior, the panoramic images from inside the power station require a number of overlapping image “scenes”, each scene requiring a number of bracketed exposure frames to capture detail in the full tonal range. This scene required 12 overlapping scene frames each with 9 bracketed exposures. The working file is 2.75Gigabyte in size.

Experience a virtual tour of this scene without the fear: http://www.tourwrist.com/tours/34511

VIRTUAL TOUR

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