Idea one was straightforward and effective though it didn’t replicate the same mood and atmosphere of the classical paintings in Europe. After a while of thought and study however, I decided that it was a good factor, because this was Sydney, and Sydney had its own visual atmosphere. Especially in a clustered location like the Rocks, the photos needed to show elements of the Rocks which displayed how I perceived its fantastical visual elements.
What I noticed about many of the classical paintings was that they displayed a range of distances and visual perspectives. Many contained foregrounds and backgrounds. I decided to focus on specific features of the Rocks, in order to place ascribe an iconic status to them.