For a few months now, a pub in The Rocks has been holding an open-air movie night every Monday. It's part of the service at The Argyle, a pub in a 1820s building with a tunnel and cobblestone pathway to match. To celebrate this year's Vivid festivities, the Argyle decided to host a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens to celebrate. And since I named a stray dog Yoda with the help of my brother when I was 2, I felt compelled to go along.
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Image Cache: Can't make it into the middle of Sydney for Intel's acrobatic drone light show? We've got a look behind the scenes at the 100-drone setup, created by Intel and Ars Electronica, on the steps of the Sydney Opera House.
The Vivid outdoor lighting festival kicks off in Sydney tonight, bringing three weeks of light sculptures, multimedia artworks and stunning building projections around the city. If you're planning to chronicle the event with your camera, it pays to know how to get the most out of your equipment. Here are 12 indispensable tips from Canon Collective photographers Greg Sullavan and Colin Baker that cover the basics of capturing light at night.
At the end of last year, Intel set records for having the highest number of drones flying simultaneously with its Intel Drone 100 performance. It's now bringing this performance to Sydney for Vivid, taking its drones over the waters of Sydney Harbour in front of a live public audience for the first time ever.
Every year Vivid gets bigger and better, adding more new attractions and cool tech. This year, Intel's making use of its RealSense 3D camera technology to make your face a part of Vivid Sydney. In case that's not enough to get you excited, Intel is also installing free charging points so you can keep your smartphone running for the duration of your night out. You're welcome.