What I discovered as I scanned the many hundreds, was not just the photo itself, but this thought of how wonderfully taken they were. Of course, I am far from a professional photographer, but when I looked beyond the picture and begin to notice the smaller details, I was most excited.
The photographs of the sites around Melbourne; sights we are all familiar with were suddenly presented to me in a different light. I noticed the arches, the angles and the beautiful simplicity in common things.
With all the technology available today, saving the image on a memory stick and then taking it to your local printer; Harvey Norman, Officeworks even Big W, can print these for you for a small cost—the result a piece of art that is original and will have your friends and family wondering where you got it from.
Don't tell! If they genuinely like it, your Christmas or birthday present problems will be solved—get one done for them. Cheap, personal and a sure talking point.
Next time you're out and about taking some happy snaps, make a conscious effort to be aware of what is in front of you, you'll not only be surprised but I guarantee it'll make your downloading ventures more exciting.