Posts Tagged ‘deja vu’

Visiting the deja vu milk bar on Facebook

If you’re the kind of person who enjoys tracking down the source of stolen photographs, then Facebook groups are the source of endless joy. I found this photo on Facebook the other week, but “retro Aussie lollies” weren’t what caught my eye – the milk bar did. It looked like a milk bar in the […]

Keeping track of V/Line ‘borrowed’ photos

When you have taken as many photos of Victorian trains, trams and buses as I have, there is little point keeping track of every time people use your work without credit. An example of this occurred in early January, when someone spotted this temporary travel changes poster at Flinders Street Station and shared on a […]

Hey – I recognise those houses!

I was checking up on the Age website the other day, and had a sense of deja vu when I saw a stock photo of suburban houses on a hillside. So where did I recognise it from?

Fairfax stock photo by Paul Rovere: houses in Waurn Ponds, Victoria

Melbourne Metro tunnel mentioned in Playboy

When you think of Playboy magazine, you normally think of nudie pictures, and not diagrams of major infrastructure projects – but for April Fools’ Day in 2015 their website turned up the latter.

Tunnels at the Playboy mansion

Another copyright infringement story

The other week I was trawling the internet as I usually do when I stumbled upon a very familiar looking photo on Wikipedia. So what is the story behind it?

Tail end of a Hitachi at Richmond Station