Behind the Scenes of Melbourne's Laneways

Melbourne's laneways are synonymous with street art, boutique shopping and decent hole-in-the-wall coffee shops. But it's the little things that give Melbourne's laneways tid-bits of character and may not necessarily raise the attention of those wandering the cobblestones. I took a photography tour of some of Melbourne's iconic laneways at dusk on Sunday. Here is a snapshot of some of those little tid-bits.

A motorbike outside Movida on Hosier Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A motorbike outside Movida on Hosier Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

Random chairs behind Cherry Bar on AC/DC Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

Random chairs behind Cherry Bar on AC/DC Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A discarded slurpee cup on Union Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A discarded slurpee cup on Union Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

The irony of a standing plant basket in a 'no standing' zone on Hardware Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

The irony of a standing plant basket in a 'no standing' zone on Hardware Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A wall grate on Hardware Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A wall grate on Hardware Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A clever doorway on Hardware Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A clever doorway on Hardware Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

Art Deco styled street lights on Hardware Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

Art Deco styled street lights on Hardware Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A call to arms for the punters partying on AC/DC Lane in Melbourne, Australia.

A call to arms for the punters partying on AC/DC Lane in Melbourne, Australia.