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London, River Thames its all marmite, you either love her or hate her

London, River Thames its all marmite, you either love her or hate her

London London, you either love her or hate her. Regardless of your feelings for her, London does offer a great day out especially for photographers. London offers some fantastic city skylines, architecture, history and character. This photograph was taken around the Charing Cross area, near the London Eye and markets. The markets are full of…

The Riverfront Festive Truck

The Riverfront Festive Truck

The Riverfront festivities of London The Riverfront Festive Truck,  a bold bright red truck offering wonderful Christmas treats such as mulled wine for a small price. Christmas shopping in London is a magical experience, busy but exciting. There is everything to suit all budgets, all that is needed is time and effort. I highly recommend…

The Bell Tower

The Bell Tower

The Bell Tower, City Hall, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom. This photograph was captured on a peaceful spring evening, I really liked the way the spotlight was shining on teh clock face. The architects designed for Norwich an Art Deco public building of national significance. It was built to the highest standards, using superior materials and…

City Lights

City Lights

City Lights, outside City Hall, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom. A monochromatic photograph captured on a beautiful spring evening. This photograph was featured in the Evening News, Norwich local newspaper. Norwich City Hall was opened in 1938 by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. It had been designed by architects Charles Holloway James and Stephen…

Just slow down

Just slow down

Just slow down, a monochromatic photograph of the hustle and bustle of a busy shopping centre, Chapelfield Mall, Norwich, Norfolk, UK. The was captured during the Christmas period and one thing that came to mind, was the chaos people go through to buy presents. The Christmas season, or festive season, (also called the holiday season or simply…

Church Explosion, No treason here

Church Explosion, No treason here

Church Explosion Church explosion, this photograph was captured on fireworks night (5th November) 2015 in Norwich, UK. The image itself consists of 3 photographs (all mine) blended into one. The church in the background is St Peter Mancroft located in the heart of the city next to the forum. Guy Fawkes Night Also known as…

Silver Trees

Silver Trees

Silver Trees, a monochromatic photograph of a busy market in central London (Charing Cross). The bright whites gives the look and feel these trees are made of silver,  which is apt for a busy market making lots of money. Charing Cross denotes the junction of Strand, Whitehall and Cockspur Street, just south of Trafalgar Square…

Gypsy Wheel, Rekorderlig Lodge, London, UK

Gypsy Wheel, Rekorderlig Lodge, London, UK

Gypsy Wheel The wheel in the background is the London Eye, when capturing this photograph the lights of the Rekorderlig Lodge made me feel I was standing at a fair ground, hence the name Gypsy Wheel. The Southbank Centre, London, UK is full of culture and things to do, Southbank is all about the ‘art’…

The Tube

The Tube

The Tube,  Embankment tube in London, the tube is an interesting place full of characters and culture. It always amazes me who busy and hot it is in the underground and must be difficult having to use this method of transport every day. Embankment is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, known…

Shopping

Shopping

  Shopping, a photograph of people shopping in London during the Christmas period. If you haven’t been to London, I recommend the visit. London is the capital and most populous city of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom. On the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain, London has been…

Ride and pay for life

Ride and pay for life

Ride and pay for life, a compositional photo of some ‘hire bikes’ in London, UK. There was so much red in this photo I decided to emphasize it with a colour pop. Santander Cycles is London’s self-service, bike-sharing scheme for short journeys You can hire a bike from as little as £2. Simply go to…

Two come along at once

Two come along at once

Two come along at once, this photo was taken in London, UK. I used a slow shutter speed for this photo of about 1/6 to capture the movement of the buses. London is a fantastic place for photographers so much going on, impossible to run out of ideas. Omnibus is the Latin for “for all”,…

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