Category Archives: Architecture & Buildings

A broad Front

The area around Victoria in Central London has been a rich source of new images this year. On my regular trips to London, if I have the time, I take a walk around the area searching out images. Each day … Continue reading

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Reduced to Abstract

When you get up close to some ‘objects’ you start to lose all sense of scale and, in addition, the concepts of perspective and depth are diminished. What is this? Three clues – It’s on the south coast. It’s a … Continue reading

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Window Grain

Something rather mundane today.  An old building in Kennington, South London, awaiting renovation (with no evidence of progress on that front in several years). It’s a building that I pass on a regular basis. Not far from the Oval cricket … Continue reading

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The First Spiral

Today’s image was taken very nearly fifty years ago. I had completed the first three years of my medical training at Cambridge and had moved down to London to continue my training at Guy’s Hospital close to London Bridge. I … Continue reading

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Spiral

I was back at Tate Britain last week for lunch. I’m a member of Tate. Paying to be a Tate member gives me free entry to the permanent collections at Tate Britain, Tate Modern and the two outlying galleries in … Continue reading

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Facade

One from the archive today, that I came across as I was sorting through images for use in up-coming Camera Club talks. This is Arlington House, an eighteen-storey residential tower block built in the early 1960s in Margate, Kent. It’s … Continue reading

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A Motif

Regular readers of this blog will know I was skiing recently in Whistler. I was not blessed with good weather and spent more time than expected exploring Whistler village. Whistler is a modern ski resort less than 60 years old … Continue reading

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Facade

Just off Oxford Street in central London down an alleyway on the way to the Photographers Gallery you will find this facade. An abstract on a grand scale. Layered reflective strips creating a fractured surrealistic impression of neighbouring properties. A … Continue reading

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Eccentric windows

Some images immediately pose the question ‘Why?’. Why is there that large window-less space to the right of those windows? What is behind those windows? Perhaps they light a stairwell. This was taken near Victoria station in central London, an … Continue reading

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Shapes

First impressions are often wrong, sometimes very wrong. My first glance as I approached this building did not inspire me. But when I crossed the road my opinion changed. Completely. I loved it. This is the Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne … Continue reading

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