Category Archives: Architecture & Buildings

Stonework

On the day after a UK General Election when there has been an unexpected political upheaval, something solid and dependable merits attention. So, I submit this stone pillar – or the detail thereof – as something that has weathered time … Continue reading

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A house of substance

Today’s image was taken in London in the build up to Christmas last year. Part of a very elegant house, the exterior flood-lit, all the rooms alive with light, and the occupants clearly visible as silhouettes  – and even a … Continue reading

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Into the Interior

The modern concept of using glass as cladding or facade for buildings allows us to see into them to varying degrees depending on a range of factors including the direction of light, its intensity, the degree of reflectivity of the … Continue reading

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Replacing the windows

Almost a perfect fit. Walking down towards Tate Britain earlier this week I passed this building. Nothing very remarkable about the building – large floor to ceiling windows in a facade that was clad with wood. A little austere and … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Cut

WP is cropping your images to fit a Refreshed Reader as many of you know, and annoying a lot of photographers in the process. Can you minimize the damage done to your compositions? Yes, you can. Read on… I’ve spent a … Continue reading

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A Neighbour’s Imprint

Yesterday I was in London (in-between the strikes currently being inflicted on passengers travelling on Southern Rail by the Unions). I am still familiarising myself with the London terminus at which I now arrive – Victoria Station. A station whose … Continue reading

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Clean Abstract

A reflection in a building near Victoria station shot a few months ago. The reflections were dramatic and I decided to maximise their impact by using Topaz Clean to ‘clean’ and simplify the reflections. Then I straightened the image, in … Continue reading

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