Tag Archives: Architecture

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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Geometric patterning

The world would be a very different place without glass. That is a statement of the obvious. But it is when you view reflections in so-called flat glass windows that you appreciate that glass is so much more than a … 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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Two of the Same

Whatever we photograph, whether it be a Landscape, a Building or something else, you can almost guarantee it won’t look the same when you re-visit. Two years have elapsed since my first view of this building – pictured above – … Continue reading

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On the Diagonal

When fellow bloggers make suggestions for how an image might be improved, or could look different, I listen and experiment with their ideas. And this is the case with today’s image. Frank King of Frank King Photos (do take a … Continue reading

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Aquatics Centre, Olympic Park

Ten days ago the world lost arguably it’s most famous female architect – Dame Zaha Hadid. Her design for the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park London was the star venue of the London Olympics in 2012. When I walked past … Continue reading

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Lines straight and diagonal

Now that I approach London from a different direction by train, I have a new ‘neighborhood’ around the terminus to explore and it looks very promising. A huge amount of development is happening around Victoria station and I look forward … Continue reading

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