Tag Archives: Architecture

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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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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