Tag Archives: Distorted reflections

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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A Patchwork Quilt of Windows

Buildings never look the same re-visited. You visit them a second or third time and you see something completely different. About a year ago I photographed this building and the scene then was all about a vast curve of reflective … Continue reading

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A cubist canvas

I spent a few minutes walking near London Bridge last weekend. The Shard dominates the Skyline in this part of London but I have yet to capture a satisfactory image of it. I’m really not bothered because there are plenty … Continue reading

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A ghostly presence

I should start perhaps by asking you to guess what this is at first glance. And, No, it is definitely not a Selfie! It’s part of a highly reflective metal sculpture spotted in the gardens of a National Trust property … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Another image from near King’s Cross in London – a reflective boarding surrounding a construction site. Not many developers go to the trouble to use materials like this to partition themselves off from the general public but where there is … Continue reading

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Twenty Versions

Those of you who know of my liking for reflective glass will understand that it was impossible for me to walk past this building without taking a picture or two. It’s the rather uninteresting façade of a hotel on the … Continue reading

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Fragmented

The great fascination of glass-fronted buildings is the way they create inter-relationships. A building no longer stands alone as a discrete structure, it becomes part of a complex kaleidoscopic jigsaw that changes with every step we take. Two days ago … Continue reading

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