Tag Archives: London

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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Sublime Beauty

‘Sublime Beauty’ may not be the words you would normally use to describe this facade, but they are the words used by Architect Sam Jacob when he nominated this multi-storey car park in Welbeck Street, just north of Oxford Street … 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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Viewing St Paul’s

The view of St Paul’s Cathedral from Tate Modern, and particularly from the Millennium Bridge which crosses the River Thames directly at that point, is one of the classic views in London. Every time I walk along South Bank or … 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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The unexpected is never far away

The world is full of oddities, the surreal and the incongruous. The majority of people never spot them, but as we develop as photographers we start to see the world differently. We  become curious, and observant. We notice the daft … 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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Passing

A walk around the principal streets of the West End of London is one of my favourite hunting grounds for images. I never have any agenda, I just walk and observe and sometimes wait. My attitude to the environment can … Continue reading

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The Art of Peeling

Seen in Vauxhall, S London – disused shop front or business premises with a history of Bill-posting and removal. Result: an interesting pattern of shapes.

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Purple

A boarded-up frontage in SE London awaiting re-development or perhaps demolition. I’m not quite sure why purple was chosen as the appropriate colour but it adds ‘colour’ and the contrast with one window left au naturel completes the image

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