Tag Archives: Modern Architecture

You looking at Me?

When I was in London a few weeks ago I covered a lot of ground. So far I’ve only posted images from the Charing Cross area – click here and here for examples. Prior to that I was in the … Continue reading

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Alive with Light

Never underestimate the power of light. It makes the world of difference to images from all genres of photography. I regularly walk through parts of central London. The street scene seems to change at remarkable speed. Recently I visited the … Continue reading

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Second Viewing

A couple of weeks ago I re-visited a scene I previously photographed in Where to Crop. You might like to view that image to make comparisons with today’s. On my first visit I encountered problems that related to an inability … Continue reading

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Noticed

Today’s image was taken last week in London as I walked up Vauxhall Bridge Road from Tate Britain in Pimlico to Victoria Station. The sun was lighting up this tall stepped glass façade and I just snapped it with the … Continue reading

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The Stadium

I’ve said it before, but it’s worth saying again: B&W is a much more tolerant medium than colour. It allows us to exaggerate contrast, to distort the tonal range, create mood, and at the extremes produce images that, I recall … Continue reading

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Variety Street

If one of the measures of a City’s status is the vitality and diversity of its modern architecture, then London is right up there with the greats. Walk through London, not just the well-known streets, but the back waters and … Continue reading

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Interplay

Last week I posted an image (click here to see it) of a new Shopping Mall, known as MK1 Shopping Park, on the southern edge of Milton Keynes, on Stadium Way near Stadium MK. Click on any image in this … Continue reading

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Odd One Out

Elliott Erwitt described Photography as ‘an art of observation’. Thankfully we don’t all see the world quite the same way: it would be very boring if we did. By observing the world around us we all distil from it images … Continue reading

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Overhangs

Every month I go down to London to a meeting of the Camera Club at the Royal Society of Medicine. It’s always an enjoyable occasion. I belong to two camera clubs and from each of them I acquire new ideas … Continue reading

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Diagonal Lines

Network Rail’s new HQ building in central Milton Keynes featured in an earlier post – ‘Nearing Completion, at sunset’. I ended that post saying: ‘I confidently predict this will be a much photographed building’. I stand by that assertion. If … Continue reading

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