Category Archives: architecture

Urban landscape: Stratford, East London

Professionally I use a large Canon with various lenses. However while trotting around I have started carrying my old 4mp Olympus. It’s light and enables me to grab photos quickly, in a way that my big camera obtrusively wouldn’t.

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One exhibition that is a must-see

A break from my normal posting here with good reason. A friend of mine was visiting London and suggested we visit the 50 years of London architecture exhibition at the University of Westminster. I went, and to be perfectly frank … Continue reading

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Six Photographers Test Their Right to Shoot in London

As a photographer I have been stopped by security men who think they have the right to stop people taking photographs in public spaces. As they represent the people who own the buildings they believe they have the right to … Continue reading

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Winter sun on Wobbly Bridge

Wobbly Bridge, or to use its official name ‘Millenium Bridge’ was opened about the same time as Hungerford Bridge – two new footpaths across the Thames, the latter replacing an older and rather beaten up structure. However Millenium bridge was … Continue reading

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Tower Bridge in the rain

I know that the weather in this country is the ferment of many conversation up and down the land but just occasionally it offers some great photographic opportunities- like this one when I was out recently (getting soaked) . Enjoy.

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The ‘theatre’ of Chester

I took these photos a little while back, in Chester just as it was getting dark and the shops were shutting. It’s a great city, with a certain sense of theatre about its street design and its “rows” (two tier … Continue reading

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Cloisters at Iona

Time out in Scotland, and I visited Iona to see the abbey- the base of the Iona community. My father was staying there for a week and I was able to spend some time with him there. Although a monastery … Continue reading

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