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Views of London from the Shard

Finally got to use my year pass from the Shard last weekend. Below are some of my photographs that I took with a wide angle lens and long exposure. The above photograph is pointing north west with London bridge directly below and St Paul’s cathedral in the distance. ISO 100, F9, 30sec, 11mm Long exposure…

E-luminate Cambridge Festival

Cambridge was all lit up for the illuminating festival light on the 12th to 17th February 2016. I met up with an excellent Cambridge photo-walk crew to visit some of the installations around the city. The theme this year is Connecting Lights creating a connection between the various parts of a complex city that is…

Magical Lantern Festival

The amazing Magic Lantern Festival arrives at Chiswick house & Gardens on 3rd February. It is a premier event for London and is fabulous with around 50 hand made beautifully designed lanterns. It was a wind swept night  when I went on a preview of the festival, all the lanterns were made in China and…

London Luminere – Part 1

The Lumiere is London’s major new light festival over 4 evenings in January. Its aim is to transform some of the capitals iconic architecture and streets. Bringing in artists from around the world to amaze Londoners and tourists alike. Part 1 of my blog is when I visited Kings Cross on the 14th January a…

Starwars reaches Leytonstone for Stuart Freeborn

On the 12th December Storm troopers descended on a Leytonstone pub in honour of the memory of Stuart Freeborn. Supported by the council a series of murals have been created in front of the Heathcote Arms pub. Artists : @crey_one @frankie_strand @thisoneart Artist : @devyani_parmar Artist : @hmmmbates Stuart Freeborn is credited for creating the character…