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Coming or going? Or both?

Getting around a large city like London is impossible without some form of regular, well-organised transit system. Fortunately, the London underground is just this. Apparently, it’s not permitted to photograph in the underground, but a blind-eye is usually turned. Until … Continue reading

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Brick Lane and delicious curry smells

Our detour led us up Brick Lane. It rang a bell for us, but we weren’t sure why. It could have been because of the clear evidence of gentrification. Or The grungy grafitti. Or the most amazing array of places … Continue reading

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More Barbican

The Barbican is a weird place. Built as a residential estate in the 60’s and 70’s to fill what had been devastated during the Blitz of the WW2, it’s a celebration of a time of terrible architecture that is somehow … Continue reading

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The Thames and a Walkie Talkie

A late night walk to a nearby brewpub entailed a detour almost halfway across London. Was it worth it? Very much so!!!  Aperture: ƒ/2.8 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Focal length: 50mm ISO: 6400 Shutter speed: 1/50s

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Spitalfields Market #2

Such lovely light in this place  Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Focal length: 38mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/40s

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Spitalfields #3

Many interesting things to see and some even t0 buy!

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Spitalfields Market #1

Spitalfields Market – Mexican food truck  Aperture: ƒ/4.5 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Focal length: 27mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1/40s

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A slow walk in the city

Tonight we met an old friend in the city for dinner and took a slow stroll along the Thames, crossing over Millenium Bridge. After a grimey afternoon that saw us reaching for plastic ponchos, we were treated a lovely sunset. … Continue reading

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Close up and personal

The Gerkin is fast becoming one of the signatures of London’s skyline. It’s really quite a weird-shaped building. But without a privileged viewpoint, one has to walk up close to the building to see it, and when you get there, … Continue reading

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London gallery

Here’s a few random photos from London as a gallery.  Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Focal length: 24mm ISO: 1600 Shutter speed: 1/40s

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