View from the roof of the Leadenhall Building looking out over London in the January sun. This is one of the times of day that light and the clouds can alter swiftly, and to capture a high resolution image in the few instants before you lose that special moment where sunlight and cloud concatenate is […]
Bridges: here you can read about Bridges in virtual tours and see examples of Bridges 360 virtual tours.
From the iconic Tower Bridge to the red trimmed Lambeth Bridge, London is home to a multitude of bridges spanning the River Thames. Whether you’re walking across the Millennium Bridge from St Paul’s Cathedral to the Tate Modern, riding the train over Hungerford Bridge to Charing Cross Station or cycling across Waterloo Bridge, the bridges of London play an essential role in the daily life of this modern metropolis.
London is so vast, and such a city of architectural extremes that each new vantage point on high gives a new perspective on the familiar. Even within the square mile, the skyline shifts and provides something new to fascinate. When I first lived in London, Tower 42 was known as the Natwest Tower (the shapes […]
No.1 London Bridge (the building with the cut-out section right by the bridge) forms the foreground to the dramatic cluster at London Bridge Quarter, home to the Shard. It has become a more exciting section of the Thames to shoot, and the river moorings have a pleasing echo of the Shard’s shape. Many people’s experience […]
The scale of London can only be truly appreciated from a height. There is no better place in London to do this than from the Shard. This image was shot from the very top of the Shard, 310 metres above London, which is more than 60 metres above the public viewing platform on the 72nd […]
London panorama taking in the view across London. Some south London landmarks can be seen including Battersea Power Station, Waterloo Station and the BFI Imax, and the front of the Imperial War Museum between the trees. View at fullscreen and zoom in to see the detail and you will pick out many more London sights […]
London’s brief stillness in the minutes after rush hour has ended before the evening’s activity truly begins. The panorama takes in most of London’s major landmarks from The Shard to Canary Wharf, The City of London with St Paul’s Cathedral, with the Thames dividing the city and the Tate Tower bisecting the image.
View across Vauxhall Bridge looking south onto Albert Embankment, where MI6’s Nilotic building sits on the bank of the River Thames. The SIS Building is the headquarters of the British Secret Intelligence Service. Visible on the right of the bridge is St George Wharf, a London riverside development which is part of the overall regeneration […]
London panorama captured from Waterloo Bridge over the River Thames looking west along the South Bank towards Festival Pier, Hungerford Bridge, the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.
At San Francisco Bay’s opening to the Pacific Ocean stands the Golden Gate Bridge. Finished in 1937, the distinctive red-orange colour was chosen to enhance its natural surroundings and to stand out in the fog. This virtual tour shows just how well that colour shows up against the fog rolling in.