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 […]
London Bridge: here you can read about London Bridge in virtual tours and see examples of London Bridge 360 virtual tours.
Sometimes confused with its more substantial neighbour Tower Bridge, the current incarnation of London Bridge spans the River Thames between Southwark and the City of London. A bridge of some description has existed at this location for almost 2000 years. Its role was pivotal in the forming of Londinium as the administrative capital of Roman Britain.
The current bridge was opened in 1973, designed by architect Lord Holford and constructed by John Mowlem & Co (now Carillion plc). Today London Bridge is a very busy thoroughfare for hordes of commuters making their way to work in London’s financial district.
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 […]
I captured this panorama of the London skyline at night from the Shard at around the 35th floor, whilst the building was still under construction. The Shard’s height has given me the opportunity to show the London cityscape from a new angle, looking down on the Thames as it snakes through the city from London […]
The Shard is London’s most exciting new building, due for completion in 2012 when it will become the tallest building in the European Union. I shot views from the Shard for the developer, and the sheer height of the building has made it one of the most exciting series of cityscapes I have worked on […]