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 […]
Tate Modern: here you can read about Tate Modern in virtual tours and see examples of Tate Modern 360 virtual tours.
With almost five million visitors each year the Tate Modern is the most visited modern art gallery in the world. The gallery opened in 2000 in the former Bankside Power Station beside the River Thames, opposite St Paul’s Cathedral. Although delayed by engineering issues, the Millennium Bridge eventually linked the Tate Modern to the City of London.
The conversion of the building was lead by architects Herzog & de Meuron, retaining the huge turbine hall, which is used for commissioned works by contemporary artists.
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 […]
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.