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An exhibition of railway footbridges at Waterloo Station
An exhibition of railway footbridges at Waterloo Station

An exhibition of railway footbridges at Waterloo Station

The mezzanine at Waterloo Station has been filled with photographs of railway footbridges -- as part of the Network Rail retrospective study.

Apr
15
2019
Extraordinary photos of WW1 battle fields
Extraordinary photos of WW1 battle fields

Extraordinary photos of WW1 battle fields

A series of almost too beautiful photos that show the long aftermath of war have gone on display in the Guildhall Yard in the City of London.

Jun
07
2016
Photographing Soldiers and Suffragettes
Photographing Soldiers and Suffragettes

Photographing Soldiers and Suffragettes

A hundred years ago, a short stocky woman roamed the streets of London, carrying a huge wooden box and tripod, aiming to capture the world around her.

Jul
11
2015
Even More Photos of a Deserted London
Even More Photos of a Deserted London

Even More Photos of a Deserted London

Two years ago I cycled around London on Christmas morning taking photos of a city that was, thanks to the lack of public transport and everything being closed – was itself totally deserted of people. I was somewhat surprised at

Dec
25
2010

Met Police Issue Advice to Amateur Photographers

There is an ongoing and sometimes very contentious debate about the rights of people to take photos in public spaces and the attitude of the police and security officers when they see a camera pointing at something interesting. There have

Jul
09
2009

Photography Banned in Greenwich Foot Tunnel

This is probably more the remit of The Greenwich Phantom, but as part of the Greenwich foot tunnel lies on MY side of the river, and this concerns a particular bugbear of mine, I shall talk about it. The tunnel,

Jun
07
2009

Filming gets easier on the London Underground

Had a press release come through from TfL gushing about their improved service for film makers and the setting up of a dedicated film office. Great if you want to make films, but what about the remaining 99.99% of people

Apr
07
2009

London photography competition

I have just received the periodic email from Somerset House, which lists the things they have on each month and they are featuring an exhibition of photos of London taken by one Richard Bryant, a noted photographer. Apart from the

Mar
24
2009

Looking down over London

Whilst the best views over London often come from private office blocks, which tend to be difficult to get into – if you can find a multi-story car park, the top floor often offers surprisingly good views over the city.

Feb
27
2009

First Day of the Woolwich DLR

Today was the completion of a DLR extension project which had taken the light railway down towards City Airport – and after a short hiatus for tunneling work – under the River Thames to Woolwich town centre. I had planned

Jan
10
2009

Foggy London

It’s just gone incredibly foggy where I live in Docklands, and as tempted as I am to go out and take photos of fog in the evening, I am stuck indoors waiting for an email to authorise some work to

Jan
08
2009
Abandoned London
Abandoned London

Abandoned London

A couple of years ago I had the idea that it might be fun to take photos of London without humans – yes, I was motivated by that scene in Westminster from 28 Days Later. Unfortunately, not being a film

Dec
25
2008

A380 starts regular flights to Heathrow

Reading in The Times today that the Airbus A380 is going to make its first commercial flight in and out of Heathrow on the afternoon of March 18th. Will I run over with my camera? You bet ya! Now, do

Feb
01
2008

HMS Westminster & Tower Bridge – A photo opportunity

The UK naval frigate, HMS Westminster is arriving in London for a few days, and will pass under the raised Tower Bridge just before 5pm on Dec 13th.

Nov
19
2007