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Paris Street

Incongruity was what struck me about today’s picture, taken on the streets of Paris in spring a couple of years back.  On the one hand, it is instantly recognisable as the French capital from the building style, the trees and … Continue reading

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London at night photography tours

In the new year, I am running a series of night-time photo walks in partnership with the London Transport Museum, and I am pleased to report they are selling out fast!  Night-time is such a fascinating time to see the … Continue reading

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Dream

“Dream”.  That seems to be the simple message of today’s image, which I took a couple of years ago while researching a new photo walk in Bloomsbury…and it seems fairly good advice to me.  Rather prosaically, the word featured on … Continue reading

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Art Deco detail

I’m a big fan of art deco, and a while ago I was lucky enough to go on one of Yannick Pucci’s superb art deco walks around Bloomsbury.  One of the joys of a walk like this is that you … Continue reading

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A popular performance

The Covent Garden piazza can be a busy place to get through, and if you are in a hurry, the quickest route as a Londoner is sometimes to try to bypass it.  For me, though, the temptation of the place … Continue reading

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New York traffic

London yesterday, New York today – in photos at least, if not in reality!  I’ve only been to New York City a couple of times, but there is always something to see if you just relax and observe.  I guess … Continue reading

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Down the drain

OK, I’ve not completely lost it today, even if I am posting an image of a drain.  Bear with me, and let me explain. A few weeks’ ago I was on a photo walk where a couple of the participants … Continue reading

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Lamps in situ

Judging from the social media feedback, yesterday’s art deco lamps proved a popular choice, so I thought I’d follow up and end the week with a photo of them “in situ”!  Today’s shot is a wide-angle view of Freemasons’ Hall, … Continue reading

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Peering into the square

Today’s picture is from Gordon Square in Bloomsbury, London.  Bloomsbury was home in the early 1900s to the Bloomsbury Set of leading writers, artists and thinkers, many of whom lived within a stone’s throw of each other in this part … Continue reading

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Street scene

I love exploring the bits of London which are off the tourist trail – in fact this scene is very close to my home in south London.  It was part of a project I did a few years ago with … Continue reading

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