Category Archives: Lon_Long Views

St Paul, Shadwell, with Heron Tower

For those of us who take photographs in London, it’s all about seizing the moment. If you have a camera – or even just the one in your smartphone – and you see a view that looks interesting, it is … Continue reading

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Canary Wharf from Woolwich Arsenal Pier 2020

Above: View from Woolwich Arsenal Pier in October 2020. Above: View from Woolwich Arsenal Pier in July 2013. Taking the same view from the same position over a period of a few years is often an interesting and very revealing … Continue reading

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Canary Wharf from Greenwich Park

The above view was taken in October 2020 while standing near the old Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park. The northern end of Greenwich Park is low-lying, being only a short distance from the Thames. Walking in a southerly direction, the … Continue reading

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City Views from One Tree Hill

Above: View of the City from the top of One Tree Hill. Most of Central London is relatively flat. To be more precise some of it is flat and some of it is undulating land. As you move away from … Continue reading

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St Mary Axe, 30 from Mile End Road

Above: Looking in a westerly direction along Mile End Road at the Gherkin (Click image to enlarge to 1024×640). When 30 St Mary Axe was being constructed, many members of the public took a real interest in watching the large … Continue reading

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St Mary Axe, 30 from Lower Road

Above: Looking towards the City of London in Lower Road (Click image to enlarge to 1024×640). When the unusual offices called 30 St Mary Axe – better known to most people as ‘The Gherkin’ – were completed in 2003,  there … Continue reading

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City Views from Greenwich Pier

Above: View of the City on 9 June 2019 from near Greenwich Pier (Click on image to enlarge to 1024×640). Some of us, with longer memories than others, can remember walking along the riverfront at Greenwich and looking towards the … Continue reading

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Tower Bridge from Greenwich Park

Above: Tower Bridge from Greenwich Park taken in June 1999. It happens that the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral is in line with Tower Bridge and the park. In the foreground, the two large vessels are moored at Convoy’s Wharf, … Continue reading

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Tower Bridge from Woodland Road

Above: Tower Bridge and the Tower of London seen from Woodland Road, Crystal Palace. Inner London has been likened to a saucer because there are hills to the north west and hills on the south east but, compared to the … Continue reading

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City Views from Waterloo Bridge

Above: Looking east towards the City of London from Waterloo Bridge. Probably one of the most photographed views of London is the one shown above. It works from almost every angle and can be found in many picture books of … Continue reading

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