Articles - Architecture

Rainy Riverside

On our first night in London for a long time, we headed to Tower Bridge, where I had intended to shoot the bridge in the royal blue twilight light. The weather had other ideas.  As the darkness crept in, so did the rain, and it drizzled relentlessly as we cowered under the barely-adequate shelter outside [ read more ]

High Altar of Ely Cathedral

This is the last image from my series of images depicting the ornate Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, England. Featured in this image is the high altar. We spent a wet, gloomy afternoon inside the cathedral, where the very elaborate architecture was a pleasure both to view with one's own eyes, as well as photograph. I [ read more ]

Great Hall of the Natural History Museum

One of the interior scenes I wanted to shoot on our recent trip to London was the Great Hall of the Natural History Museum. It is one of those iconic interiors, and certainly appealed to me for both its architectural beauty and its photographic potential. Knowing that tripods are not allowed in the Natural History [ read more ]

The Octagon

A view of the magnificent interior of Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, with its distinctive central octagonal lantern tower (colloquially known as 'The Octagon'). We spent a wet, grey afternoon inside Ely Cathedral, where I captured a series of images of this very ornate 11th-13th century cathedral [ read more ]

Ely Cathedral from the Outside

Ahead of our recent London trip, I knew we would be visiting the city of Ely in Cambridgeshire, which is not far from the home of a friend of mine, whom we had planned to visit, and with whom we had a great day. I was very much hoping to photograph the interior of the [ read more ]

London Blues

An image of the London Houses of Parliament, Elizabeth Tower, the Westminster Bridge and the River Thames was on my list of quintessential London scenes to capture during our fleeting five-day visit. On the first night, it was wet and miserable, and my efforts down at Tower Bridge were not as pleasing as I had [ read more ]