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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 [ continue reading ]

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 [ continue reading ]

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 [ continue reading ]

After 9pm on a Rainy London Night

This image of London's famous clock tower — colloquially and incorrectly called 'Big Ben', but in actuality now called Elizabeth Tower — is one of a series of images I shot of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster on our last night in London on this trip.  This image is something of a 'labour of love' [ continue reading ]

The Organ and the Nave of Ely Cathedral

This is another view of the magnificent interior of Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, England.  In this view, the beautiful organ and ornate architecture of the ceiling of the nave can be seen, right down to the stained glass windows beyond the high altar.  Ely Cathedral, which was built from 1083 to 1375, is well worth [ continue reading ]

Ely Cathedral Epicentre

Today was our second day in England, during our whirlwind visit, and my first trip to England since the summer of 2000.  A month or two before the trip, I had made arrangements to meet up with an old friend of mine, whom I first met through an unrelated interest, and whom I visited on [ continue reading ]