The View from The Shard, Looking West

The View from The Shard, Looking West

We’re spoilt in London. A stable country, generally peaceful, generally healthy and wealthy and despite the stereotype of clouds and rain we enjoy a temperate climate. It was 8°C when I went up the Shard today, and as you can see, it was pretty clear. Sure there’s some slight haze in the middle to long distance, but this photograph from …

alistairThe View from The Shard, Looking West
Shard: The Fire in the Sky

Shard: The Fire in the Sky

I’m unveiling a new feature of my Photography Blog for the first time: Google Maps location tracking. This is all thanks to the smart GPS that’s built into the Canon 6D. I’d imagine most residents of London won’t need the location for this particular beauty – the Shard is visible over most of London, and indeed much of the home …

alistairShard: The Fire in the Sky

House of Commons – Entry Hall

For the second time, we were invited to the House of Commons to receive an award last night. A truly impressive building, arguably one of London’s finest, you should seize with both hands any opportunity to visit! Sadly the inner parts of the Houses of Parliament are not allowed to be photographed by us mere mortals, and under pressure of …

alistairHouse of Commons – Entry Hall
The opening of the Shard

The opening of the Shard

Unbelievably, Renzo Piano has yet to send me a personal invite up The Shard. Nevertheless I visited London Bridge tonight to capture the opening of this iconic building. I wait patiently for my invite. I will trade a ticket for rights to this photograph! Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Focal length: 35mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 1.3s …

alistairThe opening of the Shard
Hever Castle Statue

Hever Castle Statue

Aperture: ƒ/4 Credit: Photographer: Alistair Cunningham Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Taken: 31 October, 2011 Copyright: Copyright: Alistair Cunningham, www.alistaircunningham.com Focal length: 24mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/160s Title: Hever Castle Statue

alistairHever Castle Statue