École du Louvre

École du Louvre

The École du Louvre may well be my favourite building in Paris, as it so atmospheric; I had to shoot it at night – there’s something ‘Addams Family’ going on. Trivia Surrounding “the Pyramid”, the classic image of the Louvre, are many buildings which form part of the extended museum of the Louvre in Paris. This building adjoins these walls (the Palais …

alistairÉcole du Louvre
South Bank Warehouse

South Bank Warehouse

It’s been more than one occasion that I’ve extolled my love for the South Bank, on London’s Thames, and just behind the OXO Tower I stumbled across these great buildings. Title: South Bank Warehouse

alistairSouth Bank Warehouse
An eye for the London eye, part 3 of 5

An eye for the London eye, part 3 of 5

I now posted two stylised images (here and here), that I said I’d rework 5 times. This is Part 3 of 5. I’d be interested to know at the end of the series which you prefer. Aperture: ƒ/22 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Focal length: 24mm ISO: 50 Shutter speed: 1/3s Title: An eye for the London eye, part …

alistairAn eye for the London eye, part 3 of 5
An eye for the London eye, part 1 of 5

An eye for the London eye, part 1 of 5

I’m a big fan of stylising images, particularly through Photoshop so I’m going to take one image (and I’ll reveal the original at the end of this series) and manipulate it in several ways. I normally have a clear vision of what I’m trying to capture when I fire my shutter, but this image was difficult because there was too …

alistairAn eye for the London eye, part 1 of 5
Passage Privé

Passage Privé

Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Focal length: 45mm ISO: 400 Shutter speed: 4s Title: Passage Privé

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The Blue Orchid

The Blue Orchid, Croydon

A rework, of an old post, this is great for me as it shows how much I’ve learnt over the space of the past year – I see in this image mistakes I wouldn’t make these days Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Focal length: 24mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/1.3s Title: The Blue Orchid

alistairThe Blue Orchid, Croydon