Looking north from the South Bank

Looking north from the South Bank

Free art galleries? With no queues? We’re spoilt in this country! The South Bank is one of my favourite areas, and the Tate Modern is one of the greatest places in this area. The view from the top floor, looking out is superb; it’s also a crackingly good value restaurant! Processing HDR photograph taken using the built-in bracketing on the Canon …

alistairLooking north from the South Bank
Blackfriars Bridge by Night

Blackfriars Bridge by Night

I often create panoramic images by stitching several photographs together, but in this case this HDR photograph of Blackfriars Bridge, with St Paul’s Cathedral in the background, was created from a single cropped shot. Irritatingly, I’m still getting used to the Canon 6D, whose GPS sucks batteries like nothing else! I foolishly forgot to turn the GPS on for all my …

alistairBlackfriars Bridge by Night
Aire De La Baie

Aire De La Baie, Normandy

This ‘Aire‘1 (basically the omnipresent French version of the woefully sparse English ‘services’) , is set on a barracks/defense post used in the Second World War – captured by the allies as they retook Europe from the Germans. You can understand from this view why it was such a key position! As a special treat, I’ve uploaded this in an ultra-high resolution, …

alistairAire De La Baie, Normandy
DUMBO Panorama

DUMBO Panorama

A 17mm lens, fully open on a full-frame camera gives a unique perspective of the Manhattan skyline. Taking that a step further I’ve strung five together to give a 72.5 megapixel panorama! This is actually five sets of three exposure bracket (15 images total) strung together, but sadly the distinctive distortion the lens gave me a little trouble! If you’re …

alistairDUMBO Panorama