Category Archives: dusk/low light

Day #350

Day #350Title: Avenue Of Steel
Location: Liverpool Street, London
Camera: Canon EOS 30D / 24-105mm EF f/4 L IS USM
Notes: I had a meeting in Maldon this morning, and took a few grey, damp shots on my way home, but I wasn’t particularly happy with them. So when I went to London for another meeting this evening, I took the camera along. My friend showed me a new building just behind Exchange Square at Liverpool Street, which has some dramatic architecture and was trimmed up for Christmas. It’s a great place for photos, and no “jobsworthy” security guards in sight!

Day #348

Day #348Title: Citypoint Evening
Location: Moorgate
Camera: Canon EOS 30D / 24-105mm EF f/4 L IS USM
Notes: An utterly foul day, weatherwise, today. It rained and rained. In the evening, I was in London for the BBC Backstage Christmas party, held for the London web dev community. It was a short walk from Liverpool Street, but a damp one! This was just outside Citypoint. I took some others without people in, but just liked the way this couple accidentally walked into the frame, huddling under their brolly.

Day #329

Day #329Title: On Song
Location: Cliffs Pavillion, Wesctcliffe-on-Sea
Camera: Canon Ixus 850IS compact
Notes: Runrig have been one of my favourite bands for getting on 20 years. I first saw them live in Cambridge in 1989, and must have been to around 25 gigs over the years. The last time was December 2003 in Edinburgh when I was building my unsuccessful FRPS portfolio. Since then, they’ve not toured a great deal, or if they have, I’ve not been able to go for whatever reason. But today, they were on my doorstep (Westcliffe isn’t too far) so I went to their show with a couple of long-time friends and Runrig fans from Chelmsford. It was a great gig – still sounding good. Some of the audience were a bit stuffed, but we had a good time! Managed to sneak a few pictures with the compact camera which was in my bag. Thanks for the music and a reminder of how much better it is when heard live!