Category Archives: Architecture

It’s all a bit Gothy in Whitby.

Last week I was up in Derbyshire and Yorkshire doing some research for a couple of photography holidays I am leading for HF Holidays.  One of the places I visited was Whitby and by a happy coincidence the famous Whitby Goth Weekend was happening.  There were lots of people in fabulous outfits and all seemed […]

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Supermoon and super moonlight

Here in Oxfordshire in January we had a supermoon.  It’s where the moon is closer to the earth than normal, so it’s very bright. The supermoon sky was clear so it gave me a chance to set up my Panasonic 100-300mm lens on a tripod and take some lunar portraits.  I used a focal length […]

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It’s a big pointy tower!

I spent a weekend in London recently, and stayed in Southwark.  The main architectural feature of that area is The Shard, which is over 1000 feet high.  At present it’s the tallest building in the European Union, and the fourth-highest building in Europe. It stands well away from other very tall buildings, so it tends […]

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