A Weekend Diary

…words and images from England's green and pleasant land…

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Late afternoon by the River Thames…

Arc of the London Eye, as seen from a platform on Waterloo Station...

Arc of the London Eye, as seen from a platform on Waterloo Station…

[ISO 125, 1/320, f4.5, AWB]

The London Eye and a setting sun...

The London Eye and a setting sun…

[ISO 100, 1/1000, f3.5, AWB]

Two young men fire juggling on the South Bank...

Two young men fire juggling on the South Bank…

[ISO 80, 1/500, f3.4, AWB]

The two said fire jugglers, as viewed from Hungerford Bridge...

The two said fire jugglers, as viewed from Hungerford Bridge…

[ISO 400, 1/30, f5.6, AWB]

A caricaturist, plying his trade on Hungerford Bridge...

A caricaturist, plying his trade on Hungerford Bridge…

[ISO 400, 1/50, f4.5, AWB]

The north bank of the Thames, between Hungerford Bridge and Westminster Bridge...

The north bank of the Thames, between Hungerford Bridge and Westminster Bridge…

[ISO 200, 1/40, f4.0, AWB]

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More from Hampshire and London…

A roosting dove (or pigeon) in a tree in Titchfield, Hampshire..

A roosting dove/pigeon in a tree in Titchfield, Hampshire..

(19/02/13, 14:13, ISO 80, f5.6, 1/320, AWB)

A seat for Portsmouth at the United Nations next year...maybe ;)...

A seat for Portsmouth at the United Nations next year…maybe ;)…

(21/02/13, 07:33, ISO 80, f3.4, 1/60, AWB)

View of Westminster, upstream from Hungerford Bridge...

View of Westminster, upstream from Hungerford Bridge…

(23/02/13, 17:19, ISO 200, f3.5, 1/30, AWB)

An hour or so later, I returned to Hungerford Bridge, but now looking downstream, with, to the right, a red-lit National Theatre and Purcell Room on the South Bank, and further right, the Shard some distance beyond, near London Bridge...

An hour or so later, I returned to Hungerford Bridge, but now looking downstream, with, to the right, a red-lit National Theatre and Purcell Room on the South Bank, and further right, the Shard some distance beyond, near London Bridge…

(23/02/13, 18:09, ISO 800, f4.5, 1/8, AWB)

Hungerford Bridge leads directly back into Charing Cross Station, on the north bank of the Thames, but before you enter the station itself, there’s a small market with a handful of stalls. The following two photos were taken in the said market, but I couldn’t decide whether I preferred the image in colour or in monochrome, hence both are included here…c’est à vous 😉

So, monochrome first...

So, monochrome first…

(23/02/13, 18:12, ISO 500, f3.4, 1/20, AWB)

...and then in colour...

…and then in colour…

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