Blue


1. Blue rooster in front of the National Gallery 2. iPhone 3. Snapseed

In the black & white


  1. Working on utilizing the last lens my dad gave me (1 Nikkor 10mm f/2.8) in different perspectives. Thought his monument in London would be a good subject. 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed  

Keeping watch


The yard


  1. Scotland Yard 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed

The underground


  1. Quick afternoon photo shoot in London 2. Trafalgar square in London 3.Nikon V1

Another Perspective on Wellington


1. Here is the first perspective on the Wellington Arch in London 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapdseed  

300-H-4


Serenity under the cross


1. Walk in Hyde Park 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed

Of angels and men


Gold on the gate


1. Gold on the gate of Kensington Palace in London 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed

Of angels…and planes


1. Beautiful statue outside of Buckingham Palace 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed

Look away


1. Swan enjoying a sunny afternoon 2. Hipstamatic

Missing the keys to the castle


1. Exploring the concept of including multiple subjects in a photo that have similar purpose (i.e. Guard and locks protecting the palace). 2. Locks on the gates to Buckingham palace 3. Nikon V1 4. Snapseed

The parade, that is the horse guards parade


1. Early evening stroll to the Horse Guards Parade, one of my favorite places in London 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed

Hooves bearing down


1. Wellington Arch in London. Thought the view of the horses coming over the ledge from this angle was very interesting. 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed 4. Beautiful day for photography

To the arch and back


1. Photo jog (one day I will have to explain the concept) 2. Nikon V1 3. A few angry drivers 4. Shot I am happy with

21:39:40


< 1. Waiting for the Heathrow Express after arriving back in London from the Netherlands. I was very ready to get to the hotel that evening. 2. Hipstamatic

Bridge over non-troubled water


Notes: 1. Viewed spotted through some shrubs while on a Saturday stroll. 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed

Roar lion, roar


1. Great lion statue on Westminster Bridge 2. Thought the silhouette caused by the bright afternoon sun would be interesting. 3. Happy with the end result

Way down


Through the grid: II


1. Second photo while experimenting with depth of field (here is the first) 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed for the pizazz

Across from the eye


1. Beautiful view across the river Thames 2. Wish I have squared up the shot better but I loved the colors so much that I had to post it. 3. Hipstamatic 4. Interesting facts about the Thames

Lobby view


1. View from a lobby 2. Hipstamatic

Where is….


1. Cool viewfinder in London 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed

Through the grid: I


1. Parliament in London 2. Nikon V1- playing with depth of field 3. Snapseed

The dark horseman


1. I have wanted to take a photo of this statue each time I have been in London but the light has not been right. I finally was able be there during the golden hour. 2. Nikon V1 3. Snapseed

Subway-Underground-Subway


1. London 2. Hipstamatic 3. Snapseed

Covent station


1. Covent Garden tube station in London 2. Hipstamatic 3. Snapseed to clean up the Hipstamatic border and adding center focus

Lock & Co. Hatters


1. Visiting the Lock & Co. Hatters in London. One of the coolest stores I have been too. 2. Could not resist snapping some photos of the hatboxes on shelves. 3. Hipstamatic 4. Snapseed to trim off the Hipstamatic border

Mercuria


1. Walking across a Thames River bridge in London 2. Used my Hipstamatic presets to get the right lens film combo (Jane + BlacKeys) as I saw this shot developing (can you beat Parliament and Elizabeth Tower 3. Used Camera Bag to remove the Hipstamatic borders As a side note, I used Postagram and sent my daughter… Continue reading Mercuria