Slanted Scoop

Another trip back to More London today and another shot of City Hall, this time at a bit of a slant.

I’ve heard a few people complaining lately that they have faced issues with security in this location, not just when using a tripod but at times when they are just using the camera hand held. It’s such a shame, as this is a very photogenic place and the more photographers shoot it, the more exposure it gets and the more we will see visitors to this magnificent city will want to go there.

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I’ve been flying under the radar this week. My head has been down, and my days consist of work, a little socialising and a lot of attempting to sleep. I have my reasons, but won’t bore you with them at this time. It has meant, however, that Christmas is suddenly creeping up on me and with 10 days to go I have not bought/sent any cards, nor have I even thought about who I need to buy gifts for, let alone what to get them. I have been giving a little bit of thought to 2012 however, and though I’m not one to make resolutions there are a few things I want to do in the near future to assist with my photography. I’ll share these with you in due course, but #1 on the list is having my eyes checked out. My vision has been getting progressively worse over the years and it’s about time I bit the bullet and got some glasses or contacts. I can spend 12 hours or more a day sat behind a PC and I don’t think that helps me at all, but lately I’ve found myself straining at times and after trying a work colleagues glasses on for fun I realised how bad my vision had become – scrutinizing all of these pixels certainly has taken it’s toll.

6 thoughts on “Slanted Scoop”

  1. That puts a new slant on a familiar landmark (excuse the pun!). Actually it looks very strong on the diagonal and your usual excellent processing. I think Xmas has crept up under the radar for a lot of us, and I’m sure the crazy weather in late autumn had a lot to do with it. Damn cold today!

  2. Great choice for the composition, really adds a lot of interest into what already looks like an interesting place that has most likely been photographed quite a lot.

    I agree about the whole Christmas thing, here it is the 17th of December and the wife and I have done absolutely ZERO to get ready.

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