The London Picture Project from London-based travel photographer Alan Copson

Posts Tagged ‘The City’
“Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red”
"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red"

As Remembrance Sunday approaches, here’s one of my shots from the Tower of London last week of the amazing “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage designer Tom Piper. 888,246 ceramic poppies, each representing a British fatality during the First World War and marking one hundred years […]

London’s ever-changing skyline
London's ever-changing skyline

From a photographer’s point of view, it’s always exciting when a new building is completed. This time, the excitement is tinged by a little sadness, as the new Cheese Grater (on the right, otherwise known by its nickname, The Leadenhall Building) now obscures the wonderful outline of the Gherkin from this angle. This and more […]

London Business Shuns Vulgar Displays of Wealth
London Business Shuns Vulgar Displays of Wealth

I guess these guys in London’s Canary Wharf yesterday hadn’t got the memo! As one of a pair of luxury yachts at the quay, they stood out as the only vessels in sight. But does the Champagne really taste better aboard one of these, rather than out of a plastic mug in a rowing boat? […]

Nothing stays the same
Nothing stays the same

I’m always amazed at how the skyline of The City changes so quickly. St. Paul’s Cathedral, on the left, is probably the oldest building in the photograph. Looking to the right, the first of the tallest buildings is the almost complete Heron Tower. To the top of its spire, it is now the tallest building […]

St Paul’s and The City
St Paul's and The City

I’m sure I could come up with some clichéd words about dark clouds hanging over The City, but I shall resist the temptation! NEW! Now available as Prints or Posters at