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Tuesday, 7 January 2014

London Lights


Today I went to London for the day to take the work to be shown at the Mall Galleries - a whole suitcase of quilts.  Considering the problems that we've been having in the UK with flooding and disruption of trains, the whole trip went very smoothly indeed.  And in London, I not only sorted out the gallery questions, but had tea and a chat with an old friend who is showing in Designer Crafts too, and went to the National Portrait Gallery to see a fabulous display of portrait photographs.

When I came out of the gallery it was dark, and I found myself in Trafalgar Square, which was very busy with people, buses, lights, reflections on the wet pavements, and generally an energising atmosphere.  I did not have my camera with me, but I took some photos with my iPhone.
















People rushing home after the day's work.


... taking the red London buses...


View of the National Gallery from Trafalgar Square

Good night!

Alicia

4 comments:

  1. What great night shots. I'm not sure you could have gotten better with a regular camera. Can't believe what phones can do these days.

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  2. Good luck with the show. Night shots look so good as the light is reflected from the wet surfaces.

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  3. I agree with both comments - camera phones are amazing these days - and light reflected from wet surfaces really add a great shine to the photographs.

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  4. I love the lights reflected in the wet pavement! Alicia, have you tried any of the special effect apps for the iPhone camera - just curious if there are any you like?

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