Its familiar curves and loops were outlined on the stadium floor in the London 2012 opening ceremony. James Bond, accompanied by Her Majesty, flew a helicopter through one of its iconic bridges. Oligarchs and the fabulously wealthy used it to slip into the city in their super yachts. This Summer, Londoners have seen their timeless river like never before…Read More ▶
On the last Sunday in January the “King’s Army” converged on the centre of London. There was none of the usual parry and thrust of pike and sword, of field manoeuvres and gun smoke as is the custom when these [...]Read More ▶
The first of the month, May Day, in England is often associated with parades and protest, country carnivals and Bank holidays and peculiar pagan ceremonies wrapped in obscure folklore and tradition…Read More ▶
Though the dawning of the day is still a long way off, we have another summer and winter to get through first, it is nonetheless there in our consciousness, not fully formed maybe, but there just visible on the horizon [...]Read More ▶
On the Sunday before St. Patrick’s Day, London hosts one of the biggest street parties of the year, an extravaganza of all things Irish including, of course, singing, music and dance. Working as a photographer in this sort of lively fun atmosphere is an enjoyable experience because participants expect to be photographed and indeed positively relish the experience.Read More ▶
January is invariably a month which provides us here in London with rather grey and gloomy rain soaked skies. It has again been commendable in its consistency. The short days, the flat light and the raw cold temperatures really don’t help the photographic process.
Nonetheless, there have been a couple of days, nights actually, that have been perfect, where a near cloudless sky provided just the right backdrop to two very different displays of light and colour…Read More ▶
Watch the dramatic intro video and hear audio snippets from Nick’s lecture at the Royal Geographical Soceity (RGS) in LondonRead More ▶