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I’m very fortunate to work in the City of London, which means I get to see these marvellous sites every day.

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For almost 300 years the 365ft high St Paul’s Cathedral dominated the central London skyline, now however it is met with heavy competition. In today’s London there are almost 250 proposed skyscrapers, with many already approved or under construction, it is feared that soon Sir Christopher Wren’s famous City streets will be engulfed by glass […]

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During the 1920s, cinematographer Claude Friese-Greene travelled across the UK with his new colour film camera. His trip ended in London, with some of his most stunning images, and these were recently revived and restored by the BFI, and shared across social media and video websites. Since February I have attempted to capture every one […]

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One of the City of London’s latest skyline additions, the giant ‘Walkie Talkie’ will be topped by an exotic ‘floating roof garden’ that will be the highest in Europe. The developers of the 580 ft high skyscraper which is due to open in just under a year’s time, are using the landscapers behind the award […]

Aerial rendering of The Pinnacle in context

Just the other week I uploaded a piece on the ‘ye olde London’ architecture slowly disappearing across the City, and how it was such a shame that amazing Imperial & Roman inspired structures were being replaced. However i also understand the need for more office space and how a huge skyscraper can very much benefit […]

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Samuel Johnson said: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” London has been a major settlement since its founding by the Romans who named it Londinium, it now sits comfortably as the largest city in the European Union. Over the […]

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Restless Nights by Paul Richardson Photography During October I spent 8 days cycling 200 miles around London whilst carrying 22kg of camera gear. That week consisted of 3 main tasks. Lots of shooting, transferring photos onto the laptop, and a little bit of sleep. By the end of it I was physically drained – to the […]

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Six students from De Montfort University here in the UK have won a video game design competition called ‘Off the Map’ earlier this month with their 3D, digital recreation of London in the years before the City’s Great Fire. The competition was geared toward generating conversation about how video games can explore different facets of […]

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A new film celebrates the rich history  and religious significance of the city of Jerusalem The makers of ‘Jerusalem’ were granted  special rights to film using low-altitude planes to capture stunning hi-def  images of one of the oldest cities in the world The film, being distributed by National  Geographic Entertainment, also explores the religious significance […]