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Image title: London Centre Point and BT Tower seen Waterloo East station

London Centre Point and BT Tower seen Waterloo East station

Looking north west across the skyline of London, two landmarks from the 1960's rise above the city: The office buidling Centre Point and the BT Tower, opened as the Post Office Tower.


The lens is the Nikkor 300mm zoom which becomes effectively a 450mm lens when attached to the Fuji Finepix S3 with its smaller size sensor. The magnification is further increased by cutting out the centre of the picture - this is 2100 pixels by 1575 cut out of a canvas sized at 4256 x 2848. Hand held exposure was 1/91 of a second, ISO setting 800. A tripod is recommended when using a zoom lens for exposures less than 1/250 second - unless you can hold the camera as steady as I can!

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Title:
London Centre Point and BT Tower seen Waterloo East station

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Filename:
LonCtrPtBtTwrBw6122.jpg

ID number:
5368

Technical details:
Fuji Finepix S3

Modern architecture London, London landmarks, Centre Point, BT Tower, Post Office Tower, Telecom Tower, London skyline, London cityscapes, photos of London landmarks, London, England, London UK

Date created:
2006-01-22

Aidan O'RourkeAidan O'Rourke has been active in photography and online media since 1995. He has documented the development of the local area in his Eyewitness website (1997-2005) and as a contributor to books, publications and the Manchester Evening News. He runs his Eyewitness photography walks in Manchester, Liverpool and other locations. He offers one-to-one tuition in Photography and Languages. He is a high-level speaker of German and can offer photography walks and tours through the medium of German. Visit www.aidan.co.uk

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