Image title: London Canary Wharf and old houses composite


Canary Wharf and old houses composite

The towers of Canary Wharf seen from Greenwich are here juxtaposed with a foreground view as seen from London Bridge station several miles away. The neat row of tall chimneys on the 19th century terraced houses contrasts with the contemporary glass and steel structures of the new Docklands.

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London Canary Wharf and old houses composite



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Nikon Coolpix 990 digital camera The lighting conditions in the two combined pictures didn't quite match. To create a sense of gradual atmospheric perspective in the upper foreground I applied a transparent pale blue overlay.

London, Canary Wharf, architecture, montage, composite

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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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