Since you seemed to enjoy the Rugged Bits of London entry back in April featuring some stunning photography from the talented Fred255, I’ve decided to give you a round two. Fred has been kind enough to contribute a few more unique photos of the rusty, abandoned or derelict areas he captures so well and I’m very pleased to be able to share them with you on LLO. The words below each photo are his as well.
Commerce is a division of trade or production which deals with the exchange of goods and services from producer to final consume.
Here we see an old Thames barge, used for moving and selling goods up and down the Thames. Behind is Canary Wharf.
Canary Wharf is a major business district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England. Rivalling London’s traditional financial centre, the City of London, Canary Wharf contains many of the United Kingdom’s premier office spaces and tallest buildings.
One of the tunnels on the Regents Canal.
The foot path, the canal and the railway above.
It’s such a shame about the graffiti, but it seems to be everywhere these days.
The modern appartments with the old cranes outside in Royal Victoria Dock, London.
Probably the most famous derelict building the the UK, if not the world!
Stothert & Pitt cranes at Battersea Power Station. These beautiful examples of urban decay cranes at the pier of Battersea Power Station were made by Stothert & Pitt Ltd, of Newark Works in Bath. They are listed for preservation and have to be included in any redevelopment plans for the site. So although the sun is going down on them, it will not be for the last time. We hope!
I used a Canon EOS-1D Mark III with EF200mm f/2.8L USM +2.0x , Exposure 1/4000 sec
Aperture f/7.1 Focal Length 400 mm ISO Speed 100
Thanks Fred, for allowing me to show off your fantastic photography.
And another note about photography… have you entered to win the giveaway of your choice of two 8×10 prints yet?