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Light fantastic

The theme for this week’s Gallery is ‘light’. With this in mind, I took these pictures on my way home from work on Monday – it was an absolutely gorgeous evening, the lights were just coming on across the city, and all the way along Waterloo Bridge there were people taking photos.

(I didn’t use Instagram or any other app to enhance this photo by the way; this is exactly how the sky looked. Incredible, isn’t it?)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also love the way they’ve decided to illuminate some of the South Bank buildings to make them look more attractive; in fact, with those bright colours, even the ugliest concrete becomes beautiful.

Enjoy.

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  1. Kirsty March 11, 2012

    Beautiful pictures. I love the combination of natural and artificial lights :)

  2. Rachel (@rachey320) March 8, 2012

    I love the ones of the South bank, it looks much better in colour!

  3. jenny paulin March 7, 2012

    great photos of London – its interesting to see your photos showing light made through man-made things whereas a lot of the photos i have seen today have been through nature. x

  4. LauraCYMFT March 7, 2012

    Beautiful picture of the sky! I always smile when I see a sky that colour as it usually means it will be nice the next day :)

  5. sarahmumof3 March 7, 2012

    ohh wow the sky is beautiful!! and the lights on the buildings are pretty spectacular too x

  6. h0pefulmummy March 7, 2012

    light in the urban landscape – fabulous take on the theme!

  7. Jenny (@cheetahsinshoes) March 7, 2012

    Gorgeous! I love London lit up – be it by the sky or by artificial means

  8. (Mostly) Yummy Mummy March 7, 2012

    Oh wow such pretty pictures! I love the lights on the buildings.

  9. Lou March 7, 2012

    How wonderful what the light can do – great photos.

    Lou :-)

  10. Emily McMillan March 7, 2012

    Love the southbank it’s so atmospheric x

  11. If I Could Escape March 7, 2012

    Fabulous photos!!

  12. Gina March 7, 2012

    Love the top picture. Looks very romantic x

  13. Helpful Mum March 7, 2012

    Absolutely gorgeous pictures. The sky has been absolutely beautiful recently.

  14. I love when London lights up, it just looks magical.

  15. Mags (Mummy's Space) March 7, 2012

    Great pictures! I love the sky in the first one.

  16. Domestic Goddesque March 7, 2012

    I Love the South Bank. I love these shots too.

  17. Helen Spencer March 7, 2012

    Gotta love a Spring sky that doesn’t have rain in it!!!

  18. Mama Syder March 7, 2012

    I love the way the light can change and make everything in it look so interesting. Great photos!

  19. Erica Price March 7, 2012

    Some nice shots – hadn’t thought about picking out artificial lights like that for the theme.

  20. Nikki Thomas March 7, 2012

    Wow that is really beautiful!

  21. L-plate Mummy March 7, 2012

    That sky is beautiful. I love sky shots :)

  22. Jacq March 7, 2012

    I remember the sky on Monday, it was lovely here too! Great photos.

  23. TheGlitterazzi March 7, 2012

    “Waterloo Sunset”! – fabulous!

  24. Sarah March 7, 2012

    Very beautiful indeed – especially the first – and so lovely to imagine everyone walking around capturing the beauty of the evening on their cameras. It’s like a sign of ‘mutual appreciation’ :) ‘Salute to the sky with your phone camera’, hee, hee!

  25. Kelloggsville March 7, 2012

    Not sure te light makes the concrete beautiful but it definitely enhanced! Lovely pictures.

  26. Herding Cats March 7, 2012

    Beautiful pictures. That sky is just amazing!

  27. Shell Louise March 7, 2012

    I love the first one, the colours are wonderful :)

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