A beautiful place so crowded during the day, the London Millennium Bridge during the early morning hours was finally deserted. You should see the view at least once when the city sleeps, and St. Paul’s Cathedral is still enlightened. I have heard that the London Millennium footbridge is known by many locals as the “Wobbly Bridge” and I wondered why – especially as I did not feel any shaky movements (even while running to capture the sun rising over The Thames).
London is known for rainy weather, which lasts all the time, but it seems that I’ve been lucky on my short visit. The city waited up for me with a wonderful sunny, but cold weekend. I just had to take a photo of the London Eye.
The London Docklands, once the largest port in the world, are now a vibrant financial center. The skyscrapers of Canary Wharf can be seen from all over the city but the direct view over the Thames you can enjoy from Greenwich. For a long time I wanted to try to make an HDR panorama. Overall, the finished work is composed of 28 individual images, 4 segments each with 7 exposures.
The London Eye is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe and the third highest in the world. Built for the Millennium celebration, the operation was planned only for 5 years. It was unsure if this will be continued, but after the great success of this idea, they decided to keep operating the London Eye.
London is one of the cities in which it is impossible to find just a single characteristic skyline view. Meanwhile, it’s not possible to imagine the London skyline without the London Eye. From the Golden Jubilee Bridge you have the possibility to photograph the London Eye and Westminster together, as they are located almost opposite of each other on the banks of the River Thames.