Tower Bridge Sunset

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It's amazing how much the light can change during a sunset, especially a dramatic one. During this fantastic one, I was around City Hall viewing a photography exhibition, when this amazing sunset almost came out of nowhere. I stayed around for hours, getting various scenes through all the phases of light and colour. It started off quite pink, then the blue hour was truly blue, especially where Tower Bridge was concerned. As the light started to die, the sky took on a magical lavender quality to it.

It was one of the best sunsets I have ever seen and an added bonus that I had my camera and tripod. To all the photographers out there, let this be a lesson to you; always stick around shooting, as the light can differ quite suddenly and completely change the whole scene. I saw a recent sunset in Paris that almost rivalled this, so I might post one of those shots up later this week.

This photo has been one of my desktop wallpapers for quite a while now, but I feel it's time to share it with the world. If you want the large version of this, it's available to buy from some of the many sources provided at the top of this description. This image is massively detailed so please view large. (Press L)

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II / ISO 100 / f/18 / 17-40mm @ 25mm

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  1. Kath Brewer 28 months ago | reply

    Wow - this shot is awesome - the colours are amazing! This should def be framed and on your wall!

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

    Seen in the British Photographers' group

  2. mikelitman 28 months ago | reply

    holy shit dude, awesome pic

  3. stickotopia 28 months ago | reply

    all you can say is wow!

  4. Shibistars 28 months ago | reply

    My fave shot!

  5. nile_princess_2011 27 months ago | reply

    bellissimo scatto

  6. pdxsafariguy 27 months ago | reply

    knocked this one out of the park!

  7. Keltia1 27 months ago | reply


    Seen In Best Of 2011 at:
    The World Through My Eyes

  8. Tobymutz 27 months ago | reply

    the light and the colours here are knockout!

  9. $Pe(trUm 25 months ago | reply

    Most beautiful picture.

  10. Rui Nunеs 22 months ago | reply

    Truly fantastic!

  11. flyingtoadphotography 22 months ago | reply

    I think the best Tower Bridge shot I've seen, well done.

  12. palnick 21 months ago | reply

    Superb Image!!

  13. wolnerchris 17 months ago | reply

    Wow amazing shot !!!!

  14. lyndakmorris 14 months ago | reply

    Stunning sunset

  15. Steffi Ulm Photography 7 months ago | reply

    Amazing Shot! I love the colours in it!

  16. Pixamundo 6 months ago | reply

    Beautiful sky. Great shot.

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