The London Eye

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During London's Switched On event the London Eye was left on overnight and I managed to bag this shot.

There's quite a few different light sources. You've got the fairy lights on the trees. The trees are yellow since they're lit by the sodium vapour lights behind me. The London Eye itself is lit pink and down this path, which is wet and reflecting the blue fairy lights, is an enclosure (it's glowing pink follow the path between the trees, see note) that houses the anchor points for the support cables of the Eye where I took this photo. They placed all sorts of words inside such as "Love" (which I photographed), "Valentine", "Be Mine", etc, etc in celebration of St. Valentine's Day. All these lights combined together make up this bright and colourful shot that was taken at around 3 in the morning!

Number 17 in Explore on 21st February 2008.

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  1. trustXbelieve 71 months ago | reply

    Simply great!!!!!

  2. XYZXY [deleted] 70 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The United Kingdom, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  3. Kelly Amour Liebe 70 months ago | reply

    This shot is Fantastic!!
    I love all the colours!!

  4. mam_jo 69 months ago | reply

    wow stunning photo

  5. Marco Pesci 68 months ago | reply

    Very very amazing!!!

  6. Darlene Acero 66 months ago | reply

    Amazing, lovely colors!

  7. Samantha Rousakis Photo [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

    wonderful symmetry and colors.

  8. Nena L K 64 months ago | reply

    Just perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. isabellesays 64 months ago | reply

    Wow, this is STUNNING.

  10. LordD 64 months ago | reply

    Very nice.

  11. Sunlight416 64 months ago | reply

    What an absolutely magnificent photo, bravo!

  12. Velurajah UK (Thanks for 1.9 Million+ views) 64 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called *Central London*, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    Nice shot

  13. Dwro8ea 61 months ago | reply

    Amazing work. Well done!

  14. dorsetbays 59 months ago | reply

    I have something very similar, but it was done in a bit of a hurry. Yours is nicely done.

  15. SonniTranquilli 56 months ago | reply

    wow purple eye!

  16. Blair Parkinson 56 months ago | reply

    Great photo. The lights work wonders

  17. neilmacready 48 months ago | reply

    fantastic colours and contrast, excellent shot!

  18. Harry Ball 46 months ago | reply

    great colours here

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