A picture from my last days in Germany, before coming back to London. The lines of this old staircase were really appealing to me. I went for b&w because I think it added to the mood of the scene, bringing more emphasis to the shapes and getting rid of color distractions.
The day I took this picture we had a particularly nice saturday afternoon in London, I took all my gear out to take advantage of the latest summer daylight and went for a photowalk around Battersea power station hoping for some dramatic skies and light effects. Once all the sunlight was gone and I had taken the compulsory twilight-at-the-Thames shots and played a bit with light trails, I felt like I deserved a beer, and so headed to Covent Garden piazza to meet a friend there. Continue reading The Sphelix