Tag Archives: Chiswick

The sublime art of panning, or how to fail in Chicago and succeed in London.

Panning, excitable teenagers on Youtube will tell you, is a technique used in photography where the camera rotates on its Y axis in order to keep a moving object in focus. If done well, the result will be a striking … Continue reading

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Silence, Japanese gardens and peacocks.

I love Saturday mornings. Quoting freely from Stephen King, they have an air of unexpressed potential, something close to the first day of the summer school holidays: the working week is just gone and all that unfolds ahead is two … Continue reading

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A tale of two neighbourhoods

London is a city, architectonically speaking, that offers many interesting buildings but that is, also, very uniform. The same design recurs times and times again, all around the city. Does this means that, no matter where you go, London will … Continue reading

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