London Photo Walks - Electric


Embankment - 2017

Built by the Victorians as a route for the District Line, a much needed direct road along the Thames and extra sewage capacity, Victoria Embankment was a feat of early multipurpose engineering. Today the area lives up to its original billing with a scene that allows photographers to combine London's landmarks, busy city life and green spaces in a single shot.

The first road in London to be permanently electrically lit, the perfect homage to Victorian ingenuity is to light up the scene with the trails of cars travelling down Embankment alongside the renewed push for cleaner, safer cycle travel in the city.

The final photograph is a combination of 7 different exposures to gather enough trails from the slow moving, swerving traffic to create the image.





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Enjoying our photos of London? Want to create your own? Fashion images of London's icons or walk the backstreets of the East End on a London Photo Walks Tour. Learn all the techniques you'll need to take stunning photographs and discover intriguing history along the way.

Loved by our guests with a 5 star Trip Advisor rating, London Photo Walks caters for all levels of experience and we keep our our group sizes small (6 people or less) so that we can offer every guest personalised, individual guidance. All this means that you'll walk away with some fantastic photographs and a huge amount of reproducible knowledge.