Category Archives: Culture

Red Telephone…

Red telephone boxes are an iconic symbol of bustling London where, despite the millions of mobile phone users, they still hold a special place in residents’ and tourists’ hearts. I love their blazing colour which stands out amongst crowds of people … Continue reading

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Big Ben’s bird…

I chose to take this photo in black and white because I wanted to place an emphasis on the flying seagull. The seagulls always swoop and dive around Westminster Bridge and I love the striking background in front of which they glide. … Continue reading

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Don’t drop your stare…

I think that this is an incredible piece of graffiti artwork. For some reason I had not considered it as a potential CuriousCamera post but it came up on the slide show on the side of my computer screen. It immediately caught my … Continue reading

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Ancient sun…

This temple in Paestum, Italy amazed me because of its size. I couldn’t believe that not only had it not been built with the modern equipment we rely on today but that it was also still standing! It was built around 500 BC and … Continue reading

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Double-crossed…

There is a strong sense of solemnity and dignity in this photo for me. It stems from how firm the memorial cross stands; a noble remembrance of the British men who died for their country in World War One. This cross endures … Continue reading

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Illuminated flight…

What I like most about this image is the contrast between the black shadow and the vibrant colours. The sunlight blazing through the stained glass illuminates the striking design, particularly the fearsome dove. The dove appears all the more sinister … Continue reading

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Life in the fast lane…

This is one of the quickest photos I have ever taken. I was in the back of a taxi speeding along this road in Goa, India when I noticed the couple on the motorcycle ahead of me. I quickly rifled … Continue reading

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