Some night photography in Victorian London.

by Nick Ambrose November. 30, 2019 488 views

The collection of streets known as Roupell Street, Theed Street, Whittlesley Street, Cornwall Road and Windmill Walk are all situated in the north east corner of the London Borough of Lambeth. They constitute the Roupell Street Conservation Area and are a collection of Victorian terraces just south of the River Thames.

These streets have survived the march of time and the efforts of developers to be one of London’s time capsules of architecture in a modern city.

They have been used for TV for some episodes of Mr Selfridge and Call the Midwife to name a few.

I wanted to do some photography round this area to capture the character of these streets with the lamps lit at night. It is quite a good area for photography as there doesn’t seem to be too many cars parked around some of the streets, unlike some other areas

It certainly makes a nice change from the ultra modern architecture of The City and Canary Wharf and the Brutalist style of architecture around the Barbican.

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Berckmans Peter 1 year, 6 months ago

Very moody, love them

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Nick Ambrose Replied to Berckmans Peter 1 year, 6 months ago

Thanks Peter!

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Nick Ambrose Replied to Nick Ambrose 1 year, 6 months ago

I think I'll go back and try again though as I'm not too happy with the ones taken using the higher ISO setting of 3200 as there is a bit of noise in them. Better I think to restrict the ISO to 1000 and let the image stabilisation take care of the low shutter speed. I could, I suppose take a tripod but like the freedom of not having to carry one around.

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