Another awesome station on the London Underground network and worth a visit if your like me and you enjoy a good Underground station.
I just like the way the light beams in through essentially what is a big skylight, gives Bermondsey a cavernous feel the the station and it certainly feels like that when your there.
Its a station I do intend to revisit on my next trip to London as I have a few new ideas I could try out, whether they will work or not is a different matter.
I am not sure if it was best to go with this crop with the large amount of black on the edges or do you think I should have gone for a square crop? I just couldn’t decide and felt this worked best.
Probably one of my favourite, if not my favourite Underground station on the whole network. I just love the timeless modern architecture going on here at this station, its certainly stood the test of time as this station was built in 1999.
My favourite part of the station has to be this Obelisk in the middle of the two platforms, its stunning, certainly reminds me of a lighthouse. Its quite unique as I can’t think of this architectural feature anywhere else on the tube network, even on the newish Jubilee Line Extension stations.
Seeing stations like this built about 15 years or so ago gets me really excited about the brand new Crossrail stations, I bet they will be a great addition to London’s growing transport network and I am hoping that some of these stations will be available for a sneak preview during Open House London this year, fingers crossed!!
I have had so many uploads I have been sitting on and not getting round to upload them until now as I feel its the right time to upload them with my new Flickr account.
I will be returning to the Open House London archive uploads shortly but this is another addition to my ‘Conceptual Fabrication’ series. I have done this one in colour with the distinctive Orange tiles that you often get with German metro stations but I wanted to try a black and white image and this was the result, really like the high key feel that the orange tiles create when converted to Black and White.
Hope you all have a great weekend!
One to add to my ‘Conceptual Fabrication’ architectural series and actually an image that I took couple of years ago from my trip to Barcelona.
Barcelona is such a wonderful city and really enjoyed my stay there, I had limited time on the their metro to get some photos but did get a few.
This is actually a reworked photo, I just never was happy with the original and this tidier version really works for me compared to the original.
I feel that there is something quite sinister and eerie about this shot, I can’t quite put my finger on what it is but I hope you enjoy the photo.
Well my new Flickr account has been well received and I’d like to thank those who have moved over from my old account to my new one and of course your comments and likes too!
I will be following some of you back but can’t at the moment due to the 20 followers that Flickr puts on new accounts, odd I know but I think its some anti-spam thing.
This is another photo from my Charing X ghost station tour. This is one set of escalators within the station complex, sadly they don’t work anymore but are kept in very good cosmetic condition. Again these were used in the James Bond film Skyfall where famously James Bond slides down the escalator, something that would probably be impossible in real life or if you did attempt it, it would result in some horrendous injury!
If you get chance to visit this station it is well worth a visit so keep an eye on the London Transport Museum website.
I couldn’t resist in playing around with this tunnel and this was the result, another to add to my ‘Conceptional Fabrication’ photo series, it is good fun.
I have done two versions of this, one in this monochrome feel and the other in a colour feel. Personally I prefer this one as it gives it a more sci-fi futuristic feel to the image but I might upload the other later on and let you see which you all prefer.
This is one tunnel I plan to revisit next time I am down in London which will hopefully be Open House London. As always I can’t wait for it and look forward to seeing what the Open House team have in store as the main events!
I am planning on doing a blog post maybe next month of some of the places I have visited in the last 5 Open Houses that I have done to help those make decisions on where to visit and photograph.
Would this be of interest to anyone?
Hope you are all having a great week so far and looking forward to tomorrow being Friday and all! 🙂