Palace of Westminster, London Prints
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The Story Behind the Image - Palace of Westminster, London
Evening falls over the Palace of Westminster (The Houses of Parliament) and the River Thames in London, with Big Ben to the right. Technically, of course, Big Ben refers not to the tower nor to the clock, but to the hour bell.
I've photographed the Palace of Westminster several times at night and I never grow tired of this wonderful scene.
On this occasion, I arrived well before sunset and crossed Westminster Bridge to the far bank, across from the Palace. I set up my tripod beside the barrier and waited for night to fall and the illuminations to come on.
What I recall most vividly is a pair of policemen strolling by, then turning and strolling back. I did my best to look innocuous, and they left me in peace to enjoy the beautiful evening.
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