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24 more dramatic photos of London from Umbreen Hafeez

Brooding skies, modern architecture and solitary figures loom large in these beautiful photographs

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We featured Umbreen Hafeez's photography back in 2014, and she's been hard at work ever since capturing London's beauty. So, without further ado, here are some more striking views of our favourite city.

Hainault underground station.
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Speed Kills’

A fish-eye view of speeding tube trains at Hainault station, east London.

The Sky Pod bar at the Walkie Talkie's Sky Garden.
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Dining in the Sky'

Guests drink at the Sky Pod bar, part of the Walkie Talkie's Sky Garden.

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More London and the Shard at dusk.
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Dark Side of the More’

The Bankside ‘More London’ complex, with the Shard in the background, looking ominous at night.

One Bishops Square
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘One Bishops Square’

Curtains of LED lights festoon this void within a City office building.

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Shoreditch Grind
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Nighthawks’

A man looks out the window at Shoreditch Grind, a coffee shop on Old Street.

Tower Bridge
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Tower Bridge’

London's most iconic bridge caught in the low winter sun.

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National Theatre
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Evil Frog’

The National Theatre at night, looking positively amphibian.

Woolwich Foot Tunnel
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Walk Away’

A solitary suited man walks through the under-river Woolwich Foot Tunnel.

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Canary Wharf
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Docklands’

Forbidding skies over Canary Wharf.

The View from the Shard on a foggy day
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘A Room with No View’

Guests at the View From The Shard discover the drawbacks of visiting on a misty day.

‘Princelet Street’

Paint flakes off this building on Princelet Street, ‘a Georgian time capsule behind the Old Spitalfields Market.’

Brick Lane
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Brick Lane’

Two friends enjoy a beer on Brick Lane.

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V&A café
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘V&A’

At the other end of town, museum visitors have a cup of tea in the grand environs of the Victoria & Albert Museum.

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Tate Britain staircase
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Dark Corners’

A woman descends a staircase at the Tate Britain gallery.

Enchanted Woodland, Syon Park
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Syon Park’

Two figures explore the Enchanted Woodland at Syon Park, south-west London. 

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Man on bridge
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Go Slow’

‘A completely self-indulgent shot. We were in Canary Wharf, checking it out for our next photo walk, when inspiration struck and I made Arpad pose for me. I wish there had been a few more people in the photo, but other than that I really like it.’

The Shard, as seen from the Walkie Talkie's Sky Garden.
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Blue Hour’

A view of the Shard from the Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street.

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Bridges over the Thames at sunset, London.
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Bridges’

Southwark, Millennium, Blackfriars and Waterloo bridges spanning the Thames at sunset.

London Wall
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘The Wall’

A footpath over a busy road on a gloomy day.

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© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Left Behind’

Two men in conversation on a doorstep, east London.

Moon Walk street art, Brick Lane
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Moon Walk’

An astronaut mural on Brick Lane, Spitalfields.

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Statue, Manor Park Cemetery
© Umbreen Hafeez

‘Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep’

An angel on a grave at Manor Park Cemetery, east London.

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