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Morning commute1/35
Peeking through the fence2/35
Remembrance Day3/35
London in a rush4/35
Tower Bridge sunrise5/35
Say it with flowers6/35
Olympic stadium7/35
Old meets new8/35
Curved beauty9/35
All of the lights10/35
Gas holder11/35
Southbank skaters12/35
Blood Swept Lands13/35
Tower Bridge16/35
Watching the skaters17/35
St Paul's Cathedral18/35
Smooth sailing19/35
A new perspective20/35
A Wandsworth facade21/35
Chaplin is back22/35
City in the distance23/35
Top of the Shard24/35
Under the Bridge25/35
Southwark Bridge27/35
Leadenhall Market at dawn28/35
Borough Market29/35
Stairway to heaven30/35
The Shard31/35
Wishing for rain32/35
Hackney Wick33/35
Table with a view34/35
Canal reflections35/35

35 lively photos of London from Sara Melhuish

See the contrast between old and new, green and grey

By Sara Melhuish

The photographer: 'I'm 41 and originally from Sweden. I moved to London in 1995 for what I thought was 3-6 months. Little did I know I would be here near enough 20 years later! I'm currently doing an advanced diploma in photography in my spare time and carry my camera everywhere (I've even fitted some padding in my handbag so it doubles up as a camera bag).'

The setup: 'I initially had a starter Nikon DSLR that was pretty much point and shoot in automatic mode but as I developed and got more into it (obsessed) and got more fluent on the manual side I upgraded to a Nikon D7100 which I have fallen I love with. I have also invested in some ND filters which i am experimenting with at the moment, there is also a zoom lens 70-300 which I use for my macro and wildlife shots.'

The work: 'I love the colours, vibrancy, amazing skies and of the autumn as well as the blue hour at night just before the sun goes down. I never get tired of London's architecture - the old and the new getting along side-by-side. It really excites me when I just choose an area to capture and head there, like Borough Market, Shoreditch or by the Thames.'

Love these photos? Find Sara on Flickr or Twitter.


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