Sunday night I was at home not doing much, except working on some of my photos, at certain point a friend of mine to whom I was chatting through whatsapp mentioned that London was full of fog, everywhere, fog had just literally invaded every area in London and apparently it had been like that all day.
It felt really embarrassing the fact that I hadn’t even realized, early in the morning when I woke up I had a little peek through my room’s window and I saw that it wasn’t the best day to go out, so I decided to work on some of my photos but since then I hadn’t bothered checking through the window again… I was so disappointed, I had lost so many photo opportunities, however there was still time, it was dark and one of my favorite kind of photography is long exposure and the fog was certainly gonna give some drama to any shot I decided to take, so I took my tripod camera and remote and I left my flat as quick as I could.
I thought I could go to the park near my house and try to get some pics on there so I decided to go on my way.
Not the best shots but the fog adds so much drama
On the way to the park I managed to get next to a canal, and grab some shots, like the one above.
As I say, I am not very proud of these shots, they are standard but the fog improves them so much.
I find really relaxing the whole process of going on your own under the fog, take your time to press the shutter and just chill while the camera makes the rest.
The fog also makes you consider angles and views that you would have ignored otherwise.
Sunday was the 1st of November, a night after Halloween, it was a pity I didn’t get to grab the following shots just a day before, I still think they count as Halloween themed photos.
This one with the sharp fence?
Or this other one with the blurred fence?
I couldn’t make up my mind on which one was best, if anybody has a suggestion I would love to hear it, which one would you prefer?
Once I got to the park I discovered it was already close, how naive from me to think that it would still be open, that didn’t put me off on my short photography walk.
I decided to go around the area where I live and grab few shots.
I found the last one quite intriguing and quite scary at the moment I took the picture, no sounds could be heard from anywhere, no people could be seen around either, the movie “The mist” came to my mind and it didn’t help reduce the feeling at all.
Hope you enjoyed these images, I certainly enjoyed taking them.